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Hitler's Diplomat Joachim Von Ribbentrop (Introduction by Tom Wolfe)

By: Weitz, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Giant: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 110104

ISBN: 0753800039

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Large format paperback, In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. The page fore-edges have a few marks = negligible. One crease line to the centre of the spine o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks. Introduction by Tom Wolfe. (xv) + 336 pp; Black and White illustrations. Notes; Addendum; Select Bibliography; Index. Overall A Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'Fine' copy. " 'Hitler's Diplomat' provides a window onto a side of Nazi Germany that... View more info

Entertaining Eric Letters from the Home Front 1941-44

By: Wells, Maureen

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Imperial War Museum: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002373

ISBN: 0901627410

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


NO INSCRIPTIONS. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Silver titling to spine, pictorial wraps. 176 pp. with a portrait, photographs, and other small line drawings in the text. with 2 cartoons by Marc,To keep up his morale during World War II, the author wrote more than 300 amusing letters to her Australian boyfriend while he was posted to the Middle East, describing her life as a billeting officer, and her life in the Wrens as courier delivering secret messages and as a stoker. CLEAN T... View more info

De Gaulle . A Political Biography Enlarged and Updated

By: Werth Alexander

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1966

Edition: New US Edition (Enlarged and Updated)

Seller ID: 110167

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The present American Edition is an Enlarged and Updated version of this book that originally appeared in England in October 1965 - the whole final chapter has been especially re-written so as to include the crucial story of the French Presidential Election of December 1965. Black cloth boards with gilt titling to the spine and to the front cover. Very slight 'rubbing' to the titling. In the Original Publisher's decorated dustjacket. Some blue staining to the d/j's rear c... View more info

John Wesley in Wales 1739-1790. Entries from His Journal and Diary Relating to Wales. Edited, with an Introduction, by A. H. Williams

By: Wesley John; Williams A. H. (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112523

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Dark Green Boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated/pictorial dustjacket. Despite its status as an Ex-Library copy there are NO Library markings to the outside of the covers or dustjacket. Inside on the front endpapers are some traces of removed labels, a 'Discarded' stamp and a small (1.75 cm in diameter) round library stamp. The rear endpaper also has one small circular library stamp and 'Stack 8/91' stamped/written on. A smal... View more info

The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne with Observations on Various Parts of Nature and the Naturalist's Calendar. Edited, with Notes, by Sir William Jardine.

By: White Gilbert

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited: 1905

Edition: Reprint (New Edition)

Seller ID: 112115

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This copy bound in a most Attractive Prize Binding - Full leather - A lovely polished Tree Calf leather prize binding for Hull Grammar School, with the School Arms, Border and Edge decoration in Bright Gilt on the covers, with five raised bands and rich gilt decoration in the compartments on the spine, with a black leather title label lettered in gilt. There is some slight wear to the covers/edges/corners and perhaps the slight start of a very small outer split half an i... View more info

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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selbourne in the County of Southampton. The Standard Edition by E. T. Bennett. Thoroughly Revised, with Additional Notes. by James Edmund Harting F. L. S. , F. Z. S

By: White Gilbert (Thoroughly Revised, with Additional Notes. by James Edmund Harting)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Bickers and Son,: 1880

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 114652

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


"THIRD EDITION With Ten Letters Not Included in any other Edition of the Work. Illustrated with Engravings by Thomas Bewick and Others." . In a beautiful red/gilt pictorial cloth binding - Binders label at the end = "Bound by W. Bone and Son, Fleet Street, London". The spine is slightly patchy and faded, losing a little of the gilt circle only around the Publishers logo at the foot of the spine. Head and tail of the spine are lightly 'crushed' from storag... View more info

C. S. Lewis the Boy Who Cronicled Narnia. a Biography

By: White, Michael

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Abacus: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 106457

