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FoD, BOOKS on The

FoD, BOOKS on The

BOOKS on 

The Forest of Dean

  
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I am always interested in buying single books and collections that include books I do not have on The Forest of Dean & Chepstow – also various classics on Monmouthshire & Gloucestershire.
The prices shown are approximate retail shop prices YOU might expect to pay to buy copies in good order, when listed (I shall try to update where possible/relevant).
TITLE:
The, A & An omitted
AUTHOR
TITLE
Apx.
COUNTRY DIARY FROM THEFOREST OFDEAN
RADLEY, Eric.
Illust by:
EATON, Doug
Brown pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations.
£6.00
THE FOREST

TANDY, Bill
The ForestBookshop. 1978. Brown cloth. B/w illustrations. Hilarious chronicle of 40 years as doctor in theForest of Dean.
£15.00
FOREST BEAT

SINDREY, Geoff &HEATH, Ted.
Black Dwarf Publications. 1st ed . 2000.
The Forest of Dean Police 1839-2000. Blue boards with gilt titles. B/w photos
£25.00
HISTORY OF THECOUNTY OFGLOUCESTERVOLUME V
HERBERT,N.M.
Oxford UniversityPress. 1st ed . 1996. Large format. B/w photos. The VictoriaCounty History of theCounty of Gloucester, The Forest of Dean
£75.00
LIFE INGLOUCESTERAND SOMERSET
WARREN, A.S.
Illust by:
FREWIN, Margaret
Thornhill Press. 1st ed . 1973. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations.
The author’s life.
He was born atStaunton in the Forestof Dean, moved to Bayliss Farm and later to Somerset.
£7.00
LOOK BACK AT NORCHARD
FIELD, Graham J.
1st ed . 1978. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. The story of Norchard Colliery in the Forest of Dean
£10.00
TREATISE ONFOREST OFDEAN STONE
No author shown.
Black Dwarf. 1st ed . 2001. Facsimile of the 1913 edition. Limited to 500 copies.
Small format. Cream card wraps. B/w photos. 12 pages.

£5.00
ANTHOLOGY OF THE WYE VALLEY
PETTIT, Stephen +LEWIS Ingham.
The Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st ed . 1972. Green pictorial card wraps.
The Wye Valley seen through the eyes of poets and writers of past & present.
£6.00
INDUSTRIAL TOUR OF THEWYE VALLEY &FOREST OFDEAN
PAAR, H.W. Illus by LAMBERT, Edwin.
West LondonIndustrial Archaeological Society. 1st. 1980. Blue card wraps. B/w illustrations.
£12.50
BERMUDA DICK
KEAR, Averil.
Lightmoor Press. 1st ed . 2002.
The true story ofForest of Deanconvicts, including Richard Kear, who were transported toBermuda. B/w photos. SIGNED by author.
£24.00
DAUGHTER OF WYEDEAN ANDKERNOW
STONHAM, Jessie M..
Thornhill Press. 1st ed . 1978.
Autobiography. The author’s childhood in Ross on Wye, her move to Weston Under Penyard, her visits to the Forest ofDean. Her long periods in Cornwall.
£14.00
FOREST PEOPLEAND PLACES

SMYTH, Bob
Sutton Publishing. 1st ed . 1998. A contemporary insight into the character and traditions of theForest of Dean. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos.
£12.00
FOREST STORY

MANSFIELD, R.J.
Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st ed . 1964. Dean Forestthrough the ages. Yellow card wraps. B/w photos.
£10.00
FOREST TOSEVERN
PHELPS, Humphrey.
Alan Sutton. 1994.Forest of Dean. Card wraps. B/w photos. The Old Photographs series.
£10.00
GREEN WOOD

