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image of The Tryal of the Witnesses of the Resurrection of Jesus. NB Not only Mr. Woolston’s Objections in his Sixth Discourse on our Saviour’s Miracles, but those also which he and others have publish’d in other Books, are here considered.

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Printed for J. and H. Pemberton, at the Buck in Fleetstreet. London. MDCCXLIII (1743). 12mo. Title page with engraved vignette. 110pp. 2pp publisher's catalogue. Engraved headpiece and tailpiece. Eighteenth century half calf. Lacking spine strip. Upper board detached. The binding is firm. Light toning to endpapers and title. Occasional minor spots or marks. Silk ribbon marker. Oval Bookplate of Chas… Read more
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image of Lower Britanny and the Bible there: its priests and people. Also notes on religious and civil liberty in France

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First edition. Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green. London. 1863. Octavo. xii, 314pp. Original embossed red cloth, gilt to spine. Light shelf wear and rubbing to edges. Partially unopened. Inscription "Presented to Benjamin Williams Ffrith Tryddyn by Mrs Jones" dated 1910 to fep, same date to ffep. Vestiges of a removed bookplate to fep. James Bromfield (1815 -) [I.… Read more
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image of A review of the principal questions in morals. Particularly those respecting the original of our ideas of virtue, its nature, relation to the Deity, obligation, subject matter, and sanctions.

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The third edition corrected, and enlarged by an appendix, containing additional notes, and a dissertation on the Being and the attributes of the Deity. Printed for T Cadell. London. 1787. 8vo. vii, 512pp, 3pp publisher's adverts. Later full calf, spine in 6 compartments with raised bands, blind tooling, leather label and gilt lettering. Signature to title page. The first work… Read more
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Ballad of the Mari Lwyd and other poems

by Watkins, Vernon

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Published
1941
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First edition. 8vo. 92pp. Original cloth, in original dust wrapper. Lower corner bumped. Dust wrapper sunned to spine. Lightly toned. The author's first book. Contemporary review loosely inserted.
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image of Narrative of a Journey, Associated with a Fly, from Gloucester to Aberystwith, and from Aberystwith through North Wales. Jul 31st to September 8th 1837.

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Printed for Private Distribution Only. London. 1840. Octavo. xii, (3), 222pp. Half-title, Title, Engraved frontis. portrait with coat of arms, 11 further engraved plates (D. Cox & W. Radclyffe), with tissue guards, errata slip. Later quarter calf, original boards, spine in six with gilt motifs, rules and lettering. Slightly toned with occasional spotting/foxing. Coombs Bookseller label to fep. Bookplate of… Read more
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Poetry for Supper

by Thomas, R. S.

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Published
1958
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First edition. Rupert Hart Davis. London. 1958. 8vo. 48pp. Original boards v.g., in original d/w, sl. faded to spine. Ronald Stuart Thomas (1913-2000) believed in "the true Wales of my imagination". "Springs directly from the remote unpeopled valleys"
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Destinations. With illustrations by Paul Nash.

by Thomas, R. S

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Published
1985
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Limited Edition
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$134.12

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Celandine Press. Shipston-on-Stour. 1985. No 266 of a limited edition of 300. Crown 8vo. 30, (1)pp. 3 plates by Paul Nash tipped in. Original quarter cloth, marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine bound by Woolnough Fine Bindings. Printed on Hahnemuhle mould-made paper. Ronald Stuart Thomas (1913-2000) "Destinations is the neglected mainspring of [his] philosophical turning towards affirmation" Christopher Morgan.
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An acre of land.

by Thomas, R. S.

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Published
1952
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Montgomeryshire Printing Company. Newtown. March 1952. 2nd impression. 38pp. Original wraps. Sunning/ browning to edges. Occasional light pencil to margin. Ronald Stuart Thomas (1913-2000) believed in "the true Wales of my imagination". His second book, 'An Acre of Land' takes its title from the sacred "acre of land between the sea and the hills", epitomising hiraeth, a theme shared with the… Read more
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image of Annals of South Glamorgan. Historical, Legendary, and Descriptive Chapters on some leading places of interest.

Annals of South Glamorgan. Historical, Legendary, and Descriptive Chapters on some leading places of interest.

by Spencer, Marianne Robertson

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W. Spurrell & Son. Carmarthen. n.d. [1913]. First edition. Royal 8vo. viii, 269pp. Title in red. Photo frontis., numerous photo illus. and drawings. Historiated initials. Corrigenda tipped in. Original cloth, bumped, a little rubbing to extremities. Teg. Occasional spotting, and to foredge. With local ephemera loosely inserted. Marianne Robertson Spencer (1861-1924)
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The graphic works of Ceri Richards

by Sanesi, Roberto (Burns, Richard transl.)