ISBN: 0349116253

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Appears unread, NO PRICE CLIPPED, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 268pp, black/white illus, "...revealing account of Lewis's life, acclaimed biographer Michael White shows how his complex persona...and the tragedies of his life led him to create one of the best loved series of books yet written." EXCELLENT COPY, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 106457; 8vo View more info

The Years of the Sky Kings

By: Whitehouse Arch

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 110305

Condition: Very Good- in Fine dust jacket


Grey boards with red titling to the spine. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. Dustjacket is not price-clipped. The covers have a couple of small marks, old thin lines of sellotape glue only, (? These may be able to be removed). The top and bottom page edges are lightly foxed - negligible. No Inscriptions or Marks. 334pp. Apart from the sellotape and slight foxing this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'Fine' copy. "The Story of the pl... View more info

Writing the Future Lazamon's Prophetic History

By: Wickham-Crowley, Kelley M.

Price: £35.50

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108539

ISBN: 0708317146

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Dark Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. The corners are sl. 'bumped'. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket." Dustjacket is Not clipped. (viii + (2) + 182 pp. Lazamon's Brut - a twelfth-century verse history of Britain from its supposed foundation by Brutus to the seventh-century Cadwalader - is the first major work in English after the Norman Conquest and also marks the first appearance of the Arthurian legends in English. Previous Brut sc... View more info

SAAT: The Native Slave-Boy of Khartoum. One of Sir Samuel Baker's Expedition to the Albert Nyanza

By: Wilkinson, The Right Rev. Bishop

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108740

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Original red cloth binding with black lettering, and black vignette of the little slave boy to the front board. Very good copy with a little general wear to the boards which are slightly marked here and there and has some spotting on the rear board, but overall VG minus. 74 pp + 6 pages of the SPCK publisher's book adverts. A b/w frontispiece line drawn illustration of Khartoum, and b/w decorative chapter headpieces. The book has a printed dedication from the Bishop on t... View more info

John Frost. A Study in Chartism.

By: Williams David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press Board: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113050

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's (brick-red) cloth boards with gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. The base colour to the spine is very lightly sunned/faded but all lettering/titling is still clear and bright. A couple of small (? Ink) spots above the title. Internally the front free endpaper and half title have some foxing spotting but the rest of the book completely free of any marks/foxing. No Inscriptions or Marks. (14) + 355 pp. Black and white portrait frontispiec... View more info

Transit over Roadways, Waterways and Railways in its Relation to the Commercial Development of the Country, with a Special Reference to the County of Glamorgan (Transit and Commerce Illustrated)

By: Williams W. E.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Swansea, South Wales Daily Post: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113112

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


In the original black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front board. Base colour to the spine and edges of the boards faded slightly, but not the lettering. There is a small split (1cm) to the foot of the edge of the spine and a couple of small chips to the top of the spine. The corners are lightly bumped, but the bottom front corner is more heavily bumped with a little loss to the cloth. Overall the boards are Very Clean and Tight. All Hinges Secure... View more info

Atgofion Am John Pugh . Sylfaenydd Symudiad Ymosodol Y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd

By: Williams, Annie Pugh

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Llandysul, Gwasg Gomer: (1944)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112283

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Welsh Language Text. Grey paper boards with black titling on a white cloth spine. No Dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are light speckle marks to the boards and the former owner has written their name and date in blue ink to the front free-endpaper. There are NO other inscriptions or marks. 68 pp. Illustrated with one b/w frontispiece of John Pugh. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure,' Very Good Plus' copy. "The Calvinistic Methodist minister John Pugh (18... View more info

Carmarthen (Ottakar's Local History)

By: Williams, Dominic (compiled by)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Stroud, Tempus: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113198

ISBN: 0752426702

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


This copy is SIGNED by Two of the Contributors to the book with Two ink Signatures above the half-title - W. L. Davies (Author of 'Growing up in Carmarthen') and Marion Davies (Author of 'Rees Davies'). In the original publisher's FINE unmarked pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. As New apart from a former owner's small gold name and address sticker on the corner of the reverse of the front cover. Internally Fine. 128 pages. Illustrated throughout in b/w with... View more info

