CARDIFF CASTLE; A Poem. With Explanatory Remarks and Historical Extracts.
Author, Merthyr-Tydfil , 1827 First Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 40pp, original grey paper wraps. Wraps split at spine, front cover partially detached and with a small water-mark to the lower edge. Contents clean and bright, partially untrimmed, unopened. Size: 9" x 6" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 0031563. (Book ref. 0031563) £25.00
An Illustrated History of Cardiff Docks-Volume 3 The Cardiff Railway Company and The Docks at War
Silver Link 2009 1st 160pp Ills. maps, card covers, fine. (Book ref. 27072) £10.00
H.M.S. Cardiff 1995/96 A Year in the Life of a Type 42
Hackman Printers, 1996. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 84pp, well illus with colour photos, 260x190mm, book and jacket are in very good condition. Scarce (Book ref. 006829) £39.50
British Shipping Fleets
Ships in Focus Publications, 2000. First Edition. Hard Cover. New. 1901703215 192pp, illus, superb photography, large format, new condition, Manchester Liners, Joseph Fisher, Runciman, John T Rennie, Cardiff Hall and the Carron Company. No additional postage. (Book ref. AB006727) £18.00
Jenkins Brothers of Cardiff: A Ceredigion Family's Shipping Ventures
National Museum of Wales, 1985. First Edition. Original Card. Very Good. 0720002966 112pp. illus, ship photos, book is in near new condition (Book ref. 005612) £12.00
The Golden Cross Line Owen & Watkin Williams of Cardiff
World Ship Society, 1991. First Edition. Original Card. New. 70 pgs, index, selected crew lists, appendices, illus. New condition (Book ref. AB003725) £4.45
Tatems of Cardiff
P M Heaton, 1987. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 67pp, illus, nice whole page plates of the ships, the history of the shipping fleet founded by William James Tatem, later Lord Glanely. Book and jacket are in very good condition (Book ref. 000860) £27.50
Notice of Royal Train - Paddington to Cardiff (General) 4th/5th August, 1960
London: British Rail, 1960. paperback. Very Good. Stapled booklet - stapling clean and intact. This was an internally circulated document giving detailed instructions (make up of train, routeing, signalling, etc.) + timetable for the moving of the Royal train from London to south Wales, presumably as part of a royal visit - was it a steam train, I wonder? Occasional ink notes in text. A fascinating booklet, for either the trainspotter, or the Royal spotter! ; 8vo (6" x 9 1/2"); 16 pages (Book ref. 16957) £20.00
Cardiff and Beyond / Caerdydd a Thu Hwnt
Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1994. 1st Edition. Softcover. First Edition. 4to. 48 pages. Text in english and welsh throughout. Colour plates. Good photography from in and around Cardiff. As-new condition. FINE (Book ref. 03866) £4.50
City of Cardiff Transport - Opening of New Head Office Wednesday 14th March 1973.
