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CORNWALL :- Selection of manuscripts, maps, ephemera, etc. for sale from Lesley Aitchison.







  1. A Freeman REMARKS ON A PAMPHLET, entitled "A SPEECH made at the County-Meeting, at Bodmin, on the 15th of May; 1809" in A LETTER, To a Noble Lord. To which is prefixed AN ADDRESS To the Freeholders of Cornwall. xi + 5-36pp, 12mo, unbound, stitched, foxed. Falmouth: Printed and Published by Heard and Penaluna, 1809. £20.00
    * A repost to the conservative speech made by Francis Basset (Baron de Dunstanville) against political reform.





  2. Andrew (Jane) RECORDED MERCIES: Being the Autobiography of Jane Andrew, living at St. Ive, Liskeard, Cornwall: also reminiscences of her valued friend The Late Mrs Daniel Smart, of Cranbrook. Compiled by her younger daughter, as an affectionate tribute to her mother's memory. 51pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, lightly rubbed to spine, lacks front endpaper. First edition, London: E. Wilmshurst, (1889) £22.00





  3. Bane (Amy) and Oliver (Mary) THE BOOK OF GRAMPOUND WITH CREED. Numerous illusts, folding plans, 159pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 1998. £32.00





  4. Barham (Thomas Foster) ELIJAH; A Sacred Poem: In Four Cantos. Chiefly intended for young persons of piety and education. 38pp, original printed wraps, the wraps have been reinforced to verso, and have been covered with a transparent plastic film, stitching broken and sections loose. Presentation inscription by the author on the top wrap. Printed for the Author by T. Vigurs, Penzance: 1822. £22.00
    * Foster wrote many religious works. He lived in Penzance for many years and died there in 1844.





  5. Barton (D.B) A HISTORY OF TIN MINING AND SMELTING IN CORNWALL. Plates, textual illusts, maps, 302pp, short tears to top outer hinges of dustwrapper, page edges and rear of wrapper brown stained, internally clean. First edition, Truro: D. Bradford Barton Ltd., 1967. £10.00





  6. Barton (D.B) THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE. A survey of its history and development in the mines of Cornwall and Devon from before 1800 to the present day, with something of its use elsewhere in Britain and abroad. Plates and textual illusts., 285pp, dustwrapper protected in a loose plastic sleeve, Original prospectus and 'Review Copy' label initialled by Barton loosely inserted. First edition, D. Bradford Barton, Truro: 1965. £28.00





  7. Barton (R.M), editor LIFE IN CORNWALL At the End of the Nineteenth Century. Being extracts from the West Briton Newspaper in the Years from 1876 to 1899. 174pp, dustwrapper. Truro: D. Bradford Barton Ltd., 1974. £18.00





  8. Barton (R.M), editor LIFE IN CORNWALL In the Mid Nineteenth Century. Being extracts from the West Briton Newspaper in the Two Decades from 1835 to 1854. With 8 illustrations, 244pp, dustwrapper. First Edition, Truro: D. Bradford Barton Ltd., 1971. £18.00





  9. Beare (Thomas), transcribed and edited by J.A. Buckley. THE BAILIFF OF BLACKMOOR 1586. Thomas Beare. An examination of the history, laws and customs of medieval and sixteenth century tinners. Illusts, xx + 138pp, original pictorial card covers. Penhellick Publications, Camborne: 1994. £20.00





  10. Bishop (George) A PARISH ALBUM OF CALLINGTON Numerous illusts, 2 plans, including one folding panorama, 203pp, small folio, original card covers. Colombian Press, Plymouth: 1988. £24.00





  11. Bizley (Maurice H) FRIENDLY RETREAT. The Story of a Parish. Illusts, 194pp, few marks and spots to the original cloth, partly faded, name to front endpaper. First edition. Netherton and Worth. Truro: Preface dated 1955. £15.00 --- See sample text
    * Concerns the Parish of St. Agnes.





  12. Blight (J.T) A WEEK AT THE LAND'S END. With 11 full page plates, vignette title-page, textual illusts, tinted folding map, viii + 203pp, original cloth. Second edition, Truro: Lake and Lake, London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1876. £40.00





  13. Blight (J.T) A WEEK AT THE LAND'S END. With 11 full page plates, vignette title-page, textual illusts, tinted folding map, viii + 203pp, original cloth. Truro: Lake and Lake, London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1893. £40.00
    * This edition not on Copac.





