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Bell, Sir H. Idris
The Nature of Poetry as Conceived by the Welsh Bards
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1955.
Octavo pp 27, sewn, in lightly worn, oversized paper covers, small spot on back. VG+ copy, no owner names. The Taylorian Lecture 1955. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$12.00                          Book Number: 23855                          Order / Enquire

(George, Lloyd)
YR EISTEDDFOD: Sef, Cyhoeddiad Chwarterol y Sefydliad Cenedlaethol. Dan Olygiaeth Creuddyfab. Cyfrol I [-II].
Wrexham: Wrexham: (1864-1866)., 1866.
Octavo. Volumes 1-2 bound as a single volume containing nos. 1-8, 1864-1866. Half-calf with marbled boards and marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to spine and some light edge-wear, very good otherwise. A Welsh language literary periodical, containing a translation into Welsh of Shakespeare's HAMLET (v.II, #6). British Prime Minister Lloyd George's copy with his distinctive "Big Ben" bookplate. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$150.00                          Book Number: 1074                          Order / Enquire

ROBERTS, Dorothy James
Boston: Little, Brown, 1963.
Yellow cloth. Small name label to lower inner corner of front pastedown, else fine, the green topstain fresh, no previous owner marks. Jacket has a two inch closed tear to foot of very lightly tanned white spine; faint dust soiling to rear panel; VG otherwise, no chips, front panel bright, flap price (5.75) intact. A noted novel of King Arthur and the search for the Holy Grail, set in 12th century Wales.
$30.00                          Book Number: 10638                          Order / Enquire

THOMAS, Edward
WALES. Painted by Robert Fowler, R.I. Described by Edward Thomas.
London: A. & C. Black, 1924.
Second edition. Blue cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, blue top edge. (xii), 203 pp + 32 colour plates. Tanning to fore edges and to inner margin of last (blank) page; crease to inner margin of map at front; blue of topstain mostly rubbed or faded away; tiny nicks to head of spine; else a fine, bright copy, no owner names. White dust jacket has small chips tips of faintly darkened spine (no lettering lost); rear panel has a one inch tear to l ower flap fold and very small chips, short tears, to top edge; front panel has a one inch corner tear and nicks, very small chip, to top edge; else VG, and still quite attractive. A nice copy of this handsome book, a volume in Black's Popular Series of Colour Books. Previously published in 1905 as BEAUTIFUL WALES, with 74 colour plates. Inman 579. Edition of 3K copies. Text by the noted British writer and poet, K.I.A. at Arras in 1917.
$34.95                          Book Number: 17607                          Order / Enquire

Thompson, Edward Maunde, editor & translator
Chronicon Adae De Usk, a.D. 1377-1404. Edited With a Translation and Notes By Edward Maunde Thompson
London: John Murray, 1876.
Tall octavo. Original dark green cloth gilt. pp (xvi), (244), indexed. Text in Latin and English. Library discard, with label at bottom of spine, with rubber stamps, Toronto (John Britnell) bookseller's ticket, and clipped catalogue description, on front endpapers; title page has two rubber stamps and a sticker in the fore margin; pouch at rear; bump to lower outer corners of covers; text paper lightly toned; else a clean, tight and unworn copy, the text in fact is unopened at the edges. Welsh medieval history, not previously published
$65.00                          Book Number: 29036                          Order / Enquire

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