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S'nellie's Welsh Fairy Tales

By: Boniface, Eleanor;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Newtown, Welsh Outlook Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108349

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth covered boards with illus of Welsh woman fishing/black titling to front cover, black titling to spine. No Dustjacket. Some 'speckling'/mottling/Stains to front/rear covers and the spine, corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Foxing to endpapers. Inner hinges split. Previous owners name/dedication written to front endpaper, and some biro prices and school name on the half title. A later owners' owners name/dedication written to the top and bottom blank areas of the frontispiece. Some light Thumbing. 108pp. Black and white illustrations. 22 short stories including; Bones and buttermi... View more info

Wild Wales. An Account of the People, Language and Scenery With an Introduction by Bryan Rhys

By: Borrow, George

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London And Glasgow, Collins: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112721

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


NO Date but a short neat Xmas note dated 1939 on the reverse of the ffep. Very Clean Green textured leatherette (? ) with very bright gilt titling/logo to the spine. A very nice crisp copy almost Near Fine. The page fore-edges have some very light foxing spots. Top edge pale green (? Blue? ) a little faded and with a couple of spots, Internally unmarked double page pictorial endpapers in sepia photogravure. 602 pp, 12 illustrations in sepia gravure from Camera Studies by J. Dixon-Scott. Includes a chapter on 'Cumro' and 'Cumraeg'. Includes the original integral green ribbon bookmark which has ... View more info

Y Gwareiddiad Celtaidd

By: Bowen, Gol. Geraint

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Llandysul, Gomer: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107655

ISBN: 0863833527

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, apart from sticker to front of dustwrap which I will remove and few light marks to rear of dustwrap, wrap is very good. Clean black boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Previous owners name written to front endpaper. Hinges sound. 228pp. Index. Black/white illustrations and maps. Excellent copy, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 107655; 8vo View more info

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Trioedd Ynys Prydein. The Welsh Triads Edited with Introduction, Translation and Commentary by Rachel Bromwich

By: Bromwich, Rachel [editor]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113924

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth-covered boards with Bright gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. Covers are generally clean and the titling is bright. A little 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine and the corners, and a little light wear to the covers overall, but the book is generally VG, and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks very good. (Images taken without the clear cover) . Internally the endpapers and page fore-edges are lightly spotted and lightly tanned, and withthe odd 'patch' of light browning sporadically in the book. There is a former owner's name and... View more info

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By: Browne, Anthony; (translated Into Welsh by) Dylan Williams

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Gwasg y Dref Wen: 1995

Edition: 1st Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 112307

ISBN: 1855961652

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Welsh Language Book. The Welsh Version of Browne's lovely Children's book originally published in English in 1992 entitled 'ZOO'. Translated (Addasiad) into Welsh by Dylan Williams. Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are some very light smudge and scratch marks to the boards - negligible shelfwear - NO damage or scuffs - and there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with colour plates. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Very Good Plus' copy. "This children's wor... View more info

The Women and Men of 1926 . A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales.

By: Bruley, Sue

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112940

ISBN: 0708322751

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


HARDBACK. Black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. A few VERY light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light = Negligible, o/w As New. The dustjacket is NOT clipped and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. (xiv) + 202pp. Illustrated in b/w. One Map (The South Wales Coalfield). Notes; Appendix; Bibliographical Notes; Bibliography; Index. "Work on the miners' Lock-Out of 1926 tends to focus on the perspective of the National Union of Mineworkers, while noth... View more info

Historical Sketches of Glamorgan. A Series of Papers Read before the Glamorgan Society, London. Volume One and Two.

