A collection of 5 books and brochures about Portmeirion and Clough Williams-Ellis.
” About this Place Portmeirion- perhaps I myself find it hard to explain it……..” The words of Clough Williams-Ellis are difficult to expand upon. A delightful place for tourists from around the world, viewers of 20th Century cult TV The Prisoner and those enjoying Festival No6 in the 21st Century.
Williams-Ellis, Clough. Portmeirion. Still Further Illustrated and Explained. With fresh words and yet bigger and better pictures. Blackie and Son, Glasgow, 1962. 13th Edition. 8vo, Board backed paper covers. Pp8, pp38 black and white images, most full page, pp3 ads, factual notes. Front pastedown map and sea chart of area, back cover plan illustration of Portmeirion. Covers bumped and chipped at edges, a little loss to spine cover. All pages sewn tight in clean and bright condition throughout. A scarce item.
Williams-Ellis, Clough. Portmeirion. The Place and Its Meaning. Portmeirion. Penrhyndeudraeth, Wales, 1978 reprint. ISBN 0216906725 4to, Softcover. Pp96. Many black and white illustrations throughout. Ownership mark of the Late Poet Arnold Rattenbury on half title page. Covers a little bumped at edges and pages showing a little age tone to edges. Clean and bright throughout.
Williams-Ellis, Clough. Portmeirion. It’s What? When? Why and How Variously Answered. Portmeirion, Wales, 1979. 8vo. Illustrated Soft covers. Pp48. Many full illustrations throughout, most in colour. With pencil remark on title page “Please return/Arnold Rattenbury”. Covers a little bumped. Clean bright and tight throughout.
Williams-Ellis, Amabel. Clough Williams Ellis. A Portrait in Words. Golden Dragon Books, Portmeirion, Wales, 1981. Small 8vo, Illustrated soft cover. Pp12. In excellent clean, tight and bright condition throughout.
Williams-Ellis, Clough. Portmeirion. Guide Book. Ca 2000. 8vo. Illustrated soft cover. Pp52. bilingual English and Welsh text. Many colour photographs within text. Fold mark to lower corner of back cover, otherwise in clean and bright condition throughout.
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