  14. Boase (Charles William), (George Clement) and (Frederic) AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILIES OF BOASE OR BOWES, Originally residing at Paul and Madron in Cornwall; and of Other Families Connected with them by Marriage, &c. Large folding pedigree, folding plate and 2 other illusts., one of which is slightly ragged to fore-edge margin, viii + 288 double columns on 144pp, 4to, original cloth, edges of spine lightly rubbed. ONE HUNDRED COPIES ONLY. Second Edition. Privately Printed. Netherton and Worth, Truro: 1893. £200.00





  15. Boase (G.C) and Courtney (W.P) BIBLIOTHECA CORNUBIENSIS. A catalogue of the writings, both manuscript & printed, of Cornishmen & of Works Relating to the County of Cornwall, with Biographical Memoranda & Copious Literary References. 3 volumes, xii + 1-417 and viii + 418-917 and ix + 918-1512pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to corners, recased retaining original endpapers and with the old spines laid down, some foxing mainly to prelims, short tear to one front endpaper. London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer. 1874, 1878 and 1882. £600.00 --- See sample text
    * The major bibliography of Cornish books, with details of not only books written on Cornwall, or by Cornish writers, but also information on the writers themselves.





  16. Boase (G.C) and Courtney (W.P) BIBLIOTHECA CORNUBIENSIS. A catalogue of the writings, both manuscript and printed, of Cornishmen and of Works Relating to the County of Cornwall, with Biographical Memoranda & Copious Literary References. Volumes 1 and 2 only, lacking volume 3, xii + 1-417 and viii + 418-917pp, folio, original cloth, neatly recased with the original spines laid down, retaining the original endpapers. London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1874, & 1878. £100.00
    * The major bibliography of Cornish books. It contains not only details of books written on Cornwall, or by Cornish writers, but in some cases much information on the writers themselves. Volume 1 covers A - O; volume 2 covers P - Z. Volume 3, the Supplement, not present here, contains mainly an Addenda and Index.





  17. Boase (George Clement) COLLECTANEA CORNUBIENSIA: A Collection of Biographical & Topographical Notes relating to the County of Cornwall. xi + 952pp, 4to, original cloth, neatly recased, original spine laid down, with new endpapers. LIMITED EDITION OF 130 COPIES. Printed and Published by Netherton and Worth, Truro: For the Author. 1890. £650.00
    * An extensive work with a large number of biographical notes of prominent people in the county.





  18. Boase (George Clement) COLLECTANEA CORNUBIENSIA: A Collection of Biographical & Topographical Notes relating to the County of Cornwall. xi + 952pp, 4to, original cloth boards, later calf spine, spine very rubbed, new endpapers, front inner hinge weak. Limited Edition of 130 copies. Printed and Published by Netherton and Worth, Truro: For the Author. 1890. £400.00
    * An extensive work with a large number of biographical notes of prominent people in the county.





  19. Bodmin APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES, in the Borough and Parish of BODMIN, in the County of Cornwall. 1842. 57pp, folio, unlettered thin card covers, lacks approx. 6" of cloth spine, fore-edges of covers slightly torn and ragged, folded vertically, title-page slightly dusty. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge. No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportionments. No imprint, possibly:- Liddell and Son, Printers, Bodmin: 1842. £50.00





  20. [Borlase (W.C)] THE DESCENT, NAME AND ARMS OF BORLASE OF BORLASE in the County of Cornwall. Frontis and 13 plates, 8 of which are in colour, large folding pedigree at rear, vii + 205 + 1 page (subscribers list), it includes a 9 page index of 'Persons' and a 5 page index of 'Places', 8vo, original cloth, recased with the original spine laid down, and with the original endpapers preserved. Author's presentation inscription to verso of front endpaper. George Bell & Sons and Exeter: William Pollard & Co., London: 1888. £135.00
    * According to Thomson's Catalogue of British Family Histories, '200 copies were printed of which 50 were incomplete.'





  21. Borlase (William Copeland) NAENIA CORNUBIAE. A Descriptive Essay. Illustrative of the sepulchres and funeral customs of the early inhabitants of the County of Cornwall. Numerous illustrations in the text, xvi + 287 + (1)pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, with the armorial bookplate of the Earl of Jersey, Middleton Park, pasted to front pastedown. London: Longmans Green. Truro: J.R. Netherton, 1872. £75.00





  22. Borlase (William) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CORNWALL, 1758. Facsimile Reprint. With an introduction by Dr F.A. Turk. Biographical Essay by P.A.S. Pool. Appendix of additions from MS annotations by the author for a proposed second edition. Folding map, 28 plates, xix + 326pp + 64pp, folio, dustwrapper, in the original cloth slipcase. LIMITED TO 350 COPIES. Originally published in 1758. Reprinted. E. & W. Books (Publishing) Ltd. 1970. £150.00





