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People, Protest & Politics: Case Studies in Nineteenth Century Wales.

By: Egan David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Llandusul, Wales, Gomer.: 1988

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: M011189

ISBN: 0863833500

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A very good A4-sized paperback book, glossy card covers, with the former owner's name and date on the top of the Title page, otherwise NO other inscriptions or marks, with negligible shelfwear. Some very slight fading to the base colour of the spine, o/w Near FINE. (8) +116 pp. Four Case Studies: - The Merthyr Rising of 1831; The Rebecca Riots; Chartism in Wales; and The Tithe War in North-East Wales. Many photographs, line drawings, charts, etc. An excellent copy. See Images; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Cerddi Cwrs y Byd

By: Ellis Wynne

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Llandybie, Cyhoeddiadau Barddas: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111624

ISBN: 1900437406

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Welsh Language Book. WELSH TEXT. Blue decorated card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are NO Inscriptions or Marks. 167 pp. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "A tongue-in-cheek volume satirizing Welsh poetry through the ages, comprising over one hundred parodies, imitation poems and original poems satirizing the works of popular poets. Cyfrol ogleisiol yn taflu golwg ysgafn ar farddoniaeth Gymraeg drwy'r oesau, yn cynnwys dros gant o barodïau, cerddi efelychiadol a cherddi gwreiddiol yn dychanu gweithiau beirdd poblogaidd. Useful f... View more info

Lampeter (SIGNED, Limited Edition)

By: Evans George Eyre

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, (Printed for the Author) by William Jones,:

Edition: 1st and Limited Edition of 110 copies only; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 113111

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Stated 'Subscriber's copy' No. 166 (of a Limited Edition) with the Signature in ink of the Author under the Limitation note. The Subscribers list at the front of the book lists around 203 subscribers only, but the actual limitation isn't noted. Bound in original light blue paper covered boards with black printed motif on front cover, with a 'new' (done before it got to me) - but near identical to the original - cloth spine and with the Original (rubbed/sunned) paper label mounted on the spine as on the original. Likely new endpapers too, but as these are blank and older... View more info

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Y Tylwyth Teg

By: Evans Hugh

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Hugh Evans. Gwasg Y Brython,: 1944

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 114885

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Very Good green cloth-covered boards with black titling and illustration to the spine and front board. Some light surface edge-wear and bumping to the head/tail of the spine but NO damage and Overall VG covers. Page fore-edges lightly dusty and foxed (light brown spotting) to the rear edge. Internally illustrated end-papers and delightful two tone green Fairy illustrations on most pages! Also Lovely Green Illuminated Title letters to every section. WELSH LANGUAGE TEXT. (xvi) + 99 pp. Original Illustrated Welsh Text On The Fairy Folk - The Tylwyth Teg of Celtic Wales. Stories, Notes and bibliog... View more info

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Y Tylwyth Teg

By: Evans Hugh

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Yng Ngwasg Y Brython, Hugh Evans A'I Feibion: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114954

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


FIRST Edition. 1935. Size 21.5 cm x 17.5 cm - larger than later issues. Very Good green (watered silk? ) cloth-covered boards with black titling and illustration to the spine and front board and publisher's logo on the rear board. A mark to the bottom of rear cover and some light 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine but NO damage and Overall the covers are Very Good. In the original dust-jacket which is not price-clipped, has some tears, a mark to the rear cover, some loss to the head/tail of the spine and corners, and also some fading and spotting to the spine and either side, but all titl... View more info

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An Early History of Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen, 1576-1800

By: Evans Martin

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Swansea, Martin Evans/W. Walters & Son Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119561

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Overall an Excellent copy. A Very clean and tight copy, apart from a former owners name and date neatly written on the very top of the title page and some very slight edge rubs from storage - negligible. Otherwise near 'As New' - with no other inscriptions or marks. In the original publisher's pale blue glossy card covers, lettered and decorated in dark blue. No dustjacket as Issued. NO date but circa 1978/86. Presumed First Edition. Illustrated in b/w, 89pp + (6) pages. Externally and Internally an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy - which would have been marked 'Near As New' had it... View more info

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The Story of Abercynon.

By: Evans Thomas

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Newport , Gwent, Starling Press.: 1976

Edition: 3rd Edition Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: M011260

ISBN: 0903434164

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A good sound A5 sized pictorial card-covered book. The covers are somewhat discoloured and rubbed with age/storage, and a former owner's name/address label on the front cover, (Alun Richards - writer). The name 'Abercynon' written in ink to the spine, on which all titling has 'sunned' into invisibility. A few spots/marks to the page fore-edges, but all hinges tight. The Third Revised and Enlarged Edition. 1976. Internally NO inscriptions or other marks. 82 pages with 15 chapters, a number of line drawings and numerous monochrome photographs. See Images. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Carmarthen Journal . Weekly Advertiser for the Principality . Friday August 26th, 1836, Being Vol. XXVI. No 1,385.