CLARK, Leonard.
Illust by: PARKIN, Trevor.
Max Parrish. 1st ed . 1962.
The author’s childhood in theForest of Dean. B/w illustrations.
£14.00
JUST AROUND THE CORNER
PHELPS, Humphrey.
Illust by
MOSS, Hugh.
Thornhill Press. 1st ed . 1974. B/w drawings. The sadness, gaiety, and humour of village life in the Forest of Dean.
£9.00
LAWS OF DEAN
HART, Cyril.
The British Publishing Company. 1st ed . 1952.  Being a Supplement to “The Laws of the DeanForest and Hundred of St. Briavels, in theCounty of Gloucester” by James G. Wood 1878. Green cloth boards, gilt title to front.
£60.00
LESSONS OF A LIFETIME
RENDEL, Bryan &CHILDS, Keith.
Review Graphics. Card wraps. B/w photos. Memories of Chepstow and theForest of Dean.
£10.00
LET THE HERO BE THE HUNGRYMAN
ANSTIS, Ralph
Albion House. 1st ed . 2000.
The poverty in theForest of Dean in the 1870’s and the raw industrial struggles there between the coal miners and their masters form the backdrop to this story of conflict between private love and public commitment. Brown cardwraps.
£20.00
MEN OF STEEL
WAINWRIGHT,David.
Quiller Press. 1st ed . 1986.
A history of Richard Thomas and his family who founded major steelworks in the Forest of Deanand South Wales.
£25.00
NEWNHAM-ON-SEVERN A RETROSPECT

WOODS, Mabel K.
Albert E. Smith Ltd. 1962.
A review of the life of people of the Severnside town in all its aspects from early times until the 20th century. Including a fascinating chapter on the Forest of Dean. Reprint of the original 1912 edition.
£22.00
NICHOLLS’ IRON MAKING IN THEFOREST OFDEAN
NICHOLLS, H.G..
The ForestBookshop. 1981. Facsimile of the 1866 edition. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations.
£7.50
£12.00
PUZZLE WOODAND OTHER POEMS

LATHAM, Joyce
The ForestBookshop. Green pictorial card wrap booklet. Brown and white illustrations. The Forest of Deanauthor and her appreciation of the forest in verse.
£9.00
ROSS THE RIVER WYE AND THEROYAL FORESTOF DEAN FROM ROMAN TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY
GREER, Alfred.
Small format. Blue card wraps. B/w photos.
£9.00
SCENES OF CHILDHOOD

KEAR, Bernard.
Illust by:
KEAR, Bernard
Thornhill Press. 1st ed . 1992. Large oblong format. B/w illustrations.
A Forest of Deanchildhood remembered. Inscription in ink to first page. 0946328447
£10.00
SECRET FOREST
WRIGHT, Ray.
Forest Bookshop. 1st ed . 1980.
Card wraps. A guide to the ancient, magical and mysterious sites of the Forest of Dean.
£8.00
SECRETS OF THE MINE
WRIGHT, Ray.
2002.
A Legend of Love in the Two Forests of Dean. Royal Forest of Dean UK, Gloucestershire andForest of Dean USA,Orange County New York State. Read the story, interpret the clues and win a prize at time of publishing. White pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations.
£5.00
SEVERN, WYEAND FOREST OFDEAN
HOLMES, A. Dorothy.
Illust by:
Holmes, A. Dorothy.
Wilding & Son Ltd.. 1946. Beige cloth spine, green cloth covers with large colour pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations.
£25.00
CHANGINGFOREST: LIFE IN THE FOREST OFDEAN TODAY
POTTER, Dennis.
Secker & Warburg. 1st ed. 1962.
Green and white glazed boards.
£35.00
DIARY OF A WORKING MAN1872-1873

WILLIAMS, Bill &
ANSTIS, Bess &
ANSTIS, Ralph.
Alan Sutton. 1st ed. 1994.
Card wraps. B/w photos. Bill Williams’ diary edited by Bess and Ralph Anstis. Bill worked in the Trafalgar Colliery, Cinderford, Forest ofDean.
£15.00
EVER ROLLING STREAM
TANDY, Bill.
The ForestBookshop. Almost very good condition. The author’s early medical student days and his return to settle as a doctor in the Forest of Dean. Pictorial card wraps.
£8.00
FOREST IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS A SECOND SELECTION
PHELPS, Humphrey.
Alan Sutton. 1st ed . 1984.
The Forest Of Dean. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos.
£9.00
FOREST OFDEAN
COOKE, Arthur O..
Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st ed . 1913.
Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles to spine. 4 colour and numerous b/w plates. Folding map at rear. 288 pages. 8.5 x 5.5″.
£58.00
FOREST OFDEAN

