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THE BOOK OF LLANDAF AND THE NORMAN CHURCH IN WALES
Written by John Reuben Davies.
Stock no. 1815799
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Studies in Celtic History XXI. This book explores the ecclesiastical and political transformation of south-east Wales in the later eleventh and early twelfth centuries. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and blue title to front. xii and 242 pages including index. ISBN: 1843830248. Small mark to front board.

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THE PUBS OF NEWPORT
Written by Alan Roderick.
Stock no. 1815798
Published by Handpost Books. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

From back street boozer to docklands local or corner pub; from uptown alehouse and historic town centre tavern to traditional country inn; from modern hostelry to riverside bar - Newport is home to an astonishing variety of public houses. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. xiv and 265 pages. ISBN: 0951521381.

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THOMAS STREET: COURTS AND CHARACTERS
Written by Steve Ryan.
Stock no. 1815796
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Thomas Street, Chepstow, and it's Courts built in the 19th century, mostly one down, two up with no inside facilities, and those outside shared between many families, bred a community strengthened by their adversities. Steve Ryan, a son of Thomas Street, was persuaded in later years to record his childhood memories of the place, the people and their experiences. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 090027848X.

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DEWSTOW: IMPRESSIONS AND RECOLLECTIONS OF CHILDHOOD & THE SEVERN TUNNEL JUNCTION MARSHALLING YARDS
Written by W.C. Winter.
Stock no. 1815793
Published by W.C. Winter. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Blue card wraps. 48 page booklet. Covers grubby. Biro mark to title page and also previous owner's address label.

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HANGINGS AND HANGMEN AT USK PRISON: A CAUTIONARY TALE
Written by Godfrey Brangham.
Stock no. 1815791
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

A brief history of Usk prisons followed by murder and mayhem! Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 120 pages. ISBN: 9781905967148. Previous owner's small address label to inside of front cover.

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CALDICOT CASTLE
Written by T.T. Birbeck. Illustrated by T.T. Birbeck.
Stock no. 1815790
Published by Chepstow Rural District Council. Circa 1965. Very good condition.

Grey card wraps with blue titles. B/w illustrations. 36 pages. Covers a little marked, name and address in ink to rear cover. Previous owner's small gold address label to half-title page.

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WARTIME MEMORIES: THE HOME FRONT IN CHEPSTOW 1939-1945
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815788
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900278471. Front cover a little grubby.

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CALDICOT AND THE VILLAGES OF THE MOOR IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS VOLUME 2
Written by Richard D. Jones.
Stock no. 1815787
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Including the Villages of Portskewett, Sudbrook, Rogiet, Llanvihangel, Magor, Undy, On the Levels & Around and About Netherwent. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781905967087.

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RECOLLECTIONS OF ROSS
Written by Jon Hurley.
Stock no. 1815786
Published by Tempus Publishing Ltd. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

1,000 years of the history of Ross-on-Wye and the Wye Valley. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752444062.

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THE WESTMINSTER POLL BOOK 1841
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815784
Published by S.A. & M.J. Raymond. 1st thus 1996. Fine condition.

Raymonds Original Pollbooks. A list of voters in parliamentary elections, indicating which candidate(s) they voted for. Facsimile. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 1899668098.

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WHITEBROOK: A COMMUNITY BROUGHT TO LIFE THROUGH IMAGES AND RECOLLECTIONS
Written by Diana M. Bevan; Eleanor H.B. Rees.
Stock no. 1815782
Published by Whitebrook Conservation Group. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition.

This book has been produced as a direct result of the 'Whitebrook - Then & Now' Exhibition of March 2004. Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0955042607. Mark left from label removal to rear cover.

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WALTER POWELL'S GWENT
Written by Christabel Powell. Illustrated by Christabel Powell.
Stock no. 1815781
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An architectural biography of a 17th century diarist. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951036300. Previous owner's small name & address label stuck across front flap of dustwrapper and front pastedown hence dustwrapper cannot be removed without causing surface paper damage. Top edge of dustwrapper lightly creased.

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