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A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE THE HUNDRED OF USK
Written by Joseph Bradney.
Stock no. 2109439
Published by Mitchell Hughes and Clarke. 1923. Very good condition.

Three volumes, Parts I, II and Index. Large format. 18" x 12". Beige cloth spine. Grey paperboards. Numerous b/w illustrations. Ex-lib. with some markings; remains of labels etc. inside; ink writing to bases of spines. Some browning; foxing to outer page edges. A few corners are heavily bumped.

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A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE HUNDRED OF CALDICOT PART II OF VOLUME IV
Written by Joseph Bradney.
Stock no. 2109438
Published by Mitchell Hughes and Clarke. 1932. Very good condition.

Very large format. Cloth spine. Paper boards with black titles. Part II of Volume IV. From the coming of the Normans into Wales down to the present time. Contains the flowing parishes: Shirenewton, Newchurch, Itton, Howick. Dinham, Llanfair Discoed, Llanvaches, Penhow, Langston, Llanmartin, Llandevaud, Wilcrick, St. Brides Netherwent, Llandevenny, Magor, Redwick. Llanwern, Bishton, Undy, Rogiet, Llanfihangel Rogiet, Goldcliff, Whitson, Nash, Christchurch. Heavy bumping to a couple of corners. Browning to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins.

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A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE THE HUNDRED OF USK (VOLUME III, PART II)
Written by Joseph Bradney.
Stock no. 2109436
Published by Mitchell Hughes and Clarke. 1923. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. 18" x 12". Beige cloth spine. Grey paperboards. Numerous b/w illustrations. Browning to cover edges. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges. A lovely copy!

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THE MOSS ROSE PRESS
Written by Ivor Waters. Illustrated by Mercedes Waters; Linda Waters; Bryan Woodfield.
Stock no. 1806809
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Limited edition of 150 copies. A complete list of the Chepstow Society and Moss Rose Press publications from 1948 to 1985. Green cloth. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0906134331. SIGNED by all four authors and illustrators to front endpaper. Pictorial wrapper is slightly faded to spine and lightly edge-creased. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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OLD STONE CROSSES OF THE VALE OF CLWYD AND NEIGHTBOURING PARISHES
Written by Elias Owen.
Stock no. 1603718
Published by Bernard Quaritch. 1886. Very good condition.

Ancient Manners and Customs and Legendary Lore. Illustrated with engravings on copper and wood. Corners, top and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Spine darkened. A few scuffs / chips to cloth covering boards. A couple of internal hinges are pulled. Scattered foxing.

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NORTH WALES INCLUDING ITS SCENERY, ANTIQUITIES, CUSTOMS (2 VOLS)
Written by Rev. W. Bingley.
Stock no. 2107254
Published by T.N. Longman And O. Rees. 1st 1804. Very good condition.

AND SOME SKETCHES OF ITS NATURAL HISTORY. Delineated From Two Excursions Through All the Interesting Parts of that Country, During the Summers of 1798 and 1801. Contemporary bindings; leather spine and corners; marbled boards. B/w illustrations. Some wear to covers. New endpapers. Browning to pages, with some foxing.

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THE OFFICIAL HAND-BOOK TO NORTH WALES
Written by John Sproule.
Stock no. 2107253
Published by Edward Stanford. 1859. Very good condition.

Comprising Descriptive and Historical Sketches of the Northern Portion of the Principality and an account of the Ancient City of Chester.Contemporary binding; leather spine and corners; marbled boards. Fold-out map to front. B/w illustrations. Some wear to covers. New endpapers. Some browning and grubby marks to some pages.

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A GUIDE TO BANGOR, BEAUMARIS, SNOWDONIA AND OTHER PARTS OF NORTH WALES
Written by John Smith.
Stock no. 2107251
Published by Simpkin And Marshall; Sherwood & Co.. 1833. Almost very good condition.

With a map, in which the distances are laid down. Fold-out map to front. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little scuffing to front cover. Front joint is cracked. Creasing and some foxing to pages internally, including fold-out map. Couple of pencil sketches to rear.

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WALKS THROUGH WALES
Written by Thomas Evans.
Stock no. 2107248
Published by Sherwood & Co.. 2nd circa 1815. Almost very good condition.

Containing a Topographical and Statistical Description of The Principality: To Which is Prefixd a Copious Travelling Guide, Exhibiting the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, Inns, Distances of Stages and Nobelmen and Gentlemen's Seats. Illustrated by engravings and maps of North and South Wales. Small format. Green leather binding, gilt titles. 2 maps are fold-out. Scuffing and wear to covers; some 'repair' to chips - have been coloured in green. Foxing and some damp marking to pages.

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THE CAMBRIAN DIRECTORY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2107241
Published by J. Easton. 1800. Very good condition.

Or Cursory Sketches of the Welsh Territories, With A Chart. Fold-out chart to front. Contemporary binding; leather spine and corners; marbled covers. Light wear to cover edges. Fold-out chart, where the book is in different to original binding; it has been bound in and can not be opened very easily. Browning to pages.

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NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ASSOCIATED WITH A FLY FROM GLOUCESTER TO ABERYSTWITH AND FROM ABERYSTWITH THROUGH NORTH WALES
Written by Thomas Turner. Illustrated by D. Cox.
Stock no. 2107056
1st 1840. Good condition.

Green cloth covers; gilt title to spine. 11 b/w plates plus portrait frontis. The journey was undertaken July 21st to September 8th 1837. Privately printed. 2" split to cloth on spine down one edge and then horizontally across both ends of split. Spine is browned. Corners are bumped. Covers are marked. Dedicated by author (No Signature). Browning to pages.

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A TOUR IN QUEST OF GENEALOGY, THROUGH SEVERAL PARTS OF WALES, SOMERSETSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE
Written by Richard Fenton.
Stock no. 2107049
Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones. 1811. Very good condition.

In A Series of Letters to a Friend in Dublin; Interspersed with a Description of Stourhead and Stonehenge; Together with Various Anecdotes and Curious Fragments from a Manuscript Collection ascribed to Shakespeare. Modern contemporary binding; leather spine and corners. Marbled boards. 8 steel engravings. Spine is faded. A little bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Some pencil underlining. Some grubby margin marks and foxing.

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