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BK100 Original mail order Boxed book "The Ironmonger Diary and Hardware Buyers guide for 1954" Full of information on all kinds of topics to do with ironmongery. The book edition is for the 86th year! very interesting £38
BK102 Dylan. Druid of the broken body, by Aneirin Talfan Davies. 1st edition. Including the extract page from the Radio Times, 4th - 10th Nov., 1978. £23.
BK103 Quality antiquated book "The Life of King George the 5th" with 250 half tone photo pictures.A complete record of the late King's life of 70 eventful years.This is a splendid and very different book from the more usual Royal ones.It gives a deep insight into the many problems that faced Great Britain at this time. King George was born in 1865 and died in 1936. £45.Plus post
BK104 An introduction to the history of Wales. Vol.1. Prehistoric times to 1063ad, by A.H.Williams MA. Published by the University of Wales, 1941. Nice copy, 1st edition. For sale£20.
BK105 Click HERE for larger pictureFine gold leaf edged leather bound book of MILTONS works.Extra fine illustrations.Some foxing to fly leaf,but the gold edging is very good.£50.
BK106 Rare Australian Book."Queensland Australia".Author :John Dunmore Lang DD.AM.
"A highly eligible field for emigration and the future cotton field of Great Britain with a Disquistion on the Origin,Manners and Customs of the Aborigines" Printed London, by Edward Stanford,6 Charing cross, 1861. £50 GB pounds + post/shipping.
BK107 RHONDDA MY VALLEY BRAVE BY Emrys Pride.1st edition 1975.Memories and plenty of them with photos of a famous former mining valley,now turning back to it's rural origins. Quite a hard book to find now £23
BK108 Y Crefftwr Yng Nghumru, by Iorwerth Peate, written 1933. 1st edition, all in Welsh with a chapter on Welsh Pottery including photographs and illustrations. For sale. £30.
BK109 Life in a Welsh Countryside, by Alwyn D.Rees. 1st edition 1950. Interesting book on Welsh Farmsteads and Villages with photos and drawings. For sale £24.
BK110 North Wales in the making, by Michael Senior,a guide to the areas early history.Interesting book full of information.Not a large book,running to 120 pages. £18 + post
BK111 Yr Adar Man by E.V.Breeze Jones. A book on the birds of Wales. All written in Welsh. 1st edition. For sale £12.
BK112 Wales, by Maxwell Frazer, 1st edition 1962. A general book on Wales with photos. A good section on Welsh Customs and Folklore. Also information on Welsh Potteries and Furniture making in Wales. For sale. £25.
BK113 A Book of Wales. 1st edition, 1953. Full of the rich history that is associated with Wales. Plenty of photos. For sale.£ 25
BK114 Hywel Dda. 928 - 1928. 1st edition, soft cover. Half written in Welsh, and half in English.1928 For sale. £10.
Reasonable condition,no foxing to pages. £40
BK116 Click HERE for larger pictureFrench catalogue of 1931,full of pictures of elegant ladies in their chic underclothes,then we have the haberdashery sections full of photos of tablecloths and lace and bedding.Also mens and childrens clothes.£25
BK117 More Odd Corners in North Wales by William Parry,. 2nd edition 1947. Plenty of information with stories and tales, now sadly forgotten.Nice little book with black and white photos. For sale £15.
BK118 THE ANTIQUES YEARBOOK FOR 1956-57.Tantivy press.Full of fascinating details,including black and white photos.So much information that sadly is now lacking in the modern antiques books.Excellent conditon,good enough as a gift.£25
BK119 RHONDDA by the late Cyril Batstone..Published.1983 This book is full of old photos of the Welsh Rhondda valley.There is a foreword in the front by the late George Thomas,Vicount Tonypandy.1983.. £25
BK120 The Enchanted Harp by Beryl Jones. 1st edition. Stories of Wales with inscription from the author. 1976. £12.
BK121 On the Black Hill by Bruce Chatwin. Famous novel about a Welsh hill farm. Paperback . £5.
BK122 OLD ABERDARE AND MERTHYR TYDFIL in photographs.A pictorial book of these areas in South Wales.A sought after bookpublished in 1976.Full of Nostalgia.. £30
BK123 KING ALBERTS BOOK 1st edition quite rare..See full details on the Military section. £50 GB pounds
BK124 Set of 3 important books called" Wayside and Woodland Blossoms" by Edward Step.These 3 editions 1,2,&3 published 1962.£65 + post
BK125 Truly Ancient book on the Antiquities of Rome,this is the 8th edition.Incredible detailed book covering all aspects of the Roman way of the Religion,Art of war, The Gladiators,The City of Rome,Customs and ceremonies,Entertainments and Funerals!..The inside cover bears the name of the owner and the date of 1727/8,all in Latin written by hand.. The cover is intact in brown leather but the front cover is loose from the main book,holding on by a whisker.The book is complete and gives the full history of the Romans with maps and illustrations.There are no pages missing,but some of the illustrations are not perfect.The book is 277 years old exactly.£300 + post.
