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detail from  Social HymnsSocial Hymns
A selection of ten hymns in celebration of Robert Owen, the eighteenth century social reformer. Hand sewn and presented in a wrap-around paper cover, edition limited to 200 copies. 16pp, 235x160mm.
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£20 (Bound)
detail from  The Romantics in WalesThe Romantics in Wales
This anthology of extracts from English Romantic writers, edited by Glyn Tegai Hughes, is drawn from poetry, essays, novels, travel writing and letters. It is illustrated with sixteen wood engravings by Hilary Paynter, and bound in quarter leather by John Sewell.
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£795.00 (Quarter bound)
£500.00 (Unbound)
detail from  Welsh TimeWelsh Time
Representative passages spanning the fifty and more years of Emyr Humphreys' career as Wales's premier novelist, selected and edited by M.Wynn Thomas and illustrated by Paul Croft. Published as a tribute to Emyr Humphreys on the occasion of his ninetieth birthday. 112pp., 250x155mm.
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£320 (Qtr.leather)
£195 (Qtr.cloth)
£150 (Unbound)
detail from  Of A FeatherOf A Feather
Avian Collective Nouns & Terms of Assembly, Group Names & Associated Terms. Written, compiled, designed and illustrated by COLIN SEE-PAYNTON, with a Foreword by DAVID ATTENBOROUGH
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£1750 (Quarter leather)
detail from  Kyffin: A CelebrationKyffin: A Celebration

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£350 (Bound)
detail from  Mapping GolgothaMapping Golgotha
A selection of the poems and letters of Wilfred Owen, the iconic poet of WW1. Edited by Jeremy Hooker and illustrated with engravings in two colours by Harry Brockway. An edition limited to 200 numbered copies in a quarter calfskin binding with printed cloth sides, and titled blind on the spine.
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Out of print
detail from  The Afanc King and the Sons of TeyrnonThe Afanc King and the Sons of Teyrnon
A medieval Welsh tale in the style of The First Branch of The Mabinogi. Words by Christopher Meredith and images by Sara Philpott. A slim, large format book: 28 pages, 350x250mm, bound in quarter cloth with printed paper sides, titled in gold on the front board, and limited to 200 numbered copies.
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Out of print
detail from  Byron Rogers: The Lost ChildrenByron Rogers: The Lost Children
The poignant tale of Gwenllian, daughter of Llywelyn, last native prince of Wales, who was incarcerated in Sempringham Abbey as a child, and kept there until her death.This is the story that made her a national icon. Pen-and-ink drawings by Anna Ravenscroft. An edition limited to 300 numbered copies. Hand-bound in full red cloth, with printed cover and spine, and presented in a slipcase. 28pp., 220x140mm.
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£120 (Bound)
£50 (Unbound)
detail from  Pennant and his Welsh LandscapesPennant and his Welsh Landscapes

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detail from  The Book of RuthThe Book of Ruth
Designed by John Woodcock (who has also engraved the title-page block) and illustrated with wood engravings by Anna Ravenscroft. 200 copies in quarter cloth with patterned paper covered boards. 24pp., 305x230mm
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£135 (Bound)
£75 (Unbound)
detail from  The Special Bindings of Gwasg GregynogThe Special Bindings of Gwasg Gregynog
Full colour illustrated catalogue of the special bindings produced at the Press since 1977. Compiled by Anthony Dowd and with a memoir by James Brockman. Edition limited to 200 copies. 104pp., 300x195mm. Available in full leather with raised bands, or in a cloth binding.
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£175 (Cloth)
£125 (Unbound)
detail from  George Herbert: Sundrie PiecesGeorge Herbert: Sundrie Pieces
A new selection of Herbert's prose and poetry, together with over 200 collected proverbs. Edited by the Earl of Powis & illustrated by Sarah van Niekerk. 200 in quarter leather with marbled paper sides. 120pp., 300x175mm
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£450 (Bound)
£250 (Unbound)
detail from  Llyfr RuthLlyfr Ruth
William Morgan's translation of the Old Testament Book of Ruth. Designed by John Woodcock and illustrated with Anna Ravenscroft's wood engravings. 300 copies hand-bound in quarter cloth with patterned paper covered boards. 24pp.,305x230mm.
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£135 (Bound)
£75 (Unbound)
detail from  Eirene: A TributeEirene: A Tribute
Tribute to Baroness White of Rhymney written by David Lewis Jones, Librarian, House of Lords; personal reflections by Ron Edwards and Glyn Tegai Hughes. Frontispiece photograph of Lady White. 170 copies in quarter cloth. 30pp., 240x150mm
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£50 (Bound)
£30 (Unbound)
detail from  Emynau Morgan RhysEmynau Morgan Rhys
Forty hymns by this eighteenth-century hymnwriter. Selected and edited by D. Simon Evans. Illustrated by Rhiain M. Davies. 250 copies in quarter cloth with printed paper covered boards, 100 in quarter leather with canvas covered boards. 86pp., 260x170mm.
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£270 (Qtr.Leather)
detail from  Goethe: PoemsGoethe: Poems
Published to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Goethe's birth, and also the 600th of Johann Gutenburg's. Edited by Jim Reed. 150 copies in quarter cloth with printed paper sides. 64pp., 280x170mm
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£145 (Bound)
£70 (Unbound)
detail from  Gwyddau yng Ngregynog / Geese at GregynogGwyddau yng Ngregynog / Geese at Gregynog
Poem by R. Gerallt Jones published as a tribute to the author. English translation by Joseph P.Clancy. Wood engravings by Colin See-Paynton. 250 copies in marbled paper covers designed by Victoria Hall. 12pp., 245x155mm.
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£40 (Bound)
detail from  The Twelve / Y DeuddegThe Twelve / Y Deuddeg