PHELPS, Humphrey. Illust by:
LATHAM, Martin.
Alan Sutton. 1983.
A personal view. Card wraps. B/w photos.
£9.00
FOREST OFDEAN AN HISTORICAL ANDDESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT
NICHOLLS, H.G..
John Murray. 1st ed . 1858.
Attractive dark brown and gold patterned cloth. Freeminer vignette in gilt to front cover. Numerous b/w illustrations. xii + 286 pages + folding map + extensive booklist.
£110.00
FREE MINERS OF THE ROYALFOREST OF DEAN ANDHUNDRED OF ST BRIAVELS
HART, Cyril.
B.P.C. Publishing Limited. 1st ed . 1953.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 b/w plates including frontis. Written as the result of research-work undertaken with a view to considering and recording the history of one of the ancient customary rights in that interesting but comparatively unknown part ofEngland-the Forest ofDean.
With plates.
£115.00
PERSONALITIES OF THE FORESTOF DEAN
Nicholls, H.G.
John Murray. 1st ed . 1863.
The Personalities of the Forest of Dean Being a Relation of its Successive Officials, Gentry and Commonalty.
Drawn From numerous sources but chiefly from unpublished data and local information. Green embossed cloth. Gilt title to spine. 192 pages + 2 page booklist.
£85.00 –
£95.00
ROYAL FORESTOF DEAN VISITORS HANDBOOK

No author shown
Bradley Hill Workshop. 1988.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos.
£6.00
SEVERN & WYE RAILWAY VOLUME ONE
POPE, Ian
&
HOW, Bob
&
KARAU, Paul.
Wild Swan Publications. 1st ed . 1983.
The Forest of Dean. Large format. B/w photos.
£25.00
STORY OF FLAXLEY ABBEY
WATKINS,Baden.
1st ed . 1985.  the Cistercian Monks in the Forest of Dean. Red card wraps. B/w photos.
£24.00
THORNHILL GOLDEN GUIDE TO WYE VALLEY& FOREST OFDEAN

BEECH, Mabel.
Thornhill Press. 1st ed . 1994. Card wraps.
£7.00
VERDERERS ANDFOREST LAWSOF DEAN
HART, Cyril
David & Charles. 1st ed . 1971. N
With Notes On The Speech House. Explaining the election, duties, history and laws of the verderers and their court. B/w photos. Pictorial wrapper
£22.00
VERDERERS ANDSPEECH-COURT OF THE FORESTOF DEAN
HART, Cyril.
John Bellows Ltd. 1st ed . 1950.
Green cloth covers. 70 pages. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. A wealth of historical detail supported by quality black and white photo illustrations.
£20.00
THROUGH THE SHIRES
BECKETT, Alfred Ernest.
Publishing Company. 1931.
An Excursion inBritain FromEastbourne toEdinburgh and Back to the Forest of Dean. 2nd edition, revised.
£10.00
TRACK LAYOUT DIAGRAMS OF THE G.W.R. ANDBR W.R. SECTION 37FOREST OF DEAN
COOKE, R.A..
Large format, spiral bound card wraps
£12.00
UNCLE GEORGEAND COMPANY
PHELPS, Humphrey.
Alan Sutton. 1987.
More stories of the loveable old rogue in the Forest of Dean. Pictorial card wraps.
£6.00
WATTS OF LYDNEY 1851-1965
HART, Cyril.
The Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st ed . 1965.
A Brief Account of 114 Years ofEnterprise, Progress and Achievement.
The history of aForest of Deanindustrial company. Green cloth, gilt titles.
£18.00
WHERE I BELONG AFOREST OFDEAN CHILDHOOD INTHE 1930s
LATHAM, Joyce.
Alan Sutton. 1st ed . 1993. B/w photos
£17.00
WHISTLING IN THE DARK
LATHAM, Joyce.
Alan Sutton. 1st ed . 1994.
B/w photos. Autobiography of the author in the Forest ofDean.
£12.00
WHO KILLED THE BEARS

CLARK, Leonard.
Forest Of Dean Newspapers Ltd. 1964.
Beige pictorial card wraps. The true story of the attack on four Frenchmen and the killing of two dancing bears in Ruardean.
£10.00
 
 
 
There are many more to list and I would be glad of any assistance if you wouldn’t mind supplying details I have so far omitted in roughly the same format and ‘e’Mailing it to me at:
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