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A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF WALES (24TH/41ST FOOT) AND ITS PREDECESSORS 1689-1989
Written by J.M. Brereton.
Stock no. 1821912
Published by The Royal Regiment Of Wales. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A lively and authoritative account of 300 years of Regimental and Army history which will appeal to military historians, members of the Regiment and also to the general public, particularly those from Wales. Green cloth boards with gilt title and vignettes. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0951339702. Vertical crease to spine through reading. Text block a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few damp spots to prelims. Green dustwrapper is scuffed and rubbed at corners.

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TALES OF TORFAEN
Written by W.G. Lloyd.
Stock no. 1821911
Published by Hackman Printers Ltd.. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The enclosed stories give just a little insight in the adventures of our forebears experienced and will, for the people of the future, become precious in the knowledge of the Torfaen Valley. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952054353. Damp mottling to half-title page and verso of dustwrapper. Contents otherwise clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top of spine, lightly scuffed and the printed price to rear panel is crossed out with blue biro.

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TIR IARLL
Written by Frederic Evans.
Stock no. 1821910
Published by Mid Glamorgan County Libraries. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Earl's Land. Reprinted from the original edition of 1912. Comprising the ancient parishes of Llangynwyd, Bettws, Margam, and Kenfig. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1872430155. Base of spine lightly worn. Light browning to page edges and text block. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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MEDIEVAL WELSH POEMS
Written by Joseph P. Clancy.
Stock no. 1821909
Published by Four Courts Press. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

This anthology of Welsh poems from c.575 to c.1525 offfers the general reader the most substantial collection of medieval Welsh verse yet rendered into English, in translations that will support the claim that this poetry is one of the finest literary achievements of the Middle Ages. Pictorial cardwraps. 396 pages. ISBN: 1851827838. Text block a little browned and marked. Covers lightly edge-rubbed. Glued front cover starting to dry out from base of gutter. Light page edge-browning.

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MONMOUTH AND ITS BUILDINGS
Written by Keith Kissack.
Stock no. 1821908
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine 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. Faint score marks to rear cover. Minor mark to lower edge of text block. Contents fine.

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CHEPSTOW THEATRES
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1821808
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st thus 1975. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pink card wrap booklet. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900278293. Pink covers lightly creased at corners, slightly faded at spine. Contents fine.

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MARCHES (NN 118)
Written by Andrew Allott.
Stock no. 1821657
Published by Collins. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

No. 118 in New Naturalist Series. A complete natural history of the area, covering the hills, fossils, ice ages, meres, mosses, forests, streams and rivers, whilst also focusing on man's impact on the region, the changing wildlife, the impact of agriculture and the consequences of past and present industrial activity. Green cloth gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007248162. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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WYE VALLEY (NN 105)
Written by George Peterken.
Stock no. 1821616
Published by Collins. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New naturalist No. 105. The diverse ecology, natural history, landscape and past of a district which has mainly been defined by the extraordinary evolution of the River Wye. Green covers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007160686. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN NORTH WALES
Written by A.H. Dodd.
Stock no. 2134582
Published by University Of Wales Press Board. 1st 1933. Good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. Fold-out maps. Top of spine has been repaired/strengthened with new piece of cloth spine; some fraying to cloth at top and tail. Fading to edges. Marks to corners and wear at edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Lacks page leaf XIX/XX - possibly published this way. Foxing throughout.

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A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE VOL II PART II THE HUNDRED OF TRELECH
Written by Joseph Bradney.
Stock no. 2134562
Published by Mitchell Hughes and Clarke. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Very large format. 17.5 x 11.5". Beige cloth spine, grey paperboards. B/w map outlined in red showing the Hundred of Trelech. Numerous b/w illustrations. Foxing and browning; heaviest to covers, endpapers and outer page edges; some scattered to page margins. Bumping, wear and a few chips/nicks to cover edges.

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HEART OF A DRAGON THE VCS OF WALES AND THE WELSH REGIMENTS 1914-82
Written by W. Alister Williams.
Stock no. 2134491
Published by Bridge Books. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844940288. A few spots to edge of front cover. Wrapper has a few nicks and chips; 1" closed tear to top edge of rear panel.

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SECOND SEVERN CROSSING: ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESPONSE PHASE 1 - THE INTERTIDAL ZONE IN WALES: FINAL REPORT
Written by S. Godbold; R.C. Turner.
Stock no. 2134443
1993. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. Cadw Welsh Historic Monuments Series. SIGNED by author with a dedication to a previous owner to inside front cover. Wear to cover edges.

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