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sp; - Tremadog - Argraffwyd A Chyhoeddwyd, 1860 Book. Hardcover. A scarce Welsh periodical from 1860, which reads in English: The Britons, Being a Welsh Literary Magazine. Cyfrol III (third volume). Containing poetry, stories, and articles from Welsh authorsCondition: In a half-calf binding. Externally, worn, with some marks and some bumping. Significant dampstaining to the rear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some foxing. Overall:GooD ONLYinterior..

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Dinbych - Argraphwyd a Chyhoeddwyd gan Thomas Gee, 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First edition.. A hard to find copy of the Welsh translation of Gurnall's popularChristian in Complete Armour. Bound in halfroan leather with marbled edges and gilt lettering. First edition. In Welsh. William Gurnall (1617 - 1679) was an English author. At the Restoration he signed the declaration required by the Act of Uniformity 1662, and on this account he was the subject of a libellous attack, published in 1665, entitled Covenant-Renouncers Desperate Apostates. Gurnall is known by his Christian in Complete Armour, published in three volumes, dated 1655, 1658 and 1662. It consists of sermons or lectures delivered by the author in the course of his regular ministry, in a consecutive course on Ephesians 6: 10-20. Condition: The binding is a little loose. The back back innerhinge is strained and the front inner hinge has failed. The front free endpaper and blanks are detached. There is some wear to the ... Read more

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- Machuynlleth - J. Williams, 1863 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. two leather bound hardbacks with gilt detailing to spines. These are volumes three and four only. They contain deatiled notes in the Welsh language of the old and new testament. Volume three covers Ezra to the Psalms and volume four covers Esau up to Malaci. Condition: The binding are tight and firm with all covers and internal pages securely attached. The third volume is missing the frontispiece, and the chords are exposed slightly here. There is some minor wear to the extremities, inclucing chips to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, apart from. The pastedowns are slightly marked. the occasional handling mark and minor brown spot..

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Y Deonglydd Berniadol

y Parch John Jones Idrisyn Author

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Wrexham - Argraffwyd A Chyhoeddwyd Gan Hughes and Son, 1890 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. A Welsh-Language commentary to the Bible. With a frontispiece of the author. This commentary is intended for the use of Sunday/Sabbath schools. In Welsh. Comprising of both the Old and New Testaments, this work provides detailed explanations on the verse. Written by John Jones,Idrisyn. Jones was abiblical commentator and his work was written in a popular style. It ran into eight editions sold in both Britain and America. This is the fifth edition of the commentary. Condition: In a full diced calf binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, worn, with heavy rubbing to the joints and extremities. Light patches of rubbing to the boards. Bumping to the extremities. Front hinge has failed with the backstrip lifted from the textblock. Rear hinge has also failed and work is lacking rear endpapers. Lacking front endpapers. Prior owner's inscriptions to the recto of frontispiece. Smallclosed tear and minor loss to the ... Read more

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Caerfyrddin (Carmarthen) - I. Evans (Presumed), 1798 Book. Fair. Hardcover. A presumed copy of this account ofthe early progress of the London Missionary Society, founded to 'preach the gospel among the heathen'. This copy begins at page 3. There arefourteen hymns to the rear. The non-denominational London Missionary Society was formed in England in 1795 by evangelical Anglicans and Nonconformists, with missions in the islands of the South Pacific and Africa. In Welsh. Condition: Disbound, with part of the spine remaining. The textblock is generally firmly bound, although the first and last few pages are working loose. Generally bright, with light foxing throughout,and occasionalink and handling marks. Thereare around ten instances ofcopperplate ink annotation. The first and last few pages have some edge-wear, including small closed tears. Overall: FAIR..

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Dolgellau - R. Jones, 1822 Book. Good. Hardcover. A classic but scarceWelsh religious work,with few holdings inBritish institutions,and fewin such reasonable condition. In Welsh. Edited by P. Williams. This copy matches the publication details from the British Library, whose copy is dated 1822. Charles Edwards, (b. 1628 - d. in or after 1691), was a Welsh-language writer and preacher, a major figure of Welsh puritan literary history -DNB. Y ffydd ddi-ffuant, sef, Hanes y ffydd Gristianogol, a'i rhinwedd. . . became a classic of Welsh prose. . . a brief unbalanced History of the Unfeigned Faith in the world, and in England particularly, quarried from the Bible, from Foxe, and from other sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English authors. . . Although it is a book composed in stages, the third edition of Y ffydd ddi-ffuant has the unity of the scripture's historical imagination. It is Edwards's definition of this as it pertains to Wales and the individual Welshman, expressed in vivid, spectacular st ... Read more

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Y Fodrwy Aur

Alltud Glyn Maelor, Presented to the Sabbath School )

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Cwnavon - D. Griffiths, 1868 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Bound in paper boards and a black spine. This is a Welsh language volume. It contains poetry and prose, written by Alltud Glyn Maelor. These works are of a religious content and were presented to the sabbath school. There are two notes to the reader at the beginning of the text. One by the author and one by the publisher. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with both covers and all internal pages securely attached. The volume has been rebacked with new end papers. There are marks to the boards and minor bumping to the spine. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, apart from the occasional handling mark and minor brown spot. The title page, following two pages and the final two pages,are slightly more aged than the rest of the volume. The front blank end paper has torn slightly near the binding. Overall this book is in very good condition..

