Edward Lhwyd

Edward Lhwyd Bibliography

Primary Editions

Campbell, John Lorne, ‘Unpublished Letters by Edward Lhuyd in the National Library of Scotland’, Celtica, 11 (1976), pp. 34–42.

Lhwyd’s additions to Edmund Gibson’s edition of Camden’s Britannia are reprinted in Camden’s Wales, being the Welsh chapters taken from Edmund Gibson’s revised & enlarged edition of William Camden’s Britannia (1722), translated from the Latin, with additions, by Edward Lhuyd, with maps executed by Robert Morden, intr. by Gwyn Walters (Carmarthen: Rampart Press, 1984).

Lhwyd, Edward, Lithophylacii Britannici Ichnographia sive Lapidum aliorumque Fossilium Britannicorum … Distributio Classica (London, 1699).

— , Archaeologia Britannica, giving some account Additional to what has been hitherto publish’d of the LANGUAGES, HISTORIES and CUSTOMS of the Original Inhabitants of GREAT BRITAIN, I: Glossography (Oxford, 1707); facsimile edition in Archaeologia Britannica, 1707: English Linguistics, 1500-1800: A Collection of Facsimile Reprints, 136 (Menston: Scholar Press, 1969); reprinted with intr. by Anne and William O’Sullivan (Shannon, 1971); and as Archaeologia Britannica, in Davis, Daniel R., ed., Celtic Linguistics, 1700-1850. Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics, 8 vols (London and New York: Routledge, 2000), ii, part 1.

Morris, Rupert H., ed., ‘Parochialia being a summary of answers to ‘Parochial Queries’, Archaeologia Cambrensis, Supplements, April 1909, April 1910, April 1911.

Gunther, R. T., Early Science in Oxford, xiv: Life and Letters of Edward Lhwyd (Oxford, 1945).

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Secondary Works

Lhwyd factsheet (pdf) prepared by the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

Campbell, J. L., and Thomson, Derick, Edward Lhuyd in the Scottish Highlands, 1699–1700 (Oxford, 1963).

Cram, David, ‘On wild etymology and descriptive profligacy: a contrastive case study’, in Bernadette Smelik, et al., eds, A Companion in Linguistics (Nijmegen, 2004), pp. 219–30.

Edmonds, J.M., Lhwyd, Edward, in C.C. Gillespie, ed., Dictionary of Scientific Biography, (New York: Charles Scribner, 1973), viii, pp. 307–08.

Edwards, Nancy, ‘Edward Lhuyd and the origins of early medieval Celtic archaeology’, Antiquaries Journal, 87 (2007), pp. 165–96.

Ellis, Richard, ‘Some incidents in the life of Edward Lhuyd’, Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 1906–07, pp. 1–51; also printed separately by the Society as Some Incidents in the Life of Edward Lhuyd (London, 1908); and reprinted in Gunther, Early Science in Oxford, xiv, pp. 1–51.

Emery, F. V., Edward Lhuyd F.R.S., 1660-1709 (Cardiff, 1971).

— , ‘Edward Lhuyd and A Natural History of Wales’, Studia Celtica, 12/13 (1977–78), pp. 247–58.

Evans, Dewi W.,  and Roberts, Brynley F., Edward Lhwyd 1660–1709: Llyfryddiaeth a Chyfarwyddiadur/A Bibliography and Readers’ Guide (Aberystwyth, 2009).

— , and Roberts, Brynley F., eds, Edward Lhwyd: Archaeologia Britannica, Texts & Translations (Aberystwyth, 2009).

Gunther, R.T., Early Science in Oxford, iii: The biological sciences, and The biological collections (Oxford, 1945).

Hellyer, M, ‘The pocket museum: Edward Lhwyd’s “Lithophylacium”‘, Archives of Natural History, 23 (1966), pp. 43–60.

Jahn, M.E., ‘A note on the editions of Edward Lhwyd’s “Lithophylacii Brittanici ichnographia”‘, Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History, 6 (1972), pp. 86–97.

MacGregor, A., The Ashmolean Museum: A Brief History of the Institution and its Collections (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2001).

Roberts, Brynley F., ‘Edward Lhwyd’s protégés’, Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, new ser., 14 (2008), pp. 21–57.

— , Lhuyd , Edward (1659/60?–1709), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).

Walters, Gwyn, and Emery, Frank, ‘Edward Lhuyd, Edmund Gibson, and the printing of Camden’s “Britannia”, 1695′, The Library, fifth ser., vol. XXXII, 2 (1977), pp. 109–37.

Williams, G. J., ‘Edward Lhuyd’, Llên Cymru, VI, 3–4 (1961), pp. 122–37; reprinted in Lewis, Aneirin, ed., Agweddau ar Hanes Dysg Cymraeg: Detholiad o Ddarlithiau G. J. Williams (Cardiff, 1969, 1985), pp. 207–31.

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