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HISTORY OF THE ROYAL GWENT HOSPITAL 1839-1948
Written by Thomas Baker Jones; W.J. Townsend Collins.
Stock no. 2134442
Published by R.H. Johns. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

B/w photos. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spine and cover edges are faded, with some other marks; foxspots etc. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THOMAS STREET: COURTS AND CHARACTERS
Written by Steve Ryan.
Stock no. 2134441
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 2007. Very good condition.

Thomas Street, Chepstow, and it's Courts built in the 19th century, mostly one down, two up with no inside facilities, and those outside shared between many families, bred a community strengthened by their adversities. Steve Ryan, a son of Thomas Street, was persuaded in later years to record his childhood memories of the place, the people and their experiences. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 090027848X. Spine is faded. SIGNED by author to title page.

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TRELLECH 2000
Written by Julian Wimpenny; et al.
Stock no. 2134367
Published by Bioline. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An Account of Life in Trellech and Catbrook At the Start of the New Millennium. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0952043289.

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THE GWENT COUNTY HISTORY VOLUME 1
Written by Miranda Aldhouse-Green; Ray Howell.
Stock no. 2134346
Published by University of Wales. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Gwent in Prehistory and Early History. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. xvi and 371 pages. ISBN: 0708318266. A few pale marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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THE FOLKLORE OF (OLD) MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Roy Palmer.
Stock no. 2134342
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

This book surveys the folklore and customs of 'old' Monmouthshire, the county as it was until 1974, an area now covered by the councils of Newport, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly and the 'new' Monmouthshire. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1873827407. Vertical crease to spine. A few light marks to outer page edges.

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THE CANALS OF SOUTH WALES AND THE BORDER
Written by Charles Hadfield.
Stock no. 2134340
Published by David & Charles. 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. Some light spotting to covers. Page edge browning and foxing. Wrapper is price-cut, with a faded spine.

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SAND DUNE VEGETATION SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN A NATIONAL INVENTORY PART 3: WALES
Written by T.C.D. Dargie.
Stock no. 1821274
Published by Joint Nature Conservation Committee. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps.153 pages. ISBN: 1873701128. Covers a little creased and scuffed, spine lightly faded. Contents clean.

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BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XVIII SOUTH WALES
Written by Thomas Rees.
Stock no. 1821252
Published by John Harris. 1st 1815. Very good condition.

Three-quarter leather binding, raised bands to spine, gilt titles to spine with gilt decoration. Blue marbled paper boards. 33 b/w plates. viii and 917 pages plus book list to rear and index. Spine lightly faded but gilt still bright. Text block lightly browned and lightly marked (does not detract). Some page browning and scattered foxing. A very nice copy considering the age. All plates present.

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AN EXCURSION FROM THE SOURCE OF THE WYE
Written by Mark Willett.
Stock no. 1821247
Published by Fineleaf Editions. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

A facsimile of the first edition printed and published by the author in 1810 at the Cambrian Printing Office. Cardwraps. ISBN: 9780953443703.

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WYE
Written by Richard Hayman.
Stock no. 1821233
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition.

The River Wye and its history. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ix and 260 pages plus 2 page publisher adverts to rear. ISBN: 9781910839096. A few scuffs and minor marks to cover. Contents fine.

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