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Image for The Birds of Glamorgan. Compiled for the Ornithological Section of the Society and Printed As an Annex to the Transaction Volume XCIV on the Centenary Year of the Society 1967. Plus a Supplement - 1st January 1967 - 31st March 1974.

The Birds of Glamorgan. Compiled for the Ornithological Section of the Society and Printed As an Annex to the Transaction Volume XCIV on the Centenary Year of the Society 1967. Plus a Supplement - 1st January 1967 - 31st March 1974.

By: Heathcote A. ; D. Griffin ; H. Morrey Salmon (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cardiff, The Cardiff Naturalists' Society: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119646

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very Good clean green cloth boards with gilt titling to the spine and to front board. Slight sliver of fading to the head/tail of the spine - In the original publisher's glassine dust- jacket, with black titling to the foot of the front of the d/j and the price 30s 9d net to the foot of the inner flap. Some chips and a some loss to the d/j spine as to be expected with these fragile glassine wraps. This copy also includes a 19 pp stapled 'Supplement to the book covering the 1st January 1967 to the 31st March 1974. (a few small brown stains to the cover of the supplement, but VG inside). Interna... View more info

Image for Swansea Pottery Collectors' Exhibition 2006 / Arddangosfa Casglwyr Crochenwaith Abertawe 2006

Swansea Pottery Collectors' Exhibition 2006 / Arddangosfa Casglwyr Crochenwaith Abertawe 2006

By: Helen Hallesy (compiled by)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Gomer Press, Llandysul, Ceredigion (cardigan), Helen Hallesy (Privately Printed): 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119571

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


NEW COPY. MINT blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's FINE glossy pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not clipped. The book bought at time of publication and stored unopened. NEW. Unworn. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xiv) + 102 pp. TEXT IN BOTH ENGLISH AND WELSH. 93 pages of coloured photos of the pottery with captions. Most pages with at least 2/5 images per page. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright NEW, untouched copy. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. GIFT QUALITY. See Images.; 4to 11" ... View more info

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Graham Henry The X Factor (SIGNED Copy)

By: Henry Graham (with Bob Howitt)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Harpenden, Herts, UK., Queen Anne Press.: 1999

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: M001741

ISBN: 1852916230

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


An AS NEW unworn, unmarked book in an as NEW pictorial dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is NOT price clipped, and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks NEW. SIGNED by Graham Henry on a unique WRU bookplate, specially designed for this book, which is pasted onto the half-title page. 232 pp . Ilustrated in both full colour and b/w. Written by the man who came close to deification in Welsh Rugby, only to fall again to earth... GIFT QUALITY. See Images. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Graham Henry The X Factor

By: Henry Graham (with Bob Howitt)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harpenden, Herts, UK., Queen Anne Press.: 1999

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: M009154

ISBN: 1852916230

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


An AS NEW unworn, unmarked book in an as NEW pictorial dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is NOT price clipped, and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks NEW. 232 pp . Ilustrated in both full colour and b/w. Written by the man who came close to deification in Welsh Rugby, only to fall again to earth... GIFT QUALITY. See Images. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Bangor Probate Records Volume I Pre-1700. N. L. W. Probate Indexes No.1. Index of the Probate Records of the Bangor Consistory Court, Vol. I: Pre-1700

Bangor Probate Records Volume I Pre-1700. N. L. W. Probate Indexes No.1. Index of the Probate Records of the Bangor Consistory Court, Vol. I: Pre-1700

By: Henson Nia (compiled by, For The National Library Of Wales)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, South Wales, The National Library of Wales,: 1960

Edition: 1st Thus (NLW)

Seller ID: 113974

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


A Fine copy in blue cloth-covered boards, with bright gilt titling to spine. NO dustjacket probably as issued (never seen a copy with a dustjacket. Internally NO inscriptions or marks. (8) + (ix-xvi) + (2) + 196 pp. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

Anturiaethau Tintin; Y Cranc a'r Crafangau Aur ('The Crab with the Golden Claws' - in Welsh)

By: Herge

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Gwasg Y Dref Wen: 1978

Edition: 1st Welsh Language Edition

Seller ID: 110871

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


This is the first Welsh Language edition of 'The Crab with the Golden claws'. Pictorial boards. The head/tail of the spine is bumped, a small surface rub, with loss, to the bottom edge of the rear cover, and there is some VERY SLIGHT fading to the base colour at the edges. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are No Inscriptions, but there is a stamp to the blank reverse of the front free endpaper = 'Dyfed County Library', which itself is overstamped with an oval 'Cardiganshire C P School' stamp. Also on the bottom front corner of the pictorial front pastedown (endpaper) there was a librar... View more info

