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LOOKING AT CARRIAGES
Written by Sallie Walrond.
Stock no. 1822030
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. Horse-drawn vehicles from 18 different countries. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0720712823. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light mark to lower corner of front board. Text block lightly browned. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with creasing to laminate at spine.

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THE ROYAL GWENT & ST. WOOLOS HOSPITALS
Written by Brian Peeling; et al.
Stock no. 1822025
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A century of service in Newport. B/w photos. Large folding map. ISBN: 1874538085. A clean copy with pictorial dustwrapper which is unevenly faded and a little grubby and scored, top of spine worn.

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LLANTWIT MAJOR IN FOCUS
Written by Will Norman; Nigel Williams.
Stock no. 2134824
Nearly fine condition.

Larger format. Glazed pictorial boards. To celebrate fifty years of the Llantwit Major Local History Society. B/w photos.

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THE DEFENCE OF LONDON 1915-1918
Written by A. Rawlinson.
Stock no. 2134805
Published by Andrew Melrose Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine; yellow title to front cover. B/w photos Spine is faded. Some browning to covers. Foxing throughout.

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THE OLD HALLS & MANOR HOUSES OF YORKSHIRE WITH SOME EXAMPLES OF OTHER HOUSES BUILT BEFORE THE YEAR 1700
Written by Louis Ambler.
Stock no. 2134791
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignettes. 91 b/w plates from photographs, 20 plates of measured drawings and numerous illustrations in the text. Subscribers list to front. xv and 97 pages including index. Top edge gilt. Spine is very browned with fading/dulling of gilt title. A few marks and scuffs to covers, with a little uneven fading at edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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FLORA DOMESTICA: A HISTORY OF BRITISH FLOWER ARRANGING 1500-1930
Written by Mary Rose Blacker.
Stock no. 1822017
Published by The National Trust; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st USA 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of floral decoration from the delicate bouquets of the sixteenth century to the extravagant displays of the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Includes a useful guide to historic plant and flower varieties available today. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0707803802. Top edge of spine lightly worn with tiny nibble. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and scuffed to rear panel.

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FRANCIS FRITH'S MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Tony Cornish; James Plant.
Stock no. 1822013
Published by Frith Book Company. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An evocative collection of archive photographs from the world famous Francis Frith Collection showing Monmouthshire from mid-Victorian times, and depicts the considerable changes it has undergone during the twentieth century. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859375324. A few grubby marks to free endpaper. Else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a label and a small tear to top of front flap

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WILDINGS 125 YEAR HISTORY 1874-1999
Written by Sheldon James; Terry Underwood.
Stock no. 1822012
Published by The Newport Printing Co.. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Wildings retail store in Newport's Commercial Street. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0907143210. Slight bumping and rubbing of board corners. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and a few minor marks.

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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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