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Y Greal

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ONT>Dan Olygiaeth J. Williams acr Ellis, 1857 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leather boundbook including two years of the magazine of the Calvinist Methodist Theological College boundwith moral textbook for the working class. Text is in Welsh. Condition: The binding is generally firm and both covers are attached. Both inner hinges are strained but holding. There is wear to the extremities including some tears and loss to the paper covering on the boards. Internally the book is generally bright apart from some spots in places and handling marks. There is an ink inscription to the top of the first page. The first two end papers are becoming detached..

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Y Mesurydd Tir A Choed

ch - Thomas Gee

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Dinbych - Thomas Gee, 1816 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Full mottled calf leather binding with gilt detailing to spine and front board. Y Mesurydd Tir A Choed,Yn dangos, Trwy Gyfrestr O Daflenau, Newyddion A Chywraint ,Gynnwysiad Un rhyw Ddarn O Bren, Yn ysgwar, neu yn grwn,Y'nghyd a Gwaith Maen, Byrddwaith, Gwydr, &c. &c. Sy'n Arferedig Wrth Godi, neu Adgyweirio, un Math o Adeilad. Hefyd, Cynnwysiad un Rhyw Ddarn o Dir,O Ddaa Ystang (Poles) hyd bedair ar hugain o Erwau, neu Acrau;A Chyfarwuddiadau Eglur a Rhwydd,Yn ddangosedig trwy Esiamplau a Chynlluniau. Argraphiad Newydd. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are attached. The front and rear inner hinges are strained but holding. There is some wear to the extremities, including some chips to the top and tail of the spine and bumping of the corners of the boards. There is also some mild damage to the leather on the front board. Internally the book is clean and bright apart from some isolated spotting. There is some ink mar ... Read more

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FONT>LLyfr XXIV, 1869 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leather bound with gilt lettering to spine and marbled boards. Welsh monthly periodical covering literary and religious topics. Book 24, covering the year 1869. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are attached. There is some wear to the extremities, including some small chips to the spine and to the corners of the boards. Internally the book is clean and bright apart from some isolated spotting affecting the front and rear end papers in particular..

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Y Traethodydd am y Flwyddyn 1853

ch - Argraffwyd a Chyhoeddwyd gan Thomas Gee

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ONT>, 1853 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two welsh books bound in one. Boundin calf with gilt lettering. Two books bound in one. Thomas Jones (1761-1831) was a Calvinistic Methodist minister and Biblical commentator. Thomas Jones became a pillar of Calvinistic Methodism in the town, and was one of the trustees of the 1813 chapel. He preached in Welsh and in English not only in Calvinistic Methodist but also in Huntingdonian chapels in all parts of Wales. He was the first Biblical commentator among the Welsh Methodists, publishing commentaries on the Pentateuch, 1809-12; Job, 1818; Canticles, 1820; and Hebrews, 1830. Y Traethodydd or The Essayist, was a Welsh quarterly periodical. Sylwadau Eglurhaol ac Ymarferol is a commentary on thebook of Job andmissing its first 144 pages. Condition: The binding is firm. The inner hinges are slightly strained. There is mild wear to the extremities, including bumping. Internally the pages are generally bright with some mild intermittent spotting. Overall the condition is v ... Read more

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- Oxford - Clarendon Press, 1951 Book. Fine. Hardcover. Five volumes of the Yale Editions of the private papers of James Boswell, all de luxe limited editions, from the Selbourne collection. The volumespresent are: Boswell in Holland; Boswell on the Grand Tour, Germany and Switzerland; Boswell on the Grand Tour, Italy, Corsica, and France; Boswell in Search of a Wife; Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 Together With Journal Of My Jaunt, Harvest 1762. All volumes were edited by Frank Pottle. In the case of Boswell on the Grand Tour, Italy, Corsica, and France, and Boswell in Search of a Wife, Frank Brady was an additional editor. Pottle is the widely acknowledged authority on Boswell, and his biography of the man is still considered the standard reference work. In 1929 he was engaged as the editor of Boswell's papers, the originals of which were all in the possession of the American collector Lt. Col. Ralph Heyward Isham. This editorship became the central project of his life, and these Yale Editions w ... Read more

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The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell:

Frank Brady and Frederick A. Pottle

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69,, 1951 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A collection of some of the Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell. Five of the complete fourteen volumes. The set consists of: Boswell in Search of a Wife 1766-69, Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France 1765-66, Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland 1764, Boswell's London Journal 1762-63 together with Journal of My Jaunt Harvest 1762 and Boswell in Holland 1763-64. Of this de luxe edition 1,050 copies only have been printed and the type has been distributed. With folding maps and illustrations throughout the volumes. Boswell in Search of a Wife 1766-69 is numbered 41, Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France 1765-66 is numbered 44, Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland 1764 is numbered 373, Boswell's London Journal 1762-63 together with Journal of My Jaunt Harvest 1762is numbered 368and Boswell in Holland 1763-64 is numbered 368. James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck (29 October 1740 19 M ... Read more