Wales: South and West

By: Hilling, John B

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112786

ISBN: 0713430575

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Green boards with white titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is price-clipped but has a price-sticker to the front flap. There is a change in colour to the base of the spine from green to turquoise due to light, but the titling is clear, etc, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 208 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps. Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This book has a value beyond mere topography because of the constant sense of history with which it is animated." ; 8vo ... View more info

Cardiff's Temples of Faith. A Thousand Years of Places of Worship

By: Hilling, John B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, Cardiff Civic Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109076

ISBN: 0954026209

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Beige textured cloth boards with strong black titling to the spine. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. . 80 pp. Illustrated throughout with line drawings by Mary Traynor In b/w. NO Inscriptions or Marks. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy.' "A thousand years of places of worship" - b/w drawings and text on the cathedral, churches and chapels in/near Cardiff, South Wales. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages View more info

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The Castles of the Lordship of Glamorgan.

By: Homfray Jeston

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Barry, Stewart Williams.: 1972

Edition: Limited Edition Facsimile reprint

Seller ID: M010652

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


A FINE A4 sized landscape format hardback book. Bound in what I assume to be pseudo green leather boards and spine and lettered in gilt to upper board. Unmarked and unworn. Label inside front cover stating that this is book number 357 of a limited edition of 500 copies only. Partially paginated only. A 1972 facsimile reproduction of the 1828 original publication, comprising a brief introduction to the Norman history of Glamorgan, and who gave which castle to whom, etc, and with the genealogy of the various nobles who lived in the Castles, followed by full-page reproductions of the original eng... View more info

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Men At Arms: Musters in Monmouthshire, 1539 and 1601-2

By: Hopkins Tony (edited by)

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Newport, South Wales Record Society,: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M010646

ISBN: 0955338719

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


An As NEW copy. Hardback book. FINE Dark brown cloth with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original FINE publisher's pictorial dust-jacket. A former owner's stamped label on front endpaper, otherwise entirely unworn and unmarked. Looks unused, unread, could pass for new. Number 21 in the "Publications of the South Wales Record Society" series. (xiv) + 193 pages. 6 illustrations and 3 maps in b/w. Introduction - 28 pages of general scene-setting - followed by extensive articles on The Muster for Wentloog Lordship & Newport, 1539; The Muster for the Lordships of Abergavenny, Usk,... View more info

Howell of Trewellwell (1879 -1970)

By: Howell (Robert. L. )

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Solva, Pembs, South Wales, UK, Privately Published: 1983

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113233

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Probably an early form of 'desktop publishing'? . This appears to be a photocopied typescript professionally bound in matt light 'grey' card covers with black titling to the front cover only. A former owner has written their name, location and date on the front cover. The covers are VERY slightly rubbed/curled at the very tips of the corners and have a few very light patchy discolourations and some slight fading- but all of which is mainly Negligible. The page fore edges are lightly tanning o/w NO other Inscriptions or Marks. (4) + 179 pp. One full page b/w illustration of Capt. J. H. Howell. ... View more info

Cyfri'r Da Hanes Canmlynedd Cymdeithas Amaethyddol Frenhinol Cymru

By: Howell, David W.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Caerdydd, Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition (Welsh Language)

Seller ID: 110011

ISBN: 070831841X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Red Boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket is Not clipped. No Inscriptions or Marks. (xii) + 291 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. TEXT in WELSH. "Few people behind the establishment of National Agricultural Society a century ago could have anticipated the continued success of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society as it celebrates its Centenary in 2004. Indeed, during its early years, the society faced open hostility and would have to rise above many difficulties before, by the 1980s, it became one of the four most importa... View more info

ELIZABETHAN PEMBROKESHIRE: THE EVIDENCE OF GEORGE OWEN. Pembrokeshire Record Series 2.

By: Howells, Brian (Edited By)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK., Pembrokeshire Record Society: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108184

Condition: Good+


Bright Yellow card covers with Black titling/lettering. No 2 in the 'Pembroke Record Series'. The covers have a little edgewear and shelfwear, plus a few marks/creasing, but overall are Near VG. x + 158 pp. Loose 'Errata' slip. Internally - ink/biro squiggles across a couple of words on page 82, but otherwise unmarked. NO Inscriptions. Overall a clean and tight copy.; 108184; 8vo View more info

Image for Saint Teilo's Church Mynydd-Y-Garreg Kidwelly 1893-1993. Eglwys Sant Teilo Mynydd-Y-Garreg, Cydweli.   A Story of a Church, a Village and Its People

