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NORTH WALES
Written by Rev. W. Bingley.
Stock no. 2107048
Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown. 2nd 1814. Very good condition.

Delineated From Two Excursions Through All the Interesting Parts of that Highly Beautiful and Romantic Country, and Intended As a Guide to Future Tourists. Modern half calf binding; marbled boards. 2nd edition. 4 engraved plates with folding map that has outline colour. A little fading and a few scuffs to spine. Some page browning/foxspots. Fold-out map has edge-tear (about 2-3").

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VIEWS IN WALES AND CUMBERLAND
Written by Henry Gastineau.
Stock no. 2107047
Published by Jones & Co. Very good condition.

Large format. Contemporary binding; red leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine; gilt titles and decorations. All edges gilt. Contains: 'Wales Illustrated, In A Series of Views, North and South (2 vols), plus Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham & Northumberland Illustrated and 'The People's Gallery of Engravings, 4 vols in one. Contains numerous steel engraved plates. 3 plates have been professionally hand-coloured. Wear to cover edges; a little bumping to corners. A few scuff marks to covers and top of spine. Foxing and browning to some pages.

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A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE HUNDRED OF CALDICOT PART II OF VOLUME IV
Written by Joseph Bradney.
Stock no. 2105972
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. Large marks to front and rear cover - look like possibly oil or water marks. Some browning to cover edges. chipping to corners. Foxing to spine. Foxing to outer page edges and some pages internally.

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WELSH SCENERY (CHIEFLY IN SNOWDONIA)
Written by T.G. Bonney. Illustrated by Elijah Walton.
Stock no. 1703843
Published by W.M. Thompson. 1875. Good condition.

Large format. Gilt and black titles and decorations. 20 tipped-in paper guarded chromolithograph plates. Some wear to cloth mainly to corners, with a little fraying. Front and rear joints cracked. All plates present but with some foxing. 1 plates has paper-guard missing. Another plate appears to have been re-inserted, but in the wrong place. The paper guards have a fair amount of damage with some pieces missing.

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THE FERNS OF WALES
Written by Edward Young.
Stock no. 1202855
Published by Thomas Thomas. 1st 1856. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour title page. A collection of 34 ferns, pressed into the book, with tissue-guards and a full page description for each fern type. Side of spine is split with some fraying. All samples are present, but a few loose (at least 3). Some tissue-guards are creased. An unusual item.

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A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BRECKNOCK
Written by Theophilus Jones.
Stock no. 1202443
Published by William And George North. 1st 1805. Slightly better than good condition.

Three volumes. Brown leather spines and corners. Raised bands and gilt title to spines. 14 maps and plates including coloured map of the county and coloured map of Antient Map Of Wales. Book: all plates present. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Bookplate of Edward W. Rumsey to front pastedown. Some scattered light browning throughout but contents generally very good. Folding county map has 5 inch closed tear. The plain board covers are lightly browned. Joints starting to wear.

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PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Samuel Ireland. Illustrated by Samuel Ireland.
Stock no. 1702397
Published by R. Faulder; T. Egerton. 1797. Almost very good condition.

Picturesque Views on the River Wye, From its Source at Plinlimmon Hill, to its Junction With the Severn below Chepstow: With Observations on the Public Buildings, and Other Works of Art, in its Vicinity. Map showing the course of the River Wye, 30 sepia aquatints plus b/w portrait plate of John Kyrle. xii + 159 pages. Full brown diced calf binding, gilt decorations and title to spine. Green endpapers. All edges gilt. Corners are bumped and worn with some surface loss to leather on rear cover and a couple of corners. Front joint is cracked. All plates present. Some light marks to page margins.

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THE MOSS ROSE PRESS
Written by Ivor Waters. Illustrated by Mercedes Waters; Linda Waters; Bryan Woodfield.
Stock no. 1701714
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a 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.

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THE PEDESTRIAN'S TOUR THROUGH NORTH WALES A TOUR
Written by G.J. Bennett. Illustrated by A. Clint.
Stock no. 1701345
Published by Henry Colburn. 1st 1838. Very good condition.

Performed in 1837. Contains 20 etchings and 7 Welsh melodies etc. Leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles and decorations. Leather corners with 3/4 cloth binding. All edges and endpapers marbled. Pictorial title page. Edges of spine and corners are worn. Slight tape residue to base of spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to plates.

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WANDERINGS AND EXCURSIONS IN SOUTH WALES INCLUDING THE COURSE OF THE WYE
Written by Thomas Roscoe. Illustrated by D. Cox; et al..
Stock no. 822168
Published by C. Tilt and Simpkin and Co.. 1837. Very good condition.

Dark green leather spine and corners. Raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Marbled boards, edges and endpapers. 48 plates including frontis and title vignette. Book: book plate to front pastedown. Spine edges lightly rubbed. Corners bumped and rubbed. Frontis and title page heavily browned, a few scattered foxspots throughout but generally a bright clean copy.

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AN ACCURATE MAP OF CARMARTHENSHIRE AND GLAMORGANSHIRE
Written by Thomas Kitchin.
Stock no. 817059
Published by Carington Bowles. Circa 1763. Very good condition.

Large folding linen-backed map outlined in colour. 28.5 x 21.5 inches. With two vignettes (Carmarthen and Cardiff). In slipcase which is worn at edges and split along one side. REDUCED FROM £300.

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THE HISTORY OF WALES
Written by B.B. Woodward.
Stock no. 816528
Published by Virtue And Co.. 1854. Almost very good condition.

From the Earliest times to it's final incorporation into the Kingdom of England with notices of its Physical Geography, and Mineralwealth, and of the Religion and Literature, Laws, Customs, manners and Arts of the Welsh. Black leather spine and corners. Gilt title to spine. Marbled edges. 76 b/w plates (including illustrated title page). 608 pages. Book: all plates present. Front joint slightly split. Corners and spine edges worn. REDUCED FROM £150.

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