The History of WALES. Written Originally in Welsh, By Caradoc of Llancarvan; Translated into English By Dr Powell and Augmented By W. Wynne... To Which is Added A Description of Wales, By Sir John Price. A New Edition, Greatly Improved and Enlarged with Pedigrees of Families. with 2 Maps of Wales by Will'm Owen 1788


Half leather with marbled paper covered boards. Five slightly raised bands to the spine with gilt/decoration to the compartments, with a leather Title block and gilt lettering. Rebound at some point in the past, there is some light fading from storage and some 'ink' (? ) spotting to the spine, so quite when this had the attention of a Binder I don't know. No binder's label. It may even be a mix of 'old' and new'. Either way it's tight, all hinges sound, and very clean - apart from the 'spotting referred to above. New plain endpapers. Some spotting and browing to the edges of the Title page. The rest of the book is generally pretty clean but the occasional page here and there has some foxing (spotting) and smudging. One full page oval copper engraving (used as a frontispiece in some copies) but here opposite page III. (xlvi) + Fold-out chart 'The Kings and Princes of Wales' + 394 pp. Including Appendices, A Chronological Table and an Index. 2 Large fold-out MAPS, both Mounted carefully and preserved on Linen and in a stiff paper pocket at the end of the book. These are "A Map of Wales according to the Antient Divisions of Gwynedd, Powys, and Dinefawr; with their respective Cantrevs, subdivided into Comots. By Will'm Owen 1788; and " A Map of Wales. According to the Modern Divisions of Counties" By Will'm Owen 1788. Both Published by J. Johnson and Engraved by T. Condor. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: The History of WALES. Written Originally in Welsh, By Caradoc of Llancarvan; Translated into English By Dr Powell and Augmented By W. Wynne... To Which is Added A Description of Wales, By Sir John Price. A New Edition, Greatly Improved and Enlarged with Pedigrees of Families. with 2 Maps of Wales by Will'm Owen 1788

Author Name: Caradoc Of Llancarvan. Translated by Dr Powell. Augmented by W. Wynne.

Categories: British Topography, History & Politics. Churchill, Anglo-Welsh Literature. Welsh Interest, Wales/Welsh, Antiquarian -19th Century or Earlier,

Edition: New Ediiton

Publisher: Merthyr Tydfil, Printed By W. Williams; and Sold in London By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown...: 1812

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 114706

Keywords: The History Of WALES. Written Originally In Welsh, By Caradoc Of Llancarvan; Translated Into English By Dr Powell And Augmented By W. Wynne... To Which Is Added A Description Of Wales, By Sir John Price. A New Edition, Greatly Improved And Enlarged With Pedigrees Of Families. Printed By W. Williams; And Sold In London By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown... Published In Merthyr Tydfil 1812; With TWO Maps Of Wales By Will'm Owen 1788 - Mounted And Preserved On Linen