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Published
1973
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Cerastico Editore, Milan. 1973. 4to. 152, (1)pp. Illus. Original paper covered boards, slightly chipped to spine. Minor spotting to edge of upper board. A crisp bright copy. Ceri Geraldus Richards, CBE (1903-1971) Artist.
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image of The lost houses of Wales. A survey of country houses in Wales demolished since c. 1900.

The lost houses of Wales. A survey of country houses in Wales demolished since c. 1900.

by Lloyd, Thomas

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Published
1989
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SAVE Britain's Heritage. London. 1989. Second edition. Landscape 4to. 128pp. Photo illus. Original paper covers. Update loosely inserted. "Each picture here tells its own sad, wasteful story"
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image of History of Swansea and of the Lordship of Gower. From the earliest times to the XIV century

History of Swansea and of the Lordship of Gower. From the earliest times to the XIV century

by Jones, W. H.

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Published
1920
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W. Spurrell & Son. Carmarthen. 1920. Royal 8vo. xix, 347pp. 6pp subscriber’s list. Photo port. frontis., 4 further plates, text illus. Original green cloth, gilt lettering, slight rubbing to head and tail of spine, some slight foxing. Inscription removed to fep with rubbing. Volume 2 was not published until 1992. A Brief Description and History of the Castle of… Read more
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A History of the County of Brecknock.

by Jones, Theophilus

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Published
1909-1930
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Published and Sold by Blissett, Davies & Co., 14 Bridge Street. Brecon. 1909. 1911. Brecknock Society. 1930. 4 volumes bound in 2. 4to. xiv, 200, vii, (1), Frontispiece plate, folding map, 17 further plates, 3 text illustrations; 257, ix, Frontispiece plate, 12 further plates, 1 text illustration; 222, xiii, Frontispiece plate, 14 further plates, 2 text illustrations; xii, 317, (34),… Read more
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Jamaican landscape

by Jones, R. Gerallt

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Published
1969
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First edition. Christopher Davies. Llandybie. 1969. 36pp. In d/w. Robert Gerallt Hamlet Jones (1934-1999) Writer and educationist. His only book of poetry written in English
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Green places. Poems of Wales.

by Prys-Jones, A. G.

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Published
1948
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First edition. Gwasg. Aberystwyth. 1948. 91pp. Original cloth, sl. faded, in original d/w. sl. rubbed and chipped. Spotting to foredge. Arthur Glyn Prys-Jones (1888-1987) Anglo-Welsh poet.
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image of Tours in Wales (1804-1813). Edited from his Ms. Journals in the Cardiff Free Library by John Fisher, B.D.

Tours in Wales (1804-1813). Edited from his Ms. Journals in the Cardiff Free Library by John Fisher, B.D.

by Fenton, Richard

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Published
1917
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Printed for the Cambrian Archaeological Association by The Bedford Press. London. 1917. Royal Octavo. xvi, 371pp. Engraved portrait plate, 1 photo plate. Later quarter calf, cloth boards. Spine in six with gilt rules, lettering, embellishment and leather labels. More recent endpapers. Lightly toned, with some foxing to prelims and towards the end. Ink splash to top foredge. Slightly strained at… Read more
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image of The Angels of Mons. The Bowmen and other legends of the war.

The Angels of Mons. The Bowmen and other legends of the war.

by Machen, Arthur

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Published
1915
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First edition. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. London. 1915. Small octavo. 86pp. Original pictorial card boards, cracked and chipped to top and base of spine. With original publisher's adverts on the rear. Offsetting to free endpapers. London Standard March 21st 1986 clipping: letter from Rita Tait, instigator of the Arthur Machen Society loosely inserted. Arthur Machen (1863-1947) Author, mystic,… Read more
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image of The Book of Archery, being the complete history and practice of the art, ancient and modern, interspersed with numerous interesting anecdotes, and an account of the existing toxophilite societies.

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Henry G. Bohn. London. Third edition. 1845. 8vo. xxi, (1), 456pp. Title dated 1841. Engraved frontispiece, half title dated 1845 (as usual).13 further engraved plates. 24 outline plates. Original decorative cloth, with gilt and embossed decorative boards. Elaborate gilt spine, slightly rubbed and sunned. Edges untrimmed. Renewed endpapers. Occasional light spotting/foxing. George Agar Hansard (1796–1876) "Gwent Bowman". Author,… Read more
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image of A free discussion of the doctrines of Materialism, and Philosophical Necessity, in a Correspondence between Dr. Price and Dr. Priestley. To which are added, by Dr. Priestley, an introduction, explaining the Nature of the Controversy...

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First edition. J. Johnson & T. Cadell. 1778. Octavo. (6), xliv, (1), 428pp. Later half calf, marbled boards. Spine in six compartments, with leather labels and gilt and blind embellishment. New endpapers. Edges a little darkened to the introduction. Short closed tar to xvii, small corner loss to xix. A crisp and bright copy. Lengthy and handsomely hand-written… Read more
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