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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. Caermarthen GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XLI. Sheet 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36". Fully hand coloured. Key down left margin. Repaired tear in left margin, and some edge tears along left half of top edge, not reaching border. Right margin rather dusty. Geologically surveyed, coal measures by W.E. Logan, the rest by Sir H. de la Beche. O.S. embossed stamp 1859. £85.00
    Covers Laugharne, Llandovery, Newcastle Emlyn.

  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. Carmarthenshire LAN in the Parish of Llanstephan in the County of Carmarthenshire belonging to Joseph Timmins Esqr., Surveyed and Mapped by Harris and Spurrell, 1801. Manuscript map in ink and outline colour, on thick paper backed with linen. Size 23" x 27". Decorative cartouche with title, compass rose. Shows house and garden and surrounding fields, roads, tracks. Large Reference table on the left, listing field names, 'Maesgwyn Cot and Garden', 'Quarry' etc., with acreages. Adjoining owners named. 7" tear into map at left from left edge, linen not torn, some minor small creases in paper in a few places. 1801. £90.00

  7. 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

  8. Cellan, Cardiganshire POSTER advertising auction sale at Lampeter of Farms called Blaenwaun and Gelligaer, Corn Grist Mill at Pentrefelin etc., 9th July 1915. Size 28" x 19", folded. 1915. £15.00

  9. Glamorgan GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XXXVII. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Engraved surface approx. 25" x 37", hand coloured. Key in sea area. Geologically Surveyed by W.E. Logan & Sir Henry de la Beche. Watermark 1858. £90.00
    Covers the Gower, Swansea, Aberafon, Neath.

  10. 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.

  11. 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

  12. 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.

  13. Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire MAP OF LAN HOUSE and Lands in Tir, Cwmbach, Cottage and Garden in Llan y Bre, with Tir Cwmbach, Lease Hold Land in the Parish of Llanstephan in the County of Carmarthen. By John Lews, Februy. 26th 1874. Manuscript plan in ink and full wash colour on paper backed with linen, size 23" x 27", plus margins. Scale 4 chains to an inch. Large compass rose, scale bar. Table of Reference at left with listing of 46 fields, plantations etc., with cultivation, acreage. Shows Lan Residence and Gardens at centre of map, roads, water features, paths, quarry, spring, plantations with different types of tree, adjoining owners named. Three small inserts for Llan y Bre village, Watering Place, Liberty for Water. 1874. £140.00

  14. 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'.

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  15. 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

  16. 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.

  17. Pembrey, Carmarthenshire GRAIG BOTH Pembrey Parish, Carmarthenshire. Manuscript plan in ink and a small amount of outline colour, on tracing paper pasted onto linen. Size 15" x 18", scale 1" = 2 chains(?). Basic plan, showing house and garden with a few surrounding fields. Reference table with key to 9 fields etc., with cultivation, acreage. Adjoining owners named. Copied from a Map by John Harries 1819. Later c1830? £25.00

  18. Pembroke GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Sheet XXXVIII. Sheet 1" to 1 mile. Size 24" x 36". Fully hand coloured. Key in sea area. Two small repaired marginal tears, some feint spotting near right margin. About two thirds of map is sea area. Geologically surveyd by Sir H. De la Beche. Watermarked 1858. £65.00
    Covers Milford Haven, Skokholm Island, Saundersfoot.

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

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

  21. 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

  22. St. Davids, Milford Haven ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheets 192, 209. Scale 1" to 1 mile. Size 36" x 19", dissected and mounted on linen, folding into 4to cloth wraps, Stanford label. Brown stain at two points in top margin, and at central fold, and part of right margin. 1910. £15.00

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Trimsaran, Glamorgan MAP SHOWING THE CORBY ESTATE Map printed on waxed cotton, taken from the Ordnance Survey 1914 edition. Size 20" x 27", scale 1:2500. The village is at the centre of the map, Corby estate outlined in green wash, two large areas just south of the river shaded in pink. Slight fading at left edge. c1920. £16.00
    Shows numerous old shafts in the woods south east of the village. Covers Culla House, Syddn, Cil-rhedyn.

  26. 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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