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Saints and Stones - A Guide to the Pilgrim Ways of Pembrokeshire, Davies, Damian Walford;   Eastham, Anne
Saints and Stones - A Guide to the Pilgrim Ways of Pembrokeshire

The Pleasant Land of Gwent, Hando, Fred J.
The Pleasant Land of Gwent

Monmouthshire, Phillips, Olive
Monmouthshire

The Island Farmers, Lockley, R.M.
The Island Farmers

The Welsh Border - Its Churches, Castles and Dyke, Hoyer, M.A. ;   Heppel (B.A.), M.L.
The Welsh Border - Its Churches, Castles and Dyke

Tales from the Welsh March - Barons, Brigands and Border People, Thackeray, Veronica
Tales from the Welsh March - Barons, Brigands and Border People

The Celtic Church in Wales, Victory, Sian
The Celtic Church in Wales

Walks & More - A Guide to the central Welsh Marches, Johnson, A. ;   Punter, S.
Walks & More - A Guide to the central Welsh Marches

 

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Saints and Stones - A Guide to the Pilgrim Ways of Pembrokeshire, Davies, Damian Walford;   Eastham, Anne
1 Saints and Stones - A Guide to the Pilgrim Ways of Pembrokeshire
Davies, Damian Walford; Eastham, Anne. Gomer, Llandysul, 2002. first edition, Paperback, 207mm x 174mm , xx prelims, 123pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still clean and tight overall. Richly-illustrated volume which reveals four age-old pilgrim trails which lead to the shrine of the patron saint of Wales at the Cathedral of St. David's. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Dinas, pilgrimage, saint, Welsh. 15331

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The Pleasant Land of Gwent, Hando, Fred J.
2 The Pleasant Land of Gwent
Hando, Fred J.. R.H. Johns, Newport, 1949. third edition, Hardback, 252mm x 157mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 6th impression, , 112pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred J. Hando. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read over years, light wear around edges, spine frayed at ends, hint of fading to rear board, small mark at top rear, some foxing to block edges and to opening/closing pages, else clean. Rather lovely tour of an attractive part of Wales, rich in the history and lore of the region, with the author's own illustrations. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wye, Usk, Ebbw, Newport. 15330

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The Welsh Border - Its Churches, Castles and Dyke, Hoyer, M.A. ;   Heppel (B.A.), M.L.
3 The Welsh Border - Its Churches, Castles and Dyke
Hoyer, M.A. ; Heppel (B.A.), M.L.. David Nutt, London, 1911. first edition, Hardback, 195mm x 130mm grey cloth boards, black titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 238+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by M.A. Hoyer. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is ragged as cut on right and bottom block edges, generally darkened and worn around edges but pages clean and binding good. Tipp-ex stain to rear. Illustrated with photographic plates, this is a rather fine historical guide to Welsh border country. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Offa, Ludlow, Mortimer, march. 13987

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Walks & More - A Guide to the central Welsh Marches, Johnson, A. ;   Punter, S.
4 Walks & More - A Guide to the central Welsh Marches
Johnson, A. ; Punter, S.. Logaston Press, Almeley, Herefordshire, 1985. first edition, Paperback, 214mm x 137mm , 242pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by J. Gibbs. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, some grubbiness from handling to edges, spine creasing barely noticeable, else clean and tight. A practical, boots-on-the-ground guide to the delights of the central Welsh border country. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, marches, Yalpole, Dore. 9942

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5 Schoolin's Log
Jones, Llewelyn. Michael Joseph, London, 1980. first edition, Hardback, 223mm x 143mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 223pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Derek Crowe. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been handled, block edges a little darkened, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper is clean with light wear from handling. Recollections of life in a remote Pembrokeshire village in the 1920s. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, rural, St. Nicholas, parish. 1052

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The Island Farmers, Lockley, R.M.
6 The Island Farmers
Lockley, R.M.. H.F. & G. Witherby, London, 1946. first edition, Hardback, 204mm x 140mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 174+pp. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Phyllida Lumsden. Good +/Good. Book is an austerity-era production, stated as such. Has been read over years, exterior bumped, differential fading to endpapers but clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn around edges, faint stamp on front flap, some loss at ends of spine, rear grubby. Account of a not-wholly-successful communal farming experiment in Pembrokeshire. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: commune, plough, farm, labour. 14804

