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ABERFAN: THE DAYS AFTER
Written by I.C. Rapoport.
Stock no. 1822004
Published by Parthian. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Journey in Pictures. The Aberfan tragedy which came to symbolise everything that fashionable decade strove to forget: the negligence of authorities and the dirt of existence, poverty and the class divide. B/w photographs commemorating a past decade, a defunct industry, seeking out the women and families of a male-dominated world. White pictorial cardwraps. Dual language: text in English & Welsh. ISBN: 1902638565. Reprint. White card covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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RHONDDA COAL, CARDIFF GOLD
Written by Richard Watson.
Stock no. 1821988
Published by Merton Priory Press. 1st 1997. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Insoles of Llandaff, Coal Owners and Shippers. Tracing the rise and decline of a leading South Wales coal owning family, from their early 19th century origins as Worcester timber merchants who moved to the new docks at Cardiff, through their acquisition of collieries in the Rhondda and involvement with the Taff Vale and other early railway schemes, to their emergence as major figures in the industry. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 1898937265. Top & tail of spine bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Removal of labels to endpapers has left residue and also some slight surface paper damage. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased with faint scoring to rear panel and 2"closed tear to fold of rear flap.

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LEWIS' SCHOOL, PENGAM: A HISTORY
Written by Ewart Smith.
Stock no. 1821931
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781905967506. Grey pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear (no loss) to top front flap fold.

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FLOREAT HOWARDIA
Written by T.J. Foster.
Stock no. 1821913
Published by Friends Of Howardian High School. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of Howard Gardens Schools, Cardiff 1885-1990. 957 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951670808. A couple of light knocks to top edges of boards. Text block is slightly grubby. Contents fine. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed, barcode label stuck to rear.

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TIR IARLL
Written by Frederic Evans.
Stock no. 1821910
Published by Mid Glamorgan County Libraries. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Earl's Land. Reprinted from the original edition of 1912. Comprising the ancient parishes of Llangynwyd, Bettws, Margam, and Kenfig. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1872430155. Base of spine lightly worn. Light browning to page edges and text block. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XVIII SOUTH WALES
Written by Thomas Rees.
Stock no. 1821252
Published by John Harris. 1st 1815. Very good condition.

Three-quarter leather binding, raised bands to spine, gilt titles to spine with gilt decoration. Blue marbled paper boards. 33 b/w plates. viii and 917 pages plus book list to rear and index. Spine lightly faded but gilt still bright. Text block lightly browned and lightly marked (does not detract). Some page browning and scattered foxing. A very nice copy considering the age. All plates present.

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CARDIFF YESTERDAY No. 11
Written by Stewart Williams.
Stock no. 1319730
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900807644. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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RHONDDA MY VALLEY BRAVE
Written by Emrys Pride; George Thomas.
Stock no. 1319632
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Introduction by George Thomas. ISBN: 0903434059. Spine bumped at head and tail. Top edge of textblock slightly grubby else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, has white marks and original price-label to front panel.

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THE COWBRIDGE RAILWAY
Written by Colin Chapman.
Stock no. 2133834
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860932842. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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THE BARRY RAILWAY
Written by Eric R. Mountford.
Stock no. 2133731
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Beige pictorial card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams of locomotives, coaches and wagons. ISBN: 0853613559. Spine has faded. A few knocks along cover edges.

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INDUSTRIAL LOCOMOTIVES OF WEST GLAMORGAN
Written by Martin Potts; G.W. Green.
Stock no. 2133616
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed boards. Maps and b/w photos. ISBN: 090109689X. Spine is faded.

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