Local Interest Books

Around Crickhowell


This fine book revisits the life of the people, and the places in which they lived, that have shaped Crickhowell and the surrounding area over the past 100 years.

Market Town Wales


This colourful paperback features David Williams' favourite market towns in the principality.

Real Powys


The old kingdom of Powys covers some of the most remote and thinly populated parts of Britain. In Real Powys, long-time resident Mike Parker asks what is it like to live in the towns and villages of the empty and dramatic landscape of mid Wales?

Abergavenny - Historic Market Town


This is the first publication to give a really detailed history of Abergavenny, 'The Gateway to Wales'. Chris Barber spent 30 years researching and writing this fascinating 'living history'. The book is richly illustrated with pictures from past and present. It is the most comprehensive history of Abergavenny that has ever been published.

2010, £20.00

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