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THE ANGLING TIMES BOOK OF THE WYE
Written by Leslie Baverstock.
Stock no. 1317918
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All you need to know on how to get the best sport from this great and virtually unspoilt river. B/w photos. 192 pages. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715382543. Spine bumped. Light page browning/foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel. Some foxing to verso of wrapper.

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BRIDGES ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Alan Crow. Illustrated by Barbara Crow.
Stock no. 1817957
Published by Lapridge Publications. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Taking the reader on a journey from the source of one of Britain's loveliest rivers all along its twisting meandering course to the sea via those often unregarded but extremely useful structures, the bridges that cross it. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951858998. A couple of minor foxspots to prelims. Spine slightly faded.

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AN EARLY VICTORIAN SEVERN BRIDGE
Written by Samuel Baldwyn Rogers.
Stock no. 1208881
Published by Merlin Bookshop. 1st 1974. Nearly fine condition.

Facsmile of the 1845 'Memoranda Relative to a Magnificent Toll-Free Stone Bridge Across the River Severn...Between the New Passage in Gloucestershire and the Black-Rock in Monmouthshire. Small card wrap booklet. 8 pages. ISBN: 0904376001. Staples rusty on spine.

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WANDERINGS AND EXCURSIONS IN SOUTH WALES INCLUDING THE SCENERY OF THE RIVER WYE
Written by Thomas Roscoe. Illustrated by D. Cox; et al..
Stock no. 2122669
Published by C. Tilt and Simpkin and Co.. Circa 1837. Good condition.

Full burgundy leather binding. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. All edges gilt. 48 b/w plates. Contents are detached from binding, at joints. Scuffing and wear to cover edges. Some foxing and page edge browning. All plates present.

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AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CITY OF HEREFORD
Written by John Price.
Stock no. 2122666
1796. Very good condition.

Three-quarter burgundy leather, marbled boards and endpapers. With Some Remarks on the River Wye and the Natural and Artificial Beauties Contiguous to its Banks from Brobery to Wilton Embellished with Elegant Views, Plans etc. 7 b/w engraved plates. 262 pages. Printed by D. Walker. Contents are original; binding is more modern, with new endpapers. Some fading to leather on spine. Foxing and a bit of page browning. Damp corner marks to a couple of pages.

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STOOKE'S TOURIST MAP OF THE RIVER WYE, FROM HEREFORD TO THE SEVERN
Written by Edwin Stooke.
Stock no. 2117187
Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.. 1892. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Soft leather bound book. Shewing the Navigation of the Streams to Tintern, Salmon Catches to Ross. Many pages of local advertising to rear. 1.5" tear to base of spine. Some scuffing and marks to covers. Foxing and page browning.

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AN EARLY VICTORIAN SEVERN BRIDGE
Written by Samuel Baldwyn Rogers.
Stock no. 2114591
Published by Merlin Bookshop. 1974. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsmile of the 1845 'Memoranda Relative to a Magnificent Toll-Free Stone Bridge Across the River Severn...Between the New Passage in Gloucestershire and the Black-Rock in Monmouthshire. Small card wrap booklet. 8 pages. ISBN: 0904376001. A few marks to covers.

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PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Samuel Ireland. Illustrated by Samuel Ireland.
Stock no. 1702397
Published by R. Faulder; T. Egerton. 1797. Almost very good condition.

Picturesque Views on the River Wye, From its Source at Plinlimmon Hill, to its Junction With the Severn below Chepstow: With Observations on the Public Buildings, and Other Works of Art, in its Vicinity. Map showing the course of the River Wye, 30 sepia aquatints plus b/w portrait plate of John Kyrle. xii + 159 pages. Full brown diced calf binding, gilt decorations and title to spine. Green endpapers. All edges gilt. Corners are bumped and worn with some surface loss to leather on rear cover and a couple of corners. Front joint is cracked. All plates present. Some light marks to page margins.

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PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE RIVER WYE
Written by Samuel Ireland.
Stock no. 579047
Published by R. Faulder; T. Egerton. 1st 1797. Very good condition.

Picturesque Views on the River Wye, From its Source at Plinlimmon Hill, to its Junction With the Severn Below Chepstow With Observations on the Public Buildings and Other Works of Art in its Vicinity. Map showing the course of the River Wye, 30 sepia aquatints plus b/w portrait plate of John Kyrle. xii + 159 pages + errata slip. Three-quarter brown calf binding, raised bands, gilt decorations and title to spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. 9" x 6.5". All plates present. Prelims foxed. No half-title but no evidence of any removal. Some pencil annotation. Bookplate of J. Arthur Hutton, the famous angling author, on front pastedown. Hutton wrote numerous books on salmon fishing and of particular relevance here given the book title are Wye Salmon and Other Fish; Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye. Slight rubbing to spine. Overall a handsome copy.

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A PICTURESQUE DESCRIPTION OF THE RIVER WYE FROM THE SOURCE TO ITS JUNCTION WITH THE SEVERN
Written by T.H. Fielding.
Stock no. 570371
Published by Ackermann & Co.. 1841. Very good condition.

Full polished brown leather binding with gilt borders and embossed decoration at corners. Red title label to spine. 12 beautiful mounted hand-coloured aquatint plates with tissue guards. Endpapers browned. Light browning to contents. Professional paper repair to edge of one page, hardly visible. A truly handsome copy of this scarce book.

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