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Dock Leaves Michaelmas 1951. Volume Two, Number Six . A National Review in English of Welsh Arts and Letters.

By: Garlick Raymond (edited by) & Various Authors (Including R. S Thomas, Graham Sutherland, et al)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, The Editorial Committee: 1951

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 110429

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's lettered card covers.. No dustjacket as issued. Very Rusty Staples and the book is coming loose in its covers due to the rust having broken contact. The covers are a little rubbed/dusty - general shelfwear/storage - but in general are clean and the booklet is tight - if almost detached. This copy came from the Library of the late Arthur Giardelli the well known Artist, but is unascribed. Internally No inscriptions or marks. 52 pp. Unillustrated. This self termed 'Welsh Literary Review' publishes poetry, art and literature, mainly relating to or by Wales/Anglo-Welsh ... View more info

Travel Notes. New Poems

By: GARLICK, Raymond

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Wales, GWASG GOMER: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106302

ISBN: 0863837344

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Spine slightly faded, covers clean, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 64pp, CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT.; 106302; 8vo View more info

Giraldi Cambrensis Opera. Volume IV. (In the Series - Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores or Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland During the Middle Ages) Itinerarium Kambriae Et Descriptio Kambriae

By: Geraldus Cambrensis (Gerald Of Wales; Giraldi Cambrensis) edited by James F. Dimock

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer: 1868

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 108638

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Glossery I of Unusual words, and Glossery II of Names of Persons and Places. Index. ALL hinges secure and tight. Overall a Very Good tight and bright copy. ; Volume Four only. This volume contains the 'Itinerarium Kambriae et Descriptio Kambriae', (An Itinerary through Wales and A Description of Wales and its Peoples. ). Large 8vo. In a series also known as 'The Rolls Series'. In contemporary quarter brown (? Pseudo) Morocco with gilt titling, over black paper-covered boards. No Dustjacket. The paper edges of the boards are pretty rubbed and chafed with the board showing through at the corners... View more info

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Wales and the Reformation. (SIGNED Copy)

By: Glanmor Williams.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press.: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: M010656

ISBN: 0708315429

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A Near Fine large format paperback book, virtually unworn, one smudge to the page fore-edge, o/w could pass for new. A large stamped former owner's label on the half title page, together with a Dedication to the owner on the top of the same page by the Author, SIGNED "...Glanmor". No other inscriptions or marks that I can see. An excellent clean, tight copy. (xii) + 440pp. 14 chapters, conclusion, bibliography, index, no illustrations. Another work from the acknowledged master of the Welsh historical scene, densely informative. A Near 'As New' Signed copy. See Images; 8vo 8" - 9&#... View more info

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Richard Hughes. A Biography

By: Graves, Richard Perceval

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114332

ISBN: 0233988432

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


NEAR AS NEW! ! Bue cloth-covered Boards with Bright Gilt titling. In the original publishers' pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket NOT Price clipped. NO INSCRIPTIONS or Marks. Just some very light uniform 'toning' to the page edges as often found with age/type of paper - but I also have another copy for sale which has much darker edges - The endpapers are clear and white and obviously printed on a different paper stock. This copy is Near Fine/FINE. The biography and exciting life of this enigmatic Welsh author, a poet, playwright, actor-manager, adventurer and popular author of 'A High Wind in Jam... View more info

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Richard Hughes. A Biography

By: Graves, Richard Perceval

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114333

ISBN: 0233988432

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Blue cloth-covered boards with Bright Gilt titling. In the original publishers' pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket NOT Price clipped, but has one neatly closed tear to the rear corner. Just some yellowing uniform 'toning' to the page edges as often found with age/type of paper - The endpapers are clear and white and obviously printed on a different paper stock. The biography and exciting life of this enigmatic Welsh author, a poet, playwright, actor-manager, adventurer and popular author of 'A High Wind in Jamaica'. Friend to many celebrities, particularly the literary and artistic giants of the... View more info

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Welsh Ceramics in Context, Part II. (Limited Edition of 800 Copies Only - of Which Only 200 Are Hardback)

By: Gray, Jonathan (edited by)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Swansea, Royal Institution of South Wales (With Support From the City and County of Swansea): 2005

Edition: 1st Edition (Limited Edition); First Printing

Seller ID: 119593

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


A NEW, MINT, Unused copy. LIMITED EDITION of 800 copies only, of which ONLY 200 are HARD BOUND. This is one of the 200 Hardcover copies. A Stated First Impression, the book is FINE, clean, bright and tight with sharp corners and has NO Inscriptions or Marks. (12) + 352 pp. All pages printed on bright, clear, glossy 'art' paper, and is profusely illustrated throughout with mainly full colour, and some b/w, illustrations/photos, etc. Bound in a black glossy pseudo 'leather-look' with bright gilt titling to the spine. Along with its companion volume one, this book continues it's comprehensive cov... View more info

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Emyr Humphreys A Postcolonial Novelist?

