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Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.


  1. Anglesea HOLYHEAD TO GREAT ORMES HEAD Compiled from Admiralty Surveys 1835-1893. Sea chart size 26" x 37", three sections and inset map of Amlwch Harbour along the top, linen-backed and folding into plain cloth boards. Corrections to Jan. 2nd 1931. £17.00

  2. Brecon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size approx. 25" x 36". Dissected and mounted on linen, folding into small 4to calf-covered boards, with gilt title 'South Wales. Hay, Brecon, Ebbw Vale... No. 1'. Electrotyped 1874. £45.00
    Covers Llanstephan, Abergavenny, Tredegar, Mynydd Eppynt.


  3. Brecon ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XLII N.W. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Quarter sheet. Laid down on thin card. 1888. £14.00
    Shows Brecon in S.E. corner, Llandulas etc.


  4. Cardigan FOUR INDENTURES Further charge on an agreement to mortgage the Lloyd Jack Estate in Llanvihangel Ystrad in Cardigan, Henry R.B. Touchet Davies late of Merwin Lodge, Ross, to James Bowker and F. Peake. Each 3p., signed with small seal. 1864-5. £15.00

  5. Cardiganshire 'HYMETTUS' WILL SERVE THIS SEASON Thorough-bred Mares, 6 Guineas; Half-bred Mares 3 Guineas; and 5 Shillings the Groom. Printed handbill, small 8vo, on blue paper, setting out pedigree, with a description of horse, and list of wins. Owner was J. Rees, Berthlwyd, near Cardigan... together with a similar notice on pink paper for 'Dalnacardock', a bay horse foaled 1869, winner of the Yorkshire Handicap. Owner John Griffith, Llandugwydd. Traces of many folds. 2 items. 1866 and c1880. £20.00

  6. Cefn Mawr PEOPLE'S HALL Playbill 'Denis Emons presents his Grand Xmas Pantomime Babes in the Wood...' in ten Glorious Scenes... Comedy Galore... Card, size 12" x 8", printed in bright red, blue, yellow and green, with holes at top for hanging, picture of Babes with rabbits, signed W. Hemmings. Card slightly darkened at edges. c1953. £12.00

  7. Llanarmon, Denbigh FEOFFMENT of an Allotment of Common Land in Llanarmon in Yale, Edward Jones, Farmer, Edward Davies, Shoemaker, and others to John Davies, Miner, all of Llanarmon. Vellum, size 21" x 27". 4 wax seals. 1842. £22.00
    Refers to land at Oyfnant, number 12 on the Inclosure map. Gives details of lands adjoining.


  8. Llandrindod Wells PHOTOGRAPH Grand Pump, Llandrindod Wells. Hudson's Series. Albumen print, size 8" x 11", unmounted, showing musicians playing in the bandstand, buildings in the background, a few people seated on benches in foreground, with a lady in a bath-chair pulled by a donkey, tall pine trees. Small crease at bottom left corner. Title in plate in white. c1890. £22.00

  9. Llandudno TWO REAL PHOTO POSTCARDS of large groups of about 70 people posing outside the Ormes Cliffe Hotel. Each with the name 'Ormes-Cliffe' and the date 17.8.14, and 5.7.15 in the plate. 1914-15. £10.00
    In the later group there are many young women, neatly dressed in white blouses.


  10. Machynlleth, Barmouth ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet No. LIX. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 25" x 18", linen-backed and folding to large 8vo. Green silk edging tape. Railway lines neatly added in red. Some slight off-setting of edging tape along central horizontal fold. c1840. £48.00
    Half the map is sea area.


  11. Merionethshire AUCTION POSTER. Valuable Oak, Ash and other Timber to be Sold by Auction by Mr Thomas Payne, At the Cross-Foxes Inn, Mallwyd, on Tuesday the Fourteenth Day of February, 1826.... Size approx. 18" x 11", folds. Some wear along approx. 1 inch at central horizontal fold, with slight loss of paper. Dolgelley: printed for J. Pugh. 1826. £26.00
    Lists 7 lots of the timber and farms concerned in the Parish of Mallwyd. The Timber was fourteen miles from Derwen-las and equal distance from the Barmouth River 'at either of which places the Timber or Bark may be Shipped'.


    WELSH Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  12. Montgomery, Merionethshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Covering Bala, Oswestry, Llandiloes, Bishops Castle. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 37" x 38", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into tall 8vo cloth endpapers, cloth spotty. Railway hand-coloured in red. Border all round. Engraved at the Ordnance Office... 1836. £75.00

  13. Mount Alyn, Rossett, Denbighshire CATALOGUE OF SALE at Home Farm, March 29th, 1887 comprising Young Dairy Cows & Heifers, Fresh Barrens, Fat Cows, Yearling Heifers, Flock of Grand Shropshire Down & Leicester Ewes... Agricultural Implements... 10pp, 8vo. Traces of having been folded twice. 1887. £12.00
    Four bulls are listed in single lots with pedigrees.


  14. Rhos-on-Sea PROSPECTUS of Rhos-on-Sea School. 12pp, 8vo. Wraps with school badge. 1937. £6.00

  15. Rhyl ENGLISH BAPTIST CHURCH SUSSEX STREET Treasurer's Book, 1913. 72 pages of accounts in 4to notebook, half calf, rubbed. 1913-1935. £18.00

  16. Ruabon, Denbigh ADMINISTRATION de bonis non with will annexed of Edward Lloyd William, late of Penylan. Two small vellum sheets, attached papered seal of the Chancellor of St. Asaph. 1844. £10.00

  17. Stanford's RAILWAY & STATION MAP of England & Wales in 24 Sheets. Sheet 7 covering Anglesey, Caernarvon, Merioneth. Scale 3 miles = 1in. Size 20" x 20", dissected and mounted on linen, printed label with key map darkened. Shows railways and stations in red. Dotted lines presumably proposed lines. Some grubby marks in corners. 1879. £12.00

  18. Tonypandy, Glamorgan EMPIRE THEATRE Frank Fortescue's Spectacular Comic Pantomime Mother Goose. Printed in bright red, blue and yellow, on card size 12" x 8", holes at top for hanging, picture of Mother Goose riding a goose, with broomstick, list of cast. 1950's. £12.00

  19. Welsh literature LETTER from Tresilian(?) Williams to Egerton Grey. Says 'this little story has no Welsh colour about it - try again, that is, try your hand at a short story dealing with Welsh life and character.' Roath Park, Cardiff, June 6 1910... together with... another rejection letter to the same writer 'I cannot find room for the enclosed in the next number of 'The Nationalist'. The other little poem has been sent on to the printers'. Each 1p., 8vo. 1910-11. £10.00

  20. Welshpool ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet 60 N.E. Size 12" x 19", border all round, folded. Trimmed to border. 1" split at fold at edge. 1880. £15.00

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