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Image for A Short History of Wales: Welsh Life and Customs from Prehistoric Times to the Present Day

A Short History of Wales: Welsh Life and Customs from Prehistoric Times to the Present Day

By: A. H. Dodd

Price: £5.15

Publisher: B T Batsford: 1988

Seller ID: 212527

ISBN: 0713414669

Condition: Good


paperback, pictorial card covers a little rubbed to extremities, front free endpaper soiled o/w a good tightly bound copy, text unmarked, b&w illustrations, 174pp View more info

Image for Up the Lamb - a fictional autobiography

Up the Lamb - a fictional autobiography

By: Ackerman, John

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Seren: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 183445

ISBN: 1854111876

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, 8vo, a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket, b&w plates, 125pp View more info

Image for Roland Mathias (Writers of Wales)

Roland Mathias (Writers of Wales)

By: Adams, Sam

Price: £6.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press: 1995

Seller ID: 183446

ISBN: 0708312853

Condition: Near Fine


a near fine paperback copy, 115pp View more info

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Gower Caves Survey

By: Allen, E E & Rutter, J G & thompson, A G

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Vaughan Thomas: 1946

Seller ID: 227099

Condition: Good


stapled paperback, paper lightly rippled else a good tightly bound copy, dated signature of a previous owner, the text remains unmarked, b&w illustrations, 30pp View more info

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Gower Caves Survey

By: Allen, E E & Rutter, J G & thompson, A G

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Vaughan Thomas: 1946

Seller ID: 227100

Condition: Good


stapled paperback, covers lightly soiled else a good tightly bound copy, dated signature of a previous owner, the text remains unmarked, b&w illustrations, 30pp View more info

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Gower Caves Survey : Part II

By: Allen, E E & Rutter, J G & Webber, T R

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Vaughan Thomas: 1948

Seller ID: 227101

Condition: Good


stapled paperback, covers lightly soiled & paper rippled else a good tightly bound copy, the text remains unmarked, b&w illustrations, pp 31-60 View more info

Image for A History of the Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Electric Railway Ltd.

A History of the Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Electric Railway Ltd.

By: Anderson, R.Claude

Price: £6.15

Publisher: Quail Map Co: 1968

Seller ID: 216980

ISBN: 0900609028

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback, pictorial card covers, a very good tightly bound copy, b&w illustrations, 28pp View more info

Image for Steam in Glamorgan and Gwent

Steam in Glamorgan and Gwent

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Railway Club of Wales: 1992

Seller ID: 202185

ISBN: 1871374014

Condition: Very Good


stapled large paperback, pictorial gloss card covers, short creasing to bottom edge of front cover, some minor fading to rear cover o/w a very good tightly bound clean and unmarked copy, b&w photographic plates, 48pp View more info

Image for A Short History of Pembroke Castle

A Short History of Pembroke Castle

By: Anon

Price: £4.65

Publisher: Western Telegraph: 1951

Edition: 8th edition

Seller ID: 202336

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback booklet a little age toned to pictorial covers but o/w a very well preserved copy, 36pp View more info

Image for Ffestiniog Railway - a traveller's guide

Ffestiniog Railway - a traveller's guide

By: Anon

Price: £4.65

Publisher: Ffestiniog Railway: 1984

Seller ID: 208146

Condition: Very Good


large stapled paperback, pictorial card covers, a very good tightly bound copy, colour illustrations, 20pp View more info

Image for Picturesque Wales

Picturesque Wales

By: Anon

Price: £28.50

Publisher: publisher unknown: 1900

Seller ID: 212497

Condition: Good


large portfolio with printed card covers, backstrip worn as are the woven cord ties, measuring 12" x 17" and consisting of a series of twelve mounted views of Wales - taken almost entirely from the north and north and north-west of the principality, undated but circa 1900 and without any additional bibliographic information other than 'The Dainty Series' printed at tail end of front cover, a good copy, uncommon. View more info

Image for EFRYDIAU BEIBLAIDD BANGOR Cyfrol Deyrnged 'r Athro Bleddyn Jones Roberts