By: Brynmor-Jones, D; W. Llewelyn Williams; D. Bryant

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Western Mail, Limited: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (1st issue of the Two Volumes Complete)

Seller ID: 112689

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Two Volumes bound as One. Brick/Brown cloth bound boards with no titling to the spine and bright gilt titling to the front cover. No dustjacket. There is a very little light rubbing to the head and tail of the spine and there is a very small stain to the front boards. There are foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges and the former owner has written his/her name on the top of the front free-endpaper. There are NO other inscriptions or marks. (xx) + 136 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates. Contents of Volume One include: 'Morgannwg in Tudor Times' by Sir D. Brynmor-Jones; 'A Hero of Glamorgan' ... View more info

Genealogies of the Carmarthenshire Sheriffs from 1539 to 1759 and from 1760 to 1913 - with a Complete List of Sheriffs and Index (Volumes One and Two - Complete)

By: Buckley, James (Compiler)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, W. Spurrell & Son: 1910/13

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113147

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


2 Volume SET. Both uniformly quarter bound with salmon coloured cloth spines and gilt titling, with grey paper covered boards. The head and tail of the spines are 'bumped' on both volumes (and the paper corners are scraped to volume one). Some light staining to the paper boards on volume one - but no damage inside - shows as light mottling to the paper over the boards. Two ink spots to the spine of Volume One. Top edges Gilt on both volumes. The page edges slightly browned and irregularly cut/opened but not affecting the text block which is very clean and tight. Plain endpapers - paper brownin... View more info

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View of the Castle and Bridge of Haverford-West in Pembrokeshire. An Original Antique Copper Engraving c. 1779 from the Modern Universal British Traveller... (Haverfordwest)

By: Burlington Charles

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Cooke: 1779

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114564

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Original 18th Century print c. 1779 from The Modern Universal British Traveller... - a b/w copper engraving of 'The Castle and Bridge of Haverfordwest'. This copy quite browned to the blank edges and margins around the image, with some browning creeping into the Title under the print. The image is pretty clean - there is some light spotting to the reverse but that doesn't show through to the front. A few small 'closed' tears (neat repairs to the reverse with clear archive tape) to the very edges. Image size - NOT including edges or Titles top and bottom = 10. 7 " x 6.5" (27 cm x 16.... View more info

The Mines of Cardiganshire . Metalliferous and Associated Minerals 1845-1913

By: Burt, Roger & Peter Waite & Raymond Burnley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Exeter, University of Exeter in Association With the Northern Mine Research Society,: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113044

ISBN: 0950762458

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xxviii) + (1) + 92 pp + (3 Adverts) . " This is the seventh volume in a continuing series of The Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom 1845-1913 and begins the coverage of Wales. It covers the southern half of the central Wales orefield and provides details of the output, ownership, management and employment of more than two hundred and fifty mines operating in the county from the mid-nineteenth century. Some of these mines were among the most important in the British Isles." . ; Mineral Statistics ... View more info

The Letter-Book of John Byrd. Customs Collector in South-East Wales, 1648-80. No 14 in the Series South Wales Record Society Publications.

By: Byrd, John (edited by Stephen K. Roberts)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cardiff, South Wales Record Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113107

ISBN: 0952596148

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Bound in original navy blue cloth boards, with Bright Gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price clipped. 'As new' condition in a Near Fine dustwrapper (just the very slightest of edge creasing and one small chip, due to storage, and some possibly some inner flap fading (difficult to tell) - all negligible) - the book is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Map endpapers. (xlvii) + 288 pp. Illustrated in b/w (only a few). Includes folding genealogical cha... View more info

ITINERARIUM CAMBRIAE seu laboriosae Baldvini Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi per Walliam Legationis Accurata Descriptio ...cum annotationibus Davidis Poweli. (The Itinerary Through Wales & the Description of Wales ('Descriptio Cambriae') Itinerarium Cambriae

By: CAMBRENSE GIRALDO SILVESTER (Giraldis Cambrensis) Geraldus Cambrensis

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Londini (London), GULIELMI BULMER ET SOCII (William Bulmer): 1804