Cardiff: City of Cardiff Transport., 1973. 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 16 pages. 100g. Oblong format stapled card covers a little rubbed to edges and small scar to front, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs. (Book ref. 13242) £8.00
Castles of Britain: 3 Wales & Northern Ireland
London: Ian Allan, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Bright glossy laminated boards, no previous ownership marks, 56 pages, b/w photo illustrations. Very nice condition. The selection of castles is the author's personal one, and does not claim to include every castle in Wales and Northern Ireland. Conway Castle 4 page tour booklet inserted. (Book ref. 6945) £4.25
Ribbon of Dreams: Remembering the Cardiff Cinemas
UK: Mercia Cinema Society. 1998 First edition, paperback, as new condition, very lightly creased illustrated glossy card covers, 110 pages, b/w photo illustrations, small neat dated (1998) ink note to half title page-----------“With a foreword by Frank Hennessy, Ribbon of Dreams is a joyous and light-hearted celebration of both the cinemas and people of Cardiff since the days of the first silent films through to the arrival of the multiplex. Uniquely acknowledging the affection that cinema-going has had in the hearts of generations of Cardiffians, from the fondly-recalled Empire and Capitol to the now-forgotten Clifton, Rialto & Tivoli. Over 30 cinemas are included, with memories and anecdotes collected from both those that worked there, as well as from those that regularly visited. Complemented by a host of unseen photographs sit back and return to a time when a visit to the cinema really was something to savour." (Book ref. 2431) £12.00
Salt Horse - a Naval Life
Gartocharn: Famedram, n/d c1965 Presumed first edition, paperback, very good condition, illustrated card covers slightly faded and marked, internally clean tight and bright, 205 pages, numerous b/w line illustrations and maps-------------- Contents: Cadet; Midshipman; Sub Lieutenant; "Cardiff"; "Tiger"; Dartmouth; "Wishart"; Cathay; Hong Kong; "Tamar"; "L'Avenir"; Greenwich; Danube; Corsica; "Vindictive" 1937-39; War; "Wakeful"; Dunkirk; GHQ Home Forces; To the Med.; S.O.(O) to V.A.L.F.; "Woolwich" S.O.(O) to R.A.(D); North Africa; "Musketeer" (Arctic); "Musketeer" (Aegean); Captain (D) 5; Latimer - J.S.S.C.; C.O.S. Far East; "Indefatigable". (Book ref. 1754) £12.00
Cardiff Rugby Football Club: The Statistical History of Cardiff RFC 1876-1984
Cardiff Athletic Club in 1984 First edition, paperback, as new condition, uncreased illustrated glossy card covers,144 pages, 8 b/w photo illustrations-------------includes a statistical review of every season played by Cardiff RFC from its foundation in 1876 to the 1983/84 season, backed by short notes. Introduction by the Western Mail's John Billot. (Book ref. 2325) £18.00
Handbook for Cardiff and district, prepared for the use of the British Association.
Cardiff: Daniel, Owen and company, 1891. First edition. Small 8vo, 248pp. 3 folding plans. Original limp brown cloth gilt. Mild ex-library with a couple of stamps and a label to the spine, but still a very good copy. (Book ref. 4149) £15.00
Transactions of the Cardiff Naturalists' Society, Vol. LXV;
Cardiff, Naturalists' Society, 1934. ACADEMIC REPRINT, contains an important paper on the History of Geology by Dr F. J. North; 'From the Geological Map to the Geological Survey', pages 41-115, original printed card wrappers, pages [i], 146, many plates, figs. and tables, 8vo (5.5" x 8.5"), a very clean and bright copy. (Book ref. 6265) £10.00
Cardiff City Football Club an A-Z
Aureus Publishing Limited, 1998. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 1899750037 (Book ref. 001181) £15.00
On recent extensions of Dock Accommodation and Coal-Shipping Machinery at the Bute Docks, Cardiff; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, August, 1884. (Cardiff Meeting).
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1884. 35 plates (12 relating to Cardiff Docks). 8vo, pp. 197-405, original printed tan wrappers; wrappers discoloured and insect damaged, backstrip worn, stain to edges of text block, stitching slack. Other papers include , the New Locomotive Running Shed of the Taff Vale Railway, Cardiff; a description of the Francke "Tina", the use of Petroleum Refuse in Locomotive Engines, & corrosion of Marine Boilers. (Book ref. 11794) £15.00
TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. For 1908. Volume 31.
Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, (1909) Illusts, 328 + 13 + (2)pp, 2 parts in the original printed wraps, outer hinges slightly chipped. Includes articles on:- Monumental Effigies, Smyths of Ashton Court; Gloucestershire Mediaeval Libraries; Caerphilly Castle; etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include GLOUCESTERSHIRE - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK72-1798) £25.00
TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. For 1908. Volume 30.
Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1908. Illusts, viii + 303pp, contemporary half morocco, raised bands, cloth boards, marbled endpapers, covers slightly rubbed to edges. Includes articles on:- Silver Plate and Insignia of Gloucester; Priory of St. Guthlac, Hereford; Witcombe Wills; Medieval Chapels of Bristol, etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include GLOUCESTERSHIRE - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK72-1797) £25.00