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A Llanelli Chronicle

By: Hughes, Gareth ( Compiled by )

Price: £12.00

Publisher: South Wales, Llanelli Borough Council: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113625

ISBN: 0906821029

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


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 some 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 and the book is tight and very sound, but this is a very heavy book and the text block 'sways' a little. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (x) +... View more info

The Old Churches of Snowdonia A Limited Edition. Republished with Additional Material

By: Hughes, H. Harold & Herbert L. North

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Capel Curig, Gwynedd, Wales, UK, Snowdonia National Park Society: 1984

Edition: Facsimile Reprint (Limited Edition)

Seller ID: 109717

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Grey boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy lettered dustjacket. Some crease lines to the Map endpapers, but this was obviously done in the printing. The Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. . NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xxx) + 309 pp. Foreward by J. Ivor Rees. Illustrated in b/w with plates and text illustrations plus a fold-out plan. 5 Appendices. This is a Facsimile Reprint of the original book published in 1924. Now republished with Additional Material. LIMITED to 2000 copies - this is No. 774/2000. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' cop... View more info

John Dyer (Limited Edition)

By: Humfrey, Belinda

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press On Behalf of the Welsh Arts Council: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition (Limited Edition)

Seller ID: 110499

ISBN: 0708307493

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stiff card lettered wraps in green and white. Limited Edition 791/1000 copies. Price label torn on inner front flap of cover. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Covers Very slightly smudged/scratched - all negligible, apart from a long 'rubbed' line running down the front cover, (shelfwear) , otherwise this is a VERY CLEAN, TIGHT AND BRIGHT copy. (6) + 120 pp. Black and White frontispiece of John Dyer (1699 -1757). Dyer was a painter and Welsh poet turned clergyman of the Church of England who maintained an interest in his Welsh ancestry. He was most recognized for Wordsworth’s sonnet, "To The Po... View more info

LLANFYLLIN. Portrait of an Age

By: Humphreys, Melvin, Laurie Smith and Richard Kretchmer

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Llanfyllin, Llanfyllin & District Civic Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113110

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


In the original green cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers' glossy pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not clipped. The dustjacket has a few VERY LIGHT smudges/scratches which are mainly only seen if held up to the light, and which is due to storage only - all Negligible - and the dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. Green/white pictorial endpapers. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (vi) + 146 pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w archive photo-illustrations, etc. A sequel to the earlier 'Llanfyllin... View more info

Peniarth 28 Darluniau o Lyfr Cyfraith Hywel Dda. Illustrations from a Welsh Lawbook

By: Huws, Daniel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110281

ISBN: 0907158285

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Pictorial card covers. "Most of the illustrations in Peniarth 28 fall into 2 series...although a few have suffered damage and others are somewhat trivial...each have been reproduced for a complete record." 16pp. Text in English and Welsh. Full colour reproductions and descriptive text. NO MARKS OR INSCRIPTIONS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ; 4to View more info

O Ddydd I Ddydd

By: Ifan, Wil

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wales, Y Darluniau Gan L. G. Illingworth: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002564

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


In Welsh text. Spine faded blending to edges of boards, paper label to spine, head/tail of spine lightly bumped. Small inscription on e/p. Includes newspaper cutting.111 pp. Black/white frontis, black/white illustrations. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ; 002564; 8vo View more info

Tales from the Celtic Countries

By: Ifans, Rhiannon

Price: £5.95

Publisher: Ceredigion, Y Llolfa: 2002

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 106207

ISBN: 0862435013

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Covers clean, NO MARKS OR INSCRIPTIONS, 96pp, profusely illustrated with full colour illustrations. Excellent copy, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. UNREAD. "collection of 12 legends from the 6 Celtic countries, told with vibrancy and great panache. ...stunning artwork will delight readers and listeners of all ages. Tir Na N-Og 2000 prizewinner."; 106207; 8vo (large) View more info

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Celtic Fairy Tales. Collected, Annotated and Introduced by Joseph Jacobs

