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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (THE LETTERPRESS SHAKESPEARE)
Written by William Shakespeare; Peter Holland.
Stock no. 1822011
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Peter Holland. Large format, includes a commentary volume, contained in solander case. Three-quarter bound in green goatskin leather, green marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth. Limited Edition of 3750. Copy 309 of 3750. A beautiful set. Solander case has a minor bump to top front edge.

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WORKTOWN: THE DRAWINGS OF FALCON HILDRED
Written by Peter Wakelin. Illustrated by Falcon D. Hildred.
Stock no. 1822008
Published by RCAHM (Wales). 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

A unique personal project to make a visual record of the buildings of a disappearing industrial culture. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781871184471. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Light marks to text block. Contents fine.

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NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1822007
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Careers of the key French military commanders. ISBN: 0297791249. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed. Cigarette odour present.

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KYFFIN WILLIAMS
Written by Nicholas Sinclair; Ian Jeffrey. Illustrated by Kyffin Williams.
Stock no. 1822005
Published by Lund Humphries. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

With an essay by Jeffrey. This book encapsulates all aspects of Wales' most famous living artist and is consequently an invaluable resource for both scholars and art collectors. ISBN: 0853318964. Spine & corners bumped & rubbed. Small white mark to lower edge of front cover. Small nick to lower rear edge. 'LOFT15' written in ink to front endpaper. Else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at corners.

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ABERFAN: THE DAYS AFTER
Written by I.C. Rapoport.
Stock no. 1822004
Published by Parthian. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Journey in Pictures. The Aberfan tragedy which came to symbolise everything that fashionable decade strove to forget: the negligence of authorities and the dirt of existence, poverty and the class divide. B/w photographs commemorating a past decade, a defunct industry, seeking out the women and families of a male-dominated world. White pictorial cardwraps. Dual language: text in English & Welsh. ISBN: 1902638565. Reprint. White card covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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PREHISTORIC WALES
Written by Frances M. Lynch; Stephen Aldhouse-Green; Jeffery L. Davies.
Stock no. 1822003
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A study of Bronze and Iron Age sites and artefacts found in Wales. Black cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 075092165X. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, scuffed to rear panel with a small score mark.

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MONMOUTH AND ITS BUILDINGS
Written by Keith Kissack.
Stock no. 1822002
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 2003. Very good condition.

A pictorial history of the development of Monmouth, showing buildings both present and which have gone, along with a range of details - amongst them doorways, ironwork, windows, fanlights, tiles, glass, stairways, timber framing, brickwork, porches and verandahs. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1904396011. Corners of covers lightly rubbed, rear cover is creased and has a small closed tear (no loss) to vertical margin. Gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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THE HOLY WELLS OF WALES
Written by Francis Jones.
Stock no. 1822001
Published by University of Wales. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

First published in 1954, this is the first paperback edition. The religious significance of wells in Wales, stressing the continuity of the well cult and overlap between the veneration of sacred sites in pre-Christian times and their inclusion in the rituals of the early Church in its struggle to dislodge popular pagan beliefs. ISBN: 0708311458. Light rubbing to cover corners, light fading to spine edge and base of spine creased.

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THE HISTORY OF LLANARMON DYFFRYN CEIRIOG AND TREGEIRIOG
Written by Jane A. Lewis Jones.
Stock no. 1822000
Published by Jane A. Lewis Jones. 1st 2000. Very good condition.

Recollections of the author's late mother, who was born and bred at Cyrchynan Isa, about the way of life in this picturesque area during her lifetime. The author has added her own memories of the events during and after the 1939-45 World War, so as to recognise the difference brought to the rural community after the War. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954068602. Corners of covers lightly rubbed. Gift inscription in ink to title page. Else clean.

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AJS THE HISTORY OF A GREAT MOTORCYCLE
Written by Gregor Grant.
Stock no. 1321188
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photos. 112 pages. ISBN: 0850590388. Endpapers browned. Musty smell to contents. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrpaper is worn and torn with some slight loss of laminate at edges.

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WHIZZO THE MOTOR SPORTING LIFE OF BARRIE WILLIAMS
Written by Paul Lawrence.
Stock no. 1321187
Published by Tfm Publishing. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781903378625. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn.

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KAWASAKI SUNRISE TO Z1
Written by Roy Bacon.
Stock no. 1321186
Published by Niton Publishing. 1st thus 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All singles, twins and triples plus the 900 fours. 1962 to 1976. B/w photos. Originally published by Osprey Publishing in 1984. ISBN: 185579022X. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is faded and slightly marked to spine and slightly edge chipped.

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