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DONALD CAMPBELL THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK
Written by David Tremayne.
Stock no. 1609956
Published by Bantam Press. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating portrait of an intense, complex, superstitious yet abnormally brave man. 414 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0593050584. Light page edge browning. Wrapper edge rubbed.

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ABOUT CHEPSTOW
Written by Ivor Waters; C. Gordon Jolliffe.
Stock no. 1609932
Published by Newport & Monmouthshire Historical Association; The Chepstow Society. 1st 1952. Good condition.

An interesting account of Chepstow with 9 black and white illustrations and pictorial map. Preface by Jolliffe. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Gilt title to spine is rubbed and a little faded. School ink stamp to front endpaper. Blue ink stains to edge of front is and outer page edges / margins. Hinge at frontis is pulled, just showing webbing. Grubby marks. page corner creasing. A reading copy only.

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TALES OF TORFAEN
Written by W.G. Lloyd.
Stock no. 1815370
Published by Hackman Printers Ltd.. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952054353.

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THE HISTORY OF BARGOED AND GILFACH IN PHOTOGRAPHS: VOLUME 2
Written by Paul James.
Stock no. 1815368
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874538077. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased.

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UNITY IN DIVERSITY: THE SHORT LIFE OF THE UNITED OXFORD HOSPITALS
Written by E.J.R. Burrough.
Stock no. 1815366
Published by E.J.R. Burrough. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of a famous group of hospitals. A narrative of some achievements, some reverses and some memorable characters. A family story which treats the life of a hospital upstairs and downstairs and in the corridors in between. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 095050081X. Spine slightly cocked. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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CARDIFF YESTERDAY No. 13
Written by Stewart Williams.
Stock no. 1609931
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Packed with b/w photos. ISBN: 0900807679. Wrapper spine faded.

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ANNALS OF SOUTH GLAMORGAN
Written by Marianne Robertson Spencer.
Stock no. 1609930
Published by Stewart Williams. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth, silver title. B/w illustrations. A facsimile of the 1913 edition. Wrapper is edge creased with some small tears and chips; small tape repair to verso.

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A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH CAVALRY 1816-1919 VOLUME III
Written by The Marquess Of Anglesey.
Stock no. 1815342
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

1872 to 1898. This volume covers the high noon of the British Empire, beginning with the Zulu war of 1879 and ending with Kitchener's River War nineteen years later. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0436273276.

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THE HANBURYS OF MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Richard Hanbury Tenison.
Stock no. 1609925
Published by The National Library of Wales. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

383 pages. B/w photos. The story of the Hanbury family from the 13th century onwards. Some bumping to spine. Wrapper is unevenly faded, with some edge creasing.

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EPIC: JOHN MCENROE, BJORN BORG AND THE GREATEST TENNIS SEASON EVER
Written by Matthew Cronin.
Stock no. 1609919
Published by John Wiley & Sons. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Pale grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. The pivotal year of 1980 when two landmark matches transformed tennis from a quiet sport to a loud one. ISBN: 9780470190623.

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FROM A CLEAR BLUE SKY
Written by Timothy Knatchbull.
Stock no. 1609911
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Surviving the Mountbatten Bomb. The IRA bomb that exploded in their boat killed Knatchbull's grandfather Lord Mountbatten, his grandmother Lady Brabourne, his twin brother Nicholas and local teenager Paul Maxwell. B/w and colour photos. 418 pages. ISBN: 9780091931469.

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MEXICAN JOE VOLUME II: THE RUNNING WOLF YEARS
Written by Tom F. Cunningham.
Stock no. 1815260
Published by The English Westerners' Society. 2016. Nearly fine condition.

The Brand Book Volume 50, No. 1 (Winter 2016). An Essay. American Showman Joseph Shelley AKA Mexican Joe. White pictorial cardwraps. Stapled binding. 44 pages.

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