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Stone Crosses in West Cornwall
(Including The Lizard)
Author: Andrew Langdon  
Copyright: 1999 First Edition

Description: Glossy pictorial card covers, 75 pages, clear photos of each cross, OS map coordinates. Book looks new.

Detailed but concise description and history of each cross, accompanied by a clear photograph and OS map coordinates.

Item: UB0121
Price: $12.50


The Moors Of Cornwall
Author: Michael Williams  
Copyright: 1986, First Edition

Description: Glossy pictorial card covers, landscape format, 96 pages, nice clean copy, cover has one flaw on front upper right, perhaps where a sticker was removed.

Interesting little book that shows Cornwall in the late 1800s to early 1900s.

Item: UB0122
Price: $12.00


 

Miller Manning
Or A Story Of Cornish Life
Author: Matthew Forester  
Copyright: 1888, First Edition

Description: Hard cover, bright red boards with beautiful gold gilt, 120 pages.

Walter Manning the subject of the story was a Cornish Man a Methodist local preacher and by occupation a Miller. This book tells of his life before and after he got religion, and includes bits about many local people.

Item: UB0123
Price: $16.50


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Cornish Grammar And Supplement
To Some Short Stories In The Cornish Language

Author: Hal Wyn 
Copyright: 1927, First Edition

Description: Hard Cover, dark green boards with gold gilt title, some bumping on corners, some foxing to prelims and yellowing throughout, 99 pages plus supplement, nice tight copy.

Very scarce book, normally only available in card covers and then exceedingly rare. Great book for the student of the Cornish language and how it has evolved from the early 1900s at the start of the revival to its present form(s).

Item: UB0124
Price: $62.50


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Wild Flowers In Cornwall
And The Isles Of Scilly

Author: Jean A. Paton 
Copyright: 1968, First Edition

Description: Hard cover, dust jacket, 122 pages, B&W photographs, indexed. Neat inscription on FEP. Otherwise a tight clean copy.

Paton moved to Cornwall in 1959 and herein goes into detail on many of the wild flowering plants of this temperate part of Britain. Many flowers are found nowhere else in Britain.

Item: UB0125
Price: $13.20


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In And Around Penzance
During Napoleonic Times

Authors: Penwith Local History Group 
Copyright: unknown First Edition

Description: Large format, pictorial card covers, 96 pages, profusely illustrated in B&W. Full surname index in the book. I will be glad to check to see if your surname might be mentioned and in how much detail. Becoming quite rare. 

Item: UB0126
Price: $35.50


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Three Hundred Years On Penwith Farms

Authors: Penwith Local History Group 
Copyright: 1994 First Edition

Description: Large format, pictorial card covers, 68 pages, profusely illustrated in colour and B&W, including detailed maps, family trees. Full surname index in the book. I will be glad to check to see if your surname might be mentioned and in how much detail. This book is extremely rare, other copies fetch nearly $200. Very clean copy.

Item: UB0127
Price: $83.50


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Henry Quick Of Zennor

Author: P. A. S. Pool 
Copyright: 1984, enlarged and expanded from the 1964 work with illustrations.

Description: Pictorial card covers, illustrated, 44 pages. 

This is an expanded version of Pool's earlier work. It includes some works discovered since 1964, as well as illustrations and more detailed biography and notes.

Item: UB0128
Price: $12.50


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Life In Cornwall
At The End Of The Nineteenth Century

Editor: R. M. Barton 
Copyright: 1974, First Edition, As New 

Description: Hard cover, dust jacket, 174 pages, fully indexed.

Being extracts from The West Briton newspaper from 1876 - 1899. Fascinating reading for historians, genealogists, or anyone who wants a look back in time to this time in Cornwall's history. This is what your ancestors would have read about in the paper, the events that were important to them.

Item: UB0129
Price: $22.50


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Life In Cornwall
In The Early Nineteenth Century

Editor: R. M. Barton 
Copyright: 1997, As New 

Description: Hard cover, dust jacket, 248 pages, B&W illustrations, fully indexed, facsimile of 1970 edition.

Being extracts from The West Briton newspaper from 1810 - 1835. Fascinating reading for historians, genealogists, or anyone who wants a look back in time to this time in Cornwall's history. This is what your ancestors would have read about in the paper, the events that were important to them.

Item: UB0130
Price: $18.95


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