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HERALDIC VISITATIONS OF WALES
Written by Samuel Rush Meyrick.
Stock no. 816480
Published by William Rees. 1st 1846. Slightly better than good condition.

Very large format. 14.5 x 11 inches. Two volumes. Gilt titles to spines. Numerous b/w illustrations. Lithograph of drinking horn as frontis to Vol I. B/w frontis to Vol II. List of subscribers in Vol I. Pagination: Vol I xxxii + 340 pages; Vol II 370 pages. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers. Corners bumed and worn. Top and tail of spines bumped and rubbed. Covers slightly scuffed. Contents very good.

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MUSICAL AND POETICAL RELICKS OF THE WELSH BARDS
Written by Edward Jones.
Stock no. 816482
Published by Edward Jones. 1794. Very good condition.

Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: Preserved, by Tradition and Authentic Manuscripts, From Very Remote Antiquity; Never Before Published. To the Bardic Tunes are Added Variations for the Harp, Harpsichord, Violin or Flute: With a Select Collection of the Pennillion and Englynion, or, Epigrammatic Stanzas, Poetical Blossoms, and Pastoral Songs of Wales With English Translations. Likewise a General History of the Bards and Druids, From the Earliest Period to the Present Time: With an Account of Their Music and Poetry. To Which is Prefixed a Copious Dissertation on the Musical Instruments of the Aboriginal Britons. A New Edition Doubly Augmented and Improved. Large format. 13.5 x 9.5 inches. Full brown leather binding. Gilt titles, decorations and raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers. B/w frontis after Loutherbourg. PLus one b/w plate of harps. viii + 183 pages including numerous pages of musical score. List of subscribers at front. Verso of frontis foxed. Some marks and browning to contents else generally clean. Board edges rubbed but overall a handsome copy.

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AN HISTORICAL TOUR IN MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by William Coxe. Illustrated by R.C. Hoare.
Stock no. 810342
Published by T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1st 1801. Almost very good condition.

Two volumes. Burgundy cloth spines and corners. Marbled boards. Folding map. B/w plates. Large format. A few scattered foxspots though plates in general are clean and bright. Boards worn with some patches of surface paper loss.

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ANNALS OF CHEPSTOW CASTLE
Written by John Fitchett Marsh; John MacLean.
Stock no. 598037
Published by William Pollard. 1st 1883. Very good condition.

Or Six Centuries of the lords of striguil from the conquest to the revolution. Black cloth, red borders. 287 pages plus list of subscribers. 11.5 x 9.5". Privately printed by William Pollard, Exeter. Limited issue. Edited by Maclean. Free endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to half-title. Boards a little scuffed. Includes 2 page prospectus for the work signed with the editor's compluments. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. REDUCED FROM £140.

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THE CAMBRIAN REGISTER FOR THE YEAR 1795 & 1796 & 1818(3 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 627232
Published by E. And T. Williams. 1796. Very good condition.

Three volumes. Volumes I and II: The Cambrian Register for the Years 1795 and 1796. Published in 1796 and 1799. Printed for E. & T. Williams. The Cambrian Register Vol III printed for E. Williams 1818. Modern brown cloth binding with gilt titles to spines. Hand-coloured engraved vignette to title page of first two volumes. Hand-coloured frontis and two hand-coloured maps to first volume. Volume III has original printed upper wrapper bound in and includes a folding b/w chart of Milford Haven. Light page-edge browning. Original wrapper in Vol III browned and edge-chipped. Overall a clean and bright set.

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THE CAMBRIAN POPULAR ANTIQUITIES
Written by Peter Roberts.
Stock no. 590723
Published by E. Williams. 1st 1815. Very good condition.

The Cambrian Popular Antiquities or An Account of Some Traditions, Customs, and Superstitions of Wales With Observations as to Their Origin. 9 colour + 1 b/w plate + b/w text illustrations. viii + 360 pages. Modern three-quarter leather binding, gilt title and decorations to spine. Marbled boards. Book: Ex-lib. Minimal stamps. One small stamp to title page and one to verso of title page (no stamps to plates). Half-title has been strengthened at foredge. All plates present. A handsome copy.

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THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY OF CARDIGAN
Written by Samuel Rush Meyrick.
Stock no. 586304
Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees And Orme. 1st 1810. Fair condition.

Collected from the Few the Remaining documents which have escaped the destructive ravages of time, as well as from actual observation.Leather binding. 20 b/w plates. cclxxxiii + 588 pages. Including index. Marbled endpapers and edges. Includes a list of subscribers. Book: all plates present. Contents very good. Backstrip is detached. Front board detached. Covers worn. REDUCED FROM £250.

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AN ACCURATE MAP OF CARDIGANSHIRE AND AN ACCURATE MAP OF PEMBROKESHIRE
Written by Thomas Kitchin.
Stock no. 586163
Published by Carington Bowles. Circa 1767. Very good condition.

Coloured folding linen-backed map, 28 x 21". In decorative slipcase. Slipcase is worn. Map is clean and bright. REDUCED from £300.

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THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF WALES A SURVEY OF ITS HISTORY, ITS CONTENTS AND ITS ACTIVITIES
Written by W. Llewellyn Davies.
Stock no. 581669
Published by The National Library of Wales. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Limited to 600 copies. Full brown leather binding with raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Gilt crest to front cover. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. A survey of its History, its Contents and its Activities. B/w plates. SIGNED by author 'To Dr. William Phillips with the compliments and thanks of William Ll. Davies'. A few scattered foxspots throughout. Corners slightly bumped. Overall a handsome copy.

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PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Samuel Ireland.
Stock no. 579047
Published by R. Faulder; T. Egerton. 1st 1797. 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 + errata slip. Three-quarter brown calf binding, raised bands, gilt decorations and title to spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. 9" x 6.5". All plates present. Prelims foxed. No half-title but no evidence of any removal. Some pencil annotation. Bookplate of J. Arthur Hutton, the famous angling author, on front pastedown. Hutton wrote numerous books on salmon fishing and of particular relevance here given the book title are Wye Salmon and Other Fish; Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye. Slight rubbing to spine. Overall a handsome copy.

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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. 575974
1st 1840. Fair condition.

Brown leather spine with gilt title and decorations. Green cloth covers. 11 b/w plates plus portrait frontis. The journey was undertaken July 31st to September 8th 1837. Privately printed. Author's bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint broken else contents are very good with all plates present. Top of spine repaired. Corners slightly bumped. REDUCED FROM £160.

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THE POTTERY & PORCELAIN OF SWANSEA & NANTGARW
Written by E. Morton Nance.
Stock no. 675042
Published by C.I. Thomas. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition in a good dustwrapper.

579 pages. B/w illustrations. A limited edition of 500 facsimile copies of the 1942 edition. Wrapper torn and creased. Copy no. 451.

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