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THE STORY OF SWANSEA'S DISTRICTS AND VILLAGES
Written by Norman Lewis Thomas.
Stock no. 2135504
Published by Qualprint. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Contains an abridged volume I, Parts I-III, and volume II Parts IV-VIII. B/w photos and illustrations. xxvii + 143 + 255 pages. Blue cloth. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Foxing to covers, endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-chipped with some creasing; small damp mark down one edge.

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GILFACH GOCH IN CAMEO VOLUME ONE
Written by Katie Olwen Pritchard.
Stock no. 2135443
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. A few small marks to covers. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned in places with some chipping along edges and creasing.

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GLYNOGWR AND GILFACH GOCH
Written by Meirion Davies.
Stock no. 2135433
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A History. ISBN: 0905928148. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.

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AROUND CAERPHILLY
Written by Simon Eckley.
Stock no. 2135430
Published by The Chalford Publishing Company. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. The Archive Photographs Series. ISBN: 0752401947. Spine is faded. Light page browning.

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FAMILIES AND FARMS IN LISVANE 1850-1950
Written by Philip Riden; Keith Edwards.
Stock no. 1822482
Published by Merton Priory Press. 1st 1993. Fine condition.

This book, based on the work of a university evening class, traces the transformation of Lisvane from a farming community of fewer than fifty families a few miles north of Cardiff, into a much more populous and prosperous outer suburb of the city, as it had become by the 1950s. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 095200092X.

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THE CARDIFF STORY
Written by Dennis Morgan.
Stock no. 1822415
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A History of the City from its Earliest Times to the Present. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 1872808123. SIGNED and dated by the author to title page. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and scuffed.

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CARDIFF A CITY AT WAR
Written by Dennis Morgan.
Stock no. 1822402
Published by Dennis Morgan. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The story of Cardiff and its people during the second world war. ISBN: 095344550X. Dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and lightly edge-creased.

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TAFF VALE RAILWAY MISCELLANY
Written by John Hutton.
Stock no. 1822397
Published by Haynes; Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Taff Vale Railway ran from Cardiff docks to Merthyr but from this there were no less than 23 branch lines serving the collieries of the South Wales valleys. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860932414. Minor fading to lower edge of boards. Contents fine. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and light creased across top edge.

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THE DIARIES OF JOHN BIRD OF CARDIFF
Written by John Bird; Hilary M. Thomas.
Stock no. 1822395
Published by South Wales Record Society; Glamorgan Archive Service. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Clerk to the first Marquess of Bute 1790-1803. John Bird, prominent citizen and life-long resident of Cardiff, wrote his diary in order to keep his employer - the first Marquess of Bute - informed about local events concerning Cardiff Castle and its vast estates in Glamorgan. Edited by Hilary M. Thomas. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Map to endpapers. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950867632. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, and rubbed at top edges.

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NEWPORT RUGBY GREATS
Written by Alan Roderick.
Stock no. 2135291
Published by Handpost Books. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951521357. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Spine is a bit faded. Page edge browning. Rubbing to corners.

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SWANSEA AND ITS REGION
Written by W.G.V. Balchin.
Stock no. 1822166
Published by British Association for the Advancement of Science; University of Swansea. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and illustrations, maps & diagrams. Light mottling to boards. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents are clean. Slight musty odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn.

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LEWIS' SCHOOL, PENGAM: A HISTORY
Written by Ewart Smith.
Stock no. 1821931
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781905967506. Grey pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear (no loss) to top front flap fold.

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