By: Green, Diane

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2009

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 114799

ISBN: 0708322174

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


A REVIEW copy with the loose Review insert from the University of Wales. Looks Unread. A FINE/As NEW copy in the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Smooth uncreased spine. Internally excellent. No Inscriptions or Marks. (7) + 290 pp. Unillustrated. Contents cover: - Preface; 9 Chapters ; Notes; A Select Bibliography of Emyr Humphrey's Fiction and Essays ; A Select Bibliography of Writing on Emyr Humphrey's Works; Bibliography. Index. An AS New Copy . See Images. ; Writing Wales In English; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Swansea Clocks. Watch and Clockmakers of Swansea and District (Llanelli, Llandeilo, Neath)

By: Greenlaw, Joanna

Price: £14.49

Publisher: Llandybie, S. Wales, UK, The Author (Joanna Greenlaw): 1997

Edition: 1st Edition (Limited Edition of 1000 only)

Seller ID: 119569

ISBN: 0953154904

Condition: New with no dust jacket


FINE, MINT, UNUSED, NEW copy. Glossy pictorial card covers. 123pp, Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings and 12pp colour plates. Contents cover: - Introduction. The Area. The Measurement of Time. A Brief Account of Horology in Wales. Clock Cases. Longcase Clock Dials. The Clockmaker's Tools. The Clockmaker's Workshop and his Day. The Clockmaker's Apprentice. Care of Clocks; Buying and Selling. Comprehensive List of Watch and Clockmakers in Swansea and District. Appendix. This is a Limited Edition - the late author only published 1000 copies. The copies I have for sale came from her Est... View more info

The New Wales: Some Aspects of National Idealism with a Plea for Welsh Home Rule.

By: Griffith Gwilym O.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Hugh Evans & Sons: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110061

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's thin brown, black lettered/decorated, card covers. A little tearing /loss to the spine and corners. A neatly repaired closed tear to the title page. Some foxing spots here and there, and some 'turned'/creased corners o/w No Inscriptions or Marks. Introduction/Preface by E. T. John Esq. , M. P. (Author of 'Home Rule for Wales'). (vi) + 98 pp + 6 pp (Books Published by Hugh Evans & Sons). Contents include: - 'The New Nationalism'; ' Music and Poetry in the New Wales'; 'Welsh Home Rule'; 'Home Rule and Rural Development'; 'Railway Reform'; 'Wales and the Kropotkin Idea... View more info

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The New Wales: Some Aspects of National Idealism with a Plea for Welsh Home Rule.

By: Griffith Gwilym O.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Hugh Evans & Sons: 1913

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: M007669

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A very good paperback book without inscriptions or other marks. Brown card covers tiltled/lettered in black. Clean and tight, some creasing and whole book a little wavy from storage, roughly opened at the top edge, which is dusty, but o/w virtually unworn, unused. (vi) + (2) + 98 pp with a (6pp) Book catalogue at the end. A Plea for Welsh freedom, freedom for the first of the colonies of the English... Introduction/Preface by E. T. John Esq. , M. P. (Author of 'Home Rule for Wales'). (vi) + 98 pp + 6 pp (Books Published by Hugh Evans & Sons). Contents include: - 'The New Nationalism'; ' Music ... View more info

Crwydro Llydaw

By: Griffiths, Gwyn

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Abertawe (swansea), Christopher Davies: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112232

ISBN: 0715403877

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Welsh Language Book. Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are minimal Ex-Library Markings. These include a library number written in blue pen onto the bottom of the cloth spine and the remnants of a sticker removed from the dustjacket spine. There are also stamps to the front free-endpaper and to the publisher's details page. There are smudge marks, edge-wear and tears to the dustjacket covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 300 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates. Index. Overall,... View more info

City of Swansea Challenges and Change

By: Griffiths, Ralph A. (Edited by)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Far Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109120

ISBN: 0862996767

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Black cloth with bright gilt lettering on the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket - a colour photograph of the 'Lighthouse Tower' sculpture which stands on the promenade of the Maritime Quarter. The d/j shows a very little 'shelfwear' and has one tiny chip with loss to the bottom of the rear cover but o/w is VG/Near Fine. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. A b/w 18th century map of the Swansea area is on the front and back end-papers. No Inscriptions or Marks. (x) + 346 pp. Illustrated in b/w with 8 figures, 18 maps and 135 plates. "The book is a portrait of Swansea at th... View more info

Lloyd George: The Last Best Hope of the British Empire. The 1997 David Lloyd George Memorial Lecture Delivered At Llanystumdwy, 18 June 1997.

By: Grigg, John

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Caernarfon, Cyngor Gwynedd Council Caernarfon: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112675

ISBN: 0901337714

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Cream card covers with black titling to the front cover. No dustjacket, as issued. There is a former owner's small name and address sticker to the top corner of the title page. There are a couple of tiny negligible scratch marks to the front cover, Otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (4) + 14 pp. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "A study of David Lloyd George's contribution on the world stage as an Imperial Statesman during the first half of the 20th century, a lecture delivered on the life and career of Earl Dwyfor. "; ta... View more info

The Antiquities of England and Wales . Vol. VII. New Edition. The WALES Section.