By: Jacobs, Joseph; (Illustrated by) Victor Ambrus

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (Bodley Head Illustrated)

Seller ID: 110735

ISBN: 0370012526

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Comprised of the two collections, 'Celtic Fairy Tales' and ' More Celtic Fairy Tales', originally piublished in 1892 and 1894 respectively. Very Good PLUS, Clean green cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers decorated dustjacket which has some edge-wear along the top edge, and a few chips/closed tears which are now neatly repaired to the inside of the dustjacket with clear archive tape. Some foxing (brown spots) to the reverse of the d/j and a small blank piece (1cm x 7cm) missing to the rear top edge. There is also some very minor marking to the back cov... View more info

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Cowbridge and Llanblethian Past and Present.

By: James Brian Ll. and David J. Francis.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barry & Cowbridge, (Joint Publishers) Stewart Williams & D. Brown & Sons Ltd. ,: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M010869

ISBN: 0900807369

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


A very good hardback book. Dark tan-brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dust-jacket has some light indent marks/lines and is gently rubbed with a tiny closed tear at top of the front corner - all now neatly repaired/tinted to match and the d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. 200 Pages. 4 Chapters, 73 b/w illustrations. Chapters cover: - 1) Earliest times to Norman Conquest, 19 pages; 2) Middle ages - Conquest to the Act of Union, 19 page... View more info

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James Davies & Co's Llanelly Directory and Local Guide Including all Villages Adjacent to Llanelly. September 1897. Llanelly TRADE Directory. ( Llanelli Trade Directory )

By: James Davies & Co

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Llanelly, D. James Davies, Press Buildings, Murray Street: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113408

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Dark mustard coloured black printed cloth boards. NO dustjacket, probably as issued. Covers lightly grubby with one ink spot on the top front cover, but apart from a little light rubbing to the corners and head/tail of the spine, the covers are overall VG, sound, clearly printed and tight. No Spine titling as issued, but printed adverts on the front and rear covers. Page fore-edges red speckled (as printed) and lightly 'dusty'. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Advert black printed salmon coloured endpapers. (26pp - Adverts and Title page) + 205 pp (includes 3 full page double sided Advert pages) + 25... View more info

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Ancient West Wales From The Air

By: James, Terrence & Doug Simpson

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114160

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. As NEW - looks Unread, untouched. An outline trace of a small old (price) label on the bottom rear cover, o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks. Printed on the reverse of the covers and 36 pp. Illustrated in b/w. A MINT copy. Gift Quality. See Images.; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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The Agricultural Community in South-West Wales at the Turn Of the Twentieth Century.

By: Jenkins David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M009740

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Overall A Very good hardback book with a former owner's name on front endpaper, otherwise unmarked internally. Brown cloth boards with copper-gilt titling - a raised line across the top inch of the spine, but looks as though done in the publishing, no damage, o/w clean and tight. A few light marks to the page fore-edges. In the original publisher's green based white and orange-red lettered dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is price-clipped, with some rubbing, and overall the green base colour is rubbing off exposing the white beneath, thisis a quite pretty 'speckled' effect but probably not what th... View more info

Politics and Society in Wales, 1840-1922: Essays in Honour of Ieuan Gwynedd Jones.

By: Jenkins Geraint H. and J. Beverley Smith (editors)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109082

ISBN: 0708310176

Condition: Fine in Good+ dust jacket


In glossy grey boards with bright gilt titles on spine. In an unclipped decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket has a couple of small chips to the corners and a few internal strengthening 'repairs' with archive tape, but is complete. The dustjacket is lettered in white on a red block to the spine and front cover and the pattern of little dragons all over shows some light fading in an 'L' shape to the front/back where a smaller 8vo sized book has obviously been sitting next to it on a shelf. The d/j spine is bright and clear. There is some VERY light 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine o/w the... View more info

