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AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN CAERNARVONSHIRE (THREE VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818359
Published by The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three volumes complete. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. Volume I: East is a first edition 1956. Volumes II & III are reprints with the title page and frontis replaced (appears that the originals were torn out) not immediately noticeable. Dustwrappers are lightly browned and a little creased, a few minor foxspots present.

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THE DESCRIPTION OF PEMBROKESHIRE (3 VOLUMES)
Written by George Owen.
Stock no. 2129629
Published by Chas. J. Clark; The Bedford Press; The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. 1892. Almost very good condition.

Complete in 4 parts, bound into three volumes. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Volume 1 (part 1 & 2) dated 1892. Volume 2 (part 3) dated 1906, volume 3 (part 4) dated 1936. Colour coat of arms plate before part 2. Contents page of volume 1 is torn with a little loss. Map of Penbrok is torn in two pieces, with other tears along folds. Some damage to page margins; chipping. Repairs to pages 257-318 - paper repairs and sewing; rebacked. Browning to pages; some foxing. Modern binding with new endpapers.

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MEMOIRS OF THE CIVIL WAR IN WALES AND THE MARCHES 1642-1649 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by John Roland Phillips.
Stock no. 2127590
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1874. Almost very good condition.

Burgundy cloth, gilt titles to spines. Volume 2 is Documents. Spines are very browned, with some marks. Bumping to corners. Some uneven fading to edges. Names in ink to front pastedowns. Foxing to outer page edges. A few page edges are uncut.

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EPYNT A STAGE RALLYING HISTORY
Written by Martin Leonard; Mark Griffin; Ari Vatanen.
Stock no. 1815989
Published by Wales Rally Gb. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Rallying Years of Epynt (In Wales). Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Packed with colour and b/w photos. With a foreword by Vatanen. A lovely copy.

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HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by J.H. Clark.
Stock no. 1609337
Published by The County Observer Office. 1869. Good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates of Chepstow from Bridge, Crumlin Viaduct, Monmouth from Mayhill, etc. Map of Monmouthshire. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn; covers marked and gilt title faded. Joints cracked; map and preface pages detached. Inscription to front endpaper. Scattered foxing.

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A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Joseph Bradney.
Stock no. 2119555
Published by Mitchell Hughes and Clarke. 1st 1904. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A complete set of 12 volumes. Very large format.18 x 11 inches, brown cloth spines, grey boards, numerous b/w illustrations. Comprising Volume I Part 1 The Hundred of Skenfrith; Volume I Part 2 The Hundred of Abergavenny; Volume II Part 1 The Hundred of Raglan; Volume II Part 2 The Hundred of Trelech; Volume III Part 1 The Hundred of Usk (Part 1); Volume III The Hundred of Usk (Part 2); Volume IV The Hundred of Caldicot(Part 1); Volume IV Part 2 The Hundred of Caldicot ( Part 2), plus the four Index volumes containing List of Subscribers, Addenda and Corrigenda, Indices of Names and Places. Some foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges of books. All volumes have their original glassine wrappers - in various states of repair; one especially has loss to spine; others are browned, with some chipping. A lovely set of this original books!

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STOOKE'S TOURIST MAP OF THE RIVER WYE, FROM HEREFORD TO THE SEVERN
Written by Edwin Stooke.
Stock no. 2117187
Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.. 1892. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Soft leather bound book. Shewing the Navigation of the Streams to Tintern, Salmon Catches to Ross. Many pages of local advertising to rear. 1.5" tear to base of spine. Some scuffing and marks to covers. Foxing and page browning.

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THE ANGLER IN WALES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Medwin.
Stock no. 2117186
Published by Richard Bentley. 1834. Very good condition.

Professionally recased with green cloth; green leather spines with raised bands and corners. New endpapers. B/w illustrations. Some browning to spines and outer page edges. A few margin marks; some foxing. A lovely rebound set!

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THE HISTORY OF WALES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by B.B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1606443
Published by Virtue, Hall, And Virtue. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with embossed design, gilt title to spine and decorations to front and spine. A history of Wales from its earliest times to its final incorporation with the kingdom of England. With notices of its physical geography, and mineral wealth; and of the religion and literature, laws, customs, manners, and arts of the Welsh. B/w plates. Spines and corners bumped with a little wear. A few marks to covers. Browning and some foxing to tissue guards and adjacent pages. Foxing to prelims of Volume II. Plate which is listed at p.78 is MISSING.

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WANDERINGS AND EXCURSIONS (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Roscoe.
Stock no. 1606432
Published by C. Tilt and Simpkin and Co.. Almost very good condition.

Two volumes: 'Wanderings and Excursions in South Wales, including The Course of the Wye' and 'Wanderings and Excursions in North Wales'. With 48 and 51 plates respectively. Engravings by Radclyffe. Full burgundy leather bindings with gilt titles and decoration. Small bookplates to front pastedowns. Some scuffing to leather, with a little surface loss on board edges of the North Wales volume. Plate for Brecon Church (p.262, South Wales) is detached, and plate at p.260 is partially detached. Partial cracking to front joint of South Wales volume. All plates present.

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GUTO'R GLYN
Written by R. Gerallt Jones. Illustrated by Nicholas Parry.
Stock no. 2111306
Published by Tern Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

The Poets of the Princes Series, Volume I. Edited and translated by Jones. Brown leather spine. Limited edition to 100 copies, printed on hand-made paper. With etchings by Parry. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped, with light wear. This is copy no. 56. SIGNED by translator and illustrator. A few margin marks. Page edges are uncut.

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A TOUR IN WALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2109474
1778. Almost very good condition.

Volume TWO ONLY! The Tour in North Wales MDCCLXXIII. Leather binding. Many fold-out illustrations. Printed by Henry Hughes. Book appears to have a new, but contemporary looking leather spine, with raised bands, gilt decorations and red/green boxes. Scuffing and marks to covers, bumping and wear to corners. Ink stamp to front free endpaper. Some page browning and foxing.

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