BK126 A rare 1st edition book of Costume and Design, bought from the estate of a lady..The title is "Dressing the part" A history of costume for the Theatre, by Fairfax Proudfit Walkup,school of the theatre - Pasadena Community Playhouse, Pasadena,California..Published in London 1938 by George Harrap & Co..The book covers the period of history from Egyptian clothes ,through to the Dark Ages, then through to the Tudor periods of Elizabeth the 1st etc and ends at the Art Deco 1930.s Plenty of black and white illustrations and plenty of reading also..Excellent condition £55..
BK127 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.Old Odhams press edition.Leatherette bound.Some foxing to pages.£30
BK128 Antique book of Mary Queen of the Scots.A Hodder and Stoughton,London with pictures by James Orrock.R.I. and Sir James Linton R.I.all in colour.The condition is very good, and very desirable to the right collector.£50.. Sorry no offers.
BK129 DAVID C,Dickens.Very old Collins Imperial library book,Nice elaborate gilding to title on cover.Full colour plates.Foxing to outer edges.All the main British Empire countries listed on the front cover.Beautiful book £30
BK130 THE FAMOUS FIVE SPECIAL BY Enid Blyton.This book is illustrated by the famous British naturalist Eileen Soper.Hodder and Stoughton edition.VGC conditon.Red cover dated approx 1959-60 £30
BK131 THE WINDSOR STORY.Authorative book on the Late Edward the 8th and Mrs Wallis Simpson.By Bryan and Murphy.1st edition £25
BK132 KINGS EMPEROR JUBILEE.1910-1935.Illustrated large book on the life of George the 5th and Queen Mary.Outer cover faded. Large book £20 +Post
BK133 GOLD COVER CORONATION BOOK FOR 1937.George the 6th.Superb book showing wonderful photos of our Royal family as children.Good condition £20+post
BK134 THE BORDER VALE OF GLAMORGAN. BY David J.Francis. 1st edition 1976.Quality produced informative book,full of historical tit bits.Good selection of black and white plates.£38.
BK135 OLD PORT TALBOT AND DISTRICT IN PHOTOGRAPHS.1st edition 1979.Full of local history appertaining to that district.Hard cover in green,excellent condition,paper cover on but not A1.£25
BK136 The 1000 year story of Nottingham City.The title of the book is Nottingham's Millenium. Fascinating insight into this great City,stuffed full of photos and news.Nice clean condition £20.
BK137 CHURCHILL.The MAN OF THE CENTURY.A pictorial Biography.£20
BK138 Victorian Photographs --Complete ORIGINAL portfolio of BEAUTIFUL BRITAIN.Printed by the Werner Company of Chicago in 1894.The scenery and the splendours of the United kingdom.This has 12 Art series,the covers of most of the 12 are intact but some are loose,all are bound in a special carrying case. POA
BK139 ENGLISH COUNTRY CHURCHES.This book is by Derry Drabbs and was reprinted in a soft covered version in 2002.Each page shows a different Church in colour with the history alongside.New Condition £16
BK140 A THOUSAND YEARS OF THE ENGLISH PARISH.By Anthea Jones.This is a lovely book in new condition full of wonderful history about our English Villages.Well illustrated.Hard back with dust cover.Would make a fine gift.£22
BK141 CHARD AND ILMINSTER in old photographs.Published in 1992.Packed with information and photographs,including many rare photographs.£20
BK142 THE GLAMORGAN HISTORIAN.By Stewart Williams Volume 9. Ex library hard back,in good clean condition.Well illustrated £20
BK143 ROATH,SPLOTT AND ADAMSDOWN CARDIFF..The archive photographs series.Excellent book,soft cover 1st edition 1995. Would make a nice gift for a Cardiffian. £23
BK144 COLLIERIES OF KINGSWOOD AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE by John Cornwell.No 2 in the COALFIELD SERIES.Hardback book printed in 1983,full of photographs and fascinating details for all Colliery buffs.£25
BK145 HISTORY OF THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. 1.CONSOLIDATION 1923 -1929,By Peter Semmens.3rd Impression printed 1987. £23
BK146 THE VALLEYS CALL in hardback.A self examination of people of the South Wales Valleys during the year of the Valleys in 1974.Edited by Paul H.Ballard and Erastus Jones.Full of information and some photographs in black and white.1st edition 1975. £25
BK147 THE RIVER SCENERY AT THE HEAD OF THE VALE OF NEATH by F.J.NORTH.Published in 1949. A very sought after book,this is a 3rd edition in a soft cover. £20
BK148 ABERDARE AND DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL/ DATED1933..A souvenir booklet of the formal re opening of the hospital by Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York (The late Queen mother) Dated 25th April 1933..Here is one for the Aberdare history buffs.`Full of sepia photographs,some foxing on the pages. £20
BK149 THE GLAMORGAN POTTERY,SWANSEA by HELEN HALLESY. Excellent book published in 1995,full of information and well illustrated for the Swansea pottery collector.Ms Hallesy is an authority on Swansea pottery,living and working in Swansea. £40

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