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More Pembrokeshire Folk Tales . Volume Four of the Folk Tales Trilogy

By: John, Brian

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Newport, Pembrokeshire, Greencroft Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111692

ISBN: 0905559738

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Burgundy boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is Not price-clipped. Some smudges/scratches to the d/j which are only seen if held up to the light - negligible. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 144 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings from Victorian Journals. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "Planned originally as a Trilogy. This is a supplementary book containing over 100 fascinating tales that have never been seen before in these books." . Please Note that, at time of listin... View more info

Martha Morgan's Little World. The Essential Guide to the Angel Mountain Saga. (SIGNED Copy)

By: John, Brian

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Newport, Pembs, South West Wales, UK, Greencroft Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Signed Limited Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 113165

ISBN: 0905559851

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


SIGNED Limited Edition, this copy being number 1925 of 2500. First Edition, First Impression. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a Fine unclipped dustjacket with an 'Author Signed' sticker on the front cover (can be easily removed if wished). Maroon boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers' pictorial dustjacket. No other Inscriptions or Marks. 252 pages. "This book was been produced in response to demands from the fans of the five-volume Angel Mountain Saga, published 2001-2005. It provides background information on key characters, places, his... View more info

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Rebecca and the Angels. Part 4 of the Angel Mountain Saga

By: John, Brian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cilgwyn, Newport, Pembs. , S. Wales, Greencroft Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114801

ISBN: 0905559835

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


As NEW, Large Format Paperback. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial MINT card covers. Looks Unread/Unused. Clean white page fore-edges; smooth uncreased spine, sharp cornered. Flat SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR just above his name on the Title page. 432 pp. One b/w Map. Part 4 of the Angel Mountain Saga. " Martha Morgan, the Mistress of Plas Ingli, has a premonition of grave danger to come. As the effects of poverty and starvation afflict the neighbourhood Martha tries to influence the corrupt Turnpike Trusts, who are compounding the miseries of the poor by building new and illegal toll ga... View more info

Mudiadau Poblogaidd Yng Nghymru a Lloegr, 1815-1850 (Hanes: Tag (Safon Uwch) .... Defnyddio Tystiolaeth Mewn Hanes Noddwyd Y Llyfr Hwn Gan Y Swyddfa Gymreig Trwy Law Pwyllgor Datblugu Addysg Gymraeg

By: Jones D. Cyril

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, CAA, Prifysgol Cymru: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108086

ISBN: 1856441768

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Illustrated laminated card covers. Signs of 2 labels removed fron the title page and a 'Dyfed' stamp on the reverse of the title, but no other lib marks that I can spot. Illustrated/charts, etc, in b/w. Text in WELSH. Project Safon Uwch. Apart from its Ex Lib status - a Very Good copy. ; Ex-Library (Minimal Marks); 4to View more info

The Carmarthenshire Historian Volume XVI ( Sixteen )

By: Jones E. Vernon (editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Wales, UK., Dyfed Rural Council: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108194

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Illustrated b/w Pictorial card covers. Internally very clean, tight and bright. Contents include: 'The Early History of Court Henry, Dryslwyn', 'More about the other Llandilo', 'Trefenty: Some observations and Reflections', James Howell, son of the vicarage', etc, etc. The front cover has a b/w drawing of 'Court Henry' Dryslwyn, by Edith Lodwick. A Very Clean Tight and Bright copy. ; 108194; Vol. 16; 8vo View more info

A People's Poetry Hen Benillion

By: Jones Glyn (translations by)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bridgend, Seren Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109053

ISBN: 1854111787

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. Covers very clean, a little creasing down the front cover/small corner crease to the rear cover o/w No marks, NO INSCRIPTIONS. 170 pp. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright near 'As New' copy. With an Afterword by Dafydd Johnston. "This volume collects the translations and original Welsh texts of 315 of these (hen benillion-old verses) verses, the result of 50 years work by Glyn Jones, the popular poet and novelist who wrote almost entirely in the English language." Welsh AND English text. ; 105659; ... View more info

Welsh Legends and Folk-tales

By: Jones Gwyn (Retold by)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Puffin Books 1979: 1979

