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THE DIARY OF A COUNTRY PARSON
Written by James Woodforde; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Stephens.
Stock no. 1822636
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Extracts from R.L. Winstanley's transcript from the diaries, 1759-81, selected by David Hughes. Blue cloth spine with burgundy title block and gilt title. Marbled boards. Red endpapers. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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A TOUR THROUGH THE WHOLE ISLAND OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Daniel Defoe.
Stock no. 1321752
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Dark green cloth spine with gilt title. Green and gilt map of part of the UK on front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. 524 pages. Book and slipcase are fine. Still in original shrinkwrap which is torn on rear side.

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HISTORY OF CONGREGATIONALISM IN CARDIFF AND DISTRICT
Written by John Williamson.
Stock no. 1822484
Published by The Educational Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, black titles. B/w photos. 135 pages. Text block and endpapers browned and foxed. One or two small closed tears (no loss) to page margins.

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FAMILIES AND FARMS IN LISVANE 1850-1950
Written by Philip Riden; Keith Edwards.
Stock no. 1822482
Published by Merton Priory Press. 1st 1993. Fine condition.

This book, based on the work of a university evening class, traces the transformation of Lisvane from a farming community of fewer than fifty families a few miles north of Cardiff, into a much more populous and prosperous outer suburb of the city, as it had become by the 1950s. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 095200092X.

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ABERGAVENNY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1822480
Published by Comma International. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

With first-hand accounts by the inhabitants, old and young, of Abergavenny, as well as a fine collection of illustrations, photographs, and street maps, this book records the changing face of Britain's heritage and is a splendid example of living history. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951397745. Uneven fading to dustwrapper.

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WELSH FAMILY HISTORY A GUIDE TO RESEARCH
Written by John Rowlands.
Stock no. 1822478
Published by Association Of Family History Societies Of Wales. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

A compilation of contributions by a wide range of authors. Card wraps. ISBN: 095207270X. Rear cover a little scuffed. Contents are clean.

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ANEURIN BEVAN AND THE WORLD OF SOUTH WALES
Written by Dai Smith.
Stock no. 1822473
Published by University Of Wales Press Board. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

An appreciation of Bevan's political philosophy and the sheer vitality of his world. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0708312160. Spine lightly faded, contents clean.

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ABERGAVENNY 900: A PICTORIAL CELEBRATION
Written by Albert Lyons.
Stock no. 1822471
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

900 years of history of the town of Abergavenny. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870402553. SIGNED by the author ('all good wishes') to free front endpaper. Scuff mark to front board top edge and vertical edge with corresponding damage to dustwrapper with loss. Text block lightly browned else contents fine.

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THE TEXT OF BOOK OF LLAN DAV
Written by J. Gwenogvryn Evans; John Rhys.
Stock no. 1822468
Published by The National Library of Wales. 1st thus 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile of the 1893 edition. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Reproduced from the Gwysaney manuscript. li + 428 pages including list of subscribers. Text in Welsh. ISBN: 0901833878. Boards clean and bright, text block lightly browned. Contents clean.

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NEWPORT GOLF CLUB 1903-2003
Written by Alun Isaac.
Stock no. 1822466
Published by Newport Golf Club. 1st 2003. Slightly better than 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. Some light scuffing and minor marks to front board. Contents fine.

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LOOK BACK AT OLD ABERBEEG & LLANHILLETH VOLUME 1
Written by Ray Morris; Malcolm Thomas.
Stock no. 1822465
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good 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. Spine slightly cocked. Boards clean and bright as are the contents. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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REMEMBER ABERGAVENNY VOLUME 1
Written by Louis Bannon.
Stock no. 1822460
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Also includes the villages of Crickhowell, Gilwern, Govilon, Llanellen, LLanfoist and Llanover. Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874538751. A nice, clean copy in pink pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly faded to spine.

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