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The Carmarthenshire Historian. Volume XVIII (Eighteen )

By: Jones, E. Vernon (edited by)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Dyfed Rural Council: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108193

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


White/Black Card Covers. 84pp. Illustrated in b/w. No Date - but must be 1981. Carmarthenshire and district contents cover ' Twelve Months in a Victorian Goal'; 'Betsey Thompson comes to Carmarthen'; 'Diaries of a Doctor's Wife'; ' W. Llewellyn Williams 1867 - 1922'; etc,. Very Clean - Cover illustration of 'The Carmarthen County Goal'. NO Inscriptions/marks. Internally Fine. An Excellent copy. ; 108193; Vol. 18; 8vo View more info

The Carmarthenshire Historian. Volume VIII. (8)

By: Jones, E. Vernon (edited by)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Community Council: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113280

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


84pp. Illustrated in black and white. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Staple bound. Covers clean and bright. Contents include; 'John Jones 1772-1837', 'On the farm a century ago', 'Marching with Thomas Skeel', etc. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 003253; 8vo Slim View more info

THE CARMARTHENSHIRE HISTORIAN. Volume IX ( 9 )

By: Jones, E. Vernon (edited by)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Community Council: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113281

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original white glossy card covers with titling in b/w and a b/w illustration of 'Glanbran ruins' by Edith Lodwick. Small ink initials on bottom corner of front cover, and the top corner has been cut off in an 'L' shape. Some marks to the covers and a light discolouration to the front inner edge. Internally Near Fine. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 84pp. Illustrated in black and white. Contents include; 'The Carmarthen Eisteddfod of 1867", 'William Jenkins Ress 1772-1855", 'The Story of Carmarthen', etc, etc. ; 8vo Slim View more info

Treasury of Historic Pembrokeshire

By: Jones, Francis (Major, C.V.O., T.D., DL., F.S.A., M.A., K St.j.) Late Wales Herald Of Arms Extraordinary

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Pembrokeshire, Brawdy Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108615

ISBN: 0952834421

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Smooth Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket which shows tiny signs of edgewear/shelfwear but overall is near fine. Includes the original integral scarlet ribbon bookmark. (xviii) + 332pp. Illustrated map endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout in the text + a photo illustration of the Author in his heraldic robes preparing for his Knight of the Garter Ceremony. Edited by Caroline Charles-Jones with the Format and Additional Editorial by Hugh Charles-Jones. This Treasury includes much previously unpublished material. No I... View more info

BACKGROUND TO DYLAN THOMAS AND OTHER EXPLORATIONS

By: Jones, Gwyn

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000809

ISBN: 0198112831

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Gilt titling to spine. Illustrated d/w. Contains 12 essays and addresses. Authors such as Dylan Thomas, Richard Savage and Caradoc Evans (the best hated Welshman of them all) come under the author's sympathetic scrutiny. Analysis of the heroic poetry of the Welsh, Norse and English.; 000809; 8vo View more info

The Buttercup Field and Other Stories

By: Jones, Gwyn

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Penmark Press Ltd: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107070

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, chipped to edges, small spot to inner side of dustwrap, clean green boards with bright titling to spine, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 138pp, foxing spots to page edges, overall CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "During the last fifteen years Welsh writers have made a remarkable and distinctive contribution to the short story. Among the best known and most influential of these writers is Gwyn Jones."; 107070; 8vo View more info

Mid-Victorian Wales. The Observers and the Observed (SIGNED Copy)

By: Jones, Ieuan Gwynedd

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 113105

ISBN: 0708311482

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


SIGNED copy. In original black cloth, with Bright Gilt titling to the spine and to the front cover. No Dustjacket. A gift Inscription signed and dated (1992) from Ieuan (Gwynedd Jones) to 'Glan and Fay' (Professor Glanmor Williams) on the front free endpaper. No other Inscriptions or Marks. (xi) + (1) + 204 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Notes; Illustrations. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' Signed copy, but sadly No dustjacket so the book is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. Contents cover : - The Observers and the Observed; The Peop... View more info