  23. Borlase (William) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CORNWALL. The Air, Climate, Waters, Rivers, Lakes, Sea and Tides; Of the Stones, Semimetals, Metals, Tin, and the Manner of Mining; The Constitution of the Stannaries; Iron, Copper, Silver, Lead, and Gold, found in Cornwall. Vegetables, Rare Birds, Fishes, Shells, Reptiles, and Quadrupeds: Of the Inhabitants, Their Manners, Customs, Plays or Interludes, Exercises, and Festivals; the Cornish Language, Trade, Tenures, and Arts. Map of the County, 28 copper plate engravings, xix + 326pp + leaf of Errata and Directions to Binder, folio, early full calf, with the original spine laid down, spine gilt tooled, raised bands, covers slightly rubbed to edges, marbled endpapers, 50cm portion torn from part of fore-edge margin of map. A clean copy. First edition, Printed for the Author, by W. Jackson. Oxford: 1758. £980.00





  24. Bowles (Charles) A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE HUNDRED OF PENWITH in the County of Cornwall; compiled from Authentic Documents: with an Appendix containing the Original Grants, Confirmations, &c. iv + 46pp, early morocco, recased with a new spine, marbled endpapers, top outer hinge partly split, title-page slightly soiled and creased, armorial bookplate tipped on to the front pastedown, some early ink underlining and a few marginal notes. Printed and Sold by R. Hurd, Shaftesbury: 1805. £220.00
    * Rare. 'A sort of rough brief, in proof of the right of the Arundell family to wrecks and royalties in West Penwith.' Boase and Courtney, Bibliotheca Cornubiensis,' page 38.





  25. Brett (R.L) editor BARCLAY FOX'S JOURNAL. With 7 plates, a map, 426pp, dustwrapper. Bell & Hyman, London: 1979. £6.00





  26. Broadhurst (Paul) SECRET SHRINES In Search of the Old Holy Wells of Cornwall. With 20 actual coloured tipped-in photographs, and other full-page and textual illustrations, xxv + 208pp, roy 8vo, original cloth gilt. Numbered Limited Edition of 500 copies signed by the author. First edition, Paul Broadhurst, Egloskerry, Launceston: 1988. £70.00





  27. Brokenshaw (Valerie) A PARISH PORTRAIT ST. BLAZEY. Foreword by A.L. Rowse. Map, illusts, 104pp, original pictorial card covers, signed by the author on title-page. Valerie Brokenshaw, St. Austell: 1993. £20.00





  28. Brooke (Justin) THE TIN STREAMS OF WENDRON. Maps, illusts, 95pp, oblong 8vo, partly faded dustwrapper. Twelveheads Press, Truro: 1994. £16.00





  29. Brown (H. Miles) CORNISH CLOCKS AND CLOCKMAKERS. With 10 plates, 94pp, 12mo, dustwrapper. Second Edition. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1970. £16.00





  30. Browne (A.L) CORPORATION CHRONICLES. Being some account of the Ancient Corporations of East Looe and of West Looe in the County of Cornwall. Illusts, 199pp, original qtr cloth, printed paper boards slightly rubbed, wording rubbed to foot of top board, some paper removed where name(?) roughly scratched from front pastedown. Plymouth: John Smith, Plymouth Limited, 1904. £35.00





  31. Buckley (J.A) A HISTORY OF SOUTH CROFTY MINE. Illusts, diagrams, maps, 224pp, original cloth, private stamp to front and end pastedowns. First edition, Dylansow Truran, Redruth: c.1982. £8.00





  32. Buckley (J.A) A HISTORY OF SOUTH CROFTY MINE. Illusts, 224pp, original cloth, dustwrapper protected in a loose plastic sleeve. Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1997. £18.00





  33. Buckley (J.A) A HISTORY OF SOUTH CROFTY MINE. Illusts, 224pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1997. £14.00





  34. Buckley (J.A) TUDOR TIN BOUNDS Maps, illusts, 80pp, original pictorial card covers, top corner of cover slightly creased. Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1987 £8.00





  35. Budock Parish History Group ST. BUDOCK. A Short Study of an Ancient Parish. Volumes 1 and 2. 2 volumes, illusts, maps, 104pp and 96pp, original pictorial card covers, lacks approx 1cm from foot of spine of volume 1. Budock Parish History Group. 1974 and 1993. £20.00





  36. Bullen (R. Ashington) HARLYN BAY and the Discoveries of its Prehistoric Remains. Third Edition Revised and Greatly Enlarged; With Numerous Additional Illustrations, Containing in all Twenty-five plates and Twenty-Two text figures. 173pp, original paper wraps, top wrap creased, spine faded, small stains to foot of half-title, and foot of rear endpapers. Harlyn and Padstow: Colonel Bellers, 1912. £16.00





  37. Buller (Rev John) STATISTICAL ACCOUNT OF THE PARISH OF ST. JUST IN PENWITH, in the County of Cornwall. With some notice of its Ecclesiastical & Druidical Antiquities. With a folding map, 12 plates, printed and engraved title-pages, viii + 118 + 1 page addenda, original cloth boards, slightly rubbed to edges, with a later, amateur(?) cloth spine, spotting to some plates. First edition, Penzance: R.D. Rodda, 1842. £105.00
    * 'A portion of this impression was burnt by the Author's sister.' Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis Vol 1, page 52.





