(B) Welsh Lovespoons Book
Welsh Lovespoons - A Pitkin Guide. This beautifully illustrated dual-language book describes the ancient Welsh custom of carving lovespoons. Discover why the tradition started and how it continues to this day. Find out what the symbols on these charming tokens of affection mean and where you can see the world's biggest and smallest lovespoons, and many other fine examples.
A Brief History Of Wales
A Brief History of Wales - Gerald Morgan Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 144 From the Romans onward, via Vikings, Saxons, Normans and Flemings, the Welsh have both resisted and absorbed invasion after invasion. Princes, papists, protestants, politicians, patriots, prophets and proletarians pass swiftly before us in this gripping narrative of conquest, resistance and survival. Bot…
A Guide To Welsh Place Names
A Guide To Welsh Place Names - Anthony Lias Publication Date January 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x122 mm, 104 pages Language: English A guide to the meaning, origins and construction of 500 Welsh place-names, including notes on linguistic and historical background to the names and a useful index.
A History of the Red Dragon
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A History of The Red Dragon - Welsh Heritage Series No. 4 - Carl Lofmark Publication Date September 2012 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Edited by G. A. Wells Format: Paperback, 185x123 mm, 102 pages Language: English A highly informative and well-researched book looking at the origin and history of the national emblem of Wales. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Cyfrol yn llawn…
A Time For Princes
The Welsh Leaders who Forged a Nation 800-1282. The historian John Davies described 800-1282 as 'the youth of the Welsh nation'. Roman Wales survived attacks by Irish and Viking raiders from the west and Saxon and other Germanic tribes from the east to lay down the foundations of a medieval country. Full colour illustrations throughout.
Abergavenny Through Time
Abergavenny grew up around the Norman castle, on the site of a Roman fort. The town's location meant it was frequently embroiled in border warfare. Despite this turmoil, the town, with its ancient market, prospered. It was known for its Welsh flannel, as well as more unusual products - the milk from local goats was used to treat consumption, and their hair to make fashionable periwigs!The town con…
Abergavennys War - Tim Butters
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Over the years local journalist and author Tim Butters has interviewed many Abergavenny veterans from the Second World War, ranging from a soldier who helped liberate the notorious Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen, a man who was captured during the Allied retreat from Tobruk and ended up spending the war in the cruel confines of Stalag VIII-B, an officer who was at Dunkirk and later served wi…
Alun The Bear And The Grand Slam
Alun The Bear and the Grand Slam - Morgan Tomos It is every little bear's dream to play for Wales but Alun is so excited at seeing Wales play that he runs on the pitch and accidentally scores for the other side. He is very sad but when a player is injured the Wales team turn to Alun to rescue the game and achieve that vital Grand Slam win. Originally written in Welsh to celebrate the historic 2005…
Alun The Bear In The Castle
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Alun The Bear In The Castle - Morgan Tomos Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 24 Reading age: 3-7 Alun the Bear visits a castle with his mum and dad. But history comes alive when Alun discovers hidden treasure.
Ancient Cathedrals of Wales - Their Story and Music
Ancient Cathedrals of Wales: Their Story and Music Publication Date April 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 183x123 mm, 200 pages Language: English Music has always been associated with our cathedrals, having an important part in church services. This book encompasses the musical content of our cathedrals here in Wales but also offers a handy and readable guide to thes…
Ancient Chapels And Churches In Wales
Ancient Chapels and Churches in Wales - John McAsey Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 72 A charming guide with enchanting colour illustrations to 32 ancient Celtic chapels and churches throughout Wales comprising particular mention of their history and architecture, folklore and atmospheric locations. 32 colour illustrations and 1 map.