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A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE VOLUME 5 THE HUNDRED OF NEWPORT
Written by Joseph Bradney.
Stock no. 1322852
Published by South Wales Record Society. 1st 1993. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

From the Coming of the Normans into Wales, Down to the Present Time. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950867675. Spine and corners bumped with a few tiny dents to cover edges. Small indentations to preliminary pages. Contnets clean. Duswtwrapper is edge creased/worn and a little grubby.

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THE LORDSHIP, PARISH AND BOROUGH OF MONMOUTH
Written by Keith Kissack.
Stock no. 1322847
Published by Lapridge Publications. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

The history of Monmouth. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Grey endpapers, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1899290036. Spine bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut and lightly edge creased.

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THE PLEASANT LAND OF GWENT
Written by Fred J. Hando. Illustrated by Fred J. Hando.
Stock no. 1823690
Published by R.H. Johns. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 112 pages, many b/w illustrations throughout. Light mottling of cloth to board edges. Text block browned, contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is foxed, grubby, has some loss to top horizontal edge.

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HAUNTED NEWPORT AND THE VALLEYS
Written by South Wales Paranormal Research.
Stock no. 1823688
Published by The History Press. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

A chilling compendium of paranormal experiences, taking the reader on a journey through some of the area's most illustrious landmarks, including Caldicot Castle, Tredegar House, the Skirrid Mountain Inn and the Roman amphitheatre in Caerleon. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752455563. A nice copy.

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A LOOK AT OLD TREDEGAR IN PHOTOGRAPHS VOLUME 2
Written by Philip Prosser.
Stock no. 1823685
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A second volume published 8 years after the first volume. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874538816. Board edges lightly rubbed. One or two marks to text block. Some foxing present. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased with a few closed-tears (no loss).

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WALES A WALK THROUGH TIME: FLAT HOLM TO BRECON
Written by Brian E. Davies.
Stock no. 1823683
Published by Amberley Publishing. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.

A unique walk through a remarkable county using a historical perspective to enrich the journey. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781848687073. A nice copy.

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JOURNEYS IN GWENT
Written by Fred J. Hando.
Stock no. 1823682
Published by R.H. Johns. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Edges of covers lightly rubbed, small piece of surface paper loss to rear cover (minor). Contents clean.

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MEMOIR OF DAVIES OF DEVAUDEN
Written by James Davies.
Stock no. 1823681
Published by John W. Parker. 1st 1839. Almost very good condition.

Master of the School and founder of the Church on Devauden Hill, Monmouthshire. With an account of the consecration of the Church to which is appended a small tract, written by himself, entitled, Recollections of the Last Days of William James. Small format. Three b/w plates including frontis. 79 pages. Boards stained and faded. Gilt title to front bright. Corners worn. Contemporary inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint starting to crack but binding is still tight. Some page creasing and a few margin marks, one or two vertical edges chipped (not affecting text).

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MONMOUTHSHIRE ITS HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY
Written by C.J.O. Evans.
Stock no. 1823679
Published by William Lewis. 1st 1953. Very good condition.

Small format. Red cloth. B/w photos. Cloth boards lightly rubbed at edges else nice and clean. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean.

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PORTRAITS OF THE PAST: INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE OF OLD MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Chris Barber; Michael Blackmore.
Stock no. 1823676
Published by Blorenge Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed record of an exciting period in the history of the old county of Monmouthshire when its natural resources of coal, iron, limestone, water, and manpower were combined to produce a social and economic revolution. Large oblong format. Green covers with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1872730051. A few minor grubby marks to title page else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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ROGERSTONE (IMAGES OF WALES)
Written by Kim Fry.
Stock no. 1823673
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

The changing history of Rogerstone from a small hamlet into a sprawling suburb of the city of Newport is illustrated in this fascinating collection of over 170 photographs, maps and drawings charting the history of the village over the last two centuries. Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 075243506X. One plain white label stuck on top of another plain white label to top edge of half-title page (not affecting any text). Otherwise contents clean.

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STONE & STEAM IN THE BLACK MOUNTAINS
Written by David A. Tipper.
Stock no. 1823672
Published by Blorenge Books. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

New Edition. The story of the construction of the Grwyne Fawr Resevoir and the village and railways built with it. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951044419. Light creasing to covers, contents clean.

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