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Res-shaping Rail in South Wales



Our latest book - NOW AVAILABLE

The railways of Briton Ferry and district - past, present and future

Philip Adams and Martin Davies

Published 20 October 2018

Size: A4 (297 x 210 mm)
softback book with many colour and monochrome photographs, maps and diagrams, 288 pages

Price £25
plus post and packing (UK) £3.50 per copy**

ISBN 978 0 9930671 4 3


Daring to Defy



Port Talbot's War Resistance 1914-1918

Publlished 28th October 2016

Size: A5 (210 x 148 mm)
softback book,
many colour and monochrome illustrations, 224 pages

Price £15

plus postage and packing (UK) £2.00*

ISBN 978 0 9930671 2 9






Not In Our Name




by Philip Adams

Published September 2015

Size: A5 (210 x 148 mm)
softback book,
many monochrome illustrations,
288 pages

Price £15

plus postage and packing (UK) £2.00*

ISBN 978 0 9930671 1 2






A Most Industrious Town book cover



Briton Ferry and its people 1814-2014
by Philip Adams

Published October 2014, reprinted Autumn 2016
Reprinted with minor alterations and updates November 2018

Size: A5 (210 x 148 mm)
paperback book, 200 pages with many colour and monochrome illustrations

Price £15
plus postage and packing (UK) £2.00*

ISBN 978 0 9930671 0 5





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