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A History of Newtown

By: Richards Maurice

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Welshpool . Powys, The Powysland Club,: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M009785

ISBN: 0950361364

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


A very good paperback book without inscriptions. In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. Shadow of an old small (price) sticker on front cover. All hinges tight and clean page fore-edges. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. (v) + 94 pages. 14 chapters; Bibliography, Index, Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome illustrations and maps, etc. Small old price sticker on the bottom corner of the inside of the rear cover. A very detailed local history with much mention of Robert Owen, one of it's most renowned children. See Images; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Golwg Newydd Ar Iolo Morganwg

By: Richards, Brinley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Abertawe (swansea), Ty John Penry: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111892

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Welsh Language Book. Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. The spine of the boards is slightly sunned although the titling is still bright and clear. There is an old sello-tape stain to the front dustjacket cover and there is light edge-wear and smudge marks to the dustjacket covers. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. 256 pp. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Tight and Secure, 'Very Good' copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Images of Neath and Port Talbot.

By: Roberts David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Derby, Evening Post. Swansea/Breedon Books.: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M009305

ISBN: 1859831745

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


A Near Fine hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Light tan boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's Near Fine pictorial dustjacket - negligible - just a faint hint of fading to the base colour of the d/j spine but all lettering/titling is still very clear and bright. Book and dustjacket very clean and tight, virtually unworn. 208 pages. Filled with monochrome photographs, mainly two to a page, with accompanying brief descriptions, covering the period from around 1890 to the mid-70s. Fascinating for anyone who spent much of their life in this area.... View more info

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Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 2000. New Series Volume 7. 2001. Trafodion Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas Y Cymmrodorion

By: Roberts Peter (editor)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cyhoeddir Gan Y Gymdeithas. Published By the Cymmrodorion Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113715

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's card covers. Near 'As New' - just a few light smudges/creases to the covers - negligible. Internally - NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Published annually from 1893 (Vol. I) the transactions each contain various historical, scientific, art, literary and other essays and reviews - all Welsh related in some form. The publication also includes society notes/info. Some Essays in WELSH, but most in ENGLISH. Many of the articles in Welsh in these journals have a 'Summary' of the essay in English at the end - but not all. 208 pp. A few b/w illustrations. Articles include: - 'Tent... View more info

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Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 2001. New Series Volume 8. 2002. Trafodion Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas Y Cymmrodorion

By: Roberts Peter (editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cyhoeddir Gan Y Gymdeithas. Published By the Cymmrodorion Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113716

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's card covers. As New - just a few light smudges to the covers - negligible. Internally - NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Published annually from 1893 (Vol. I) the transactions each contain various historical, scientific, art, literary and other essays and reviews - all Welsh related in some form. The publication also includes society notes/info. Some Essays in WELSH, but most in ENGLISH. Many of the articles in Welsh in these journals have a 'Summary' of the essay in English at the end - but not all. 270 pp. A b/w illustration. Articles include: - A Second Look at Welsh La... View more info

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Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 2002. New Series Volume 9. 2003. Trafodion Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas Y Cymmrodorion

By: Roberts Peter (editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cyhoeddir Gan Y Gymdeithas. Published By the Cymmrodorion Society: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113717

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's card covers. Near 'As New'. Internally - NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Published annually from 1893 (Vol. I) the transactions each contain various historical, scientific, art, literary and other essays and reviews - all Welsh related in some form. The publication also includes society notes/info. Some Essays in WELSH, but most in ENGLISH. Many of the articles in Welsh in these journals have a 'Summary' of the essay in English at the end - but not all. 190 pp. A b/w illustration. Articles include: - 'Celts, Britons and Gaels: Names, Peoples and Identities', by John T. Ko... View more info

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Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 2003. New Series Volume 10. 2004. Trafodion Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas Y Cymmrodorion

By: Roberts Peter (editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cyhoeddir Gan Y Gymdeithas. Published By the Cymmrodorion Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113718

