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Towards the Political Confederation of Celtia (SIGNED Copy + Letter)

By: Bere Clifford Ifan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Wales, Gwasg Yr Ynys Newydd /Y Lolfa: 1971

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113872


SIGNED by the Author, with a greeting in Welsh and the date 17/4/91 to the top of the title pages. FINE copy in brown card covers with titling and Celtic decoration in black to the front cover. Staple bound. 16 pages. This copy also includes a (personal) typed letter hand-signed by the Author. The Publisher is noted as Gwasg Yr Ynys Newydd (New Island Press) but on the back cover is the blocked Publication 'logo' of YLolfa - perhaps they are the same. As New a near MINT ... View more info

The Women and Men of 1926 . A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales.

By: Bruley, Sue

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112940


HARDBACK. Black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. A few VERY light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light = Negligible, o/w As New. The dustjacket is NOT clipped and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. (xiv) + 202pp. Illustrated in b/w. One Map (The South Wales Coalfield). Notes; Appendix; Bibliographical Notes; Bibliography; Index.... View more info

The Mines of Cardiganshire . Metalliferous and Associated Minerals 1845-1913

By: Burt, Roger & Peter Waite & Raymond Burnley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Exeter, University of Exeter in Association With the Northern Mine Research Society,: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113044


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xxviii) + (1) + 92 pp + (3 Adverts) . " This is the seventh volume in a continuing series of The Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom 1845-1913 and begins the coverage of Wales. It covers the southern half of the central Wales orefield and provides details of the output, ownership, management and employment of more than two hundred and fifty mines operating in the county from the... View more info

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A Bed of Feathers . A Dramatic Story of Love in the Welsh Coalfields . (SIGNED Copy)

By: DAVIES, Rhys

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Mandrake Press: (1929)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 61282


Gold/Black simulated snakeskin (uniform with Crowley's 'The Stratagem' in the 'Mandrake' series) Patterned/Marbled paper-covered boards, with a black cloth spine, PRISTINE Titled label, - covers look near 'As New'. Complete in the original publisher's decorated (with an unattributed wood engraving of a Miner) dustjacket, which is very slightly discoloured/dusty due to age/slight sunning, and with a few tiny closed chips, but all lettering, etc, is very clear and bright. ... View more info

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Where The Flying Fishes Play

By: Evans, George Brinley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cardigan, S. W. Wales, UK, Parthian Books: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 113709


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers with flaps. Some very light shelfwear to the covers - light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light - negligible. A smooth uncreased spine and NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Looks Unused/Unread. (6) + 266 pp + 8 pp. " George Evans (born in in November 1925) had been working underground as a miner for three years in the mining village of Banwen in South West Wales, when he volunteered for ... View more info

The Smelting of Copper in the Swansea District of South Wales from the Time of Elizabeth to the Present Day

By: Grant-Francis Col George, F.S.A

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London and Manchester, Henry Sotheran & Co. ,: 1881

Edition: Second Edition (Illustrated)

Seller ID: 112734


In the original black quarter leather with gilt titling and green marbled paper covered boards, corners and edges very bumped and worn with loss of the paper showing through to the boards at the very edges. The leather spine is chipped and rubbed at the top edge, is splitting a little at the edges of the spine but secure and not too noticable, and has lost about an inch at the foot of the spine - but not affecting the Title which is all still present. Internally VERY Goo... View more info

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Crafts, Customs and Legends of Wales

By: Harris, Mary Corbett

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David and Charles: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113973


Very Good light brown boards, bright gilt titling to spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. D/j is NOT clipped. Slightly dusty to the very top edges. A neat birthday gift note to a former owner on the top of the blank front free endpaper, some very light yellowy patching to the same page, and a few very light foxing (yellowy spots) to the page fore-edges o/w NO other inscriptions or marks. 168pp. Illustrated in black and white. Contents cover = Drovers ... View more info

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A Llanelli Chronicle

By: Hughes, Gareth ( Compiled by )

Price: £14.00

Publisher: South Wales, Llanelli Borough Council: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113625


Clean red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Head and tail of spine bumped/turned-in but No damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is NOT clipped, but there is come crumpling/creasing to the top edges of the d/j and the spine of the d/j has some slight fading to the base colour of the spine (quite usual as the colour was a cherry-red which fades easily to 'pink') but all lettering, etc, is very clear. Top of d/j a little cr... View more info

Sir Gâr. Studies in Carmarthenshire History: Essays in Memory of W. H. Morris and M. C. S. Evans. Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society Monograph Series Volume 4.