Some Studies of Elizabethan Wales (SIGNED Copy)

By: Williams, E. Roland

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Newtown, The Welsh Outlook Press: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 113160

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Presented and SIGNED by the Author on the front free endpaper. In the original bluey cloth bound boards with (faded) gilt titling to the spine (titling is readable but not bright). As always with this title the blue cloth has faded to all surfaces and particularly to the spine and edges. A light 'ring' mark on the front board. The corners are lightly 'bumped' but NO damage and All hinges are tight and overall the covers are sound and tight. Good Plus. No dustjacket. Firs... View more info

Parting Mist A Recollection (Signed Copy - with a Letter from His Wife)

By: Williams, Harold Edgar

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Swansea, Published By the Author (Harold E. Williams): 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 110071

ISBN: 0953794806

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. Very minor creasing to the covers - but negligible. SIGNED by the Author "With Every Good Wish. Harold E. Williams. March 2000". There is also a (loose) letter enclosed from the Author's wife thanking the buyer for buying the book for her parents, and on the blank reverse of the front cover a note " From Sian Easter 2000". Apart from this there are No other Inscriptions or ... View more info

Meddygon Myddfai

By: Williams, John Ab Ithel (edited by) (Erroneously Given As John Pughe)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Felinfach, Wales, Llanerch Press: 1993

Edition: First thus (Facsimile Reprint)

Seller ID: 111767

ISBN: 1897853122

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A Facsimile Reprint of the WELSH TEXT 'Meddygon Myddfai' which was first published in 'The Physicians of Myddfai' published in Llandovery in 1861, (which book was translated into English by John Pughe, and who in fact is shown as the Author of this title in error on the cover - however there is a note in the book to the effect that the work was EDITED by John Ab Ithel Williams, but Translated by Pughe. ) In the original publishers' decorated card covers. 298 pp. The cove... View more info

Syr John Morris-Jones 1864-1929

By: Williams, John Lasarus

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Llyfrau Lleiniog, John L. Williams (Printed By O. Jones, Llangefni): 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108776

ISBN: 0952526727

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's sage green, printed black, pictorial card covers. Slight rubbing to the very tips of the corners. There is a former owner's name and date to the foot of the half-title. 78 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white. TEXT IN WELSH. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright near 'As New' copy. "Sir John Morris-Jones: - Born Oct. 17, 1864, Llandrygarn, Anglesey, Wales. Died April 16, 1929, Bangor, Caernarvonshire. Teacher, scholar,... View more info

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A Wider Sky (SIGNED Copy TOGETHER with a Loose Initialled PRINT of a Horseman)

By: Williams, Kyffin

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Llandysul, ( Dyfed ) Wales, UK, Gomer Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114015

ISBN: 0863837573

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


A SIGNED 1st Edition, 1st Impression, copy, which ALSO INCLUDES a loose (8vo = book sized) initialled print of a (Patagonian? ) horseman on a folded sheet of paper, identical to the paper the book is printed on - the image is the one as printed on the title page of the book, but larger. I am unsure as to whether the initials are printed or ink - they are a different colour to the print? . In Tan cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. The book in the ... View more info

Glamorgan Historian Volume Eight (8)

By: Williams, Stewart

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barry, Glamorgan, Stewart Williams Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113065

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


No Date (c 1970/72 ? ) Tan Brown Textured cloth boards, with Bright gilt lettering to spine and front cover. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. Dustjacket NOT Price clipped. Internally Excellent BUT the endpapers (both ends) are printed on pretty low grade paper, hence these pages only have browned considerably and slightly affected the following and the previous pages respectively ONLY. 224pp. 59 b & w illustrations, incl. Photos, maps, plans, drawings an... View more info