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HISTORY OF WELSH INTERNATIONAL RUGBY
Written by John Billot.
Stock no. 1704115
Published by Ron Jones Publications. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The complete story of the Red Devils of Wales since the first match in 1881. B/w photos. SIGNED by author to verso of front endpaper. Wrapper spine faded and a little grubby.

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THE RACE COURSES ATLAS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by F.H. Bayles.
Stock no. 1804392
Published by Henry Faux. 1903. Very good condition.

Illustrated with sixty coloured descriptive diagrams showing the Gradients and Geological Character of every Race-course in Great Britain, and the principal Courses in Ireland. Together with a Complete Description of the Country on which every recognised Hunt Meeting is held in England. Very large oblong format. Rebound with three quarters calf but retaining original red cloth boards with gilt title. Advertisements to rear. Boards marked and stained. Leather binding faded at lower edges and across top and bottom of cloth boards. Front endpaper has a few minor chips to edges and lower corner cut. Joints strengthened with tape. Closed tear to Brighton course map (no loss) and closed tears to folds of some of the fold-out maps (again, no loss). Contents clean.

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SYMPTOMS OF BEING AMUSED VOLUME 1
Written by Henry Alken. Illustrated by Henry Alken.
Stock no. 1804390
Published by Thos. McLean. 1st 1822. Almost very good condition.

Volume 1 (all published). Large oblong format. Three quarters burgundy leather with cloth sides. 42 handcoloured plates including title page by Alken, many in his sporting/equine style. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Includes Symptoms of a Preface page. Boards worn, faded and marked. Joints cracked but binding still tight. Inscription in ink to verso of first blank page. 41 of 42 hand coloured plates present. Frontis has been expertly repaired/relined. Probably a rebound copy as the tissue guards have watermark dating 1865. Plates wonderfully bright but grubby marks to margins and slightly affecting plates. Overall a nice copy of a weird and wonderful item!

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SOUTHERNDOWN GOLF CLUB 1905-2005
No author listed.
Stock no. 1804053
Published by Southerndown Golf Club. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A Century of Memories. The history of Southerndown Golf Club in Glamorgan, Wales. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles. B/w and colour photos. 131 pages.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF CRICKET (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Peter Smith.
Stock no. 1203494
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book no. 49. In the rare advertising wrapper. With 8 colour and 8 b/w plates. ISBN: 0723215979. Rear cover has small damp stain to corner. Bottom edge of wrapper is damp stained; with some grubby marks.

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BOSIGRAN AND THE NORTH COAST
Written by Ed. Hart. Illustrated by Cliff Fishwick.
Stock no. 1702191
Published by Climber's Club. 2nd 1978. Very good condition.

Cornwall-West Penwith. Card wraps. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0901601446.

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GOLDEN JUBILEE
Written by Molly Sibbering Jones.
Stock no. 1201841
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Southerndown Ladies Golf Club 1905-1955. B/w photos. Wrapper is grubby with some edge-chipping and small area of surface damage to front panel.

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TAMING THE TOURISTS
Written by Alan Evans.
Stock no. 820022
Published by Vertical Editions. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

How Cardiff beat the All Blacks, Springboks and Wallabies. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1904091067. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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WHO'S WHO OF WELSH INTERNATIONAL SOCCER PLAYERS
Written by Gareth M. Davies; Ian Garland.
Stock no. 818886
Published by Bridge Books. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Details of over 600 players from the formative days of the 19th century to the high tech world of modern soccer. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Large format. ISBN: 1872424112. Top front corner bumped. A few very pale foxspots to title page else contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-creased, very slightly rubbed at corners and has a couple of marks to rear panel.

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THE YOUNG ONE
Written by David Young; Alan Evans.
Stock no. 816631
Published by Mainstream Publishing. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The View From the Front Line. Green boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 1840184523.

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THE SWANSEA STORY
Written by Brinley E. Matthews.
Stock no. 816272
Published by Swansea Cricket & Footbal Club. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Histroy of Swansea Rugby Football Club 1874-1968. Blue boards, silver titles. Wrapper corners rubbed.

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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF NEWPORT RUGBY
Written by Jack Davis.
Stock no. 815449
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

1875-1975. Black cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. Pictorial wrapper worn at corners.

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