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Over 150 Years of Service . The Chain of Progress

By: Swansea and Mumbles Railway

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Swansea, The South Wales Transport Company Limited: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112714

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Laminated decorated card covers with black titling to the front cover. No dustjacket, as issued. There is peeling to the lamination, creases and smudge marks to the card covers. There are very light creases to the top page-edge corners, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated with b/w, green and pink plates. Historical Data. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure,' Very Good' copy. "The Directors of the South Wales Transport Company trust that this brochure will be an interesting souvenir of a long and hap... View more info

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Coal Mining in the Llanelli Area. Volume One: 16th Century to 1829

By: Symons, M. V.

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Llanelli, South Wales, United Kingdom, Llanelli Borough Council: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113940

ISBN: 0906821002

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Very Clean, red cloth-coverd boards with bright gilt titling to spine. A 3/4 inch long 'nibble' to the cloth on the very front edge, under the d/j and a scuff to the tip of the bottom rear corner, o/w VG/NF. In the original publishers' pictorial dustjacket . The d/j is near complete, but is repaired internally with old white sticky paper and traces of this where the patch has fallen off. The d/j is chipped with a few small tears and has some clear sellotape along the top and front edges. Lightly 'sunned/browned' to the d/j spine, but all illustration/lettering is clear. The d/j is now in a new... View more info

Gower. The Journal of the Gower Society Volume Twenty Three (Vol. 23)

By: The Gower Society

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Wales, The Gower Society: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000539

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Good plus to Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Illustrated title page. Illustrated card covers are slightly soiled with some creasing. Numerous black and white illustrations/photographs. Contents include; Memorial at Oxwich (poem) , Ferns of Gower, Early Education in Gower, Stouthall and the Lucas family, Fish on and Around the Shores of Gower etc. 84 pp. Internally and Overall very clean and bright. ; 000539; Vol. 23; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

GOWER. Journal of the Gower Society No.2, (Volume 2, Volume Two)

By: The Gower Society

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Swansea, For The Gower Society: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113263

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Duck egg blue coloured card covers, dark purple titling and decoration to the front cover. Sl. Fading around the staples to the spine/edges. The volume Number and the date (twice) written in biro on the front cover, and there is sellotape holding in the 4 centre pages where it has come away from the rusty staples o/w Very Good, tight and bright. The Title page is Illustrated with a Black and White ? Woodcut or linocut? of Oxwich Castle by Ernest Morgan, with Black and white illustrations/photographs in the text. 48 pp. Contents include; The Affray at Oxwich Castle 1557 - Glanmor Williams; Arch... View more info

An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments of Wales and Monmouthshire. VII. (Volume 7) County of Pembroke

By: The Royal Commission On The Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions In Wales and Monmouthshire

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, His Majestys Stationary Office,: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113179

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Professionally rebound at some point in the past, and the covers are FINE - bound in plain green cloth with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. Internally the Title Page (quite heavily) , the first few pages, and a few others very occasionally in the book, have some (light brown) foxing/spotting o/w overall this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. The Page fore-edges are slightly and lightly tanned in irregular lines and shades - pretty negligible. Plain cream endpapers with a small patch at the top corner of the front free endpaper where a small label (price/former owner? ) has b... View more info

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The Right Kind of Boy : A Portrait of the British Sea Apprentice 1830-1980 (SIGNED Presentation Copy)

By: Thomas David Arthur

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Ystradowen, Carmarthenshire, Phaiacia: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: M009121

ISBN: 0954198115

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


A very good large format hardback book. Unworn, in a virtually unworn dust-jacket. Blue cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original dust-jacket which is price clipped to the bottom corner of the front inner flap. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the top half of the title page, with a presentation inscription. Author's business card, again signed = 'Dai' (Welsh for David) - sellotaped (now yellowing) onto bottom half of title page. Otherwise unmarked, and appears to have seen little, if any, actual use. The address of the publisher, Phaiacia, is the same as the author's address, ... View more info

Dylan Thomas Reading .... Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines and Other Poems (E/P Record - 45 rpm)

By: THOMAS DYLAN

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Caedmon: 1952

Seller ID: 49030

Condition: Very Good


An Extended Play Record In card sleeve with photograph of Thomas to front, clean, no inscriptions. Caedmon Literary Series TCE 108. This is an early 'original' recording, but is not dated. Nr Mint in paper sleeve and in sl. 'knocked' pictorial card record sleeve. The poems are:- 'Light Breaks where no sun shines'. 'After the Funeral'. 'On the Marriage of a Virgin'. 'The Hunchback in the Park', and 'Over Sir John's Hill'. All read in Dylans inimitable style, recordings made in Boston 1952.; Square 6" - 7" tall View more info

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A Catalogue of Glamorgan Estate Maps.