  38. Burt (Roger), editor CORNISH MINING Essays on the Organisation of Cornish Mines and the Cornish Mining Economy. 210pp, dustwrapper. Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1969. £15.00
    * With a signed presentation inscription from the author on the front endpaper.





  39. Camelford Elections REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE CAMELFORD ELECTION: together with The Special Report From the Said Committee; and also the Minutes of Evidence taken before them. 3 volumes, (complete), 187pp + 62pp + 21pp, folio, recent cloth, untrimmed with the original printed wraps bound in, one top wrap has neat repair to tear. Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 June, and 5 July, 1819. £80.00





  40. Carpenter (Samuel) A STATEMENT OF THE EVIDENCE AND ARGUMENTS OF COUNSEL BEFORE THE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS ON THE CONTROVERTED ELECTION FOR SALTASH. 230pp, lacks title-page, prelims and final leaf of the Appendix, early half calf, cloth boards, approx. 1" missing from head of spine, portions chipped from corners. With the armorial bookplate of 'Porter of St. Stephens by Saltash' and with the signature of Roderick Porter to front endpaper. W. Reed, London: 1808. £120.00





  41. Collins (Rev. C. Trelawney) PERANZABULOE, The Lost Church Found: or, the Church of England not a new Church but Ancient, Apostolical, and Independent, and a Protesting Church nine hundred years before the Reformation. Frontis, xxviii + 281pp, original cloth partly faded, and chipped to head of spine, front inner hinge broken, frontis foxed mainly to edges, ownership name to front endpaper and early inscription to title-page scored through, slightly later ownership name to front pastedown. First edition, London: J.G. & F. Rivington, 1836. £30.00





  42. Constantine, Wendron PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of Desirable Freehold Properties which Messrs Hocking & Johns will offer for Sale by Auction.... 30th day of July, 1902.... 6pp., folio, folded. One large folding coloured plan and one full page one. Details 24 Lots, in Wendron and Constantine and one field in Helston. 1902. £26.00
    * Includes Gweek Hotel, School Building at Gweek, Gweek Wollas Wharf, Wheelwright's Shop, Tenements of Mellanoweth, Naffean Downs, parts of Crahan Bowling Green, etc.





  43. Convocation of Stannators LAWS OF THE STANNARIES OF CORNWALL, Made at the Convocation or Parliament of Tinners, at Truro, Sept. 13 Anno 27 Geo. II. In which the Laws made 22 Jac. I. 12 Car. I. 4 Jac. II. Are Recited and Confirmed. To which are added The Laws made at Truro, 2 Annae Reg. 126pp, full contemporary unlettered calf, raised bands, rubbed to edges, lacks 1" portion of calf from head of spine, small portion torn from top margin of one contents leaf. Printed by Order of the Convocation. (No place or date given) c.1760. £200.00
    * Boase & Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis, page 1010 gives the place and date as London 1760.





  44. Cornwall Parish Registers, edited by Thomas Taylor. CORNWALL PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 24. 133pp, original cloth. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES. London: Issued to Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. Ltd., 1915. £35.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each Parish from the first entry up to the year 1812. Contains the Parishes of Launceston (St. Mary Magdalene) & St. Keverne.





  45. Cory (Percival T) DESCENDANTS OF PETER, RICHARD PETER, PETER & SON, PETER, PETER & SONS. Illusts, pedigree, 107pp, folio, original printed card covers, 2" mark to top cover affecting glossy surface. c.1988. £9.00
    * Peter, Peter and Sons, were solicitors, in Launceston, from for many years. It lists the names of the staff, and partners from 1838 to 1988.