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9842

Condition: Good+


Original Half Leather, a little worn and scraped, cloth boards. Spine rebacked at a later date in a similar newer tan leather with 5 gilt edged bands and a dark maroon title label and bright gilt titling. Bookplate of St Edmonds College, Old Hall (S.E.C Duplicate stamp beneath) and a few inked numbers at the top of the front pastedown. A large 'classification' stamp on the reverse of the Title. No other library marks. Plain sand coloured endpapers. Frontispiece and three full page engraved plates by John Carter and James Basire. A Very large multi-folding hand coloured map of Wales, x... View more info

Prehistoric Cooking Places in South Wales

By: Cantrill, T. C. and O. T. Jones

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Archaeologia Cambrensis: 1911

Edition: Reprinted from Archaeologia Cambrensis

Seller ID: 113181

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


July 1911. In black printed, very browned (possibly originally light green? ) and ragged edged/torn with a little loss, paper covers. The paper spine is split and with some losses to the spine. Internally VERY GOOD Plus. 33pp (paginated from the original 253-286) illustrated with one 'plan and section' in b/w in the text. No Inscriptions or Marks. Fascinating info for the student/researcher, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for The History of WALES. Written Originally in Welsh, By Caradoc of Llancarvan; Translated into English By Dr Powell and Augmented By W. Wynne... To Which is Added A Description of Wales, By Sir John Price.  A New Edition, Greatly Improved and Enlarged with Pedigrees of Families. with 2 Maps of Wales by Will'm Owen 1788

The History of WALES. Written Originally in Welsh, By Caradoc of Llancarvan; Translated into English By Dr Powell and Augmented By W. Wynne... To Which is Added A Description of Wales, By Sir John Price. A New Edition, Greatly Improved and Enlarged with Pedigrees of Families. with 2 Maps of Wales by Will'm Owen 1788

By: Caradoc Of Llancarvan. Translated by Dr Powell. Augmented by W. Wynne.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Merthyr Tydfil, Printed By W. Williams; and Sold in London By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown...: 1812

Edition: New Ediiton

Seller ID: 114706

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Half leather with marbled paper covered boards. Five slightly raised bands to the spine with gilt/decoration to the compartments, with a leather Title block and gilt lettering. Rebound at some point in the past, there is some light fading from storage and some 'ink' (? ) spotting to the spine, so quite when this had the attention of a Binder I don't know. No binder's label. It may even be a mix of 'old' and new'. Either way it's tight, all hinges sound, and very clean - apart from the 'spotting referred to above. New plain endpapers. Some spotting and browing to the edges of the Title page. Th... View more info

Image for Particulars and Conditions of Sale of Valuable & Important FREEHOLD ESTATES. the PENVOLECARE ESTATE Comprising the Farms of Penvolecare, Bailey, Penybankbach & Waunllwyd in the Parish of Conwil Elfet, Etc... (See Description) in the County of CARMARTHEN  (Includes Penygare, Llan, Pantglas, & Penybwlych in Abergwili. Cwmllyniogie Farm, Trelech-Ar-Bettws; & Rhyalltfawr Farm, Llannon, CARMARTHEN)

Particulars and Conditions of Sale of Valuable & Important FREEHOLD ESTATES. the PENVOLECARE ESTATE Comprising the Farms of Penvolecare, Bailey, Penybankbach & Waunllwyd in the Parish of Conwil Elfet, Etc... (See Description) in the County of CARMARTHEN (Includes Penygare, Llan, Pantglas, & Penybwlych in Abergwili. Cwmllyniogie Farm, Trelech-Ar-Bettws; & Rhyalltfawr Farm, Llannon, CARMARTHEN)

By: Carmarthenshire (Auctioneer: Mr. George Goode)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Mr. George Goode (Auctioneer): 1855

