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Eugene O'Curry: Leabhar na Huidri

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6624

Scope and Contents

A facsimile transcript (including coloured initials) of the Leabhar na Huidri made by Eugene O'Curry, 152 folios. The transcript was probably made for Dr J. H. Todd, whose bookplate is inside the front cover and who has made occasional marginal notes in pencil. Notes by the transcriber are on on slips attached to fos 127 and 139. Many leaves are left blank to indicate gaps in the archetype.

Dates

  • 1841

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The transcript was part of the collection of Sir Thomas Philipps (MS 23052) before its acquisition by Sir Norman Moore, Bt (d. 1923). Presented to the Library by Lady Moore, from the library of Sir Norman Moore, 1924.

Bibliography

An edited version of Leabhar na Huidri has been produced by R. I. Best and O. Bergin, Dublin, 1929.

General

The original of the transcript is now held by the Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 25.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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