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OLD CORNWALL VOL. XII No. 4 SPRING 1999
Written by Terry Knight.
Stock no. 1802402
Published by The Federation Of Old Cornwall Societies. 1999. Fine condition.

A twice yearly publication edited by Terry Knight. White pictorial cardwraps showing showing a photo of school children to front. Includes articles on Local Transport of the Past; Penbeagle Cross; Jack the Giant Killer; The Plain-an-Gwarry at St. Just plus many short items. 52 pages. A fine copy.

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CORNWALL
Written by W.G.V. Balchin.
Stock no. 1202390
Published by The Geographical Association. 1st 1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

British Landscapes Through Maps No. 9. A description of the Ordnance Survey 7th edition 1 inch sheets covering Cornwall. Blue card wraps. B/w photos.

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A WEEK AT THE LIZARD
Written by Rev C.A. Johns.
Stock no. 1202186
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1848. Good condition.

Gilt title to spine. B/w engravings. 322 pages. Small format. Spine is browned, split and frayed with chipping. Covers are warped and marked. Inscription in ink to title page. Hinges pulled. Some page marks.

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A CORNISH CHRONICLE
Written by F.E. Halliday.
Stock no. 1202148
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Carews of Antony From Armada to Civil War. B/w frontis. B/w map. 171 pages. Small dent to edge of a few pages. Wrapper price-cut and scuffed.

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THE HISTORIES OF LAUNCESTON AND DUNHEVED
Written by Richard Peter; Otho Bathurst Peter.
Stock no. 1202144
Published by W. Brendon And Son. 1st 1885. Good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. vi + 423 pages. B/w illustrations. Contents very good. Spine browned and worn. Cover edges lightly stained.

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THE STONE PENINSULA
Written by James Turner.
Stock no. 1202143
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Scenes From the Cornish Landscape. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718304136. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper: Laminate starting to peel at top of wrapper rear panel.

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THE LIVING STONES CORNWALL
Written by Ithell Colquhoun. Illustrated by Ithell Colquhoun.
Stock no. 1202132
Published by Peter Owen Limited. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The author and illustrator evokes what she sees and hears. The scenery of this gaunt but uniquely attractive countryside, its people, mythology and celtic legend. Her book welds together the almost vanished past and the living Cornwall of today. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. 204 pages.Colquhon was a surrealist painter, she was also a prolific author, poet and playwright. Top edge of front board slightly worn, small dent to rear board. Contents fine. Wrapper price-cut, edge-torn with some loss and one inch piece of surface damage to front where label has been removed.

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CURIOUS CORNWALL
Written by B Trevail.
Stock no. 1801938
Published by Tor Mark Press. Circa 1971. Almost very good condition.

Tor Mark Press series. Yellow pictorial cardwrap booklet, 48 pages. B/w photos. Includes: Roche Rock; Cornish Crosses; Cornish China-Clay; The Lost Land of Lyonesse; The Old Wreckers; Billy Bray's Chapels; Cornwall's Ancient Language; Bodmin Moor and much more. Covers unevenly faded and grubby. Contents generally clean.

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OLD CORNWALL VOL. XII No. 2 SPRING 1998
Written by Terry Knight.
Stock no. 1801937
Published by The Federation Of Old Cornwall Societies. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

A twice yearly publication edited by Terry Knight. Green pictorial cardwraps showing old traction engine 'Perseverance' near Bodmin Road in July 1944 to front. Includes articles on Lifeboat Houses of St. Ives; Cornish Crosses; Falmouth Rectories plus many short items. 52 pages. Rear cover a little scuffed. Contents fine.

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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN DEVON AND CORNWALL
Written by Arthur H. Norway. Illustrated by Joseph Pennell; Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1202107
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1907. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. 391 pages. Large folding map. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Corners slightly bumped.

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TORREY CANYON POLLUTION AND MARINE LIFE
Written by J.E. Smith.
Stock no. 1202106
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1968. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study of the effects on marine life of the oil pollution caused by the shipwreck of the Torry Canyon. Colour and b/w photos.

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BOSIGRAN AND THE NORTH COAST
Written by Ed. Hart. Illustrated by Cliff Fishwick.
Stock no. 1702191
Published by Climber's Club. 2nd 1978. Very good condition.

Cornwall-West Penwith. Card wraps. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0901601446.

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