Original leather, spine head and hinges worn; internally some very light damp-staining on the earlier leaves. ; American Imprints 24343. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A View Of The Primitive Ages. In Two Parts, ...
Publisher: Canan & Scott
Publication Date: 1834
Book Condition: Good
Book Description 1865. Llandiloes: Printed and Published by John Pryse. No date, c. 1865. Pocket sized; 15 x 9.5cm. 281 pages, correction page bound in the front opposite half-title, 4 pages of printed publisher's adverts to rear. Engraved frontis. and title page. Bound in full black calf, gilt, decorated in blind to boards, spine and edges slightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, outer edge of front free endpaper slightly chipped. Pages foxed otherwise a very sound copy of a scarce locally printed volume. Seller Inventory # 73200
Book Description Printed and Published by John Pryse, Wales, 1840. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 3rd Edition. Wales: Printed and Published by John Pryse, 1840. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 12mo - over 6Â¾ - 7Â¾" tall. Fine Handsome Original 1840 1/4 Leather Hardcover A View Of Primitive Ages Rev.Theophilus Evans (Reprinted from the American Edition published at Edensburg, in 1834) Llanidloes: Printed and Published by John Pryse Original C.1840 Hardcover Rebound in 1/4 Black Leather with five Raised Spine Bands. Fine red Marble End Papers Frontis B/W Boadicea inciting Britons' Welsh Printed and Published by John Pryse. Originally published in Welsh in Wales and was translated into English in 1830 George Roberts and reprinted in Wales, the land of it's birth, where "Drych y Prif Oesoedd' is again printed in English. This edition includes his 1740 'Preface To The Second Welsh Edition Evans speaks as an older man twenty four years on from the First Edition. Also 'Note by the Translator' and a little 'Notice Of The Author' Evans gives the 'pro' Welsh view on the historical Arthur. He was aware of Prince Madoc even before the French and Indian war began and the Francis Lewis incident at Fort Otswego.Theophilus Evans was clever even in English translation and his attack on Saxon and subsequent English learning is masterful. Fine condition. Very handsome. Tight binding. Clean free of writing, or underlines in text. Signature on free end paper. NOT a library book. John Pryse printed handsome Welsh classic. Three Geese In Flight since 1977 offering Celtic and Arthurian books as one, and wrapping book first in brown paper. Seller Inventory # 016438