The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales - BRECKNOCK - Hill-forts and Roman Remains.
London. HMSO. 1986. HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote as this saves time in processing orders. 196 pages. Fine in red boards, Welsh dragon motif in gilt on front board and gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Ex shop stock - unread book. Was £45.00. The inventory describes 77 monuments in detail, each of the two main sections being introduced by a discussion of morphology and historical context. Maps, plans and photographs, some in colour, depict many of Brecknock's most prominent landmarks - from the remote hill-fort on Crug Hywel to the impressive ruins of the Flavian fort at Brecon Gaer. ISBN: 0-11-300003-0. (Book ref. 4964) £35.00
RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND IN BRECKNOCK IN 1873. Brecknock section giving names of owners who owned more than an acre, address, extent of lands, and rental.
1875. Folio, 9pp, disbound, some foxing. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include FAMILY HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK72-3404) £11.00
AN ACT for making and maintaining a Navigable Cut or Canal from, or from some Place near Pontnewyndd, into the River Usk, at or near the Town of Newport, and a Collateral Cut or Canal from the same, at or near a Place called Cryndau Farm, to or near to Crumlin Bridge, all in the County of Monmouth; and for making and maintaining Rail Ways, or Stone Roads, from such Cuts or Canals, to several Iron Works and Mines, in the Counties of Monmouth and Brecknock.
1792. Cover leaf + pages numbered 2619-2757, a folding Schedule of Houses, Gardens, and Orchards, to be taken down or cut through. With Names and Residence of Owners and Occupiers. 4 pages with brown spotting, some leaves with paper slightly darkened and printing off-set. Other copies of this Act we have seen have a ten-page Index, not present here. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WALES [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2906) £40.00
AN ACT for altering and amending an Act made in the Fifty-Fifth Year of His present Majesty to amend an Act made in the Forty-eighth Year of His present Majesty to improve the Land Revenue of the Crown, so far as relates to the Great Forest of Brecknock... and for vesting in His Majesty certain Parts of the said Forest, and for inclosing the said Forest.
1818. 8pp, disbound, Act of Parliament. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WALES [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2390) £15.00
AN ACT for altering and empowering and amending an Act.... to improve the Land Revenue of the Crown, so far as relates to the Great Forest of Brecknock in the County of Brecknock, and for vesting in His Majesty, certain Parts of the said Forest, and for inclosing the said Forest.
London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1818. Pages numbered 805-812, small folio, disbound, Act of Parliament. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WALES [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2389) £15.00
ASSIGNMENT of 151 Brecknock Road, Kentish Town, Michael McSheehan to Emily Harper.
1876. 2 large vellum sheets, wax and papered seals. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include LONDON and MIDDLESEX [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1282) £10.00
AN HISTORICAL AND PICTURESQUE GUIDE FROM CLIFTON, Through the Counties of Monmouth, Glamorgan, and Brecknock, With Representations of Ruins, Interesting Antiquities, &c. &c.
Bristol: Printed by Fenley and Baylis ... 1802. 1st Ed. ii + xx + 315pp. + [i]. Without map frontis. and 4 aquatints, 29 aquatint vignettes. Some light browning, bookplate, gilt rule edged half calf with marbled boards, extremities rubbed, minor wear. George William Manby (1765-1854). Inventor of apparatus for saving life from shipwreck. A domestic crisis of an unknown nature caused him to leave his home in Denver, settling at Clifton, where he pursued his literary pursuits as a distraction. US$250 (Book ref. 197753) £160.00
THE TRAMROADS OF THE BRECKNOCK & ABERGAVENNY CANAL
RAILWAY AND CANAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1980. 1st. Card Covers. VG. Large 8vo 0901461245 Excellent account of this network of early horse worked railways/plateways in South Wales which linked to the Brecknock & Abergavenny Canal. 136pp, many photos. plans and maps. VG copy in card covers. Uncommon. (Book ref. 004546) £19.00
Hugh Thomas` Essay Towards the History of Brecknockshire 1698. Together with a Copy of the Rent Roll of the Borough of Brecon for the Year 1664
Paperback Brecon, Brecknock Museum 1967 90 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations spine is frayed / booklet ow sol Good (Book ref. 536307) £10.00
[ Published with the Approbation of the Judges. ] The trials of George Robert Fitzgerald, Esq. Timothy Brecknock, James [sic] Fulton, and others ; for the murder of Patrick Randal MacDonnell, and Charles Hipson, Esquires. Also the trial of John Gallagher, and others, for an assault on George Robert Fitzgerald, in the goal [sic] of Castlebar … from the notes of a barrister …
Dublin Printed : and London Reprinted, for G.Kearsley,, 1786 FIRST LONDON EDITION, pages iv, 88, *81 - *88, 89 - 183, (1, advertisements), 8vo, recent quarter morocco, gilt, gilt lettered spine : a very good to nice copy. An uncommon issue, with the interpolated signature *L : NSTC has NLS, CUL and Boston Athenaeum only (none in Ireland). "Fighting Fitzgerald", one of the most interesting of the Irish rakes, was involved in a complicated dispute with his family, and was finally hanged at Castlebar for the murder of an attorney and his servant. 1786 (Book ref. 11880) £450.00
FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND: Brecknock Notabilities.