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sp;, 1850 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fully-illustrated facsimile edition of a handwrittenversion of the Chevy-Chase ballad. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Includesappendix, notes, and illustrations by RJ or RT. Withfrontis and four plates. Dated from provenance. Bears S. F. Widdrington's bookplate on the front pastedown. Shallcross Fitzherbert Widdrington, formerly Jacson, b. 1826, was the nephew of author Samuel Edward Widdrington. He succeeded to the Newton Hall estate and Widdrington name in 1856, and married Cecilia, daughter of Edward J. G. Hopwood, in 1864. Direct from the Widdrington library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper. There are two extant English ballads known as The Ballad of Chevy-Chase, both of which narrate the same story. As ballads existed within oral tradition before being written down, other versions of this once popular song may also have existed. The ballads tell the story of a la ... Read more

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ont> Samuel Tinsley : London, 1875 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce early edition of this novel, regarded by Brian J Frost as 'a romanticized tirade against the evils of gambling'. A very scarce work, with only two entries on Copac. The preface to this copy has a leaf that states itself as the 'preface to the tenth thousand'. This is a poem addressed to 'Mr Bull'. It would seem that this is an early impression of the work. Written anonymously by someone who only identifies as 'The Spectre'. With the bookplate to the front pastedown, 'A Volume of the Kent Cochran Collection Purchased by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Associations and Presented to the California Thoroughbred Breeders Foundation, October 5 1959'. Brian J Frost briefly touches on this work in his book 'The Monster with a Thousand Faces: Guises of the Vampire in Myth and Literature'. He notes that this work was published during the Golden Age of vampire literature by the Decadent au ... Read more

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ont> T. Fisher Unwin : London, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. Afirst edition copy of this fascinating collection of historical studies by the English historian Martin Andrew Sharp Hume. Collated, complete with five illustrated portrait plates. Featuring an author's advertisement to the recto of the half title page. Condition: In the publisher's original cloth binding with gilt embellishment to the front board spine. Externally, slightly cocked. Slight bumping to extremities and head and tail of spine, resulting in small closed tears to head of spine. Slight offsetting to front and rear free-endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages slightly age toned to edges but very bright and clean throughout. The odd handling mark to the occasional page. Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed.

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- London - Thomas Tegg, 1831 Book. Good. Hardcover. An illustrated almanac of curiosities for each day of the year with one hundred and fourteen illustrations to The Year Book and four hundred and thirty-six engravings toTheEvery-Day Book. In four volumes, a three volume set complete and a single volume complete. William Hone (3 June 1780- 8 November 1842) was an English writer, satirist and bookseller. His victorious court battle against government censorship in 1817 marked a turning point in the fight for British press freedom. In 1826 he published the Every-day Book, in 1827-1828 the Table-Book, and in 1829 the Year-Book. All three were collections of curious information on manners, antiquities and various other subjects. With previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns and ink inscriptions to endpapers. With label for G. Thompson, Bookseller and Cinder, Wells to front pastedowns. Condition: In handsome tree calf bindings. Externally, generally smart but with slight bumping and wear to extremities. ... Read more

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London - Henry Frowde, 1878 Book. Good. Hardcover. A charming book of daily bible quotations. A birthday diary with messages from the holy scripture adjacent to note pages for writing. Contains personal entries within the dates and sketches to the endpapers, dated from the late 1890s until 1964. Condition: In a burgundy cloth binding. Externally heavily rubbed with some bumping and wear to the extremities. Splitting to the joints. Hinges tender. Slight loss to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, binding strained in places with tape repair tocentral page. Pages arebright and generally clean aside from the occasional light spots and personal ink inscriptions. Overall: GOOD..

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ONT>, 1771 Book. Good. Hardcover. A pocket-sized almanac style work from 1771This work has a full calendar of the year 1771, weather predictions, sunrise and sunset times, public holidays and lunar movements. Thereis also a table to the rear of the chronology of the Kings and Queens of EnglandA fascinating work, with useful information. . Condition: In a full limp leather binding. Externally, rubbed to the spine and to the extremities. Internally, firmlybound. First and last few pages are very age toned. Spotting to the first and last few pages with the odd spot throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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ONT>, 1757 Book. GOOD ONLY due to. Hardcover. A pocket-sized almanac style work from 1757. This work has a full calendar of the year 1757, weather predictions, sunrise and sunset times, public holidays and lunar movements. Prior owner's inscription next to the table of 'Terms and Returns'. Condition: In a full limp leather binding. Externally, rubbed to the extremities and to the spine. Loss to the backstrip. Cracks to the tail of joints. First and last few pages are severely age toned. Leaf with 'a Table Exhibiting at the View the Value of Any Number of Portugal Pieces of Gold In English Pounds, Shillings and Pence' has been torn and has detached from rear board. Otherwise, binding is sound with the main body of the work in a concertina style. Concertina is detached frombinding. Spotting to the first and last few pages, otherwisethe odd spot throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY due tobinding..

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