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A PASSION FOR PLANTS: THE TRESEDERS OF TRURO
Written by Suzanne Treseder.
Stock no. 1827788
Published by Alison Hodge. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of the Treseder family's passion for plants and of six generations of Treseders who were nurserymen for over 150 years. Matt pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780906720370. Light bumping to board corners. Minor foxing to text block and gutter edge of endpapers. A few pages have pale brown foxspots.

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FOUR CORNISH NOVELS (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Daphne Du Maurier; Raleigh Trevelyan. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Stock no. 1827675
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction by Raleigh Trevelyan. Four volumes: Jamaica Inn, Rebecca, Frenchman's Creek, My Cousin Rachel. Full page b/w illustrations. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase which has some minor shelf scuffing.

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THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF CORNWALL
Written by A.C. Todd; Peter Laws.
Stock no. 1326581
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715355902. Minimal bumping to spine. Name in blue felt-tip pen to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge rubbed.

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BYGONE HELSTON AND THE LIZARD
Written by Jill Newton.
Stock no. 1326507
Published by Phillimore. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A collection of b/w photographs with detailed captions. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0850336295. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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WEEK ST. MARY VILLAGE: A COMMUNITY AT LARGE
Written by David M. Martin.
Stock no. 1826055
Published by David Martin. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The village of Week St. Mary, in North Cornwall, has a rich and varied history reaching back some 2,000 years. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955721908. A lovely copy.

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KING ARTHUR: THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGEND
Written by Rodney Castleden.
Stock no. 1825033
Published by Routledge. 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Behind the glittering figure of medieval legend, who was the real King Arthur? Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w maps, illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780415195751. Reprint. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly scuffed.

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CORNISH MINING
Written by Bryan Earl.
Stock no. 1825022
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The techniques of Metal Mining in the West of England, Past and Present. Blue mottled boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Text block browned, minor stain to lower edge of text block. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper has remains of price label to front flap, is faded to spine and slightly grubby.

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MENHARDOC
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by C.J. Staniland.
Stock no. 1323787
Published by Blackie & Son. Circa 1888. Almost very good condition.

A story of Cornish nets and mines. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. vii + 352 pages + 48 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few spots to covers. Prize inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to textblock but also effecting the page margins.

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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 folding. 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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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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