THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF WALES Founded by Royal Charter, granted in 1907, the National Library of Wales came into existence on January 1, 1909. It is maintained by an annual grant-in-aid from His Majesty's Treasury. One of the six libraries in the British Isles (including Eire) entitled to certain privileges under the Copyright Act, it now (1953) contains approximately 1,000,000 printed works (books, pamphlets, newspapers, journals), 25,000 volumes of manuscripts, about 3,500,000 deeds and other documents, together with a very large collection of maps, prints, drawings, portraits, etc. It is a general reference library it specialises also in printed, manuscript, and graphic material relating to Wales and the other Celtic countries. Admission is by Reader's Ticket, an application form for which may be obtained from the Librarian. OFFICERS OF THE LIBRARY PRESIDENT: THE RIGHT HON. LORD HARLECH, K.G., P.C., G.C.M.G., D.C.L., LL.D., F.S.A. VICE-PRESIDENT: SIR IFAN AB OWEN EDWARDS, M.A. TREASURER: EMERITUS-PROFESSOR T. H. Parry-Williams, M.A., D.Litt. SENIOR STAFF LIBRARIAN: THOMAS PARRY, M.A., D.Litt. DEPUTY LIBRARIAN GILDAs TIBBOTT, M.A. HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS Manuscripts and Records-EVAN D. JONES, B.A. Printed Books- J. J. Jones, M.A. Prints, Drawings, and Maps-MEGAN ELLIS, B.A. Repairing and Binding-CARL HANSON. Printing-E. LLEWELYN JONES. LIST OF PUBLICATIONS 1. NATIONAL LIBRARY OF WALES PUBLICATIONS. CALENDARS OF DEEDS AND DOCUMENTS. By F. Green. Vol. I, The Coleman Deeds, 1921 (pp. xii, 466) Vol. II, The Crosswood Deeds, 1927 (pp. viii, 488) Vol. III, The Hawarden Deeds, 1931 (pp. viii, 478), cloth. 5s. each. CALENDAR OF WYNN (OF GWYDIR) PAPERS, 1515-1690. 1-926. pp. xvi, 520, cloth. 1os. 6d. CATALOGUE OF TRACTS OF THE CIVIL WAR AND COMMONWEALTH PERIOD relating to Wales and the Border Counties. I9II. pp. x, 86, cloth, is. CATALOGUE OF ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS, Persian, Arabic, and Hindustani. By H. Ethe. 1916. pp. iv, 30, cloth, is. CATALOGUE OF MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. I. Additional manuscripts in the collection of Sir John Williams, Bart., G.C.V.O. By J. H. Davies. 1921. pp. xiv, 382, cloth. 5s. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ROBERT OWEN, Social Reformer, 1771-1858, 2nd ed., rev. and enl. 1925. pp. vii, 96 [2], quarter linen boards. is. 3d. CATALOGUE (WITH NOTES) OF THE ANEURIN WILLIAMS COLLECTION OF BOOKPLATES. By H. M. Vaughan. 1938. pp. xii, 142. Quarter linen boards. Frontispiece. 2s. 6d. GLEANINGS FROM A PRINTER'S FILE, by John Ballinger, 1928. pp. [viii], 64, cloth. is. 6d. THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF WALES PICTURE BOOKS. No. 1. 'WELSH COSTUME AND CUSTOMS'. 1951. 2S. nett.