Hando, Fred J

Fred Hando was a Monmouthshire headmaster who supplied the Newport local paper with a regular column on the history and folklore of the county. Many of these articles were published in book form.
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Here and There in Monmouthshire, 1st edn 1964 (Fred J Hando)Hando's final book followed the established pattern, portraying locality and folklore from a widespread selection of his county. He died in 1970.

This jacket is distinguished by the lack of any publisher identification to the foot of the spine.

Jacket illustrations by the author.

ReproJacket #167-A-1, size 235.6x570mm.
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Journeys in Gwent, 1st edn (Lux) 1951 (Fred J Hando)The success of Pleasant Land of Gwent encouraged Fred Hando and his publishers to produce sister volumes based on the author's column in the South Wales Argus. The first of these was Journeys in Gwent published in 1951.

Like the earlier volume, it was published in a luxury signed limited edition, and here is its jacket.

ReproJacket #165-A-1, size 251.8x508mm.
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Journeys in Gwent, 1st edn (Std) 1951  (Fred J Hando)The success of Pleasant Land of Gwent encouraged Fred Hando and his publishers to produce sister volumes based on the author's column in the South Wales Argus. The first of these was Journeys in Gwent published in 1951.

Like the earlier volume, it was published first in a luxury signed limited edition, followed a month later by the standard edition.  Here is the standard edition jacket.

ReproJacket #165-B-1, size 245x506mm.
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Monmouth Town, 1st edn 1964 (Fred J Hando)Hando had published several articles concerning Monmouthshire's county town over the years, and in 1964 these were collected in book form, subtitled 'A Sketchbook'.

Jacket illustration by the author.

ReproJacket #158-A-1, size 252.4x509mm.
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Monmouthshire Sketch Book, 1st edn 1954 (Fred J Hando)Jacket illustration by the author.

ReproJacket #159-A-1, size 222.8x571mm.
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Out and About in Monmouthshire, 1st edn 1958 (Fred J Hando)This was Fred Hando's fifth book about his county.

Jacket illustration by the author.

ReproJacket #160-A-1, size 222.5x570mm.