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's card covers. Near 'As New'. Internally - NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Published annually from 1893 (Vol. I) the transactions each contain various historical, scientific, art, literary and other essays and reviews - all Welsh related in some form. The publication also includes society notes/info. Some Essays in WELSH, but most in ENGLISH. Many of the articles in Welsh in these journals have a 'Summary' of the essay in English at the end - but not all. 206 pp. A b/w illustration. Articles include: - 'George Borrow and the Oldest Animals in Wild Wales', by Helen Fulton; '... View more info

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Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 2007. New Series Volume 14. 2008. Trafodion Anrhydeddus Gymdeithas Y Cymmrodorion

By: Roberts Peter and Helen Fulton (editors)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cyhoeddir Gan Y Gymdeithas. Published By the Cymmrodorion Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113722

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's card covers. Near 'As New'. Internally - NO INSCRIPTIONS or Marks. Published annually from 1893 (Vol. I) the transactions each contain various historical, scientific, art, literary and other essays and reviews - all Welsh related in some form. The publication also includes society notes/info. Some Essays in WELSH, but most in ENGLISH. Many of the articles in Welsh in these journals have a 'Summary' of the essay in English at the end - but not all. 259 pp. Some b/w illustrations. Articles include: - 'From Myrddin to Merlin and Back Again', by Stephen Knight; 'Peter W... View more info

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The Building Industry in the Upper Swansea Valley and its Economic and Social Ramifications C. 1750-1975.

By: Roberts R. O. & J. Elizabeth Hall.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Lampeter, Ceredigion, UK, The Edwin Mellen Press.: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M010655

ISBN: 0773477888

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A Near fine hardback book. Bound in heavy white cloth, with a map, bordered in green on the upper cover and lettered in black to the cover and spine. - just the slightest of marks - negligible - white is a terrible colour to bind in for longevity, but this is virtually unworn, just a slight 'crush ' to the head/tail of the spine - no damage - all negligible. The book is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. Ink stamps with the former owner's details and date bought, are on the front free endpaper, together with, at the foot of the same page, a dedic... View more info

Gwyr Llen Abertawe

By: Roberts, Brynley F.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Abertawe, Swyddfa'r Eisteddfod: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112682

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Welsh Language Text. Lettered maroon card covers. No dustjacket, as issued. There is a light scratch line running across the front cover, Otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 55 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Tight and Secure, Near 'Fine' copy. "A valuable resource of Swansea History." ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

The Dictionary of Welsh Biography, 1941-1970 . Together with a Supplement to the Dictionary of Welsh Biography Down to 1940

By: Roberts, Brynley F. ; Et Al

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111595

ISBN: 0954162609

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


The few articles in Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 which were omitted from 'The Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940' are now included in the Supplement as are some futher amendments and updates which were noted after the publication of the Welsh versions. Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are very slight creases to the dustjacket, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxi) + 449 pp. Index To Contributors And Their Articles. Overall, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight a... View more info

Capel Mair . Aberteifi

By: Roberts, D. J.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cardigan, J. D. Lewis A'I Feibion Cyf: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111246

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Welsh Language Book. Dark blue boards with dulled gilt titling to the spine and bright gilt titling to the front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. The former owner has written their name to the front free endpaper and the endpapers are sunned, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 144 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'Very Good Plus' copy. "An account of the Chapel Mair in Cardigan, useful for the church historian. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Swansea - This Was Your Life

By: Roberts, David

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Neath, South Wales, Bryngold Books Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113421

ISBN: 1905900198

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 191 pp. Contains hundreds of archival photos, etc, with captions or accompanying text. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright near 'AS New' copy. See Images. "Swansea - This was your life! Contains a fresh and fascinating selection of images depicting changing times in the continually developing city and recalling the way it was in days gone by. The latest in a long line of high quality pictorial nostalgia books compiled by David Roberts, Swansea - This ... View more info

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Neath and Port Talbot Snapshots Volume 9

By: Roberts, David

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cimla, Neath, S. Wales, UK, Bryngold Books Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119578

