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The Cousin Jacks
The Cornish In America
Author: A. L. Rowse
Copyright: 1969 First Edition

Description: Hardback with dustjacket with mylar protector, 451 pages comprehensive index. Book near fine, dustjacket very good plus, only faults to dustjacket are very minor chipping at head of spine.

This book belongs in every the library of every Cornish man or woman. It is the definitive study of the Cornish in America, not just the miners, but also the farmers and others. It traces some very early Cornish immigrants from the earliest settlers in the early 1600s as well as those in subsequent years. Very detailed information on individual families. This book also covers the areas not typically associated with Cornish emigration. Unfortunately this book is becoming increasingly difficult to locate. 

Item: UB0041
Price: $ 32.00




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The Last Lighthouse Keeper 

Author: Alan Titchmarsh
Copyright: 1999 

Description: 336 pages, mass market paperback, nice condition only fault is crease on front right upper cover. 

From the immensely popular presenter of Gardener's World and former host of Ground Force and author of the runaway bestseller Mr. Macgregor , comes an irresistibly warm , funny and romantic novel with more than a hint of mystery. A surprisingly good read, one that you won't be able to put down. Set in a fictional Cornish town of Pencurnow Cove

Item: UB0042
Price: $
3.00  




The Cornish Coast
A Pocket Souvenir
Photographer: Bob Croxford
Copyright: 2001

Description: Small hardcover pictorial souvenir of Cornwall. 64 pages and about 55 photographs, mint as new.

Ideal small present for someone who you would like to show Cornwall's beauty. These are some of the nicest photographs I have ever seen of Cornwall and trust me I'm a tough critic. See more of Bob's photos at www.atmosphere.co.uk

Item: UB0043
Price:
$ 9.00


 

The Cornish Coast
In Old Photographs
Author: Tom Bowden
Copyright: 1998

Description: 128 pages, pictoral card covers, over 200 photographs, near fine condition.

A journey around the Cornish coast, over 70 locations in over 200 photographs taken between 1890s to the 1960s.  If your family includes fishermen from Looe, Porthleven you might be in luck and find a photo of your ancestor, many are identified by the author. Likewise if you happen to be researching the BOWDEN family there are a multitude of identified photos to add to your genealogy collection. Many of these photos are obviously from the author's own private collection.

Item: UB0044
Price: $ 11.50




A Cornish Childhood
Author: A. L. Rowse
Copyright: 1947

Description: Hard cover, 282 pages, nice clean copy, nice bright cloth, rare to find a dustjacket on this one, although the dustjacket is missing a piece in upper right-hand corner as well as a small piece on rear upper.

Well-known and loved Cornish classic. A look back at Cornwall, particularly the St. Austell area. Many local families and characters are detailed.

Item: UB0045
Price: $ 19.00



 
The Cornwall Book
Author: James Robertson & Pauline Clements
Copyright: 1984  First Edition

Description: Hard cover, pictorial cover, 64 pages with illustrations and map, near fine condition. 

A little bit of everything about Cornwall, and not too much of everything, Beautiful pen & ink illustrations. Great little gift book, sure to please any lover of Cornwall. A bit of history, a bit about the saints, a bit of crowst, a bit of wrecking, a bit of dialect etc...

Item: UB0046
Price: $ 13.00




Cousin Jennie's Cornish Cook Book 
Author:  Pamela Pascoe
Copyright: 1980

Description: Card covers, 176 pages, very good.

Nice Cornish cookery book, recipes old and new with some very interesting variations on the traditional for a bit of variety. A difficult book to locate.

Item: UB0047
Price: $ 15.95


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Cornish Landscapes

Author: Jo Darke
Copyright: 1983 First Edition 

Description: Hardcover, dust jacket, 64 pages, 35 colour photographs; inscription in pen on fep, otherwise a clean copy. 

Pleasant book to remember your trip to Cornwall with. Just enough text to impart knowledge and add to the splendid photographs.

Item: UB0048
Price: $ 9.95




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Insight Pocket Guides Brittany

Author: Nigel Tisdall
Copyright: 1993

Description: Convenient sized paperback with pictorial card cover, 133 pages, indexed; well illustrated colour photos, maps.

One of the better guidebooks that is still easy to pack.

Item: UB0049
Price: $ 5.00




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The Megaliths Of Brittany

Author: Jacques Briard
Copyright: 1991

Description: A4 plus sized book, colour pictorial card covers, 64 pages, colour photographs, maps, indexed, line drawings, near fine.

Hard to find English language version of this work. A top quality work, much more detailed than its 64 pages would have you believe. The photographs are stunning.

Item: UB0050
Price: $ 12.00


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