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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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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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KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF NEWPORT 1968
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821995
Published by Kelly's Directories Ltd.. 1968. Almost very good condition.

Cardwraps. Street map to rear. Covers browned and grubby. Spine cocked. Browning to page margins. Map to rear is torn to folds but present. A well used copy.

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LOOK BACK AT OLD ABERBEEG & LLANHILLETH VOLUME 1
Written by Ray Morris; Malcolm Thomas.
Stock no. 1821987
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Within close proximity of each other, the towns of Llanhilleth and Aberbeeg were once vitally important centres in terms of industrial wellbeing in the western valley of Monmouthshire, South Wales. A portrait of a meaningful and most interesting past. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874538972. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at corners.

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OLD ABERTILLERY IN PHOTOGRAPHS VOL 2
Written by Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1821986
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This second volume of photographs of Old Abertillery will revive memories of the 'good old days' and also remind present and future generations of the efforts and sacrifices made by ordinary folk to forge a community which became the largest urban area in the old county of Monmouthshire. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870402251. Printers slight slip to lower edge of text block (does not affect book contents). Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and top edges.

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THEIR DEADLY TRADE: MURDERS IN MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Roger Williams.
Stock no. 1821982
Published by Gomer. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Roger Williams demonstrates these gruesome and gripping chronicles. The thoroughness and immediacy of the accounts is enhanced by the inclusion of significant archive material. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1843233894.

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PONTYPOOL'S PRIDE
Written by Edward Donovan; Arthur Crane; Allan Smith; John Harris.
Stock no. 1821938
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Official History of Pontypool Rugby Football Club 1868-1988. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0951218115. A few minor foxspots to endpapers and prelims. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby to rear panel and a few specks to verso.

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CHEPSTOW MISCELLANY
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1321079
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. 118 pages. 6 x8.5 inches. Excellent black and white drawings and photos throughout. Spine slightly bumped. Some foxding to spine edges. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper looks as though it has not been trimmed correctly - it is 1cm too tall for the book and the flaps are very large! Wrapper is creased at top edges where it is too tall.

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NEWPORT GOLF CLUB 1903-2003
Written by Alun Isaac.
Stock no. 1821930
Published by Newport Golf Club. 1st 2003. Very good condition.

A history of the first 100 years of the Club. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 0954317807. Boards a little scuffed and marked. Top of spine a little bumped. Contents fine.

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TOWN ON THE USK: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF NEWPORT
Written by Kath Nash.
Stock no. 1821926
Published by Village Publishing. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. A pictorial history of Newport Gwent. ISBN: 094604306X. Covers spotted and creased, small amount of surface paper loss to top front corner. Contents fine.

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THE CITY OF NEWPORT THE GATEWAY TO WALES
Written by Terry Underwood.
Stock no. 1821925
Published by Rompdown Ltd. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 317 Pages. ISBN: 9780955164101. Spine slightly cocked, contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and a couple of closed tears (no loss) to top rear panel.

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