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Cerdded Mewn Cell gan / by Robin Llywelyn
Cerdded Mewn Cell gan / by Robin Llywelyn
Casgliad o straeon byrion gogleisiol a ffraeth gan un o awduron mwyaf adnabyddus Cymru. Dyma gyfrol gyntaf Robin Llywelyn yn Gymraeg ers cyhoeddi’r casgliad o straeon, Y D?r Mawr Llwyd yn 1995. Casgliad o dair ar ddeg o straeon byrion amrywiol ac amlhaenog gan Robin Llywelyn yw Cerdded Mewn Cell a hon yw’r gyfrol gyntaf iddo ei chyhoeddi ers cipio Gwobr Goffa Daniel Owen yn 2004 am ei...
£8.99
Portmeirion Village Guide Book: The Official Guide to Portmeirion Village
Portmeirion Village Guide Book: The Official Guide to Portmeirion Village
The official guide booklet to the Italianate Village of Portmeirion in North Wales. This interesting guidebook tells the history of the founding and development of Portmeirion by Clough Williams-Ellis, through to its current day status as one of the top attractions in Wales and the UK. Packed with interesting facts and photographs, sections on each of Portmeirion's main buildings and a map of the...
£3.99

Llwybrau'r Gwyllt Portmeirion Tree Trail
Llwybrau'r Gwyllt Portmeirion Tree Trail
Arweinlyfr ffotograffydd i 80 o brif goed Portmeirion ar hyd llwybrau’r Gwyllt gan John Whitehead, DipHort(Kew), DipArb(R.F.S), F.Arbor.A, F.L.S gyda rhagair gan Menna Angharad. An illustrative Guide to 80 trees in three coloured tree trail routes at Portmeirion by John Whitehead, DipHort(Kew), DipArb(R.F.S), F.Arbor.A, F.L.S with an introduction by Menna Angharad.
£3.99
Portmeirion by Robin Llywelyn
Portmeirion by Robin Llywelyn
A 31 page bilingual booklet telling the fascinating story of the Italianite village of Portmeirion in North Wales. Contains full-colour illustrations and interesting facts on every page. Ideal for all ages. From the Wonder Wales series by Gomer Press.
£3.99

Magic Gardens: The Underwater Art of Susan Williams-Ellis
Magic Gardens: The Underwater Art of Susan Williams-Ellis
by Alwyn W. Turner & Thamasin Marsh Susan Williams-Ellis was one of the best-known and most influential British designers of the late-20th century. As the founder of Portmeirion Potteries, she helped shape the style of the 1960s and created the Botanic Garden range, still exported to more than 50 countries worldwide. Less well known was her lifelong infatuation with underwater exploration. It...
£20.00
The Place and it's Meaning: Hardback
The Place and it's Meaning: Hardback
Sir Clough’s personal account of how and why he built the village remains the best available introduction to Portmeirion. It includes interesting anecdotes and lively descriptions of the evolution of the village. 96 pages printed on fine quality paper with a line drawing frontispiece, 32 colour / black and white photographic illustrations, decorative endpapers, black & white headpieces,...
£10.00

Portmeirion by Jan Morris, Alwyn Turner, Mark Eastment & Stephen Lacey
Portmeirion by Jan Morris, Alwyn Turner, Mark Eastment & Stephen Lacey
Foreword by Jools Holland The book "Portmeirion" was published to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the opening of the resort in 1926. Lavishly illustrated with many unpublished and rare photographs, plans and drawings, it is the first book to cover the whole story of the village, the extensive gardens both at Portmeirion and Plas Brondanw, the Williams-Ellis family home, Portmeirion Pottery as well...
£25.00
Arboretum, A history of the trees grown in Britain and Ireland
Arboretum, A history of the trees grown in Britain and Ireland
Meticulously researched yet richly descriptive, Arboretum is essential reading for anyone studying garden history, maintaining a historic landscape, or choosing a tree to plant. It is also the perfect book for anyone who wants to learn more about these largest and most conspicuous yet often-overlooked features of our everyday environment. Hardcover: 480 pages ISBN: 9781873580974
£35.00

Portmeirion Mini Book by Leslie Gerry & Robin Llywelyn
Portmeirion Mini Book by Leslie Gerry & Robin Llywelyn
Portmeirion is the extraordinary Italianate village created by the architect and town-planner Clough Williams-Ellis on a remote peninsula in North Wales. The double-spread images in Portmeirion brilliantly capture its architectural eccentricities in a pageant of colour created by the artist in the form of a series of seven original prints drawn on an electronic tablet, a technique he has exploited...
£45.00
Portmeirion by Leslie Gerry & Robin Llywelyn: Version 2
Portmeirion by Leslie Gerry & Robin Llywelyn: Version 2
Synopsis Portmeirion is the extraordinary Italianate village created by the architect and town-planner Clough Williams-Ellis on a remote peninsula in North Wales. The double-spread images in Portmeirion brilliantly capture its architectural eccentricities in a pageant of colour created by the artist in the form of a series of seven original prints drawn on an electronic tablet, a technique he has...
£350.00


Portmeirion on Film and Television by Roger Langley
Portmeirion on Film and Television by Roger Langley
The famous North Wales resort of Portmeirion has appeared in cinema films, television dramas, music 'promo videos', advertising commercials, documentaries, travel shows and many other types of screen presentations. From short news reports to live events coverage, from full length movies to archive newsreel and from breakfast or morning programmes to foreign TV broadcasts, the 'fantasy village' has...
£4.99
Seren Wen ar Gefndir Gwyn gan / by Robin Llywelyn
Seren Wen ar Gefndir Gwyn gan / by Robin Llywelyn
The novel which won the Prose Medal at the 1992 National Eisteddfod and which was acclaimed as a masterpiece by all three adjudicators. First published in 1992. Nofel sy'n defnyddio delweddau o fytholeg Geltaidd gyda chefndir Pan-Ewropeaidd iddi, a ddisgrifiwyd fel gwaith 'awdur digamsyniol ei ddawn a rhyfeddol ei gamp', gan un o'r beirniaid. Enillydd y Fedal Ryddiaith yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 1992....
£4.95

That Strange Necessity: Visions of Portmeirion
That Strange Necessity: Visions of Portmeirion
Poems by John Elinger Illustrations by Peter Honey This colourful Italianate village, established on the Welsh coast by the extraordinary and eccentric self-taught architect, Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, demonstrates the force of his belief that beauty is a 'strange necessity'. That Strange Necessity offers a visual and poetic tribute to his creation, a place of pilgrimage for all who care about the...
£14.99
The Kilner Cookbook by Kilner
The Kilner Cookbook by Kilner
In the very first Kilner Cookbook, you will find 100 tasty recipes for: Classic and creative pickles, preserves, chutneys and jams. Speedy salad, soup and breakfast recipes, perfect for picnics or on-the-go. Tempting sweet treats and desserts for sharing and gifting. Refreshing cordials and tasty cocktails for all-year-round celebrations. Step-by-step instructions for making your first preserve,...
£12.99

Un Diwrnod yn yr Eisteddfod gan / by Robin Llywelyn
Un Diwrnod yn yr Eisteddfod gan / by Robin Llywelyn
Cyfrol arobryn Gwobr Goffa Daniel Owen yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru Casnewydd a'r Cylch 2004, sef nofel fywiog am anturiaethau milwr 30 oed yn ystod un diwrnod a dreuliwyd ar faes Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Meifod 2003, yn cynnwys nifer o sylwadau ffraeth a deifiol am bynciau trafod cyfoes Cymru. The prize-winning volume of the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize at the Newport Welsh National Eisteddfod 2004,...
£6.99