  46. Courtney (R.A) CORNWALL. THE EVOLUTION OF THE WHEEL CROSS. 88pp, original cloth, gilt, some damp spotting to cloth, internally sound, lightly rubbed to edges, signed and dated by the author to front endpaper, with the bookplate of Capt. F. Sydney Henderson, Trevone, Falmouth, to front pastedown. Printed For Private Circulation. Penzance: Beare and Son, 1914. £45.00





  47. Courtney (R.A) "PASSEL OF OULD TRAADE" being Sundry Papers read at meetings of the Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society. 91pp, original cloth, cloth damp spotted to edges of cloth, internally clean. Printed for Private Circulation. Beare and Son, Penzance: 1909. £48.00





  48. Courtney (R.A) THE HILL AND THE CIRCLE. 91pp, original cloth, very lightly rubbed to edges, signed presentation inscription by author on the front endpaper. Printed for Private Circulation. Penzance: 1912. £55.00





  49. [Mrs Craik] UNSENTIMENTAL JOURNEY THROUGH CORNWALL. With Illustrations by C. Napier Hemy. x + (ii) + 155pp, 4to, original decorative cloth, dull and rubbed to edges, lacks half of spine, endpapers spotty. Macmillan, London: 1884. £20.00





  50. Cross (Tom) THE SHINING SANDS. Artists in Newlyn and St. Ives 1880-1930. Illusts, 224pp, dustwrapper. Reprinted, Halsgrove, Tiverton: 1999. £12.00





  51. Daniell (Rev. J.J) and Peter (Thurstan C) A COMPENDIUM OF THE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF CORNWALL With a coloured folding map, viii + 486pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, slightly chipped to head of spine, presentation inscription to front endpaper. Fourth edition. Truro: Netherton and Worth. London: Houlston and Sons, 1906. £25.00





  52. Daniell Rev. (J.J) and Collins (J.H) A COMPENDIUM OF THE HISTORY OF CORNWALL. Third Edition with Corrections and Large Additions by J.H. Collins. Coloured folding map, xv + 476pp, original cloth, lacks front endpaper. Truro: Netherton and Worth, 1894. £32.00





  53. Davey (James) A SET OF TABLES SHOWING THE DIFFERENCE OF THE STANDARD AT WHICH COPPER ORES OF VARIOUS PRODUCES USUALLY SELL IN CORNWALL, With the Price of Twenty-one cwts. Affixed. Second Edition with an Appendix. viii + 92pp, sm. 4to, original cloth, soiled and rubbed at edges, outer hinges partly split, portion of cloth torn from lower corner of top board, with the original paper label to top board, Cornwall Record Office stamp to front endpaper and class number to spine. Second Edition, Published and Sold by the Author, and by J. May, Printer, Redruth: 1845. £80.00
    * With the bookplate of John Davies Enys.





  54. Davies (Peter) ST IVES 1973-2005. Art Colony in Transition. Coloured illusts, 148pp, original pictorial card covers. St. Ives Printing & Publishing, 2007. £15.00






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  55. Dexter (T.F.G) and (Henry) CORNISH CROSSES CHRISTIAN AND PAGAN. With some observations on the Tau Cross, Thor's Hammer, and the Cult of the Axe. Illusts, xxxi + 301pp, 4to, original cloth, light stain to foot of top board, lower corner of top board bruised, with the bookplate of F. Arthur Wadham to front pastedown. First edition. London: Longmans Green and Co. 1938. £50.00





  56. Dodridge (John) AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE ANCIENT AND MODERN STATE OF THE Principality OF WALES, Dutchy OF CORNWALL, AND Earldom OF CHESTER. Collected out of the Records of the Tower of London, and divers ancient Authors. The Second Edition To which is added his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales's Patent both in Latin and English; also an Account of his Dignity, Privileges, Arms, Rank and Titles, and of his Sons and Daughters. [xvi] + 147pp, later qtr calf, marbled boards, leather labels chipped on spine, some water-staining to prelims. Second Edition. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1714. £85.00





  57. Douch (H.L) CORNISH WINDMILLS. Frontis and textual illusts., 69pp, short tear repaired to dustwrapper. Truro: Oscar Blackford, c.196- £12.00





  58. Douch (H.L) OLD CORNISH INNS and Their Place in the Social History of the County. Plates, 219pp, partly faded dustwrapper. First edition, Truro: D. Bradford and Barton, 1966. £35.00





  59. Douch (H.L), editor THE CORNWALL MUSTER ROLL FOR 1569. xiv + 166pp, small folio, original cloth. Published by T.L. Stoate, Almondsbury: 1984. £85.00





  60. Douglass (William Tregarthen) THE NEW EDDYSTONE LIGHTHOUSE. With an Abstract of the Discussion upon the Paper. Edited by James Forrest. Frontis, 5 folding plates, 43pp, original cloth, slightly shaken, with a signed presentation inscription by Douglass on the half-title, and a relevant news cutting tipped onto the verso of the front endpaper. Published by the Institution of Civil Engineers, London: 1883. £125.00
    * Very Scarce. The Douglass lighthouse was the 4th to be built on the Eddystone rocks. Winstanley's wooden structure was the first to be built in 1698, and after some major reconstruction lasted until the great storm of 1703. It was followed by towers by Rudyerd 1709-1755; Smeaton 1759-1882; Douglass 1882 onwards.





