Parthian Books

The Gallery is displaying and selling books from the Library of Wales Collection published by Parthian Books of Cardigan. Parthian marked twenty-five years of publishing in 2018/19 with several award-winning books, in addition to launching two collaborative translation projects and bringing its classic Library of Wales list to fifty titles.

Parthian also publish many contemporary writers with close links to Pembrokeshire. In the Autumn (date tbc), we will be hosting an event with Jack Smylie Wild to mark the publication of his book Riverwise Meditations on the Afon Teifi, illustrated by Ian Philips. Special Offer to The Gallery customersPeter Lord’s The Tradition A New History of Welsh Art only £30  (when purchased at The Gallery)


The Library of Wales Series is a project encompassing the re-publication of more than 50 titles of classic Welsh literature in English, edited and selected by cultural historian Dai Smith. Published titles include Border Country by Raymond Williams, Autobiography of a Super-tramp by William H. Davies, and In and Out of the Goldfish Bowl by Rachel Tresize.