Saint Teilo's Church Mynydd-Y-Garreg Kidwelly 1893-1993. Eglwys Sant Teilo Mynydd-Y-Garreg, Cydweli. A Story of a Church, a Village and Its People

By: Hughes Eric

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, South West Wales, Printed for the Author ( By Gwasg Dinefwr, Llandybie): 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M010315

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


An As New hardback book in a fine d/j. Entirely unworn, very tight, feels unread - as new. Cherry-red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original decorated dustjacket, FINE, not price-clipped and now in removable clear protective sleeve. Undated, but British Library states 1993, which accords with the title. No Inscriptions or Marks. 98 pages. 40 monochrome illustrations. Contents cover/include: - Foreword; Programme of events Centenary Year. Mynydd-y-Garreg. Life 100 years ago (in Kidwelly and district). St Teilo. The Church - All aspects. Includes the history of the church,... View more info

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A Llanelli Chronicle

By: Hughes Gareth (Compiler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Llanelli, Llanelli Borough Council.: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M011252

ISBN: 0906821029

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


A Very Good hardback book with long gift inscription in WELSH on front endpaper = "Presented to Mr. Dilwyn Roberts of the Gwendraeth Historical Society ..." . Fine red cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is complete and not clipped but with a VERY SUNNED spine - light exposure - so much so that you can hardly make out the titling. Otherwise internally Very Clean, tight and bright. (x) + 502 pages. 13 chapters, index, a number of full-page monochrome reproductions. First chapter covers up to 1850; Subsequent chapter... View more info

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A Llanelli Chronicle (SIGNED Copy)

By: Hughes Gareth (Compiler)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Llanelli Borough Council.: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: M010013

ISBN: 0906821029

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Overall a near very good hardback book. Clean red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Head and tail of spine lightly bumped/turned-in but No damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is NOT clipped, but there is some edge crumpling/creasing to the top edges of the d/j, and the spine of the d/j has some 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. ALL Hinges sound. A few slight marks to the page fore-edges but overall the book is tight and very s... View more info

Image for One Hundred Years of Scarlet. (SIGNED Copy)  Signed by the Author, George Thomas (Viscount Tonypandy) , and 12 Others (Players? )

One Hundred Years of Scarlet. (SIGNED Copy) Signed by the Author, George Thomas (Viscount Tonypandy) , and 12 Others (Players? )

By: Hughes Gareth (compiler)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Stradey Park, Llanelli, Llanelli Rugby Foorball Club.: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M010218

ISBN: 0950915904

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A very good example of Gareth Hughes' 1983 book "One Hundred Years of Scarlet". Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Very good clean boards with just a slight fade to the top/bottom edges. In the original publisher's pictorial dust-jacket. The dust-jacket has a couple of very small nicks to the top edges - now closed and neatly repaired to the reverse of the d/j with clear archive tape. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. This is Hughes' classic record of the wonderful Scarlets - but with a difference. This book is ... View more info

Image for Looking Around Llanelli with Harry Davies.

Looking Around Llanelli with Harry Davies.

By: Hughes Gareth (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Llanelli, Llanelli Town Council.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M011191

ISBN: 0906821037

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A Very Good Plus hardback book with a former owner's name neatly written on the front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Red cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Very good with slight edge creasing, and with the slightest touch of fading to the base colour of the spine, but all titling clear - negligible. The dust-jacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Near Fine. (vi) + 330 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w by Vernon Hurford. "This book is a carefully selected collection of week... View more info

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Llanelly Pottery

By: Hughes Gareth and Robert Pugh

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Llanelli, Llanelli Borough Council: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113543

ISBN: 0906821134

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In fine clean red cloth boards with bright gilt titling to spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has a tiny amount of edgewear (now repaired to the reverse of the d/j with clear archive tape) and some light creases. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. The flap is Not clipped. All Hinges sound. A little light discolouration to the page edges o/w NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xv) + 144pp. List of illustrations: List of colour plates (190) : General index. Photographs by John Harris. Cover illustration by ... View more info

Songs of Wales and Other Poems

By: Hughes, Emrys Robert

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Cardigan, E. L Jones & Son: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111156

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Pink paper card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There is discolouration to the front edge of the card covers, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 23 pp. Overall, apart from the one 'fault', as detailed above, this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Very Good' copy. The poems range from 'Cilgerran Castle'; 'The Teifi Salmon'; 'Penrhyn Castle, Bangor'; to 'On Winston Churchill's Grave'; 'The Trevi Fountain, Rome'; 'Zambia - the River Line'; The Carmine Bee-Eater'; 'Kariba. Rhodesia'; and more....' '. "This poetry collection makes a welcome addition the canon of Wel... View more info