  61. Edwards (L.W.L) INDEX TO CORNISH NONCONFORMIST REGISTERS AT THE PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE. xvi + 138pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, small private ownership stamp to front endpaper. Limited Edition of 500 Copies. Privately published, London: 1976. £14.00
    * Contains a surname index of the Cornish nonconformist registers deposited at the P.R.O. (with the exception of Quakers). Baptisms and Burials are covered, each entry containing surname and forename, year, and the chapel or circuit.





  62. Endellion APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES, in the Parish of ENDELLION, in the County of Cornwall. 1841. 26pp, folio, original paper covered thin card covers, cloth spine, original label on the top cover, portion approx.1" x 6" cut from corner of top cover, presumably to eradicate te name of a previous owner. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these Apportionments. Knapp, Printer, Wadebridge: 1841. £45.00





  63. Enys (J.S) REMARKS ON THE INTENSITY AND QUANTITY OF THE JUNCTION CHANGES OF SUSSEX AND CORNWALL CONSIDERED AS MINING DISTRICTS. Folding plate, 33pp, original cloth, first leaf and plate slightly discoloured, ex-lib. with stamp to verso of title-page, label to front pastedown. London: Edward Stafford, 1863. £30.00
    * Although the date is 1863 at the foot of title the Appendix has a date of 1869.





  64. Esquiros (Alphonse) CORNWALL AND ITS COASTS. 304pp, original cloth, recased retaining the original endpapers, and the old spine laid down. Chapman and Hall, London: 1865. £50.00 --- See sample text
    * Contains much on the Isles of Scilly.





  65. Fallon (Brian) TONY O'MALLEY Painter in exile. Illusts, 111pp, original pictorial card covers. Art Council Ireland, 1984. £15.00





  66. Fern (Harold E), editor CORNISH CHAMBER OF MINES YEAR BOOK 1919. With 3 folding tables, folding chart, folding map, 73pp, original cloth, cloth partly damp stained, inner hinges partly broken. Mining Publications Ltd, London: (1919) £25.00
    * Dated 1918 on top board, and 1919 on title-page.





  67. Fern (Harold E), editor CORNISH CHAMBER OF MINES YEAR BOOK, 1920. With plate, 3 folding tables, large folding map loose, illust, 111pp, original cloth, partly damp stained, slightly affecting lettering on spine, and boards, lacks rear endpaper. Mining Publications Ltd., London: (1920) £28.00





  68. Folliott-Stokes (A.G) THE CORNISH COASTS AND MOORS. Illustrations from Photographs by Alex. Begbie, John C. Douglas, and the Author. Illusts, folding map, 367pp, original cloth, spine faded, fore-edges slightly spotty. Reprinted, London: Stanley Paul, c.1923. £12.00





  69. Forbes (John) ON THE GEOLOGY OF ST. MICHAEL'S MOUNT. 11pp. Penzance: Printed by T. Vigurs. 1822..... Bound with.... Forbes (John) ON THE GEOLOGY OF THE LAND'S - END DISTRICT. Folding hand-coloured map, coloured geological section, 40pp. Penzance: Printed by T. Vigurs. 1822. Two items bound in 1, early half calf, marbled boards and endpapers. Penzance: Printed by T. Vigurs. 1822. £200.00
    * Both of these papers were originally published in the Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall.





  70. Fox (Caroline), of Penjerrick, Cornwall MEMORIES OF OLD FRIENDS. Being Extracts from The Journals and Letters of Caroline Fox of Penjerrick, Cornwall from 1835 to 1871. Edited by Horace N. Pym. Portrait frontis, xxvii + 355pp, roy 8vo, contemporary half morocco, cloth boards, outer hinges and edges lightly rubbed, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, slight spotting to prelims. First edition, London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1882. £75.00





  71. Gale (Matthew) ALFRED GALE: St Ives Artists Series. Coloured illusts, 80pp, original pictorial card covers. Tate Publishing, St. Ives: 1998. £10.00





  72. Gale (Matthew) and Ingleby (Richard) TWO PAINTERS Works by Alfred Wallis and James Dixon. Illusts, many in colour, 128pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers, name tot title-page. Merrell Holberton in association with Irish Museum of Modern Art and Tate Gallery St Ives, London: 2000. £18.00
    * Wallis and Dixon were both fishermen who became famous 'primitive' artists, Alfred Wallis in St. Ives, Cornwall, and James Dixon in Tory Island, Ireland. This is the catalogue of the exhibition of their work at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.





