Baronia De Kemeys from the Original Documents at Bronwydd Printed for the Cambrian Archaeological Association.

By: ANON

Price: £60.00

Quantity: 1 available


No date (c 1880's) Brown cloth covered boards with gilt titling to spine, very slight staining to covers, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, edges of covers knocked (indentation to front/rear cover at edge). Spine has been reglued. Inner hinges good. 136pp. Black/white illustrations. Large fold out map of the Lordship of Kemeys with Heraldic shields to top/middle left. 1 large fold out pedigree of 'Thomas Davies Lloyd Esq of Bronwydd in Co. Cardigan from the emblazoned pedigree on vellum at Bronwydd, 1859, drawn up in 1677, and brought down to 1861.' (three small tears to edges of pedigree) All edges gilt. Heraldic bookplate of Johannis Woodward to front pastedown, previous owners name written on front endpaper. Article (entitled The Silver Welsh Harp) stuck on the reverse of the front free endpaper opposite the title page where old sellotape has 'offset' on to text of title page. Ink letters above article. Annotation to content page. SCARCE. Overall a very good copy, internally bright and tight. "That n auncient tyme there was a countstable of the castle of Newporte, whose chardge was to keepe prisoners for felonye, and had a fee for the same of the lorde. This appeareth by the lease of the mills made to Phillippe de Hankeston, and that he had x fee of the lorde..." "He founded the abbey of Saint Dogmells, tempore H. 1, wch was longe before anye Earle of Pembrok was; and therefore if the same was conquered before Pembroke, yt is not like to same should be holden of Pembrok:..." "...the Normans at theire first comminge into Wales brought with them armyes of theire owne people; and when as they conquerred anye countrye, they were forced presentely to build a stronge castle for themselves, and a towne close adioyninge to the same for dwellinge of theire garrison, consistinge alwaies of theire owne English people"; 107540; 8vo (tall)

Title: Baronia De Kemeys from the Original Documents at Bronwydd Printed for the Cambrian Archaeological Association.

Author Name: ANON

Categories: Wales/Welsh, Anglo-Welsh Literature. Welsh Interest, Anthropology. Genealogy,

Edition: Presumed First Edition Thus

Publisher: London, J Russell Smith and J H & J Parker:

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 107540

Keywords: Wales Welsh Interest History Lord Earl Pembrokeshire Crime Mills Prisoner