By: Thomas Hilary M.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Glamorgan, Glamorgan Archives.: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M010703

ISBN: 0905243250

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Near As NEW, an A4-sized hardback book, entirely unmarked and unworn, just a little light stripy 'toning' with age to the page fore-edges o/w could pass for new. MINT Green cloth boards with bright gilt tilting to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. (x) + 134 pages. No Inscriptions or Marks. Many b/w illustrations, Four in Colour. Catalogue, Bibliography. Index. Crammed with information of all kinds - maps, history, statistics, etc. "This publication brings together the m... View more info

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Trewern. A Tale of the Thirties.

By: Thomas R. M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1901

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114366

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Dark sage-green cloth boards with clear white titling and a blind-stamped decoration to the front cover. Blind-stamped titling to the spine - almost unreadable except very close-up - which may have been white originally, as on the front cover, but presumably now faded completely with age. Otherwise the covers have some light rubbing wear, without damage, to the the extremities, but are overall Good Plus and sound, clean and tight. All hinges tight. Page fore-edges are 'irregularly' sized as published, and have some light foxing (light yellowy spotting). Internally some tanning to the endpapers... View more info

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The Stones of the Field

By: Thomas R. S.

Price: £290.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, South Wales, UK, The Druid Press Limited: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110034

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Blue cloth spine with grey-green paper covered boards and dulled gilt titling to the spine. NO Dustjacket. A little LIGHT bumping/scraping to the head/tail of the spine. The corners are VERY slightly bumped - but this is negligible. The boards are slightly sunned/discoloured to the top and bottom edges, and have a couple of small marks. The book is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks near VG. The page fore-edges are slightly browned/tanned - but uniformly. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. 48 pp. Anglo Welsh Literature.... View more info

Full and Authorised Report of the Debate on the Disestablishment and Disendowment of the Church in Wales between the Rev. Griffith Thomas and the Rev. David Davies Held At the Assembly Rooms, Carmarthen March 28th and 29th, 1911.

By: Thomas The Rev. Griffith and The Rev. David Davies

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Various, Including - W. Spurrell and Son; W. Morgan Evans and Son.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110384

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's red card covers, with clear black titling to the front cover. No dustjacket as issued. A little worn and with some rubbing/edgewear - , the spine is rubbed and has a small 1 cm loss to the bottom edge and a sliver of loss to the top edge. There is some patchy darkening/discolouration to the covers, a few light stains on the rear cover and the page fore-edges are dusty and grubby o/w Internally NO Inscriptions, but the whole book has a crease line running through the centre and is a little 'dusty' with some pages having creased corners and light brown spots to the fi... View more info

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Welsh Economy and Society Post -1945 Disk and Manual Package

By: Thomas, Dennis; and Dot Jones

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M008971

ISBN: 0708313531

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


A 41 page A5 card-cover booklet + disk in unused condition. With a 3.5" floppy disc labelled "Welsh Economy & Society Post-1945: A Database". (I gather you can buy a disk reader to attach to our more modern computers...to read all the info). All enclosed in a PVC wallet. This is a review copy, entirely unworn, seemingly unused. Includes the original "For Review" leaflet, and an invitation from the Library Association to a Welsh Academic to produce a review. This disk/manual package contains statistical and documentary material of various forms, exclusively focused on Wales,... View more info

The Loughor Town Trust Centenary . 1890-1990

By: Thomas, Emlyn; Tom Davies

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pontarddulais, D. W. Printers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112814

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Laminated lettered card covers. A few very light smudge and shelfwear marks - negligible - looks Near New. No dustjacket, as issued. Internally NO inscriptions or marks. 29 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Contents include: 'The Borough of Loughor', 'The Loughor Town Hall and Its Supervision', 'References in the Town Trust Minutes to the National Schools', 'The Town Trust's Activities Since 1928' etc. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' Unread copy. "This work is a concise history in a few articles of the town of Loughor. " ; 8vo 8" - 9" ta... View more info

