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BIRDS OF THE CORNISH COAST INCLUDING THE ISLES OF SCILLY
Written by R.D. Penhallurick. Illustrated by R.D. Penhallurick.
Stock no. 2127606
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Detailed information on 171 species belonging to 25 families, including divers, grebes, petrels, herons, wildfowl, waders, gulls and terns, and auks. 200 pages, 13 maps, 8 b/w plates, 60 line drawings. Bumping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed with edge-creasing and chipping.

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THE PATH OF THE SON
Written by Ruth Jones. Illustrated by Bryan Pearce.
Stock no. 2127113
Published by Sheviock Gallery Publications. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A biography of Bryan Pearce. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950490407. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE MAGIC OINTMENT AND OTHER CORNISH LEGENDS
Written by Eric Quayle. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2127085
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 108 pages. 12 stories. ISBN: 0862641292. Bumping and some wear to spine and corners. A few margin marks.

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SOUTH COAST CRUISING FROM THE THAMES TO PENZANCE
Written by Charles Pears.
Stock no. 2125806
Published by Edward Arnold & Co.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vignette. With Charts and Sailing Directions. Uneven browning to covers. Corners are bumped. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and margin marks. Wrapper is heavily browned with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; creased.

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THE MILITARY AIRFIELDS OF BRITAIN SOUTH-WESTERN ENGLAND
Written by Ken Delve.
Stock no. 1610183
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. 332 pages. B/w photos. Channel Islands, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire. ISBN: 9781861268105. Book has a slight 'ripple' to it (very slightly bowed).

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THE WHEAL OF HOPE SOUTH CROFTY AND CORNISH TIN MINING
Written by James Crowden.
Stock no. 1609983
Published by Agre Books. 1st 2000. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Oblong format. Poems by James Crowden. Photographs by George Wright. 96 pages. ISBN: 0953800024. SIGNED by author and photographer on title page (with dedication). Covers rubbed at corners and edges, a little grubby to rear. Small split at top of spine. Small split at base of rear cover.

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SALTASH AND DISTRICT LOCAL PLAN CONSULTATION DRAFT
Written by A. Hartridge.
Stock no. 2123775
Published by Caradon District Council. Circa 1988. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Spiral bound. Fold-out map inserted in rear pocket of book. Plan for Saltash in Cornwall, following the opening of the A38 by-pass. Browning to outer page edges.

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FORDER COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION AREA
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123774
Published by Budget Print & Design. Circa 1998. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Spiral bound, locally printed. About the 'Forder' Conservation area near Saltash in Cornwall. Includes information on industry, transport, railways, leisure and more. Includes loosely inserted page on the Tannery at Burraton Coombe. Front cover is a bit browned.

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PETER LANYON HIS PAINTING
Written by Andrew Causey; Naum Gabo.
Stock no. 2123413
Published by Aidan Ellis Publishing Limited. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pale blue boards with gilt title to spine. This is about the Paintings and some exhibitions of abstract Cornish painter Lanyon. ISBN: 0856280003. Some light browning to cover edges. Wrapper is a bit grubby with a few closed tears and chips; minimal loss; some browning.

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SILKA THE SEAL
Written by Irene Byers. Illustrated by George Adamson.
Stock no. 1814141
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Sammy is lonely in the Cornish fishing village where he lives with his aunt, uncle and cousin. This charming story (full of authentic detail) tells of his friendship with a young seal who adopts Sammy as a master. White cloth boards, blue title to spine. B/w line drawings. Remains of presentation plate to front pastedown with some surface paper damage where same has been removed. Pictorial dsuttwrapper is edge-worn and grubby to rear panel.

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BRANCHES & BYWAYS CORNWALL
Written by John Vaughan.
Stock no. 1812094
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of the railway branches of the Duchy. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860935663. Light creasing to edges of dustwrapper.

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BRANCH LINES TO NEWQUAY
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith.
Stock no. 1812055
Published by Middleton Press. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Ranking high in popularity rating of GWR branches, these two are illustrated comprehensively and described with great affection. Both were constructed through superb scenery and have enjoyed a rich variety of rolling stock. Blue glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and track plans. ISBN: 1901706710. A very nice copy.

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