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Image for How I Saw It - A Stroll Thro' Old Cardiff Bay

How I Saw It - A Stroll Thro' Old Cardiff Bay

By: Cooke, Harry "Shipmate"

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Butetown History & Arts Centre: 1995

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16334


Paperback, 209mm x 147mm , 104pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Jack Sullivan. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is bright and clean with little or no wear. "Combining history and humour, poetry and prose, this book is a perceptive insider's view of life in old Cardiff Docklands." Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Glamorgan, navy, merchant, docks View more info

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Saints and Stones - A Guide to the Pilgrim Ways of Pembrokeshire

By: Davies, Damian Walford; Eastham, Anne

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Llandysul, Gomer: 2002

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15331


Paperback, 207mm x 174mm , xx prelims, 123pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still clean and tight overall. Richly-illustrated volume which reveals four age-old pilgrim trails which lead to the shrine of the patron saint of Wales at the Cathedral of St. David's. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Dinas, pilgrimage, saint, Welsh View more info

The Living Village - The story of some of those who lived in Caerleon during the twentieth century

By: Deane, S.G.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Cwmbran, Village Publishing: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16095


Paperback, 210mm x 148mm , viii prelims, 113pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is clean with minimal wear. "A unique history of Caerleon this [20th] century as told through the stories and memories of people who have lived in the village most of their lives." Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, church, pub, school View more info

Image for The Welsh Border - Its Churches, Castles and Dyke

The Welsh Border - Its Churches, Castles and Dyke

By: Hoyer, M.A. ; Heppel (B.A.), M.L.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, David Nutt: 1911

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13987


Hardback, 195mm x 130mm grey cloth boards, black titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 238+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by M.A. Hoyer. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is ragged as cut on right and bottom block edges, generally darkened and worn around edges but pages clean and binding good. Tipp-ex stain to rear. Illustrated with photographic plates, this is a rather fine historical guide to Welsh border country. Catalogue: Wales... View more info

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Walks & More - A Guide to the central Welsh Marches

By: Johnson, A. ; Punter, S.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Almeley, Herefordshire, Logaston Press: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9942


Paperback, 214mm x 137mm , 242pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by J. Gibbs. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, some grubbiness from handling to edges, spine creasing barely noticeable, else clean and tight. A practical, boots-on-the-ground guide to the delights of the central Welsh border country. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, marches, Yalpole, Dore View more info

Schoolin's Log

By: Jones, Llewelyn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1980

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 1052


Hardback, 223mm x 143mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 223pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Derek Crowe. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been handled, block edges a little darkened, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper is clean with light wear from handling. Recollections of life in a remote Pembrokeshire village in the 1920s. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, rural, St. Nicholas, parish View more info

Born and Bred in a Briar-Patch - A Kind of Autobiography

By: Jones, R.T.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Willersey, Broadway, Vale Press (printers):

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 16094


Paperback, 207mm x 147mm , 62pp. Very Good/NoWrapper. Inscribed by author. Book is clean with little or no wear. Privately-produced memoir of a Welsh-born lad who went places in life. Undated but certainly a turn-of-the-21st-century publication. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, Brazil, Cambridge View more info

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The Island Farmers

By: Lockley, R.M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1946

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14804


Hardback, 204mm x 140mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 174+pp. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Phyllida Lumsden. Good +/Good. Book is an austerity-era production, stated as such. Has been read over years, exterior bumped, differential fading to endpapers but clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn around edges, faint stamp on front flap, some loss at ends of spine, rear grubby. Account of a not-wholly-successful communal farming... View more info

The River Conway

By: MacArthur, Wilson

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1952

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 15383


Hardback, 220mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 141+pp. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Wilson MacArthur. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been handled over years, some light discolouring to exterior, hint of foxing to block edges, pages clean overall. Lovely trip along a Welsh river of interest to fishermen and to lovers of nature, illustrated with 51 photographs by the author. Catalogue: Wales. Keywo... View more info

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Peterwell - The History of a Mansion and its infamous Squire

By: Phillips, Bethan

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Llandysul, Dyfed, Gomer Press: 1983

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6578


Hardback, 215mm x 155mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xx prelims, 304pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +/Good +. Spine bumped, faded at base edge. Block clean if a little wobbly. Dustwrapper (now protected) is bright and clean some isolated creasing. The story of an unpleasant gentleman of 18th century Cardiganshire. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Peterwell, Lloyd, Cardiganshire View more info

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The Welsh Peaks

By: Poucher, W. A.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1979

Edition: seventh edition

Seller ID: 6333


Hardback, 180mm x 115mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, seventh edition, 426pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some shelfwear with small tear at top front by spine. Price sticker on front flap, another small sticker on rear. Standard illustrated guide for the walker and climber in the Welsh mountains, with detailed advice on... View more info

Life in a Welsh Countryside - A Social Study of Llanfihangel yng Ngwynfa

By: Rees, Alwyn D.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1960

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 4656


Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 188pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. No d/w. Owner stamp on front endpaper. Spine and boards bumped, spine fade, small mark to front board. Differential fading to endpapers. Block edges grubby. Academic study of a Welsh rural community. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, rural, language,... View more info

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Portrait of North Wales

By: Senior, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16333


Hardback, 223mm x 140mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 240+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Reading copy only/Good. Book is ex-lib with stickers and stamps, front endpaper cut out. Otherwise good condition - well read with corners bumped, block edges grubby, pages clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) has wear and chipping to edges. Volume from "portraits" series offers a well-informed and illustrated guide to a part of Britain ... View more info

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The Story of Saundersfoot

By: Stickings, Thomas G.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Tenby, H.G. Waters: 1970

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 15672


Hardback, 220mm x 153mm orange cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 169+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Previous owner's name. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear. Dustwrapper (now protected) has wear and tanning, some small stains, also a handful of small tears and patches of loss. Excellent illustrated history of a large Welsh pit village. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: mining, colliery, Bonville, ... View more info

Image for Tales from the Welsh March - Barons, Brigands and Border People

Tales from the Welsh March - Barons, Brigands and Border People

By: Thackeray, Veronica

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Malvern, Cresrelles Publishing: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13985


Paperback, 228mm x 150mm , xiv prelims, 221pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by K.F. Davison. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear, spien colour a little faded. Homely and affectionate historical tour of the Welsh border country around the Middle March, intended as an upadte of Arthur Bradley's similar late Victorian volume. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Bradley, Wales, Ludlow, Mortimer View more info

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The Celtic Church in Wales

By: Victory, Sian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1977

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9943


Paperback, 215mm x 134mm , xii prelims, 146+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Papeback has been handled, and top of rear has a little light staining, but overall clean and tight with no creasing to spine. SPCK-produced history of the Celtic strain of Christianity that flourished in Wales throughout the Dark Ages. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, David, Celtic, Arthur View more info