Destinations. (Illustrated By Paul Nash) One of the FIRST 75 COPIES and SIGNED BY the AUTHOR

By: Thomas, R. S.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Halford, Shipston-on-Stour, Celandine Press: 1985

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004317

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


SCARCE. Marbled boards, leather spine, bright gilt titling to spine and gilt band to edge. Slipcase. Apart from 2 tiny indentations on edge of leather spine AS NEW. Plates by Paul Nash with sized tissue guards. Rough cut pages. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. No. 38 of 300 copies. THIS IS ONE OF THE FIRST 75 COPIES and SIGNED BY AUTHOR. The first 75 copies (signed by Author) are printed on Barcham Green Canterbury HANDMADE PAPER (other copies were on Hahnemuhle mould made paper); 004317; 8vo; Signed by Author View more info

Welsh Airs

By: Thomas, R. S.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bridgend, Poetry Wales Press: 1987

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 105860

ISBN: 0907476759

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Contents uniformly browning slightly due to type of paper. NO INSCRIPTIONS. 55pp. Covers clean, no marks. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 8vo View more info

Abercuawg Y Ddarlith Lenyddol Flynddol Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru Aberteifi A'R Cylch

By: Thomas, R. S.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Gomer, Arts Council of Wales: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110920

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Welsh Language Edition. Matt lettered card covers. No Dustjacket, presumed as issued. There is light shelf-wear and smudges/scratches to the card covers, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 18 pp. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. " An essay in Welsh from the literary talent R. S. Thomas." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Laboratories of the Spirit

By: Thomas, R. S.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114839

ISBN: 0333185102

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


In the original near fine grey boards, with bright gilt to the spine. Top corners lightly bumped - no damage, o/w FINE. In the original publisher's leaf green lettered dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is NOT price clipped. However the base colour to the d/j spine, and to some exposed edges, is faded as usual, but all lettering/titling is still very clear and bright. Some 'closed' edge tears which are now repaired to the reverse of the d/j with clear archive tape. The dust-jacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks near VG. INTERNALLY - NO INSCRIPTIONS O... View more info

Memoirs of Owen Glendower, (Owain Glyndwr) with a Sketch of the History of the Ancient Britons, from the Conquest of Wales By Edward the First to the Present Time, Illustrated with Various Notes, Genealogical and Topographical.

By: Thomas, Thomas (rev)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Haverfordwest, Joseph Potter (printed by): 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003711

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Faded mauve/purple cloth boards, gilt titling to spine, sunned. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Foxing. 240pp. Small hole to bottom of page 9. Front and rear hinges springing slightly. 3 former owners stamps, Name/writing on top of title page/stamp to foot of t/p (former owner was obviously really proud of his job/title, but rather than this being a fault in the book I think its a great social history addition) Overall a pretty clean/tight copy - a few pencil marks/annotations, a little thumbing and foxing but overall a good+ copy. CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT. ; 003711; 8vo View more info

THE LAND OF ARTHUR ITS HEROES AND HEROINES

By: Trevelyan, Marie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Hogg:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002503

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


ND Original Edition (1895) One of the Rarer Marie Trevelyan books. In light blue/grey pictorial cloth, gold titling to spine, sunned otherwise very good. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. E/p's browning, foxing. Neat previous owners inscription on e/p. Fore-edges foxed otherwise clean tight and bright. Xii + 436 pp. Plus catalogue at end of book; 002503; 8vo View more info

Gwent Local History. No.66 . The Journal of Gwent Local History Council

By: Tucker, Anna (Edited by)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Gwent, South Wales, UK, Gwent Local History Society: 1989

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 111738

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Pictorial Card Covers (Illustrating the Attack of the Chartists on the Westgate Hotel. 1839). 56 pp. Illustrated in b/w and one b/w Map. Contents cover: - Museums Year 1989 - events which may have been of interest to historians in museums ie; Newport museum, Chepstow Museum, Abergavenny Museum; The Gwent Local History council Award 1988; 'The Memoir of the Final Advance and March in to Germany 1918', by Sgt. W. G. Sweet, late 2nd Bn, Monmouthshire Regiment. Illustrated. Edited by Barry Johnson. ; 'William Morgan, Translator of the Bible and Bishop of Llandaff' - by J. Gynfor Jones. Letters to ... View more info