David Rees, Y Cynhyrfwr

By: Jones, Iorwerth

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Swansea, Gwasg John Penry: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111847

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


WELSH TEXT. Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. No Dustjacket. A former owner's name on the top right of the front free endpape o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks. A VERY little light foxing (light brown spotting) to the page fore-edges. 317 pp. Illustrated with 6 b/w plates. Overall, apart from the lack of a dustjacket, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "The Reverend David Rees (1801-1869) was a Welsh Congregational Minister of 'Capel Als' Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, & an editor of a radical Welsh language Nonconformist periodical entitled 'Y Diw... View more info

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Money for All. the Story of the Welsh Pound (SIGNED by Richard Williams - Founder of the NEW 'black Sheep' Banknote/bank of Wales)

By: Jones, Ivor W.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Llandudno, Cwmni y Ddafad Ddu Gymreig Ltd: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 114778

ISBN: 0901709018

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In brown plastic covers with bright gilt titling to the front cover. The covers are Fine and very clean, and tight. Complete with an original new promissory 'Black Sheep' 10 shilling (Deg Swllt) Welsh banknote - 'Cancelled by order' on the reverse - which is 'tipped in' on a later half title. Also enclosed with this copy, is a newspaper cutting all about the Richard William's 'case' and also an original 'flyer' advertising the book and the notes for sale. 64pp. SIGNED by RICHARD WILLIAMS to the title page. Illustrated in black/white. Internally some light discolouration to the page edges, gene... View more info

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T. H. Jones. Poet of Exile (SIGNED Copy)

By: Jones, P. Bernard & Don Dale-Jones

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113425

ISBN: 0708317073

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. A Presentation copy SIGNED by one of the authors - Don Dale-Jones. (xii) + 336 pp, including Notes, Bibliography and Index. " T. H. Jones (1921-1965) achieved little recognition in Wales or Britain during his lifetime. After publishing his first volume of poetry in 1957, he emigrated to Australia, where his career as a poet and lecturer came to a premature end when he accidentally drowned. This book presents the literary biography of a writer who, the authors suggest, should be thought of as one of the defin... View more info

Certain Scholars of Wales . The Welsh Experience in Education (SIGNED Copy)

By: Jones, R. Brinley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Llanwrda, South Wales, The Drovers Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 110355

ISBN: 0950890324

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. There is a presentation inscription on the Title Page "For Bim and Arthur Giardelli, remembering their visit to the Drovers. R. Brinley Jones." . The late Arthur Giardelli was a well known Pembrokeshire Artist, as was his wife Bim. 92 pp. Contents cover: - 'Introduction: The Identity of Wales'. 'The Medieval and Renaissance Experience: A Case study: The University of Oxford and its Connections to 1600". 'The Total Experience'. References at the end of each chapter. Bibliography; Index. This is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight ... View more info

Anatomy of Wales

By: Jones, R. Brinley (editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Glamorgan, Gwerin Publications Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7771

ISBN: 0903453002

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Purple boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Extremities very rubbed/scraped, mainly top/bottom. In the original publisher's Lettered dustjacket. Ex library - usual stamps marks & attachments. Pencil underlinings/side-lines on lots of pages and a stain or two here and there. (xii) + 253 pp. Illustrated in b/w and with some Maps. Although complete, tight and sound, this is sold as a Reading/Working copy. A selection of papers for study on Wales including 'Welsh Geography' by F. V. Emery; 'Welsh History' by Prys T. J. Morgan; 'Welsh Society' by Iorwerth C. Peate; 'Welsh Economy' by Graha... View more info

Bless 'em All Aspects of the War in North West Wales 1939-45 (Signed Copy)

By: Jones, Reg Chambers

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Wrexham, North Wales, UK, Bridge Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 108764

ISBN: 1872424481

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's full colour glossy pictorial card covers. SIGNED by the Author on the reverse of the front cover. 74 pp. Fully illustrated throughout in b/w. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright near 'As New' copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author View more info

