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BODMIN MOOR AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY VOLUME 1: THE HUMAN LANDSCAPE TO C 1800
Written by Nicholas Johnson; Peter Rose.
Stock no. 1322527
Published by English Heritage. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. Cardwraps. 131 pages. B/w photos and diagrams. Contained in a card slipcase which also contains 3 folded maps and 6 figures. ISBN: 1850743819. Minimal rubbing to corners. Maps and figures fine. Edges of slipcase slightly rubbed and creased.
MINERALOGIA CORNUBIENSIS: A TREATISE ON MINERALS, MINES, AND MINING
Written by William Pryce.
Stock no. 1823417
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st thus 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
This book was was the first great classic devoted to Cornish mining. This is a facsimile of the 1778 edition. Containing the Theory and Natural History of Strata, Fissures, and Lodes, with the Methods of Discovering and Working of Tin, Copper and Lead Mines, and of Cleansing and Metalizing their Products... 7 b/w plates (some folding). Includes list of original subscribers. Light diagonal lower corner crease to title page and following page. All plates present. Text block slightly grubby else contents clean. Black dustwrapper is lightly scuffed with a few air bubbles beneath publisher's laminate, edges strengthened to verso with clear tape.
Engine builders, shipwrights and merchants of Cornwall. Pale blue boarsd, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 356 pages. Spine is bumped with some fading at lower edge. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and price-cut (new publishers price sticker of Â£4.95) above.
Large format. Red leather spine and corners; gilt title to spine. A Series of Original Etchings and Vignettes, Illustrative of the Most Interesting Buildings and other Remains of Antiquity , In That City and Neighbourhood. To which is prefixed, A Brief History of Old and New Sarum. Scuffing and chipping to red leather on spine and corners; some loss. Other marks and scuffs to covers. All plates present. Foxing and browning throughout.
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.
A history and archaeology of Dorset Industry c.1750-1950. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 160 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1871164907. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just slightly creased at edges.
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.
THE SOUTH-WEST TO AD 1000
Written by Malcolm Todd; Andrew Fleming.
Stock no. 1322424
Published by Longman Group UK Ltd.. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A regional history of England, with a contribution from Fleming. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 338 pages. ISBN: 0582492734. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and rear edges.
ANCIENT COUNTRY: THE HISTORIC CHARACTER OF RURAL DEVON
Written by Sam Turner.
Stock no. 1322421
Published by Devon Archaeological Society. 1st 2007. Fine condition.
Devon Archaeological Society Occasional Paper 20. An introduction to Devon's historic landscape. Cardwraps. 185 pages. Colour and b/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9780952789987. Slight rubbing to corners and minimal fading to spine.
Card wraps. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0715347926. Covers a little sunned, corners lightly rubbed, light cup ring mark to rear cover. Front hinge pulled and half title page starting to detach from bottom of glued gutter else binding is tight. Contents clean.
Describing the history of an important undertaking in West Cornwall throughout the years of Britain's Industrian Revolution. White cardwraps with no title present on covers. B/w photos. 202 pages including index. ISBN: 0907566359. Text block a little grubby. Pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and slightly faded to spine.
New Edition, Fourth Edition. An Account of his Life Above and Underground From Early Times. A narrative history of the Cornish miner, his life and working conditions above and underground, from pre-Roman times to the twentieth century. B/w photos. 351 pages. ISBN: 0715354868. Boards clean and bright. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Text block a little browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to front panel, lightly rubbed across the top and a little scuffed to rear peanel.