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The Life of the Rev. Thomas Charles of Bala. Promotor of Charity & Sunday Schools, Founder of the British and Foreign Bible Society, Etc,. Volumes 1 & 2 (Of the ORIGINAL 1st Edition - 1908 - 3 Volume Set)

By: Jenkins, D. E.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Denbigh, Llewelyn Jenkins: 1908

Edition: 1st and Limited Edition of 400 copies only

Seller ID: 114038

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


The first 2 Volumes of the 3 Volume Set and Limited Editions of 400 copies only and Issued to Subscribers. Maroon textured cloth-bound boards, lightly faded and patchy in places, with quite bright gilt lettering to the spine. No dustjackets. The top page fore-edge is gilt, the endpapers are plain burgundy red and there is a number written on the top free endpaper of each volume - probably written in pencil but with pressure so it's impressed the numbers in each volume. Volume One has a few rough page fore-edges where they were cut open. Most of the page fore-edges are uncut in Volume II, other... View more info

CADW TY MEWN CWMWL TYSTION. Ysgrifau Hanesyddol Ar Grefydd a Diwylliant

By: Jenkins, Geraint H.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Wales, Gomer Press (Gwasg Gomer): 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108082

ISBN: 0863836410

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Black pseudo? 'leather' boards with bright gilt titling. Dustjacket Cover illustration - John Piper (as done in 1939). xv + 286 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Black and white frontispiece. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. VERY CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. An Excellent 'As New' copy.; 108082; 8vo View more info

Literature, Religion and Society in Wales, 1660-1730 .

By: Jenkins, Geraint H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111823

ISBN: 0708306691

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are crackles to the glazed dustjacket cover, as published and the dustjacket is a little crushed on the oversized top edge. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. (14) + 351pp. Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This book covers the literature of Wales from the Restoration to Methodi... View more info

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The Welsh Language before the Industrial Revolution. A Social History of the Welsh Language

By: Jenkins, Geraint H. (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press,: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119612

ISBN: 070831418X

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Ex-Library copy in pictorial card covers, in the usual clear - removable - protective library plastic cover. A slight different colour to the spine where a small rectangular number label would have been but are now clear, o/w the covers have been protected by the plastic jacket and, apart from some light creasing, are VG, Clean Tight and Bright. The front endpaper, or half title page, where the library label, would have been, has been torn out - but all else remains, and the book is complete and in VG condition from the title page through to the endpapers. A circular Library stamp (1" d... View more info

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The Welsh Language before the Industrial Revolution. A Social History of the Welsh Language

By: Jenkins, Geraint H. (editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press,: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119647

ISBN: 070831418X

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A near Very Good copy in pictorial card covers. Just some light creasing to the spine and lower front corner, o/w VG, Clean Tight and Bright. The book is complete and in VG condition. The book is free of any names, writing or other markings. Internally Excellent, clean and tight. (xiv) + 455pp. Maps, charts, tables in b/w. 'An Authoritative study on the subject and comprises 12 chapters written by acknowledged experts in their field.' Apart from the minor flaws as noted above, the covers and contents are Very Good. See Images. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Idris Davies of Rhymney

By: Jenkins, Islwyn

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Llandysul, Ceredigion, Wales UK, Gomer Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 109078

ISBN: 0863832105

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Scarlet Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers' 'Portrait' pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. No Inscriptions or Marks. Map endpapers of 'The Rhymney Idris knew' to the front, and pictorial e /ps to the rear. (xix) + (1 Map) + 273 pp. Illustrated in b/w. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "Idris Davies (January 6, 1905 - April 6, 1953) , was a Welsh poet, originally writing in Welsh, but later writing exclusively in English. He is the only poet to cover significant events in the early 20th century in the South ... View more info

A Welsh Tutor

By: Jenkins, Myrddin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111190

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Red boards with black titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are light smudges to the covers and slight fading to the base colour of the spine, although the lettering is still bright and clear. The endpapers are sunned and there are light foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (ix) + 216 pp. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Very Good' copy. "This book is useful for learning Welsh and as a historical document for O-level teaching of the language... View more info