By: Evans William (Proprietor)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, South West Wales, UK, William Evans - At His Office, Guildhall Square,: 1836

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 110964

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An ORIGINAL Local Newspaper. A 4 page Elephant Folio sized Broadsheet newspaper dated Friday August 26th, 1836, being Vol. XXVI. No 1,385. It was printed and published by "The Proprietor William Evans at his General Printing Office in Guildhall Square". Price 7d (7pence nowadays) - However there is a small red 'heraldic' stamp to the top right hand corner which looks like a 'Revenue' stamp, but reading around it, it states "Four Pence" and on the opposite side "Difcount 20' PerCent". This Broadsheet newspaper is folded into 4to (quarto size) , with slight edgewear = ver... View more info

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The History of the South Pembrokeshire Calvanistic Methodist Churches

By: Evans William and Oscar S. Symonds

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Wrexham, Hughes & Son,: 1913

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114561

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Burgundy cloth covered boards, with clear gilt titling to the front cover. The covers have some spots/marks and bottom of the spine lacks about 3/10ths of an inch. The corners are bumped and the tips scraped, but overall sound. The page fore-edges browned with age and the front inner hinge looks re-glued. Internally complete, tight and clear, BUT is quite grubby in many places. On a few pages there are some light brown spots which I have cleaned up, but they were from old candle drops! (See Images). The bottom front BLANK corner of page 29 has some loss due to a tear (? ) but not affecting the... View more info

Glamorgan. Its History and Topography

By: Evans, C. J. O.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cardiff, William Lewis Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112749

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Glazed green cloth bound boards with black titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. There is light rubbing to the edges of the spine and light tanning to the page fore-edges. There is a gift note addressed to the former owner to the rear of the front free-endpaper, otherwise there are NO other inscriptions or marks. (xv) + 458 pp. Illustrated with colour maps and b/w plates. Index. Overall, apart from the 'minor' faults, as detailed above, this is a Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Very Good Plus' copy. "The intention of this volume is to set out, in concise form, the story of Glamorg... View more info

A History of Wales 1906-2000

By: Evans, D. Gareth

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 109762

ISBN: 0708315941

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. A little very light shelfwear/creasing to the covers. No dustjacket as issued. This is an Ex-Library copy BUT although it lacks a front free (blank) endpaper, there is only one stamp on the dedication page, one at the end of the book and traces of something small erased on the reverse of the front cover o/w NO other Inscriptions or Marks. (xii) + 2 Maps + 303 pp. Overall A Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Very Good' copy. "This text aims to cover four main area of change during the 20th century: the political scene, social changes, eco... View more info

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Where The Flying Fishes Play

By: Evans, George Brinley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cardigan, S. W. Wales, UK, Parthian Books: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 113709

ISBN: 190263859X

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers with flaps. Some very light shelfwear to the covers - light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light - negligible. A smooth uncreased spine and NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Looks Unused/Unread. (6) + 266 pp + 8 pp. " George Evans (born in in November 1925) had been working underground as a miner for three years in the mining village of Banwen in South West Wales, when he volunteered for the British Army in 1944. He was eighteen years old. The train from Banwen across the mountains to the Brecon barracks was th... View more info

Cardiganshire. A Personal Survey of Some of Its Antiquities, Chapels, Churches, Fonts, Plate, and Registers. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION

By: Evans, George Eyre

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, (Privately Printed) Welsh Gazette Offices: 1903

Edition: First Edition and Signed LIMITED Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002408

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


SIGNED LIMITED EDITION 157/320 copies only. Rough cut edges (chipped). As Usual Printed on Very Friable paper which almost always browns slightly and chips, but overall a Good copy of a quite Scarce Title. Hessian cloth spine with a paper label, and paper covered boards, which are worn, a little soiled and rubbed, the paper title label also very worn/rubbed. The book is sound and tight with the exception of one index page which had come loose (now replaced in the book) and is very repaired (with clear archive tape) around the edges. Slightly grubby at some gutterings. Royal 8vo, Black and whit... View more info

Stories from Welsh History - Junior Book II (2)

By: EVANS, HOWELL T

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cardiff, The Educational Publishing Co:

