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The Valleys Call. A Self-Examination by People of the South Wales Valleys During the 'Year of the Valleys, 1974.'

By: Ballard Paul H. ; Erastus Jones

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ferndale, Ron Jones Publications: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112885

ISBN: 0950162329

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Green cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and with bright gilt titling and decoration to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. Some very pale spotting to the page fore-edges. There is also some very light wear to the dustjacket extremities - negligible. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FineThe Book is otherwise internally 'FINE' and there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 498 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps . Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as ... View more info

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Lewis Morris and the Cardiganshire Mines

By: BICK, David and Philip Wyn Davies

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114959

ISBN: 090715865X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Bought NEW and never read. FINE clean grey boards with bright gilt titling to spine. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dust-jacket. The dust-jacket is Not clipped. Illustrated endpapers. NO INSCRIPTIONS or Marks. Black and white portrait frontispiece of Lewis Morris. (x) + 89pp. Many b/w illustrations, maps, charts, etc, throughout, and a Large fold-out colour-tinted 'Plan of the Mannor of Perverth' at the end of the book. " Born in Anglesey in 1701, Lewis Morris was a surveyor who settled in Cardiganshire in 1742, producung a detailed report on the mines in the hill country to th... 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

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

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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

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The Non-Ferrous Mines of the South Wales Area. British Mining No18.

By: Foster-Smith J. R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sheffield, The Northern Mine Research Society.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M011377

ISBN: 0901450154

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A very good A4 sized card-cover book. Two areas on front cover top and bottom where (price and n/a? ) labels have been removed, otherwise the covers are generally in VG shape but discolouring. No other wear. Number 18 in the British Mining series of monographs. Internally NO inscriptions or other markings. 54 pages with 4 plates and 6 figures. Covers non-ferrous mines in Brecon, Carmarthen, Pembroke, Glamorgan & Monmouth. See Images. ; British Mining; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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The Mines of Montgomery & Radnorshire. British Mining No10.

By: Foster-Smith J. R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sheffield, The Northern Mine Research Society.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M011379

ISBN: 090145012X

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A near very good A4 sized card-cover book. One small area on front cover where label has been removed, otherwise minimal wear, just discolouration to the covers. Number 10 in the British Mining series of monographs. NO inscriptions or other markings. 41 pages with 6 illustrations/maps. See Images; British Mining; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

The Smelting of Copper in the Swansea District of South Wales from the Time of Elizabeth to the Present Day

By: Grant-Francis Col George, F.S.A

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London and Manchester, Henry Sotheran & Co. ,: 1881

Edition: Second Edition (Illustrated)

Seller ID: 112734

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original black quarter leather with gilt titling and green marbled paper covered boards, corners and edges very bumped and worn with loss of the paper showing through to the boards at the very edges. The leather spine is chipped and rubbed at the top edge, is splitting a little at the edges of the spine but secure and not too noticable, and has lost about an inch at the foot of the spine - but not affecting the Title which is all still present. Internally VERY Good, All hinges secure. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Green marbled endpapers - which match the covers. Half title, including (x) +... View more info

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A Llanelli Chronicle

By: Hughes, Gareth ( Compiled by )

Price: £12.00

Publisher: South Wales, Llanelli Borough Council: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113625

ISBN: 0906821029

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Clean red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Head and tail of spine bumped/turned-in but No damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is NOT clipped, but there is come crumpling/creasing to the top edges of the d/j and the spine of the d/j has some slight fading to the base colour of the spine (quite usual as the colour was a cherry-red which fades easily to 'pink') but all lettering, etc, is very clear. Top of d/j a little crumpled. ALL Hinges sound and the book is tight and very sound, but this is a very heavy book and the text block 'sways' a lit... View more info

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Twenty by Fourteen : A History of the South Wales Tinplate Industry, 1700-1961

By: Jenkins, Paul

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Llandyssul, Ceredigion, Wales, UK, Gomer Press.: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M011270

ISBN: 1859022030

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A very good 269 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Bright, clean, tight, both book and DJ virtually unworn. A few spots to the rear endpapers only o/w looks unused. First edition, first impression, hardback binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, bright gilt titling to the spine. 9'' x 6''. ISBN 1859022030. With monochrome photographs and illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings. Near Fine condition book, in Near Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust-jacket now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and loo... View more info

Lewis Morris

By: Jones, Alun R.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110813

ISBN: 070831922X

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Note that this edition is entirely in Welsh. Matt pictorial card covers. No Dustjacket, presumed as issued. There is a tiny white mark to the rear cover where a price-sticker has been removed, otherwise there are no Inscriptions or other Marks. (xii) + 265 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Notes; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "A biography of Lewis Morris, map-maker, duty collector and mineworks supervisor who was one of the foremost literary figures of 18th century Wales. "; Dawn Dweud; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Kidwelly Tinplate Works: A History.

By: Morris W. H.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, South West Wales, The Author.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M010313

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


READING/WORKING COPY only - Radiating for about six inches from bottom of spine is discolouration, yellowing, wrinkling and creasing caused, by having got wet at some time in the past. It does not affect the text/illustrations inside, tho the text block is wrinkled, and is reasonably innocuous o/w all is sound and clean, a perfectly good study copy. Undated, but as this book was written to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Works at Kidwelly - established in 1737 - the date has to be 1987/88 ? Apart from the old damp the book is otherwise unmarked, 34 pages. A well-researched work with man... View more info

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Kidwelly Tinplate Works: A History. (SIGNED Copy)

By: Morris W. H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, South West Wales, The Author.: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: M011265

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A near very good A4-sized card-covered stapled book. SIGNED by the Author - "With Best Wishes Bill Morris" - on the title page. The covers have some light shelfwear, edge discolouration and some very minor black spotting to bottom of front cover near spine which appears to be a printing defect, o/w sound and clean. Undated, but as this book was written to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Works at Kidwelly - established in 1737 - the date has to be 1987/88 ? Apart from the author's signature the book is otherwise unmarked, 34 pages. A well-researched work with many illustrations i... View more info

A History of the Pioneers of the Welsh Coalfield

By: Phillips Elizabeth

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Western Mail Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109815

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In publisher's original dark sea blue cloth covers, (oxidised) gilt titling to the spine. A little shelfwear = light 'rubbing/bumping' wear to the extremities. No dustjacket. 10'' x 6¼''. The page fore-edges are slightly browned and there is some VERY light foxing mainly to the endpapers/prelims only. A former owner's name (E. J. Lloyd) written in old ink on the front free endpaper. (viii) + 261 printed pages of text with b/w photographs throughout. The Title says it all! The contents include: - The Beginnings of Coal Mining; Sir Humphrey Mackworth and the Neath District; Quaker Ironmasters o... 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

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The Journal of the Pembrokeshire Historical Society. Number 6. 1994-1995

By: Turvey, Dr. Roger ( editor )

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, The Pembrokeshire Historical Society,: 1996

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113874

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial/lettered card covers. Slim booklet. Covers are VG + / NF = One small repaired chip to the head of the rear side of the spine. Very light small spots (light yellow) to the front cover.. Negligible. 96 pages, illustrated in b/w. Internally FINE. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Contents cover = 'Francis Jones - Dillwyn Miles' ; 'An Examination of the Scourfield Pedigree. - Derek F. Williams' ; ' Coal, Culm and Cresswell Quay: some aspects of the Pembrokeshire Coal Industry in the Eighteenth Century. - Martin Connop-Price' ; ' Orielton Versus Picton Castle: C... View more info