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7 The River Conway
MacArthur, Wilson. Cassell, London, 1952. first edition, Hardback, 220mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 141+pp. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Wilson MacArthur. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been handled over years, some light discolouring to exterior, hint of foxing to block edges, pages clean overall. Lovely trip along a Welsh river of interest to fishermen and to lovers of nature, illustrated with 51 photographs by the author. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Aberconwy, Bettws-y-coed, Pennant, Wales. 15383

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Peterwell - The History of a Mansion and its infamous Squire, Phillips, Bethan
8 Peterwell - The History of a Mansion and its infamous Squire
Phillips, Bethan. Gomer Press, Llandysul, Dyfed, 1983. first edition, Hardback, 215mm x 155mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xx prelims, 304pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +/Good +. Spine bumped, faded at base edge. Block clean if a little wobbly. Dustwrapper (now protected) is bright and clean some isolated creasing. The story of an unpleasant gentleman of 18th century Cardiganshire. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Peterwell, Lloyd, Cardiganshire. 6578

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Monmouthshire, Phillips, Olive
9 Monmouthshire
Phillips, Olive. Robert Hale, London, 1951. first edition, Hardback, 224mm x 142mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, x prelims, 244+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Book is ex-lib with sticker residue and stamp. Front endpaper removed. Otherwise good condition - clean with some foxing to block edges, some fading to exterior edges and light stains to rear. Volume from "County Books" series offers a fine historical tour of a Welsh border county, with much insight into local customs and traditions. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Usk, Wye, Newport, Abergavenny. 15320

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The Welsh Peaks, Poucher, W. A.
10 The Welsh Peaks
Poucher, W. A.. Constable, London, 1979. seventh edition, Hardback, 180mm x 115mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, seventh edition, 426pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some shelfwear with small tear at top front by spine. Price sticker on front flap, another small sticker on rear. Standard illustrated guide for the walker and climber in the Welsh mountains, with detailed advice on safety and other practicalities. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, mountain, safety, Snowdonia. 6333

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11 Life in a Welsh Countryside - A Social Study of Llanfihangel yng Ngwynfa
Rees, Alwyn D.. University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 1960. first edition, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 188pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. No d/w. Owner stamp on front endpaper. Spine and boards bumped, spine fade, small mark to front board. Differential fading to endpapers. Block edges grubby. Academic study of a Welsh rural community. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, rural, language, religion. 4656

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12 The Celtic Borderland - A Rediscovery of the Marches from Wye to Dee
Snell, F.J.. Robert Scott, Macrae Smith, London, Philadelphia, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, , vii prelims, 416pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Fred Adcock. Fair/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Spinne bumped with faint small mark and light crease. Block edge is ragged. Undated, but inscription dated 1941, and publication surely just before this time. A cultured and cultural journey along the England-Wales border, revealing the author's deep historical awareness. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Marches, Tintern, Ludlow, border. 4651

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Tales from the Welsh March - Barons, Brigands and Border People, Thackeray, Veronica
13 Tales from the Welsh March - Barons, Brigands and Border People
Thackeray, Veronica. Cresrelles Publishing, Malvern, 1992. first edition, Paperback, 228mm x 150mm , xiv prelims, 221pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by K.F. Davison. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear, spien colour a little faded. Homely and affectionate historical tour of the Welsh border country around the Middle March, intended as an upadte of Arthur Bradley's similar late Victorian volume. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Bradley, Wales, Ludlow, Mortimer. 13985

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The Celtic Church in Wales, Victory, Sian
14 The Celtic Church in Wales
Victory, Sian. SPCK, London, 1977. first edition, Paperback, 215mm x 134mm , xii prelims, 146+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Papeback has been handled, and top of rear has a little light staining, but overall clean and tight with no creasing to spine. SPCK-produced history of the Celtic strain of Christianity that flourished in Wales throughout the Dark Ages. Catalogue: Wales. Keywords: Wales, David, Celtic, Arthur. 9943

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