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AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN GLAMORGAN VOLUME IV PART II
No author listed.
Stock no. 1322853
Published by HMSO. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Domestic Architecture from the Reformation to the Industrial Revolution: Farmhouses and Cottages. An illustrated inventory plus exploration of the social background as well as the agricultural and economic basis for these buildings. B/w photos, diagrams plus over 100 maps. Scarlet cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 661pp includes index. 11.25 x 8.75". ISBN: 0113000200. Spine slightly bumped. Light creasing to wrapper edges.

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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 ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White; June Chatfield.
Stock no. 1322850
Published by Webb & Bower. 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by June Chatfield, curator of the Gilbert White Museum. 124 plates in full colour, faithfully reproduced from the hand-coloured engravings of White's contemporaries. Black cloth, silver title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 0906671477. SIGNED by June Chatfield to title-page. Spine bumped. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

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HANES ARDAL BRONWYDD A HISTORY OF THE AREA
Written by Arwyn Thomas.
Stock no. 1322849
Published by Carmarthenshire County Council. 1st 2002. Very good condition.

White cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 287 pages. ISBN: 0906821614. Writing to dedication page - possibly by the author. Slight rubbing to cover edges. A few light marks to textblock.

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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 STORY OF THE VILLAGE OF MUMBLES
Written by Gerald Gabb.
Stock no. 1823692
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Mumbles in Glamorganshire. ISBN: 090592861X. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Boards slightly grubby, spine lightly faded. Gift inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Light damp marks to vertical edge of verso of front endpaper. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper.

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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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HOPKINSTOWN 1911: A WELSH RAILWAY DISASTER
Written by David J. Carpenter.
Stock no. 1823689
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of the passenger train that collided with a stationary mineral train, becoming a scene of devastation. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752432508. A nice copy.

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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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WALES AT WAR
Written by Phil Carradice.
Stock no. 1823687
Published by Gomer. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Giving voice to ordinary Welsh people who lived through the Second World War, and who have quite extraordinary tales to relate. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843233215. A nice copy.

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PIERS OF WALES
Written by Martin Easdown; Darlah Thomas.
Stock no. 1823686
Published by Amberley. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour photos. ISBN: 9781848689206. Glue drying on inside joint where front cover sticks to half-title page, thus the front joint is pulled but binding is tight. Contents clean.

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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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