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1 ALLEN, Bob ON FOOT IN SNOWDONIA: THE BEST HILL WALKS AND SCRAMBLES FROM CADAIR IDRIS TO THE CARNEDDAU
London Michael Joseph 1993 0718135636 / 9780718135638 First Edition Hard Cover 
Landscape large octavo, laminated pictorial boards, x + 228pp., profusely illustrated. Ripple in text block, previous light moisture, cosmetic only. A clean and sound copy, little-used, if at all. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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2 An Owner of Welsh Land HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY OF WALES, FOR THE YOUNG
London Jarrold & Sons Hard Cover 
Small octavo, red cloth, decorations in gilt and blind, floral endpapers, 142pp., adverts. Spine darkened and with closed tears, wear at edges and at head and tail, minimal loss; very slight and inextensive internal foxing. A sound copy, text clean. Not dated, adverts. for 1888. Corner of old letterhead loosely inserted, on which, in pen: "To Robert/with love from/Granny - /The History of Wales"/written by Cousin Jane Harding/She owned land in Wales, & hoped/to find gold there some day." In same hand at title page: (Jane Harding - aunt of Robin Butler/& son of George & Charlotte/Butler." 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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3 AP TALFAN, Aneirin WELSH FOLK VERSES TRANSLATED FOR M.M.J.
Llandysul Gwasg Gomer 1942 Limited Edition Hard Cover 
Slim, small octavo, green cloth (original wraps removed) with rough paste-down printed labels at front board, 13pp., Welsh text with English translation facing. Very minor soiling and slight discoloration at cloth, a little internal foxing. A sound copy. Signed/limited, 18/50. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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4 ARNOT, R. Page THE MINERS: YEARS OF STRUGGLE
London George Allen & Unwin 1953 First Edition Hard Cover 
Large octavo, red half calf, gilt, slightly raised bands, colour fronts., 567pp., mono. illustrations. Strongly-bound, and with no remarkable wear, pages slightly tanned. A nice, presentable copy. 
Price: 40.00 EUR
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5 BARBER, Chris (ed.) HANDO'S GWENT: A CENTENARY TRIBUTE TO FRED HANDO THE ARTIST/HISTORIAN OF GWENT (vol. I)
Abergavenny Blorenge Books 2000 0951044451 / 9780951044452 Soft Cover 
Quarto, stiff pictorial wraps, 200pp., profusely illustrated in line. Extremely minor wear only. A near-fine copy. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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6 BLANDFORD, Steve (ed.) WALES ON SCREEN
Bridgend Seren 2000 1854112481 / 9781854112484 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, 188pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Extremely minor wear only. A near-fine copy. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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7 BRITNELL, W.J., and SAVORY, H.N. GWERNVALE AND PENYWYRLOD: TWO NEOLITHIC LONG CAIRNS IN THE BLACK MOUNTAINS OF BRECKNOCK
The Cambrian Archaeological Association 1984 First Edition Soft Cover 
Cambrian Archaeological Monographs No. 2. Tall quarto, bright green pictorial wraps, viii + 163pp., line drawings, plans (some folding). A fine copy. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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8 BRYNMOR-JONES, D., WILLIAMS, W. Llewelyn, BRYANT, D., PHILLIPS, J. Leoline, and PROSSER, Howell HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF GLAMORGAN: A SERIES OF PAPERS READ BEFORE THE GLAMORGAN SOCIETY, LONDON
London: Western Mail 1912 Hardcover 
Two volumes in one, small octavo, brown cloth, gilt, xx + 63pp. and 136pp. Volume 1 is second edition. Slight wear at corners. Stamps of Ystalyfera County School at endpapers and p.23., remains of accession label at spine. Good, clean, sound. 
