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Y farddoniaeth wobrwyedig yn Eisteddfod genhedlaethol Caernarfon, 1880
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Y farddoniaeth wobrwyedig yn Eisteddfod genhedlaethol Caernarfon, 1880

By National Eisteddfod Council Wales

Castle Square, Caernarfon: H. Humphreys, 1880. Recased in New Brown Cloth Bds - An uncommon early Eisteddfod item. Suitably preserved by being professionally cased in modern brown cloth boards, with fresh gilt titles to spine. Book complete, binding tight and pages clean, if with sporadic foxing. Includes the Welsh poetry from the Caernarfon Eisteddfod of 1880. pp: 192; 16pp catalogue + [ ii ]. [ Location : Display Lothlorien ]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$24.70

Glyn Jones ; Rhys Davies ; T.H. Jones ; Richard Vaughan ; Morgan Llwyd ; Llewelyn Wyn Griffith ; Ellis Wynne.Sir Lewis Morris ; John Dyer ; Allen Raine Gwyn Jones [ 12 Volumes - WRITERS OF WALES SERIES ]
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Glyn Jones ; Rhys Davies ; T.H. Jones ; Richard Vaughan ; Morgan Llwyd ; Llewelyn Wyn Griffith ; Ellis Wynne.Sir Lewis Morris ; John Dyer ; Allen Raine Gwyn Jones [ 12 Volumes - WRITERS OF WALES SERIES ]

By Norris, Leslie ; Rees, David ; Croft, Julian. Bianchi, Tony ; Hill, Greg; Thomas, Gwyn ; Phillips, Douglas; Humfrey, Belinda.; Jones, Sally.; Price, Cecil.

Cardiff: University of Wales Press [ for the Welsh Arts Council ], 1973. Here we have 12 volumes, 11 from the Series: WRITERS OF WALES Each of these is in itself one of the limited edition of 1,000 for each title. All in excellent condition. The books are uniform, and were published on high quality paper at the University of Wales Press. The volumes here were published between 1973-1984. Each has an individual number, but I haven't recorded them here. The 12th volume is Fine: The Poets of Wales, by J.E.Caerwyn Williams, editors Meic Stephens & R. Brinley Jones, p.85 ISBN: 0708312063. A very interesting Group. Collation of volumes as per order of titles above: Glyn Jones, friend of Dylan Thomas, Keidrych Rhys and Jack Jones was a pioneer in the movement which established the importance of Welsh writing in English. This biography examines and evaluates his life and works, including poetry, short fiction and the novel. [3],96p,leaf : port. ; 25cm. ; ISBN: 0708305865, ( 3),74p,plate : port ; 25 cm.; [3],124p,plate : port. ; 25cm.; 89p,[1]leaf of plates : 1port. ; 25cm.; 85pp : 1pl ; 25cm.; 71p,[1]leaf of plates : 1port. ; 25cm.; 69p,[1]leaf of plates : 1facsim. ; 25cm.; 117 p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 port ; 25 cm. 117 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 25 cm.; [3],96p,plate : port. ; 25cm.; [3], 72 p., plate : 1 port. ; 25 cm. { representative images to follow }. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$38.42

Tan tro nesaf: Darlun o wladfa Gymreig Patagonia
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Tan tro nesaf: Darlun o wladfa Gymreig Patagonia

By Davies, Gareth Alban

Llandysul: Gwasg Gomer, 1976. This is a quite uncommon title. With the added interest of having Illustrations by the Late Kyffin Williams, the Welsh Artist from Anglesey. BOOK: with the bookplate of late Welsh Author D. Tecwyn Lloyd to front pastedown; clean and tight; in JACKET: clean, light handling and fade to spine. Still a decent copy of this interesting book. pp: 157, colour endpapers, 2 colour Maps and b/white illustration throughout. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [ Location : E1 ]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Kyffin Williams. 8vo.

