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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MEMOIRS OF MONMOUTH-SHIRE 1708
Written by Nathan Rogers. Illustrated by Linda Waters.
Stock no. 1815780
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st thus 1983. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The text is copied from the 1708 edition. The only change is the modernization of the old long 's'. Misprints from the first edition have not been corrected, except those noted on an errata slip. This volume is a reprint of the 4th edition (Chepstow, 1978). Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0906134021. Previous owner's small name & address label stuck across front flap of dustwrapper onto front pastedown hence dustwrapper cannot be removed without damaging surface paper. Rear panel of dustwrapper has a few tiny closed edge tears.
THE FOLKLORE OF (OLD) MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Roy Palmer.
Stock no. 1815778
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 1998. Very good condition.
This book surveys the folklore and customs of 'old' Monmouthshire, the county as it was until 1974, an area now covered by the councils of Newport, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly and the 'new' Monmouthshire. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1873827407. Corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's small name & address label to half-title page.