  73. Garlake (Margaret) PETER LANYON: St Ives Artists Series. Coloured illusts, 80pp, original pictorial card covers. Reprinted Tate Publishing, St. Ives: 2001. £10.00





  74. Garstin (Crosbie), editor SAMUEL KELLY: An Eighteenth Century Seaman. Whose days have been few and evil, to which is added remarks, etc., on places he visited during his pilgrimage to the wilderness. With 24 plates, 320pp, 8vo, uncut, original cloth. Frederick A. Stokes, New York: 1925. £25.00





  75. Gascoyne (Joel) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL Newly Surveyed by Joel Gascoyne. Reprint of the large scale map on 12 sheets, plus key map, and introductory booklet by W.L.D. Ravenhill and O.J. Padel, all inserted into 4to slipcase, Cornish coat of arms to the upper cover. Originally published in 1699, reprinted Devon & Cornwall Record Society, 1991. £22.00





  76. Gay (Susan E.) OLD FALMOUTH. The Story of the Town From the Killigrews to the Earliest Part of the 19th Century. Folding plan, plates, xiv + 260pp, original cloth, rubbed to edges, inner hinges pulled, lacks endpapers from front and rear, 2 plates slightly ragged at the fore-edge, title-page and prelims foxed, occasional foxing in text, tissue guards browned to edges, lacks one tissue guard. First edition, London: Headley Brothers, 1903. £35.00





  77. Gayre (Lieut.-Colonel G.R) and Gair (R.L) GAYRE'S BOOKE Being A History of the Family of Gayre. With coloured illustrations, tipped-in plates, textual illusts, pedigrees, some of which are folding, 3 vols, 91pp, 52pp, 92pp, 4to, original cloth, cloth not quite uniform, lettering feint on one volume, and with a few marks to rear board. Presentation inscription by G.R. Gayre to front endpaper of volume 1. Phillimore, London: 1948 Vols 2 & 3 Published by the authors, Gulval and Penzance: - c.1959. £120.00
    * Very Scarce. Contains much on the Gayre's of Cornwall. The first volume concerns the origins of the name in Scotland and how they spread to Cornwall and Devon. The whole of volume 2 and approx. a third of volume 3 is devoted to Cornwall. A 4th volume, not present here, was devoted to Devon.





  78. Gilbert (C.S) AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL: to which is added a complete Heraldry of the Same.... Volume 1 of 2 only. With plates, portraits, and woodcuts, and 25 copper-engraved plates showing 500 coats of arms of Cornish families, lacks the Falmouth Harbour plate, with a plate of Tehidy, which does not appear in the 'Directions to Binder' which is found at the end of volume 2 but does appear occasionally in complete sets, viii + 71 + vi + (ii) 73-592pp, 4to, early diced calf boards rubbed, boards loose, lacks spine. London and Plymouth-Dock: Printed and Published by J. Congdon, 1817. £80.00





  79. Gilbert (Davies) ADDRESSES TO THE ROYAL SOCIETY AT THE ANNIVERSARY MEETING On St. Andrew's Day, 1828. 11pp, unbound, stitched as issued. London: Richard Taylor, 1829. £8.00
    * Gilbert Davies was the president of the Royal Society and the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall. Not in Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis.





  80. Gilbert (Davies) THE PAROCHIAL HISTORY OF CORNWALL. Founded on the Manuscript Histories of Mr Hals and Mr Tonkin: with Additions and Various Appendices. 4 volumes, xxxii + 424 and 432 and 470 and 571pp, early half calf, marbled boards, raised bands, spines gilt tooled, leather labels on spines, endpapers spotty, otherwise sound. Larke Paper Copy. J.B. Nichols and Son, London: 1838. £280.00
    * Gives a description of each of the 200 parishes in alphabetical order with an abstract of its geology by Dr. D.S. Boase. Bridger the bookseller of Penzance claims in some of his catalogues from the 1920's, that only 50 of the Large Paper Copies were printed. The paper used in large paper copies is of better quality and is thicker than that used for smaller versions.





  81. Gill (Crispin) THE GREAT CORNISH FAMILIES. A History of the People and their Houses. Coloured and black and white plates, 117pp, dustwrapper, oblong 4to. Cornwall Books, Tiverton: 1995. £15.00





  82. Glenbervie (Baron Sylvester Douglas) THE CASE OF THE BOROUGH OF HELLESTON in the County of Cornwall. 66pp, untrimmed in recent cloth boards, paper spine. Printed for G. Robinson, London: 1775. £28.00
    * An extract from 'History of the Controverted Elections which were tried and determined.... 15 Georg. III.'





  83. Glenbervie (Baron Sylvester Douglas) THE CASE OF THE BOROUGH OF ST. IVES in the County of Cornwall. Pages numbered 391-419, untrimmed in recent cloth boards, paper spine, last few leaves lightly waterstained. Printed for G. Robinson, London: 1775. £28.00
    * An extract from 'History of the Controverted Elections which were tried and determined.... 15 Georg. III.'