$24.70

Ceinion llenyddiaeth Gymreig : yn cynnwys detholion o kweithiau prif feirdd ac ysgrifenwyr rhydd-ieithol y dywysogaeth, o'r bedwaredd ganrif ar ddeg hyd yr oes hon : yn nghyda darnau detholedig o gyfansoddiadau rhai o'r awdwyr Seis'nig, wedi eu cyfieithu

By Jones, Owen 1806-1889

London: Blackie & Son, 1876. 4 Volume Set / Cyfrol 1 - 4: in the orginal Gilt decorated boards, and in stunning condition. Very neat ink name and Inscription to front free end paper - previous owner 1900. Volume 4 just a wee bit lighter in shade, but overall an exceptional set. Vol 1:- p. colour engraved frontis by r. Anderson, drawn by William Simpson, vii, 4 engravings, 192 all edged in gilt, V 2;- p. engraved frontis portrait, 5 further engravings, 193- 384, all edged in gilt; V 3:- p. colour frontis, v, 4 further engravings, 192, all edged in gilt; V4: - engraved portrait frontis, 5 further engravings, p. 193 - 384, adverts - 8pp . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [ Location: F8 ]. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo.

$31.56

Yr hogyn pren, neu, Helyntion Pinocio / - wedi eu trosi o'r Eidalag gan E.T. Griffiths ; darluniau gan Ivor Owen.
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Yr hogyn pren, neu, Helyntion Pinocio / - wedi eu trosi o'r Eidalag gan E.T. Griffiths ; darluniau gan Ivor Owen.

By Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890., Owen, Ivor, 1915-2007

Dinbych: Gwasg Gee, 1938. First Edition / Argraffiad Cyntaf: This is the Rare First Edition Welsh translation. A good copy of this iconic children's book. Such books, when first translated into another, become highly desirable. Title: Avventure di Pinocchio. Cyfieithiwyd o'r Eidaleg = Translated from the Italian. Notes: Author: Carlo Collodi. Real name: Carlo Lorenini. p. 199 [ i ], ill. 19 cm. The binding is sound, but has some ink splashes to front and rear boards, not affecting the illustration of Pinocchio to the centre of the front cover. Internally clean, with neat ink inscription to front free endpaper. Size: 12mo [ Location: E2 ]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good. 8vo.

$13.72

Hanes Y Nef A'r Ddaear Sef Daearyddiaeth, A Dull a Threfn Y Ser A'r Planedau

By Jones, Josiah Thomas

Caerfyrddin: J. T. Jones, 1111. [Undated] - { Preface Dated 1848 }: Qtr Bound Leather Marbled Brds. Seven Folding type Maps to prelims, one with light creasing, clean and with only occasional mark, some text pages with browning. This is a firm and solid copy. Pages 791 [ Location: A1 ]. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.84

Traethawd o'r Cristionogaidd wirionedd :

By Chamberlain, Walter, Owen, Hugh Meilir 1822-1875

Anglesey Printing Office, Llanerchymedd: W. Aubrey, 1863. Original Green Cloth Boards - The Essay Of Truth came Cristionogaidd pp. i-xlviii; 1-528 o wasg Wiliam Aubrey 'Anglesey Printing Office' yn 1863. i-xlviii; 1-528 press of William Aubrey - 'Anglesey Printing Office' in 1863.It is a translation of a book by the Revd Walter Chamberlain The Christian Verity Stated, and the translator was the Rev. Hugh Owen (1822-75 'Meilir'), curate and later vicar of Llanerch-y-medd. Noddwyd y gyfrol Saesneg gan John Horrocks Ainsworth, ysw., Moss Bank ger Bolton, Swydd Gaerhirfryn. English volume was sponsored by John Horrocks Ainsworth, Esq., Moss Bank, near Bolton, Lancashire. BOOK: in very good order, covers clean, just with cloth rubbed to fore edge lower cover, binding tight, pages excellent. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" [ Location: A5 ]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$16.46