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Front Cover, History of Wales History of Wales (1853)

The quarter leather binding was in bad shape before I bought the book at that used bookstore in Chapel Hill, NC, USA, and it’s in worse shape after sitting wide open on a scanner.

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Added: 2006-11-04

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Bookplate History of Wales (1853)

A book-plate, or “ex libris” as they are sometimes called, from my copy of The History of Wales. I bought this book in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, America, so it’s no surprise that the bookplate say [...]

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Added: 2007-06-15

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Title Page, History of Wales History of Wales (1853)

The History of Wales By B. B. Woodward, B.A. Arthor’s Stone, Near Swansea Drawn by H. Gastineau Engraved by S. Lacey. I think this may in fact be a half-title; when I get home I’ll look for a proper t [...]

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Added: 2006-11-04

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Plate 4.—Chepstow Castle, Monmouthshire. History of Wales (1853)

Drawn by H. Gastineau. Engraved by H. W. Bond. Chepstow Castle is near the entrance to the Wye Valley. The region has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Beauty. There is another picture of Chep [...]

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Places shown: Chepstow; Monmouthshire; Wales

Added: 2004-03-06

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Plate 6.—Fall of the Teify. History of Wales (1853)

Henry G. Gastineau painted this waterfall on the River Teify in 1832.

Samuel Fisher made an engraving based on this painting, although I am not sure if he did this version.

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Places shown: Cenarth; Cardiganshire; Wales

Added: 2003-10-26

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Plate 12.—Newport, Monmouthshire. History of Wales (1853)

Drawn by H. Gastineau, Engraved by S. Lacey.

Newport City Council Homepage

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Places shown: Newport; Monmouthshire; Wales

Added: 2004-03-06

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Plate 14.—The Wye at Aberedwy. History of Wales (1853)

Drawn by H. Gastineau, Engraved by S. Lacey.
A stunning view of the Wye Valley. The modern name of Aberedwy is Aberedw.

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Places shown: Aberedw; Pembrokeshire; Wales

Added: 2006-02-01

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Plate 15.—Ragland Castle History of Wales (1853)

Ragland Castle, Monmouthshire.Drawn by H. Gastineau. Engraved by H. Adlard.There are more pictures of Ragland Castle (also called Raglan Castle) in this gallery, and another in Oman’s Castles book. [...]

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Places shown: Raglan; Monmouthshire; Wales

Added: 2004-02-25

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Plate 15.—Ragland Castle (Wallpaper Edition) History of Wales (1853)

Ragland Castle, Monmouthshire

Drawn by H. Gastineau. Engraved by H. Adlard.

This version is cropped to make a screen background (desktop wallpaper); there’s also the original uncropped version.

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Places shown: Raglan; Monmouthshire; Wales

Added: 2004-02-25

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Plate 16.—Powis Castle History of Wales (1853)

Drawn by H. Gastineau, Engraved by J. C. Varrall. Powis is also spelt Powys in the book, and this is the usual modern spelling. The castle is silhouetted against a sunrise (or sunset); in the foregrou [...]

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Places shown: Powys Castle; Welshpool; Powys; Wales

Added: 2004-03-06

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Plate 17.—Cyfartha Castle History of Wales (1853)

Merthyr Tydvil, Glamorganshire

Drawn by H. Gastineau, Engraved by S. Lacey

The castle was built in 1824 with 160 acres of park around it. The gardens and parks are still there.

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Places shown: Merthyr Tydvil; Glamorgan; Wales

Added: 2004-03-23

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Plate 18.—Llanthony Abbey History of Wales (1853)

West Front, Monmouthshire

Drawn by H Gastineau, Engraved by H. W. Bond.

The Abbey now seems to be a hotel.

Llanthony Priory Abbey Hotel

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Places shown: Abergavenny; Monmouthshire; Wales

Added: 2004-04-07

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Plate 18.—Llanthony Abbey (Wallpaper Edition) History of Wales (1853)

A cropped and resized version of Plate 18 for use as a dekstop background image.

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Places shown: Abergavenny; Monmouthshire; Wales

Added: 2004-04-07

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Plate 20.—St. Dogmael’s Priory History of Wales (1853)

St. Dogmael’s Prioty was founded by the Tironensians, a French order of monks similar to the Benedictines. St. Dogmael was a “Welsh monk of the house of Cunedda, the son of Ithel ab Ceredig ab Cunedda [...]

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Places shown: St Dogmaels; Pembrokeshire; Wales

Added: 2005-05-31

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Plate 23.—Llanthony Abbey. History of Wales (1853)

This engraving shows the ruins of Llanthony Priory in Wales.

I have left the sepia tint from the old ink and paper.

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Places shown: Abergavenny; Monmouthshire; Wales

Added: 2015-01-17

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Llantisilio Church History of Wales (1853)

Llantisilio Church, Vale of Llangollen, Denbighshire Drawn by H. Gastineau; Engraved by H. Adlard. The modern spelling is Llantysilio. The church was founded some time before the 12th Century, with mu [...]

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Places shown: Llantysilio; Denbighshire; Wales

Added: 2005-10-21

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Coity Castle, Glamorganshire History of Wales (1853)

A wood-engraving of the ruins of Coity Castle, complete with a young woman carrying a basket and a spade, perhaps growing vegetables in the former courtyard! The castle does not appear to be mentioned [...]

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Places shown: Bridgend; Glamorganshire; Wales

Added: 2008-09-28

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Plate 40.—Caerphilli Castle, Glamorganshire History of Wales (1853)

[unknown artist]

There is an official Caerphilly Castle web site (note modern spelling), complete with an image gallery.

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Places shown: Caerphilly; Glamorgan; Wales

Added: 2003-09-03

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Plate 41.—Cardiff Castle History of Wales (1853)

The castle dates from 1090 or so; Robert son of William I was imprisoned there for 26 years. Cardiff is now capital of Wales; in 1904 it had a population of 164,333.

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Places shown: Cardiff; Glamorgan; Wales

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42.—Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire History of Wales (1853)

The book does not discuss Denbigh Castle at all as far as I can tell. The castle was started in the 1280s by Edward I; like so many castles in Britain it was demolished as part of the English Civil Wa [...]

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Places shown: Denbigh; Denbighshire; Wales

Added: 2006-09-20

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