Wales: Gomer Press, 1994. 1st impression. Soft-cover. Illustrated. A very good, clean, tight copy. Spine slightly creased. 152 pp. (Book ref. 22176) £6.00
D Gand A S Evans, 1978. Illustrated by Photos and Contemporary Prints. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/Non Called for. 095067480X 1978 Softback Some historic aspects of Brecknockshire with contemporary Prints (Book ref. 009501) £5.00
Reports of the Commissioners of Inquiry Into the State of Education in Wales,
London: William Clowes & Sons, 1848. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 8vo. 536 pp, ex-library copy with library bookplate and ink stamp on front endpapers, class mark on verso of title page, library stamps to prelims and last page, pages browned, light damp staing affecting lower margins but not text of lower corner, good in later library cloth gilt, very good. (Book ref. 19983) £48.00
THREE TREATISES CONCERNING WALES.
University of Wales Press, Cardiff.1960. xxix+168pp. Introduction by David Williams(ix-xxvii pp.). Ex-lib. copy, but VG+ inVG+ dw. Really clean copy. (Book ref. 13403) £12.00
BRITISH RAILWAYS PAST and PRESENT No.37 - SOUTH WALES Part 3: West Glamorgan and the Brecknock and Camarthen County boundaries
PAST & PRESENT PUBLISHING, 2002. 1st. Card Covers. VG. Small 4to 'Past & Present ' series. Then and now photos of railways in this area. 128pp, photographic with extensive captions. VG copy in card covers (Book ref. 008389) £9.50
Mid-Wales Ceredigion and Powys: Photographic Memories
Frith Book Co, 2004. Illustrated by Francis Frith. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Collection Of Annotated B/W Photos.Both Book & Jacket Are In Vg Clean And Sound Condition..No Inscription Or Ownership Markings. No Tears Or Loss. Gently Read (Book ref. 020816) £16.00
Glanusk Park, near Crickhowell, Brecknockshire (Baronet Bailey)
1870s An original woodblock printed colour view, 8 x 11 inches (21 x 27 cms) including margins. In very nice, near fine, original condition. Unframed. Post free UK. (Book ref. MF-38) £22.00
Ordinance of The Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament: For reyfing and maintaining of Horse and foot for the Garrison of Glocester. And for the Counties of Glocester, Hereford, Monmouth, Glamorgan, Brecknocke, and Radnor: And to enable the Committee for the said Counties and City of Glocester, to put all former Ordinances of Parliament for advance of Mony in execution 10th May 1644: Ordered by the Commons assembled in Parliament that this Ordinance be forthwith printed and published. Hen. Elsynge, Cler. Parl. D. Comm
Hardback Edward Husbands 1st Edition 1645 8 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order Monday to Friday (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations This booklet Very Good (Book ref. 476885) £165.00
Brecknock: Later Prehistoric Monuments and Unenclosed Settlements to 1000 AD
Hardcover Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales 1st Edition 1997 376 Quarto 9781871184198 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order Monday to Friday (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, o Fine (Book ref. 468097) £20.00
THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF BRECKNOCK -
Cardiff: National Museum of Wales - 1956 - Limp: black titles on green card covers - some edge discolouration else good plus. Lacks dw - reprinted from Brycheiniog Vol I (1955) pp. 9-77 - postage free within the UK - (X8) - (Book ref. 3728) £4.00