By: James Heather (editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113187


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. One crease line to the spine and the bottom front corner has a crease across it. The cream base colour to the spine is (Possibly? Difficult to tell? ) LIGHTLY faded but all lettering/titling is still very clear and bright. There is a former owner's name in ink at the top of the half title, o/w overall, apart from the very minor 'faults' noted, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bri... View more info

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Sir Gâr. Studies in Carmarthenshire History: Essays in Memory of W. H. Morris and M. C. S. Evans. Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society Monograph Series Volume 4.

By: James Heather (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113700


SLIGHTLY AT FAULT** - please read detail. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. One crease line to the spine and the cream base colour to the spine is LIGHTLY faded but all lettering/titling is still very clear and bright. **A former owner has carelessly cut off the top of the half title, (presumably to cut off their name, or a gift note? ) and in doing so also cut off the top blank quarter of the other side of that page which... View more info

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From Ship's Cook to Baronet. Sir William Reardon Smith's Life in Shipping, 1856 - 1935

By: Jenkins, David

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113735


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. AS NEW. No Inscriptions or Marks. Looks Unread. (xiii) + (1) + 223pp. Illustrated in b/w and some colour. " Sir William Reardon Smith (1856-1935) was one of the foremost figures in South Wales in the early twentieth century. His was a classic story of rags to riches - starting life as a deck-hand and ship s cook, he made a fortune in the shipping industry at the zenith of the Welsh coal trade... View more info

Lewis Morris

By: Jones, Alun R.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110813


Note that this edition is entirely in Welsh. Matt pictorial card covers. No Dustjacket, presumed as issued. There is a tiny white mark to the rear cover where a price-sticker has been removed, otherwise there are no Inscriptions or other Marks. (xii) + 265 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Notes; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "A biography of Lewis Morris, map-maker, duty collector and mineworks supervisor who was on... View more info

A History of the Pioneers of the Welsh Coalfield

By: Phillips Elizabeth

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Western Mail Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109815


In publisher's original dark sea blue cloth covers, (oxidised) gilt titling to the spine. A little shelfwear = light 'rubbing/bumping' wear to the extremities. No dustjacket. 10'' x 6¼''. The page fore-edges are slightly browned and there is some VERY light foxing mainly to the endpapers/prelims only. A former owner's name (E. J. Lloyd) written in old ink on the front free endpaper. (viii) + 261 printed pages of text with b/w photographs throughout. The Title says it al... View more info

COAL AND MODERN COAL PROCESSING AN INTRODUCTION

By: Pitt G. J. and Millward G. R. (editors)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 47127


Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; 47127; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Coal Mining in the Llanelli Area. Volume One: 16th Century to 1829

By: Symons, M. V.

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Llanelli, South Wales, United Kingdom, Llanelli Borough Council: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113940


Very Clean, red cloth-coverd boards with bright gilt titling to spine. A 3/4 inch long 'nibble' to the cloth on the very front edge, under the d/j and a scuff to the tip of the bottom rear corner, o/w VG/NF. In the original publishers' pictorial dustjacket . The d/j is near complete, but is repaired internally with old white sticky paper and traces of this where the patch has fallen off. The d/j is chipped with a few small tears and has some clear sellotape along the top... View more info

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The Journal of the Pembrokeshire Historical Society. Number 6. 1994-1995

By: Turvey, Dr. Roger ( editor )

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, The Pembrokeshire Historical Society,: 1996

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113874


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial/lettered card covers. Slim booklet. Covers are VG + / NF = One small repaired chip to the head of the rear side of the spine. Very light small spots (light yellow) to the front cover.. Negligible. 96 pages, illustrated in b/w. Internally FINE. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Contents cover = 'Francis Jones - Dillwyn Miles' ; 'An Examination of the Scourfield Pedigree. - Derek F. Williams' ; ' Coal, Culm and Cresswell Quay: some aspe... View more info

Transit over Roadways, Waterways and Railways in its Relation to the Commercial Development of the Country, with a Special Reference to the County of Glamorgan (Transit and Commerce Illustrated)

By: Williams W. E.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Swansea, South Wales Daily Post: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113112


In the original black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front board. Base colour to the spine and edges of the boards faded slightly, but not the lettering. There is a small split (1cm) to the foot of the edge of the spine and a couple of small chips to the top of the spine. The corners are lightly bumped, but the bottom front corner is more heavily bumped with a little loss to the cloth. Overall the boards are Very Clean and Tight. All Hinges Secure... View more info