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THE DIARY OF A COUNTRY PARSON
Written by James Woodforde; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Stephens.
Stock no. 1822665
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1992. Fine condition.

Extracts from R.L. Winstanley's transcript from the diaries, 1759-81, selected by David Hughes. Blue cloth spine with burgundy title block and gilt title. Marbled boards. Red endpapers. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ROMAN FRONTIER IN WALES
Written by V.E. Nash-Williams; Michael G. Jarrett.
Stock no. 2135540
Published by University of Wales. 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Second, Revised edition. B/w diagrams and plans - a couple are fold-out. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some scuffing and a few chips at edges.

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A HISTORY OF WALES
Written by John Davies.
Stock no. 2135515
Published by Allen Lane. 1st thus 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

718 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713990988. Bumps to spine and corners. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chipping; damp stain across bottom edge of front panel.

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THE BIRDS OF GWENT
Written by W.A. Venables; A.D. Baker; et al.
Stock no. 2135512
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. This book gives an up-to-date status report on the occurrence of every species in the county. B/w illustrations. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780713676334. Small knocks to top and tail of spine. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE BLAENAVON STORY
Written by E.J. Davies.
Stock no. 2135509
Published by Torfaen Borough Council. Very good condition.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Bumping and fading to spine. A few marks to covers. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Page edge browning.

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THE STORY OF SWANSEA'S DISTRICTS AND VILLAGES
Written by Norman Lewis Thomas.
Stock no. 2135504
Published by Qualprint. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Contains an abridged volume I, Parts I-III, and volume II Parts IV-VIII. B/w photos and illustrations. xxvii + 143 + 255 pages. Blue cloth. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Foxing to covers, endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-chipped with some creasing; small damp mark down one edge.

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INNS AND TAVERNS OF THE CHEPSTOW DISTRICT
Written by Ivor Waters. Illustrated by T.T. Birbeck.
Stock no. 2135503
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. 8 b/w illustrations plus plan of Chepstow Inns. 103 pages including index. 8.5 x 5.5". Some fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Fold-out plan is very good. Wrapper is price-cut with fading to spine and a couple of edges; a little creasing.

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1899 USK, MONMOUTHSHIRE (4 AUCTION BROCHURES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 2135502
Published by Driver & Co.. 1899. Poor condition.

Large format. Paperwraps. Comprises of 4 parts: Property on and Near Gwehelog & Trostrey Commons (First Day's Sale); The Monkswood Estate, Near Usk (Second Day's Sale); Property In and Near the Town of Usk (Second Day's Sale); Property On and Near Glascoed Common (Third Day's Sale). With large folding maps. These items are tatty and in need of restoration; most covers are detached; one has rear cover MISSING! Foxing and browning throughout with tears and chips; loss in some areas. Annotations to some pages and part 4 has agreement filled out and stamped. A working copy ONLY!!

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OLD ABERCARN URBAN DISTRICT INCLUDING PANTSIDE NEWBRIDGE & CRUMLIN IN PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by David Taylor; Michael Matthews.
Stock no. 2135447
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale brown/tan boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Volume 1. ISBN: 1874538573. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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THE VERTEBRATE FAUNA OF NORTH WALES
Written by H.E. Forrest.
Stock no. 2135445
Published by Witherby & Co.. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Very dark green cloth with gilt title to spine. With 28 plates and a map. Foxing and some fading to covers. Bumping along edges. Foxing to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges.

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FLAME-BEARERS OF WELSH HISTORY
Written by Owen Rhoscomyl.
Stock no. 2135444
Published by Welsh Educational Publishing Co.. 1st 1905. Very good condition.

Being the Outline of the Story of 'The Sons of Cunedda'. Public Edition. Green cloth, gilt titles. Maps, numerous illustrations and genealogical tables. 296 pages including index. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Fold-outs inside rear pocket are present.

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GILFACH GOCH IN CAMEO VOLUME ONE
Written by Katie Olwen Pritchard.
Stock no. 2135443
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. A few small marks to covers. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned in places with some chipping along edges and creasing.

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