A History of Kidwelly

By: Jones, Rev D. Daven

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Carmarthenshire, W. Spurrel and Son (printed by): 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001496

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Cloth a little marked but clean tight and bright copy. Gilt titling to front board and to spine. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Long presentation inscription on half title. Light foxing. Black and white frontispiece of Kidwelly Castle drawn by J M W Turner, with tissue guard. 188 pp. Black and white plates. Rough cut pages. ; 001496; 8vo View more info

The Poetical Works of the Rev Goronwy Owen (goronwy Ddu o fon) with His Life and Correspondence. Edited with Notes, Critical and Explanatory (in 2 volumes)

By: Jones, Rev Robert

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1876

Seller ID: 002228

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex university college of Wales, Aberystwyth in 2 volumes. Very Handsome full leather binding with gilt banded edge decorated boards and highly gilt decorated banded and leather labels to spines. Edges and corners a little rubbed but a very attractive set. SCARCE. Poems in the Welsh language and most pages with half the page having notes in English. Marbled e/p's. Bookplate on front pastdown - bequeathed by Mr Rowland Rees ........ In protective book plastic. Marbled fore edges. Previous owners inscriptions on e/p's. Stamp on e/p's and title pages. Slight foxing. contents include; thou... View more info

Ryan

By: Jones, Rhydderch T.

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Wales, Black Mountain Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003635

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


There is a Welsh version but this one is in English text. Pictorial d/w, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, stains/marks, closed tears, ex lib no's to spine, Black boards, silver titling to spine, corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Ex lib labels/stamps/old sellotape marks to pastedown and e/p's. Black and white frontis, profusely illustrated in black and white. Hinges sound, tight and bright.; 003635; Ex-Library Usual stamps/marks; 8vo View more info

Fy Annwyl Nai, Sion Owen . Bywyd a Llythyrau John Owen, Nai Morrisiaid Mon

By: Jones, Tegwyn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ceredigion, Cymdeithas Lyfrau Ceredigion Gyf: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Paperback

Seller ID: 111310

ISBN: 1902416813

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Welsh Language Book. Pictorial paper card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are No Inscriptions or Marks. 200 pp. Atodiad; Darllen Pellach; Mynegai. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine' copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

A Historical Sketch of Newport, Pembrokeshire Including the Church, Castle, Town and Corporation, Antiquities, Etc,.

By: Jones. (B. D. ) The Rev. Evan (Rector Of The Parish, and Rural Dean Of Kemaes)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Solva, Pembs, South Wales, UK, Solva (Printed By M. W. Williams, Pembroke County Guardian Office): 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110041

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dark Russian Green textured cloth boards with titling blind-stamped to the front board - which is all but invisible due to age, tho it was probably never very easy to read. The spine and edges of the boards are faded/marked slightly & there is a small 'nick ' in the cloth spine. The Inner paper hinges are beginning to split. There is an old sticky label on the front free endpaper with a former owners purple stamped name and address. NO Dustjacket. Internally, there are a very few pencil underlinings/notes and The page fore-edges are slightly browned uniformly, but o/w there are NO Inscriptions... View more info

Artists in Wales c.1740 - c.1851. A Handlist of Artists Living and Working in Wales from c.1740 - C.1851

By: Joyner, Paul

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113384

ISBN: 1862250030

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Contents include; Artists A-Z; Artists in Chester; List of colour illus; List black/white illus; etc. Profusely illustrated in black and white and Colour. NO INSCRIPTIONS. No marks to dustjacket, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Clean brown boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Illustrated endpapers. 164pp. VERY CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. This book is overweight, weighing over a Kilo, and MAY require extra postage depending on your location. AS NEW. ; Tall 4to / Small Folio View more info

The Poetry of Robert Graves

By: Kirkham, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47693

ISBN: 0485111039

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Olive green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. The front flap of the dustjacket has been cut off by the library but tucked in at the back. Overall, despite this, a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info