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CALDICOT AND DISTRICT OLD HOUSES AND FAMILIES
Written by T.T. Birbeck.
Stock no. 1815876
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

Some of the old houses and families which played a prominent part in the social and business life of the community in and around Caldicot during its long history as a quiet agricultural area until its solitude was disturbed by the ripple of railway activity, and the blast and bustle emanating from Llanwern Steel Works. Card wraps. B/w photos & illustrations. 53 pages. ISBN: 0900278439. Name in ink to top edge of front cover. Covers a little grubby. SIGNED by the author to inside front cover (with Compliments). Previous owner's small address label to title page. Browning to text block.

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ABOUT CHEPSTOW
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1815875
Published by Newport & Monmouthshire Historical Association; The Chepstow Society. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An interesting account of Chepstow with 9 black and white illustrations and pictorial map. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Preface by C. Gordon Joliffe. SIGNED by Joliffe by means of a letter written on the free front endpaper to a previous owner. Small address label to title page. Foxing to text block. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears, browned to spine and foxing to vertical edges.

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'RETRIEVING WENTY'S STURTY BIRD': THE STORY OF BREAM CENOTAPH 1921-2001
Written by Ian Hendy.
Stock no. 1815874
Published by Black Dwarf Publications. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Who was Wenty? What was a 'Sturty Bird'? And what have they got to do with Bream Cenotaph? Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author to half-title page (with very best wishes).

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GENTLEMEN AND POACHERS: THE ENGLISH GAME LAWS 1671-1831
Written by P.B. Munsche.
Stock no. 1815869
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book touches on many subjects including man traps, transportation to Australia, the Industrial Revolution and fox-hunting, to name but a few, it is essentially about values: how the gentry tried to impose theirs on England and how these, in turn, were undermined by new values, more compatible with the emerging capitalism of the nineteenth century. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ix and 255 pages including index. ISBN: 0521232848. Top of spine bumped. Upside down 'J' rubber ink stamp in blue to title page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is browned, has a small chip to top of rear panel spine edge, and is fading to spine.

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ELIZABETH I AND HER PARLIAMENTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by J.E. Neale.
Stock no. 1815868
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Vol I: 1559-1581; Vol II: 1584-1601. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles to spines and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Volume I is third impression 1958, Volume II is first edition 1957. Personal bookplate stuck to front pastedown of both volumes. Inscription in ink to both volumes on free front endpapers. Dustwrappers are browned and grubby. Contained in publisher's white slipcase in good condition:heavily browned and grubby.

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CAMOUFLAGE & MARKINGS No. 1 RAF FIGHTERS 1945-1950 UK BASED
Written by Paul Lucas. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1815859
Published by Guideline Publications. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Scale Aircraft Monographs. B/w photos and colour illustrations. 92 pages. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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CAMOUFLAGE & MARKINGS No. 5 RAF FIGHTERS 1945-1950 OVERSEAS BASED
Written by Paul Lucas. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1815858
Published by Guideline Publications. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Scale Aircraft Monographs. B/w photos and colour illustrations. 88 pages. ISBN: 0953904075. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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CAMOUFLAGE & MARKINGS No. 2 THE BATTLE FOR BRITAIN - RAF MAY TO DECEMBER 1940
Written by Paul Lucas.
Stock no. 1815857
Published by Guideline Publications. 1st 2000. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Scale Aircraft Monographs. B/w photos and colour illustrations. 92 pages. ISBN: 0953904008. Covers lightly creased and rubbed. Contents clean.

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THE CROWD IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
Written by George Rude.
Stock no. 2124719
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. A first attempt, with the aid of police records and other research materials, to bring the Parisian revolutionary crowds to life. Tape marks to endpapers, pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Page edge browning. Wrapper is browned and edge-chipped and creased with some glue marks; has been backed with brown paper.

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THE ORIGINS OF PRUSSIA
Written by F.L. Carsten.
Stock no. 2124718
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and chips; unevenly browned.

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LLANFIHANGEL TOR Y MYNYDD - VOLUME THREE PART TWO - FAME BY NAME
Written by Pat Eggleston; Mark Cronk.
Stock no. 2124699
Published by The Village News. 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Spiral Bound. Large format. History of The Church and Parish from the Medieval Period to the Early Years of the Twentieth Century. Card wraps.

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LLANFIHANGEL TOR Y MYNYDD - VOLUME THREE PART ONE - FAME BY NAME
Written by Pat Eggleston; Mark Cronk.
Stock no. 2124698
Published by The Village News. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Spiral Bound. Large format. History of The Church and Parish from the Medieval Period to the Early Years of the Twentieth Century. Card wraps.

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