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  • Faithful Hound - Beddgelert and the Truth About Its Legend

    Faithful Hound - Beddgelert and the Truth About Its Legend

    Beddgelert's best known attribute is also the supposed explanation of its name, the grave of Gelert, traditionally the faithful hound of Llywelyn the Great, slain by him in a rash moment.

    £5.50

  • Coracle Family of the World, The

    Coracle Family of the World, The

    The book explains - and illustrates - the difference between coracles on rivers in Wales and England, looks at the Scottish and Irish versions of the craft, and then at the coracles of Europe, the Middle East, and Asia - especially at Vietnam, the only place in the world where coracles are thriving.

    £6.95

  • Travels of a Welsh Preacher in the USA

    Travels of a Welsh Preacher in the USA

    In 1883 a Welsh Methodist Minister, William Davies Evans, published his book Dros Gyfanfor a Chyfandir ('Across Ocean and Continent'), describing his travels in the United States. This publication is the first English translation from the original Welsh text.

    £12.00

  • Voyages of the Celtic Saints

    Voyages of the Celtic Saints

    An account of the voyages and maritime navigations of the saints during the early Middle Ages. These voyages linked the Celtic societies of western Britain, Ireland and Brittany with Christian centres of the Mediterranean such as Rome, Athens, Egypt and Palestine.

    £7.50

  • Llywelyn Bren (Compact History of Welsh Heroes)

    Llywelyn Bren (Compact History of Welsh Heroes)

    An account of the revolt of Llywelyn Bren of Morgannwg in the 14th century.

    £5.00

  • Standing Stones of North-Western Wales, The

    Standing Stones of North-Western Wales, The

    A highly interesting volume tracing the history and significance of the standing stones of north-western Wales, especially their possible association with ley lines, trackways, burial sites and astronomy.

    £5.50

  • Parochial Lives

    Parochial Lives

    An entertaining collection of biographies of eight Welsh Victorian clergy, comprising an analysis of their parochial, ecclesiastical and cultural activities together with an appreciation of their literary compositions.

    £2.00 Ar Sêl! | On Sale!

    Prīs Gwreiddiol | R.R.P.: £6.75

  • History of Policing in North Wales, The

    History of Policing in North Wales, The

    A history of the county constabularies of north Wales, and the latter North Wales Police. It charts the history of the last 150 years.

    £11.50

  • Wales Before 1536 - A Guide

    Wales Before 1536 - A Guide

    A chronological outline of Welsh history from the ninth to the six teenth century which is also a guide to readers who like to relate what they read to places they can visit.

    £5.95

  • Ring the Bell in the Gaols of Brecon

    Ring the Bell in the Gaols of Brecon

    An informative and intriguing volume which uncovers the secrets of centuries of barbarism, rape, murder and incarceration in the County of Brecon. It recounts the story of the men, women and children who inhabited the various gaols of the town, some of which ended their lives on the gallows.

    £5.50