A TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF WALES, S. Lewis, 2nd edn., 2 vols., 1840; without the atlas volume; 4to; rebound in black library half-morocco, sturdy set, with a few library marks. 20 pounds

 

THE HOUSES OF BRECONSHIRE, Part IV: The Crickhowell District, R. S. Jones, Brecknock Society, 1966/67;
numerous plans, drawings, maps and black and white plates; 90pp; 4to;
orig. printed wrappers, a sound copy. 7 pounds

 

PIGOT: DIRECTORY OF SOUTH WALES FOR 1830; the South Wales section of a national directory (Norton 53); no map; pp. 817-866; 8vo; disbound, in good condition. 9 pounds

 

HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN THE WELSH MARCHES, S.P.B. Mais, 1939; frequent illus. by Joseph McCullough; maps on endpapers; xxxvi+323 pp.; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. navy cloth, a very good copy. 8 pounds

 

[Manuscript] A letter signed by Rev. George Cuthbert, from Aberchafesp Rectory, Newtown, undated but probably 1874. He writes to a Mr. Jones, enquiring his opinion whether a gentleman named Gilbank, who has advertised in the Oswestry Advertiser, and resides in the neighbourhood of Newtown, might reckon on a certain amount of business at Oswestry as an accountant if he took up residence there, there currently being only one accountant in Oswestry, “young Mr. Coulsen”. Written on 8 sides of paper, in very good condition. 6 pounds

 

MERIONETH VOLUNTEERS AND LOCAL MILITIA DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WARS (1795-1816),

H.J. Owen, 1934; including some details of individual personnel, with P.R.O. class references; coloured frontispiece and 4 black and white illus.; index; xvi+112pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. blue cloth, a good, firm copy, slightly bumped. 5 pounds

 

A History of Monmouthshire; J.A. Bradney [1904-1933]

Facsimile edition by Academy Books, 1991-4; frequent pedigrees and illus.; folio; orig. cloth, dust-jackets;

 

Volume 4, Part 1 (Hundred of Caldicot (Part 1)); 148pp. 14 pounds

 

Volume 4, Part 2 (Hundred of Caldicot (Part 2)); 149-347pp. 14 pounds

 

 

Scotland

 

HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN THE WEST HIGHLANDS, Seton Gordon, 1935; frequent illus. by Sir D.Y. Cameron; folding coloured map; xix+428 pp.; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. navy cloth, a firm, clean copy, light rain-spots on spine. 7 pounds

 

SELECTIONS FROM THE RECORDS OF THE REGALITY OF MONTROSE, Volume III, 1547-1706, ed. Charles S. Romanes, Scottish History Society, 1917; and from the Manuscripts of the Earl of Haddington; li+546 pp.; 8vo; brief library marks, orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, a good copy. 10 pounds

 

STANLEY – FOUTY – SCOTT FAMILIES, Mary C. Bathke & E.L. Chamberlain, Minnesota, 1964; 90pp; 4to; single-sided photocopies in ring binder of card covers, a little rubbed. 12 pounds

 

ALISON CAIRNS AND HER FAMILY, L. Irvine, 1967; illus., pedigrees on endpapers, vii+147pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, endpapers slightly defaced (perhaps an ex-library copy), without dust-jacket. 8 pounds

 

THE COMMISSARIOT RECORD OF EDINBURGH, REGISTER OF TESTAMENTS 1514-1600, ed. F.J. Grant, British Record Society, Vol. 16 [1897], reprinted by Kraus Reprint, 1968; arranged alphabetically by testator; iv+304pp; 8vo; orig. card covers, a very good copy. 14 pounds

 

THE COMMISSARIOT OF INVERNESS, REGISTER OF TESTAMENTS 1630-1800, ed. F.J. Grant, British Record Society, Vol. 20 [1897], reprinted by Kraus Reprint, 1968; arranged alphabetically by testator; iv+85pp; 8vo; orig. card covers, almost as new. 10 pounds

 

POST OFFICE GLASGOW DIRECTORY FOR 1923-1924, Aird & Codhill, Ltd, Glasgow, 1923; general, street, commercial and suburban directories, with an appendix containing useful local and general information; 1820+246pp; 8vo; orig. black cloth gilt, a firm copy, a bit faded and rubbed. 30 pounds

 

A TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF SCOTLAND, S. Lewis, 2 vols., 1847; lacking map; 4to; orig. gilt dec. cloth, faded, rebacked preserving orig. spines, making it a firm set. 28 pounds

 

A CENTURY OF THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE 1830-1950, T.C. Smout, 1986; detailed social history; frequent illus.; index; xiv+318pp; 8vo; orig. gilt dec. cloth, lightly used, without dust-jacket. 7 pounds

 

THE TRON PARISH POLL TAX RETURNS 1694, R.M. Strathdee et al., Scottish Genealogy Soc., 1993; index; [6+]77[+13]pp; 8vo; orig. pictorial card covers, lightly used. 5 pounds

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