Seller ID: 107683

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No date, circa (1949?) Slightly stained cloth covers, clear illus and titling to front cover, clear titling to spine. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped, spine rubbed, 2 tiny holes to spine. Previous owners name written to front endpaper. Volume 2. 176pp. Black and white illustrations. Stains to pp 68 and 69. Overall BRIGHT AND TIGHT. Contents include; Robert Owen. Welsh Jacobites. First Welsh Schools. St David's Cathedral. Henry Tudor. Welsh Bible. Book of Three Birds. Sir Henry Morgan.; 107683; 8vo View more info

Portrait of a Pioneer. A Biography of Howell Thomas Evans

By: EVANS, Lyn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Llandybie, Christopher Davies: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107739

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


(1982) In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. NOT PRICE CLIPPED, Red titling to d/j spine VERY slightly lighter than that on the front d/j cover - negligible . Clean maroon boards with Bright gilt titling to spine. Hinges sound. Previous owners name neatly written to front free endpaper. 190pp. Black and white photographs. Internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "Lyn Evans traces his father's life and career from a working-class background in Cwmbwrla, then a village on the outskirts of Swansea, through university to become teacher, author, lecturer and headmaster and a graduate of t... View more info

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Portrait of a Pioneer. A Biography of Howell Thomas Evans

By: EVANS, Lyn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Llandybie, Christopher Davies: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113766

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Clean maroon boards with Bright gilt titling to spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket is a little creased to the extremities, and to the inner flaps. NOT Price-clipped. Red titling to d/j spine VERY slightly lighter than that on the front d/j cover - negligible. All Hinges sound. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 190pp. Black and white photographs. Internally Clean, Tight and Bright. "Lyn Evans traces his father's life and career from a working-class background in Cwmbwrla, then a village on the outskirts of Swansea, through university to become teacher, author,... View more info

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GWYNFOR: Rhag Pob Brad

By: Evans, Rhys

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Ceredigion, Y Lolfa: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113640

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


As NEW, UNMARKED AND UNREAD. Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is not clipped. 544 pp. Illustrated in b/w. TEXT IN WELSH. "The first full coverage of the life of Gwynfor Evans. In addition to spanning seven decades of public life and political campaigning non-stop, there is also a gritty and honest picture of his personal life, which penetrates under the skin of this welsh icon to create a gripping portrait, of a politician and father..." . This book is overweight at 1.3 Kilos unpackaged and MAY require extra p... View more info

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Carmarthen Guide. A Guide to Carmarthen. Being No. 30 of the "Borough" Guides. Containing a Map of the District, 14 Pictures and Descriptive Letterpress.

By: Eyre Evans, Rev. Geo. (George)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Edward J. Burrow: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (?)

Seller ID: 108606

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


"Issued with the approval of the Carmarthen Town Council and the Carmarthen Chamber of Commerce". Sold by 'Edward Colby Evans, Bookseller and Stationer, 3, Guildhall Square, CARMARTHEN'. No Date - but from the photos and the numbers on the last page I am fairly sure this was a 1904 publication. Red thin stapled card covers with lettering in black and a gold border around the title 'Carmarthen' and an oval gilt heraldic device in the centre of the cover. A black lettered gilt bordered Advert for 'Masters & Co.' s' Clothing store at Waterloo House, Nott Square on the rear cover. There is... View more info

Social Life in Wales

By: Finnemore, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd: 1922

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 002385

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red boards with black titling to the spine and black decoration/titling to the front cover. Some stains/marks. Spine faded/rubbed, but lettering clear. Extremities rubbed. Corners and head/tail of spine chaffed/chipped and bumped with some small surface loss. Previous owners name written on reverse of frontispiece. Small part of the top blank corner torn off title page. Colour frontispiece. (xi) + 248 pp. With 57 illustrations four of them in colour. Selected by Robert J. Finch. No loss to text. Small tear to rear e/p. Overall a Clean and Tight copy. Internally clean and complete, but sold as ... View more info

Kynniver Llith a Ban

By: Fisher, John (edited By Late Chancellor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cardiff, The University of Wales Press Board: 1931

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 107567

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Rough cut pages. Scruffy green cloth covered boards, edges nibbled/rubbed, stains to rear board, spine faded. Overall covers are in a 'fair' condition. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Internally EXCELLENT. 223pp. Index to the chief words, notes on text - "facsimile reproduction of Salesbury's classic Welsh language text with Introduction and Notes in English." "William Salesbury (circs 1520-1584) was largely responsible for the first Welsh language translation of the New Testament. He was born at Llansannan and lived most of his life at Llanrwst, converting from Catholicism. The 'Kynniver Llith ... View more info