EFRYDIAU BEIBLAIDD BANGOR Cyfrol Deyrnged 'r Athro Bleddyn Jones Roberts

By: Ap-thomas, D R

Price: £6.50

Publisher: John Penry: 1973

Seller ID: 127505

Condition: Very Good


hardback, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy, b&w frontis, 202pp View more info

Image for Memoirs of Henry Richard - the apostle of peace

Memoirs of Henry Richard - the apostle of peace

By: Appleton, Lewis

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Trubner & Co: 1889

Seller ID: 189034

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, blind stamped red cloth lettered gilt, small white mark to upper board, hinges starting but binding tight, previous owner details, advertisements to front and rear, 212 & iv pp View more info

Image for Memories

Memories

By: Archbishop of Wales [Arthur Edwards]

Price: £8.50

Publisher: John Murray: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 188056

Condition: Fair


hardback, blue cloth lettered gilt to spine, no jacket, corners bumped, upper hinge cracked, lacking front free endpaper, foxing to fore-edge, a good reading copy, b&w plates, 341pp View more info

Image for Journal of a Tour through North Wales and part of Shropshire with Observations in Mineralogy and Other Branches of Natural History

Journal of a Tour through North Wales and part of Shropshire with Observations in Mineralogy and Other Branches of Natural History

By: Arthur Aikin

Price: £125.00

Publisher: printed for J Johnson: 1797

Seller ID: 184200

Condition: Good


hardback, 8vo, contemporary paper covered sides with linen backstrip, hand written paper title to spine, pages not trimmed, rubbed and scuffed, linen backstrip worn, internally a very good clean text with folding plate just before Index, xvi, 231 [7] pp View more info

Image for Labour's Early Struggles in Swansea

Labour's Early Struggles in Swansea

By: Awbery, Stan

Price: £26.65

Publisher: Swansea Printers Ltd: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 215460

Condition: Good


paperback, printed card covers, faint water stain to tail end of spine, text unmarked, b&w illustrations, 128pp View more info

Image for Hills and Vales of the Black Mountain District on the borders of Brecon, Monmouth and Hereford

Hills and Vales of the Black Mountain District on the borders of Brecon, Monmouth and Hereford

By: Baker-Gabb, Richard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: T Pridgeon: 1976

Edition: reprinted edition

Seller ID: 210888

ISBN: 0859680274

Condition: Very Good


limp binding, foxing to closed page edges o/w a very good facsimile reprint of the 1913 edition, tightly bound, clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 81pp View more info

Image for Hills and Vales of the Black Mountain District on the borders of Brecon, Monmouth and Hereford

Hills and Vales of the Black Mountain District on the borders of Brecon, Monmouth and Hereford

By: Baker-Gabb, Richard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: T Pridgeon: 1976

Edition: reprinted edition

Seller ID: 214673

ISBN: 0859680274

Condition: Very Good


limp binding, faded to spine, mild spotting to closed page edges o/w a very good facsimile reprint of the 1913 edition, tightly bound, brief gift inscription to a previous owner o/w clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 81pp View more info

Image for Swansea and its Region

Swansea and its Region

By: Balchin, W G V (editor)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Univesrity College of Swansea for the British Association: 1971

Seller ID: 210419

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small 4to, a very good tightly bound copy in a torn pictorial dust wrapper, small stamp with previous owner details to front free endpaper, text clean and unmarked, plates, maps, charts etc, 391pp View more info

Image for This Land and People - a symposium on Christian and Welsh identity

This Land and People - a symposium on Christian and Welsh identity

By: Ballard, Paul H & Jones, D Huw (editors)

Price: £11.65

Publisher: University College, Cardiff: 1979

Seller ID: 215920

Condition: Fair


large paperback, covers creased and lightly soiled, corners rubbed, text unmarked, binding tight, 136pp View more info

Image for The Valleys Call, as elf-examination by people of the South Wales Valleys during the 'Year of the Valley', 1974