Edition: 1st Puffin Edition

Seller ID: 110058

ISBN: 0140310975

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. (NOTE: Stock Photo is probably NOT the correct image). No dustjacket as issued. The covers have some edge rubbing/creasing and the paper is uniformly browned/tanned, but the book is sound, complete, clean and tight. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. 262 pp + 8 pp (Puffin Books/ Puffin club etc). Illustrated in b/w by Joan Kiddell-Monroe (Full colour covers by Pauline Baynes) . Overall, apart from some shelfwear to the covers, etc, as described above, this is a Clean and Tight copy. ; 8966; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

(First Book Of) Isaac Lewis: a Humorous Welsh Character Fourth Edition - with Additions

By: Jones R. (Pelidros)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ferndale (printed in Dolgelly), David Davies: 1920

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 110062

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's thin card covers, lettered/illustrated (illustration highlighted in red) . A little tearing /loss to the bottom of the spine and some tips of the corners. Some light foxing spots to the page fore-edges and to the first and last page, and a couple of creased corners o/w No Inscriptions or Marks. 56 pp. The Print is quite light - obviously done by a small local press. Original price 7 1/2d (Seven and a half pence) . Overall, for an ephemeral booklet that is nearly 90 years old, this is a Very Clean and Tight copy. "We can easily rank him (the Fictional Isaac Lewis... View more info

History of Swansea and of the Lordship of Gower . From the Earliest Times to the XIV Century. (Volume One)

By: Jones William Henry

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, W. Spurrell & Son: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110477

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine and front board. The rear cover is plain. The the head/tail of the spine are Slightly worn/bumped, and the corners are rubbed and a little worn at the tips only, the rest of the boards are overall Very Clean and bright. The book is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Near Fine. No dustjacket. The page edges are very lightly 'dusty' brown with a few light foxing spots. The endpapers are floral, and browned on the front & rear free endpapers. A former owner's name/date is written on the ffep. (and o... 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

ISBN: 070831922X

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


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 one of the foremost literary figures of 18th century Wales. "; Dawn Dweud; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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More Adventures of Twm Shon Catti. Book No. 3

By: Jones, Beryl M. (Western Mail)

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Western Mail and Echo Ltd: (1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114881

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


The Third Book of a short series of books from a series which originally ran as a cartoon strip in The Western Mail, Cardiff. No date, but this is a copy of a book I've sold before, and the former owner of another copy had written her name and date on the Title/First page (1950) - so this must also be 1950 or circa 1950. The Original Edition. Stapled Binding. Illustrated card covers printed in maroon/cream and black, a VERY few small marks/edge chips/rubbing/creases/light foxing to the covers but generally this is a VG clean, tight and bright copy . Internally very clean. Unpaginated (40 pp). ... View more info

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Further Adventures of Twm Shon Catti. Book No. 5

By: Jones, Beryl M. (Western Mail)

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Western Mail and Echo Ltd: (1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114882

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The Fifth and Last Book of a short series of books from a series which originally ran as a cartoon strip in The Western Mail, Cardiff. No date, but this is a copy of a book I've sold before, and the former owner of another copy had written her name and date on the Title/First page (1950) - so this must also be 1950 or circa 1950. The Original Edition. Stapled Binding. Illustrated card covers printed in green/cream and black. Overall some VERY FEW marks/edge chips//light spots to the covers o/w VG PLUS. A former owners' name in ink on the reverse of the front cover and two light stain marks to ... View more info

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Further Adventures of Twm Shon Catti. Book No. 2

By: Jones, Beryl M. (Western Mail)

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Western Mail and Echo Ltd: (1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114883

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The Second Book of a short series of books from a series which originally ran as a cartoon strip in The Western Mail, Cardiff. No date, but I have had a few copies of this series over my 40 years trading and this is 1950 or circa 1950. The Original Edition. Stapled Binding. Illustrated card covers printed in blue/cream and black, with a very few marks/edge chips/rubbing/scuffs/creases/discolouration to the covers but all pretty minor and generally this is a Very Clean, tight and bright copy . Internally very clean.. Unpaginated (40pp). Tales of Twm Shon Catti and Bob Tail Tim (his dog). Contai... View more info

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Hanes Eglwys Annibynol Saron, Llangeler. (Congregational Church History of Saron, Llangeler. - in Welsh)