By: Grose Francis

Price: £220.00

Publisher: London, Hooper and Wigstead: 1797

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 111100

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


FRONT BOARD DETACHED - Otherwise the covers are in Good condition overall, but internally the book is VG. Full (small diamond patterned) leather with gilt titling and decorative panels to the spine. Gilt patterned borders to the front and rear covers. Some marks to the covers/rubbed through corners. 4 Raised bands to the spine. The spine is splitting along the rear edge and chipped to the head/tail of the spine. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers with the heraldic bookplate of George and Florence Gould. Initials 'G G' on the second ffep. An Engraved Title page with an oval vignette. Followed... View more info

Y Llenor Cylchgrawn Chwarterol Dan Nawdd Cymdeithasau Cymraeg y Colegau Cenedlaethol. Cyfrol XXIII. rhif 1 a 2. Gwanwyn Haf 1944

By: Gruffydd, W. J. (editor/author)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Caerdydd, Hughes A'i Fab: 1944

Seller ID: 004381

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Contents include; Barddoniaeth... Y Parch, Thomas Rhys (W J Gruffydd); Y Dyn A wyr (J Ellis Williams); Anghydffurfiaeth A'R Trefi (Iorwerth C Peate); Traul Afraid, twr o lyfrau (Olwen Llewelyn Walters); Bore Cymun (Amy Parry-Williams) etc etc. Card covers dusty, spine chipped at head/tail.Welsh text. NO INSCRIPTIONS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 004381; 4to View more info

Y Llenor Cylchgrawn Chwarterol Dan Nawdd Cymdeithasau Cymraeg y Colegau Cenedlaethol. Cyfrol XXVIII. Rhif 2. Haf 1949

By: Gruffydd, W. J; and Morgan, T. J.(editor/author)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Caerdydd, Hughes A'i Fab: 1949

Seller ID: 004382

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Contents include; Barddoniaeth (poetry by) Ei Ddau Gyfaill (Wil Ifan); Y Bardd (T H Parry Williams), Atgofion W J Gruffydd, Iorwerth C Peate; Ymadawiad Arthur (Thomas Parry); T Gwynn Jones Fel Cyfieithydd (Sir Idris Bell); Yr Elfen Feirniadol Ym Marddoniaeth T Gwynn Jones (T J Morgan) etc etc. Card covers dusty, spine chipped at head/tail.Welsh text. NO INSCRIPTIONS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 004382; 4to View more info

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The Mabinogion Illustrated by Alan Lee

By: Guest Lady Charlotte (Translated, with Notes, by)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers: 2000

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 119600

ISBN: 0261103911

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Bound in FINE scarlet-red boards with really bright gilt titling and gilt illustration to the spine, with a very bright gilt 'celtic' illustration to the front board. The slightest 'softening' to the top front corner - negligible. In the original publisher's Alan Lee illustrated pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is Not price-clipped (original price £25), and has some slight, small, shelfwear smudges/scratches/tiny edge creases which are only seen if held up to the light, and the d/j is now in a new protective, clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover, and looks near As New. FIRST EDITION... View more info

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The Goblin's Moonlight Walk

By: Gulston, Josepha Heath (Talbot Gwynne)

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Derwen Mansion, Llandeilo, South West Wales, Privately Printed,: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113746

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Original Pictorial Card Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition 1844. Privately Printed 1844. 4to, 9 pp + (1) pp, plus 6 plates printed on tinted paper, drawn and lithographed by the author, pagination of the illustrations corresponds to the relevant page in the text. Title-page printed in red and black on glazed paper, original black printed, lithographed, pictorial (front cover only) card wraps, gilt edges. The spine is fragile but holding (old 1840s glue! ). As far as I know I hold the remaining copies that were originally in store by the Author at Derwen Mansion. The card stock used for ... View more info

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ST PETER'S CHURCH, CARMARTHEN, from King Street. ORIGINAL Antique Vignette Steel Engraving on Mid-Victorian Notepaper. Antique Steel Engraved Print

By: H. White & Sons

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Engraved and Published By H. White & Sons. Printers, Booksellers, and Stationers.: 1859

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114832

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An Original Antique two-fold sheet of Mid-Victorian Notepaper - Unused/Not written on - with a large black and white vignette steel engraved view of St Peter's Church, Carmarthen, as a 'Header'. No date shown, but the H. White is known to be Hannah White & Sons, Printers, Booksellers, and Stationers. Hannah was working from c. 1801 to 1860. The first and last pages have some lightish edge discolourations/stains and creasing on the unused, blank sections, but not affecting the image, which is a clean, bright image depicting the Church of St Peters and some adjacent houses, with a coach and hors... View more info