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114335

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Fold-Out Auctioneers details and Estate Plans = 'Particulars and Conditions of Sale of Valuable & Important FREEHOLD ESTATES. The PENVOLECARE ESTATE Comprising the Farms of Penvolecare, Bailey, Penybankbach and Waunllwyd in the Parish of Conwil Elvet; The Farms of Penygare, Llan, Pantglas, and Penybwlch, in the Parish of Abergwili; The Farm of Cwmllyniogie in the Parish of Trelech-Ar-Betyws; and The Farm of Rhyalltfawr, in the Parish of Llannon; All in the County of CARMARTHEN. Containing upwards of 975 Acres of Valuable Land, Let to a respectable Tenantry (exclusive of the Wood Lands, which a... View more info

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Welsh Sailors of the Second World War

By: Carradice, Phil & Terry Breverton

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cowbridge; South Wales; UK, Glyndwr Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109966

ISBN: 1903529190

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. A little light, fairly negligible, shelfwear to the covers with a few (crease) lines to the spine showing it has been read - but lightly. No Inscriptions or Marks. (x) + 438 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Glossary; Bibliography. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Near Fine' copy. "Many people are familiar with the 'strategic' facts of the war at sea; the convoy battles, the merchant tonnage sunk and the U-boats lost. Phil Carradice and Terry Breverton, however, have brought together a very diverse range of per... View more info

River Poems

By: Chaldecott, Gilbert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Llandysul, Gomer Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107130

ISBN: 085088702x

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, slight creasing to edges of dustwrap, maroon boards with bright gilt titling to spine, white mark along top edge of front cover, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 95pp, illustrated with black and white photographs, hinges tight, CLEAN AND BRIGHT.; 107130; 8vo View more info

WRITING LIVES - CONVERSATION BETWEEN WOMEN WRITERS

By: CHAMBERLAIN MARY

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, VIRAGO: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition Paperback

Seller ID: 7350

ISBN: 0860687082

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Overall A Clean, Tight and Bright copy . . The covers have been protected with a stuck on plastic cover. "This delightful collection brings together the older geneation of Virago's writers with their younger successors, who interview them, creating a wide-ranging picture of twentieth-century women's writing. Novelists, journalists, poets and historians recall their childhood and early years, and tell how the challenges and demands of everyday life interacted with their literacy endeavour." ; 7350; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tal... View more info

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Criminal Proceedings in the Montgomeryshire Court of Great Sessions Transcript of Commonwealth Gaol Files 1650-1660

By: Chapman, Murray (transcribed and Edited by)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, Wales, The Powysland Club / the National Library of Wales: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114600

ISBN: 0907158951

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Light blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to spine, light discolouration to the cloth of the top edge of front board - negligible, o/w FINE. In the original publishers' decorated dust jacket. The dustjacket is complete and not clipped. The dust jacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. The book is UNREAD. UNUSED. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xvi) + 357pp. "The work contains transcripts of the six surviving Gaol files of the Montgomeryshire Court of Great Sessions for the Commonwealth Period. During this period th... View more info

Image for David Jones 1895-1974. Burstow Gallery. Brighton College 2 - 23 October 1993. Including a Separate Booklet by Peter Chasseaud ' David Jones and the Survey '. (Catalogue)

David Jones 1895-1974. Burstow Gallery. Brighton College 2 - 23 October 1993. Including a Separate Booklet by Peter Chasseaud ' David Jones and the Survey '. (Catalogue)

By: Chasseaud Peter (Organiser) , et al

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Sussex, The Ditchling Press (South East Arts for Brighton College): 1993

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114058

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Card covers with a full colour illustration = detail of 'Manawydan's Glass Door' on the front cover. Rear cover plain white (with some marks, smudges, etc). Staple bound 40 pp Exhibition Catalogue, with a Memoir by Nest Cleverdon, etc. Illustrated throughout in b/w and full colour. The book came from the Library of the late Arthur Giardelli, the well-known Artist, and his name label is written onto the reverse of the front cover. Under his name is a Tipped in Errata slip and two small loose 'errata' cards. The Exhibition was funded by South East Arts as part of a new Exhibition and Gallery Dev... View more info