By: Jones, D. & J. James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Llandysul, J. D. Lewis, Gwasg Gomer: (1937)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113977

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Congregational Church History of Saron, Llangeler. All Text in WELSH. Quarter-bound with a chocolate brown cloth spine and 3/4 paper covered boards. Titled in black to the spine and front cover. Edges of the spine, corners and boards quite bumped/rubbed/scraped and frayed - but all hinges sound and book is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks quite good. Internally there is an old name and address on the front free endpaper - half obscured/erased now- and a few light marks here and there, but overall pretty clean, tight and bright . 73 pp + 12 b/w 'photo... View more info

The Carmarthenshire Historian. Volume XII (Twelve)

By: Jones, E. Vernon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Dyfed Rural Council: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50093

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


88pp. Illustrated in b/w. Contents include Part 2 of the 'Journal of a Young Lady of Fashion (Agnes Hermoine Jennings of Gellideg)- Major Francis Jones', 'Pantglas & the Jones Families', 'Building the Llanelli Railway', etc, etc. Covers very clean - Cover illustration of 'Pantglas' by Edith Lodwick. NO Inscriptions. Internally Nr. Fine.; 50093; Vol. 12; 8vo View more info

The Carmarthenshire Historian. Volume VII ( Seven )

By: Jones, E. Vernon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Community Council: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113279

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In glossy white card covers with black titling and illustration of 'Mounting Steps' at Llanegwad' by Edith Lodwick. Covers generally Clean but with some light foxing (spots) . .80pp. Contents include 'Looking at Carmarthenshire Churches', 'Cwm (Coomb) : A Carmarthenshire House......' , 'John Fisher 1862 - 1930', etc, etc. NO Inscriptions. Internally some light foxing to the endcards and the title page o/w near Fine. ; Vol. 7; 8vo View more info

The Carmarthenshire Historian Volume III (Vol 3)

By: Jones, E. Vernon ( edited by )

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Community Council: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108792

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Some surface loss to the covers - particularly to the back cover - and a few foxing spots, o/w internally very clean and tight. 83pp. Contents include 'The Grey Friars of Carmarthen', ' 'Shakespeare y Cymry' a Chaerfyrddin', 'Carmarthen Grammar School in the 17th Century', 'Original Documents: Poll Book 1722', etc, etc. Text mainly in English but with some Welsh. Cover illustration of 'Little Bridge Street, Carmarthen' by Edith Lodwick. NO Inscriptions. Internally FINE. ; 8vo View more info

THE CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIAN. Volume XV (Fifteen)

By: Jones, E. Vernon (edited by)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Wales UK, Dyfed Rural Council: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003257

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


88pp. Contents include; 'William Spurrell, 1813-89,': ' A Sample of Coercive Landlordism'; 'Workhouse Days remembered' ; 'The Families of Berllandywyll' ; ' Aberglasney's Catalogue of Weal' ; , etc etc. Illustrated in black and white. The Front cover illustration is of Quay Street early in the 20th Century. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Very CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 003257; Vol. 15; 8vo Slim View more info

The Carmarthenshire Historian. Volume XIV ( Fourteen )

By: Jones, E. Vernon (edited by)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Dyfed Rural Council: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50096

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


White/Black Card covers. 84pp. Contents include 'Life in Seventeenth Century Carmarthenshire', 'Cwmgwili and its Families - Part 2', 'Richard Tibbot, Itinerant Preacher', 'Arthur Mee 1860 - 1926', etc, etc. Covers sl. Marked and creased - Cover illustration of 'Cynghordy Viaduct ' by Edith Lodwick. NO Inscriptions. Internally a few pages creased and a few marks but overall VG. ; 50096; Vol. 14; 8vo View more info

The Carmarthenshire Historian. Volume XIII (13)

By: Jones, E. Vernon (edited by)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Dyfed Rural Council: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50099

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


White/Black card covers. 84pp. Illustrated in b/w. Contents include 'Pentwyn Academy', 'Cwmgwili and its Families' (Part One) , A Victorian childhood in Carmarthenshire', 'Francis Green 1853 - 1942', etc, etc. Covers sl. Marked - Cover illustration of 'Cwmgwili' by Edith Lodwick. NO Inscriptions. Internally Nr. Fine. ; 50099; 8vo View more info