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£70 (Unbound)
detail from  Inwards Where All The Battle IsInwards Where All The Battle Is
Selection of Alun Lewis's writings from India edited by Jeremy Hooker, illustrated & signed by David Gentleman. 100 copies in quarter leather, 200 in full cloth. 108pp., 255x160mm.
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Out of print
detail from  Hwiangerddi Owen M. EdwardsHwiangerddi Owen M. Edwards

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£125 (Bound)
detail from  Intimate Leaves from a DesignerIntimate Leaves from a Designer's Notebook
Written & designed by John Ryder, who here explores and analyses letterforms, the printed page, and the very way in which we read books. Illustrations by a variety of artists. 80 copies in quarter leather. 154pp., 245x155mm.
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£200 (Bound)
detail from  Jan Morris: A Machynlleth TriadJan Morris: A Machynlleth Triad
A specially-commissioned work designed by John Ryder and illustrated by Brenda Berman. 310 copies sewn into paper covers, loose in a chemise within a slipcase.
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£75 (Unbound)
detail from  W.H.Davies: The LoversW.H.Davies: The Lovers' Song-book
Unillustrated poems from the 1933 Gregynog edition. 350 copies in paper-covered card covers. 20pp., 350x165mm.
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£30 (Bound)
£15 (Unbound)
detail from  John Ormond: Cathedral BuildersJohn Ormond: Cathedral Builders
Thirty-five poems illustrated by the author containing a high proportion of his best-known verse. Edition of 200 in quarter cloth. 78pp., 310x205mm.
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£120 (Bound)
detail from  The Pleasant History of Lazarillo de TormesThe Pleasant History of Lazarillo de Tormes
This is a modernised version of the translation by David Rowland, published in 1586, of one of the classics among translations into the English language. Edited with extensive notes by Gareth Alban Davies. Woodcuts and wood engravings by Frank Martin.
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Out of print
detail from  Walt Whitman: Wrenching TimesWalt Whitman: Wrenching Times
Poems from Drum-Taps edited by M. Wynn Thomas and illustrated with colour wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec. 400 copies in quarter leather. 72pp., 375x275mm.
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Out of print
detail from  Gwasg Gregynog: A Descriptive CatalogueGwasg Gregynog: A Descriptive Catalogue
Compiled by David Esslemont and Glyn Tegai Hughes, this major work of reference contains full bibliographical details of the books and ephemera produced at Gregynog between 1970 and 1990. Edition limited to 755 copies in card covers, 100 in quarter leather, and 25 special bindings of which a few copies remain (details on application). 88pp., 305x200mm.
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£210 (Qtr.leather)
£35 (Card)
detail from  Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru/Welsh AssemblyCynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru/Welsh Assembly
Souvenir edition printed from the type used for the inaugural document signed by HM The Queen at the opening of the National Assembly for Wales. 250 copies in full cloth, blocked in gold and presented in a slipcase. Specially-annotated copies available for Assembly members. 8pp., 370x250mm.
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Out of print
detail from  Gwendolin 75 Years onGwendolin 75 Years on
The book includes pages from the original Eros & Psyche prospectus hand-set in type newly-cast from the Gwendolin matrices discovered at the Press, and illustrated with two of the original woodblocks. Pages from the 1472 La Divina Commedia are also reproduced.
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£90 (Quarter Red Cloth)
£75 (Unbound)
detail from  Princes and CastlesPrinces and Castles
This landscape-format book sets out to explore the principal examples of the work of the thirteenth-century Welsh princes and to trace the developments in castle construction that they reveal.
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£350 (Quarter Leather)
£250 (Unbound)
detail from  Stephen Crane: The Red Badge of CourageStephen Crane: The Red Badge of Courage
Commissioned by The Land Press. A classic tale of the American Civil War. Printed at Gregynog and with eleven collotype illustrations from American Civil War archives. 115 copies. 148pp., 295x215mm. Full cloth binding.
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£50 (Unbound)
detail from  The Texture of the UniverseThe Texture of the Universe
A new selection of the writings of Henry and Thomas Vaughan in an edition limited to 75 copies in a quarter-leather binding
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£450 (Quarter Leather)
£300.00 (Unbound)