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THE WHITE ROAD WESTWARDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139695
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Take a trip through the lanes of Hampshire, the Somerset valleys, the Dorset woods to the Cornish Coast. 70 exquisite illustrations (colour frontis, 25 full page b/w wood engravings, plus text illustrations and chapter headers & footers). Green boards, silver title to spine. 176 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Small damp mark to base of spine. Bookplate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; some fading to spine.

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THE SHINING SANDS
Written by Tom Cross.
Stock no. 2137966
Published by Halsgrove. 1999. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Artists in Newlyn and St. Ives 1880-1930. Colour & b/w illustrations. Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1898386064. Some wear to corners and base of spine. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased with a fading spine; 1" tear to bottom corner of rear panel.

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THE HISTORY OF THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY 1914-1919
Written by Everard Wyrall.
Stock no. 2137730
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette/crest to front cover. With a foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall. With 21 illustrations and 21 maps. Some light wear to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. A couple of plates are loosely inserted to front, as is dedication page. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is scuffed with marks; tears and chips; name in pencil to top of front panel; minimal loss.

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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN DEVON AND CORNWALL
Written by Arthur H. Norway. Illustrated by Joseph Pennell; Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 2137630
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1923. Almost very good condition.

Pocket edition. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corner. Darkening to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY 1939 - 1945
Written by E.G. Godfrey.
Stock no. 2137323
Published by Images Publishing. 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps. ISBN: 189781741X. Bump/dent to top edge of front cover. Outer page edges are browned. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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CORNWALL
Written by G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by G.F. Nicholls.
Stock no. 2137075
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

Blue-grey cloth. Dark titles to spine and front cover. 24 colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book 7s 6d series. Spine is browned with bumping and wear. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper which has small margin tear and creasing to corner. Page edge browning. Margin browning to plate pages. Some fingering to margins.

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THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE
Written by D.B. Barton.
Stock no. 1823396
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st thus 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Edition. A survey of its history and development in the mines of Cornwall and Devon from before 1800, with something of its use elsewhere in Britain and abroad. Mottled blue/grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Top edge grey. Vertical crease to spine else boards clean. Text block a little dusty. Neat inscription in ink to flyleaf. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, edge-rubbed and grubby, brown marks to rear panel.

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A HISTORY OF TIN MINING AND SMELTING IN CORNWALL
Written by D.B. Barton.
Stock no. 1322440
Published by Cornwall Books. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 302 pages. ISBN: 1871060036. Minimal bumping to spine. Small white address label to front free-endpaper otherwise contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to top of spine. Spine and wrapper edges are badly faded.

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MINES OF DARTMOOR AND THE TAMAR VALLEY AFTER 1913
Written by P.H.G. Richardson.
Stock no. 1823378
Published by Devon Books. 1st thus 1995. Nearly fine condition.

New Edition. Includes information that the author has collected from the 1920s onwards, when most of the metalliferous mines were already closed or facing closure, and when few though to record, or capture in photographs, the details of the workings of a vast industry that has by and large vanished from the landscape. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0861148983. A lovely, clean copy.

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THE ST. JUST MINING DISTRICT
Written by Cyril Noall.
Stock no. 1823377
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st 1973. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Monographs On Mining History No. 5. B/w photos. Boards clean and bright. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut, rubbed at top of spine and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE REDRUTH AND CHASEWATER RAILWAY 1824-1915
Written by D.B. Barton.
Stock no. 1823370
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1978. Very good condition.

A history of the Cornish mineral railway and port which served the Great Gwennap copper mines. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Revised and extended edition. Covers lightly browned. Publisher's price label to rear cover. Contents clean.

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