Price: 22.00 EUR
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9 BUND, J.W. Willis THE CELTIC CHURCH OF WALES
London D. Nutt 1897 First Edition Hard Cover 
Large octavo, very dark green cloth, gilt title and rules at spinevii + 533pp. + 32pp. adverts., untrimmed. Shaken (a few weakened joints, not fully split, nothing detached; some marginalia/underlining, mostly pencil, not particularly heavy or extensive; any foxing almost wholly confined to prelims. and adverts. Binding reasonably clean, gilt fairly bright. Good, usable. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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10 CARR, A.D. MEDIEVAL ANGLESEY
Llangefni Anglesey Antiquarian Society 1982 Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 373pp., mono. illustrations, maps. Title and publisher faded at spine, still visible, otherwise a very good, sound copy, little-used, and in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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11 CHRISTIANSEN, Rex THE CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS: PORTRAIT OF A WELSH RAILWAY NETWORK
Shepperton Ian Allan Ltd 1999 0711026912 / 9780711026919 First Edition. Hard Cover 
Quarto, laminated pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers, 112pp., profusely illustrated in mono. Minimal wear. A near-fine copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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12 CORNWELL, John RHONDDA CYNON TAFF COLLIERIES
Ashbourne Landmark Publishing 2008 1843064618 / 9781843064619 First Edition Soft Cover 
Slim large octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, 96pp. illustrated throughout in mono. Very light corner/edgewear. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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13 DAVIES, B.L. HUGH OWEN 1804-1881
Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru/University of Wales Press 1977 0708306411 / 9780708306413 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, dark blue wraps, portrait fronts., 97pp., mono. photos. Text in parallel Welsh/English. Very slight wear at wraps. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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14 DAVIES, Hazel Walford (ed.) STATE OF PLAY: FOUR PLAYWRIGHTS OF WALES
Llandysul Gomer Press 1998 1859025749 / 9781859025741 First Edition Soft Cover 
Large octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, xxvi + 444pp., mono. photo. illustrations. A few little bumps, creases, edge-wear, but no significant defects. A very good, sound copy. Greg Cullen, Dic Edwards, Edward Thomas and Charles Way. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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15 DAVIES, Rhys A BED OF FEATHERS
London The Mandrake Press First Edition Hard Cover Lionel Ellis 
Small octavo, quarter black cloth, paper title label (clean and bright), faux snakesin boards, woodcut fronts., 93pp. No dustwrapper, contents lightly tanned, extermely slight wear only. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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16 DAVIES, Tudor COFIO TECWYN 'PREGETHAWR DAN ENEINIAD' Y PARCH. D. TECWYN EVANS, M.A., D.D. 1876-1957
Caernarfon Gwasg Pantycelyn 2002 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Large octavo, 384pp., mono. illustrations. Very minor wear at dustwrapper. An apparently unused copy, near-fine. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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17 DEMPSEY, Thomas RICHARD GWYN MAN OF MAELOR: MARTYR OR TRAITOR?
Bolton The Catholic Printing Company of Farnworth 1970 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, white pictorial wraps, 44pp., portrait illustrations. Wraps a little browned, but no remarkable wear. A sound copy. Included in price: Oswald J. Murphy pamphlet, Blessed Richard Gwyn: Schoolmaster and Martyr, 23pp., with very slight soiling at colour-illustrated wrap, lower panel. 
Price: 11.50 EUR
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THE BOOK OF THE PRINCES OF WALES, HEIRS TO THE CROWN OF ENGLAND, DR. DORAN
18 DR. DORAN THE BOOK OF THE PRINCES OF WALES, HEIRS TO THE CROWN OF ENGLAND
London Richard Bentley 1860 Full-Leather 
Octavo, dark purple half-calf, gilt title and decorations in six compartments, marbled endpapers and edges, fronts., 539pp, text in four parts: Book I: Princes of Wales of the House of Plantagenet; Book II: Princes of Wales of the Houses of Lancaster and York; Book III: Princes of Wales of the House of Tudor; Book IV: Princes of Wales of the House of Stuart. Extremely light and inextensive rubbing at calf, light foxing/smudging at endpapers, some margins, and at prelims minor staining at fronts., text scarcely affected. A firmly bound, presentable copy. 
Price: 65.00 EUR
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19 EDWARDS, John LLANELLI: STORY OF A TOWN
Derby Breedon Books 2001 185983258X / 9781859832585 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Signed by Author
Quarto, 183pp., mono. illustrations. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Signed/inscribed at title. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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THE TEXT OF THE BOOK OF LLAN DĀV REPRODUCED FROM THE GWYSANEY MANUSCRIPT, EVANS, J. Gwenogvryn, and RHYS, John
20 EVANS, J. Gwenogvryn, and RHYS, John THE TEXT OF THE BOOK OF LLAN DĀV REPRODUCED FROM THE GWYSANEY MANUSCRIPT
Aberystwyth The National Library of Wales 1979 0901833878 / 9780901833877 Facsimile Hard Cover 
Large octavo, red cloth, gilt title and plain gilt rules at spine, fronts., li + 428pp., illustrations, some folding. No dustwrapper, no defects. A fine copy. 
Price: 70.00 EUR
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