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J. S. Doidge's Cornwall Illustrated Almanack

Author: Doidge
Copyright: 1908

Description: 161 pages an indispensable look at the world as was in 1908. If you had a home in Cornwall in 1908 chances are this book was on the shelf. Loads of period adverts, rare old photographs, Cornish dialect stories by the famous and not so famous. All sorts of miscellany, directories of doctors, druggists, etc., tide tables, lighting up times, lists of churches, fairs, market days, packet ships, postal delivery, much more...simply fascinating.

A little something for everyone in this book.

Book is scanned at 300 DPI grayscale, but is full indexed and searchable. 

Principal Contents:

Carriers and Conveyances-
Camborne 136
Helston 142
Redruth 129-130
Calving and Lambing Tables 114
Cornish Cattle Markets 118
Cornish Farmers' Calendar 113-114
Fairs in Cornwall 116-117-118
Foreign Mails 124
Gardening for the Months 52-76
Helston Town Council 138
Illustrated Literary Companion 81
Insurance Coupon for Rail and Train 143
Places of Worship-
Camborne 132
Helston 141
Redruth 128
Post Office Information-
Camborne 134
Helston 140
Redruth 126
Postal Regulations 78
Registration of Births, &c. 122
A Mouse Story (Cornish Story) 104
Royal Family 79
Stamp Duties 80
Tide Table 119-120
Tom Enny Tozer's Diary (Cornish Story) 17
Item: BB026
Price: $ 15.00







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