ISBN: 1905900023

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


NEW copy - bought new and never read. Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. All in MINT condition with NO inscriptions or marks. 200 pp. "Packed with fresh images of people, places and daily events from all our yesterdays, Neath & Port Talbot Snapshots is the latest successful milestone in the picture gathering mission of David Roberts. This fascinating annual album of pictorial nostalgia is guaranteed to remind us all of the way we once were. With around 400 snapshots in time filling 200 pages, it is a unique and fascinating a... View more info

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Neath & Port Talbot Moments Volume 15

By: Roberts, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cimla, Neath, S. Wales, UK, Bryngold Books Ltd: 2013

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119579

ISBN: 1905900325

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


NEW. HARDBACK copy - bought new and never read. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. NO dust-jacket as issued. All in MINT condition with NO inscriptions or marks. 192pp. "Neath and Port Talbot are two towns with undeniably separate identities, but for all that they share one common aim - the desire to survive and succeed whatever the world throws at them. Neath & Port Talbot Moments contains graphic evidence of this. During the 15 consecutive years that the series of books of which it is part has been appearing, the images they contain have been constantly changi... View more info

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Looking Back At Neath and Port Talbot Volume 11

By: Roberts, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cimla, Neath, S. Wales, UK, Bryngold Books Ltd: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119580

ISBN: 1905900120

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


NEW copy - bought new and never read. Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. All in MINT condition with NO inscriptions or marks. 192pp. "The latest in a long line of fascinating picture-packed nostalgia books compiled by David Roberts. Like those before it, this is an unmissable book that focuses on the lives of the people in the neighbouring towns and allows them to play a personal part in recording their own history. This fascinating Eleventh annual album contains images guaranteed to remind us all of the way we once were. Wit... View more info

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Forgotten Faces of Neath and Port Talbot Volume 12

By: Roberts, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cimla, Neath, S. Wales, UK, Bryngold Books Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119581

ISBN: 190590018X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


NEW copy - bought new and never read. Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. All in MINT condition with NO inscriptions or marks. 192pp. " Forgotten faces of Neath & Port Talbot contains a fresh and fascinating selection of images depicting changing times in the two towns and recalling the way they were in days gone by. The latest in a long line of high quality pictorial nostalgia books compiled by David Roberts, Forgotten faces of Neath & Port Talbot will stir the memory of everyone who turns its picture-packed pages. Around 400... View more info

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Neath and Port Talbot Life Volume 13

By: Roberts, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cimla, Neath, S. Wales, UK, Bryngold Books Ltd: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119582

ISBN: 1905900236

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


NEW copy - bought new and never read. Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. All in MINT condition with NO inscriptions or marks. 192pp. "Neath & Port Talbot Life is a ready made photo album of faces and places that will delight anyone and everyone who has lived in and loved either town. Its pictures provide a revealing peep back at days past and reflect the route the two towns have taken on their journey through time almost up to the present day. All aspects of daily life are captured in a book guaranteed to take those who turn ... View more info

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Thank You for the Days in Neath and Port Talbot Volume 8

By: Roberts, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cimla, Neath, S. Wales, UK, Bryngold Books Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119583

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


NEW copy - bought new and never read. Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. All in MINT condition with NO inscriptions or marks. 192pp. "A magical miscellany of moments in time captured on camera will leap out at everyone who turns the pages of Thank you for the days in Neath & Port Talbot. Full of fresh images, it continues a unique pictorial journey down the decades started by its earlier companion volumes. Once again its author, David Roberts, has succeeded in assembling for the eighth consecutive year a unique and fascinatin... View more info

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Neath & Port Talbot Simply the Best! Volume 14

By: Roberts, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cimla, Neath, S. Wales, UK, Bryngold Books Ltd: 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 119584

ISBN: 1905900287

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


NEW. HARDBACK copy - bought new and never read. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. NO dust-jacket as issued. All in MINT condition with NO inscriptions or marks. 192pp. ". A compelling collection of fascinating 'archive' images which reflect the towns and their people at work, rest and play over the decades. It's a must for every generation - a nostalgic look at two ever-changing communities with 400 photos that say much about the way life once was. Guaranteed to refresh the memory, there will be few who turn the pages of this book and fail to find some link wit... View more info