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The Salisbury Memorial, Gwent in the Old Days. The Morgan Family, etc., etc., etc. The Earl of Salisbury and his Welsh Ancestry. Newport and its Progress. The Meeting at Newport. Biographies, etc.
First Edition 1886 - Quarto hardcover with bevelled boards in publisher's original dark-green cloth - gilt lettering on front - blind-stamped decorations on spine, front and back - gilt edges - black end-papers - pp: viii, 106; 16 tissue-guarded portrait plates, inc. frontis portrait of the Marquis of Salisbury - list of subscribers. Contains a history of Gwent, a biography of the Earl of Salisbury and his Welsh ancestry - an account of the Newport Conference held in 1885, and biographies of some of the conference attendees. VERY GOOD condition: sturdy binding with bumps and light wear to spine ends and upper fore-corner tips, heavier wear to lower fore-corners -- inner and outer hinges not split -- clear gilt lettering -- light age-browning to leaves, along with the occasional speck or patch of light foxing to some -- leaves and plates secure -- creasing to tissue-guards, but all plates are clear and present. A decent copy and very scarce. Cardiff : Daniel Owen and Company, Limited. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Lost World Books]
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