The Valleys Call, as elf-examination by people of the South Wales Valleys during the 'Year of the Valley', 1974

By: Ballard, Paul H & Jones, Erastus (editors)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Ron Jones Publications: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 188578

Condition: Very Good


hardback, foxing o/w a very good copy in a very good dust jacket, b&w plates, 498pp View more info

Image for The Age of Owain Gwynedd, an attempt at a connected account of the history of Wales from Decemeber 1135 to November, 1170

The Age of Owain Gwynedd, an attempt at a connected account of the history of Wales from Decemeber 1135 to November, 1170

By: Barbier, Paul

Price: £28.95

Publisher: David Nutt & John E Southall: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 226404

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small quarto, blue cloth lettered gilt, lightly rubbed to some extremities, a tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, small neat dated signature of a previous owner, 182pp View more info

Image for Who Was Saint Tudno? a short history, exploring the life and times of the man who gave Llandudno its name

Who Was Saint Tudno? a short history, exploring the life and times of the man who gave Llandudno its name

By: Barratt, Philip N

Price: £6.15

Publisher: Tan Y Craig Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 222972

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback booklet, a very good tightly bound copy, text unmarked and clean. View more info

Image for The Taming of the Dragon, Edward I and the Conquest of Wales

The Taming of the Dragon, Edward I and the Conquest of Wales

By: Bartlett, W B

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 223456

ISBN: 0750932171

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a near fine pictorial dust wrapper, signature of a previous owner else text is clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 228pp View more info

Image for Starling Benson of Swansea

Starling Benson of Swansea

By: Bayliffe, Dorothy M. & Harding, Joan N.

Price: £11.65

Publisher: D.Brown & Sons Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 208103

ISBN: 1872808425

Condition: Near Fine


paperback, pictorial card covers, a near fine tightly bound copy, clean and unmarked, b&w illustrations, 303pp View more info

Image for The Account of The Official Progress of His Grace Henry The First Duke of Beaufort through Wales in 1684

The Account of The Official Progress of His Grace Henry The First Duke of Beaufort through Wales in 1684

By: Beaufort, Henry

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Blades, East & Blades: 1888

Seller ID: 181932

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 4to, red cloth lettered gilt, gilt armorial to upper board, bevelled edges, subscription edition with a hand written dedication from the publisher on front free endpaper, tipped in catalogue entry to front free endpaper, edges untrimmed, rubbed at extremities, photo-lithography facsimile manuscript throughout, View more info

Image for North Wales : A Shell Guide

North Wales : A Shell Guide

By: Beazley, Elisabeth & Brett, Lionel

Price: £8.85

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1975

Seller ID: 189881

ISBN: 0571097561

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 4to, a very good clean & tightly bound copy in a price clipped well preserved dust jacket, now protected by a non-adhesive clear film sleeve, coloured frontis, b&w illustrations, coloured map, 151pp View more info

Image for North Wales : A Shell Guide

North Wales : A Shell Guide

By: Beazley, Elisabeth & Brett, Lionel

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1975

Seller ID: 223116

ISBN: 0571097561

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 4to, reprint of the first edition of the same year, a very good clean & tightly bound copy in a price clipped well preserved dust jacket that is lightly rubbed to some extremities, small label of a previous owner at head of front flap, coloured frontis, b&w illustrations, coloured map, 151pp View more info

Image for The Companion Guide to North Wales

The Companion Guide to North Wales

By: Beazley, Elisabeth & Howell, Peter

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Collins: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 209307

ISBN: 0002111993

Condition: Good


hardback, 8vo, brown cloth lettered gilt to spine, no dust wrapper, mild shelf wear and light fading to rear board, closed edges lightly spotted, text unmarked and clean, map to endpapers, b&w papers, 398pp View more info

Image for Welsh Pottery

Welsh Pottery

By: Bebb, Lynne

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 199587

ISBN: 0747803390

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback, booklet, pictorial gloss card covers, a very good copy, illustrated in colour and b&w, 40pp View more info