  84. Glencross (R.M) and Douch (H.L), edited by T.L. Stoate THE CORNWALL PROTESTATION RETURNS 1641. From a transcript by R.M. Glencross Revised and with Additional Parishes Transcribed by H.L. Douch. Folio, viii + 324pp, original cloth, few slight marks to fore-edges. Printed and Published by T.L. Stoate, Almondsbury: 1974. £60.00





  85. Goldsmith (R.F.K) THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY. (The 32nd and 46th Regiment of Foot) Illusts, 122pp, dustwrapper. Leo Cooper Ltd., London: 1970. £12.00





  86. Gooding (Mel) TERRY FROST: Act & Image. Works on paper through six decades. 122 plates, 25pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Belgrave Gallery, London: 2000. £85.00
    * A major work on this Newlyn artist.





  87. [Gregor (Rev. William)] A LETTER ADDRESSED TO A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, ON THE STAT.21, HEN. VIII. C.13. and on the Grievances to which the Clergy are exposed in consequence of it; with Hints and Observations respecting a New Bill. 41pp, untrimmed, stitched as issued, small institution stamp to top leaf. Truro: Printed by J. Tregoning at the Cornish Press, 1802. £28.00
    * Gregor was born at Trewarthenick Estate, and educated at Bristol Grammar School, and Cambridge. After he moved to the rectory of Creed he started to analyse Cornish minerals, and discovered 'manaccanite', which was eventually named titanium by Klaproth.





  88. Haigh (Michael) and Woolgrove (David) NEWQUAY The Story of a Cornish Town.... with.... EXPLORE NEWQUAY. Illusts, map, 73pp and Illusts, folding aerial view, lacks a portion of the folding map, 65pp. Two items, originally bound in card covers, now bound in cloth. G.J. Publications, 1974. £25.00





  89. Halcomb (John) REPORT OF THE TRIALS AND SUBSEQUENT PROCEEDINGS IN THE CAUSES OF ROWE v. GRENFELL, ROWE v. BRENTON AND ANOTHER, AND DOM (DEM. CARTHEW) V. BRENTON, Relative to the Claims made by the Lessees of the Duke of Cornwall to the COPPER MINES within the Dutchy Lands; and involving also the question of Title to the Lands and Estates of the Tenants. iv + 139pp, untrimmed in the original paper boards, paper label on spine, boards slightly rubbed, spine chipped, earlt name in ink on title-page. London and Exeter: Printed for Joseph Butterworth and Son, 1826. £125.00





  90. Halliwell (J.O) RAMBLES IN WESTERN CORNWALL BY THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE GIANTS; With notes on the Celtic Remains of the Land's End District & the Islands of Scilly. viii + 245pp + advert leaf, original cloth, neatly recased with the original spine laid down and new endpapers. First edition, London: John Russell Smith, 1861. £40.00





  91. Hamilton-Jenkin (A.K) MINES AND MINERS OF CORNWALL. I (1). Around St. Ives. Illusts, folding map, 50pp, original printed wraps, partly faded, couple of short splits to top outer hinge. First edition, Truro Bookshop, 1961. £25.00





  92. Hamilton-Jenkin (A.K) MINES AND MINERS OF CORNWALL. IV (4). Penzance-Mount's Bay. Illusts, folding map, 66pp, original pictorial card covers, spine faded. First edition, Truro Bookshop, 1962. £20.00





  93. Hamilton-Jenkin (A.K) MINES AND MINERS OF CORNWALL. 4. Penzance-Mount's Bay. Illusts, folding map, 66pp, original pictorial card covers. First published 1962. Reprinted, Forge Books, Bracknell, 1979. £15.00





  94. Hamilton-Jenkin (A.K) MINES AND MINERS OF CORNWALL. XIII (13). The Lizard - Falmouth - Mevagissey. Illusts, 64pp, original pictorial card covers, slightly shaken. First edition, Truro Bookshop, 1967. £15.00





  95. Hammond (Joseph) A CORNISH PARISH: Being an Account of St. Austell, Town, Church, District & People. Illusts., 377pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, few spots to prelims, small label, with ownership name in biro, pasted to front endpaper. First edition, London: Skeffington and Son, 1897. £45.00





  96. Harris (T.R) ARTHUR WOOLF The Cornish Engineer 1766 - 1837. With 6 illusts, 112pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. D. Bradford Barton Ltd., Truro: 1966. £12.00
    * Woolf pioneered the use of high pressure steam engines for use in Cornish tin mines.





  97. Hatcher (John) RURAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY IN THE DUCHY OF CORNWALL 1300-1500. With diagrams and tables, xiv + 322pp, dustwrapper. Cambridge at the University Press, 1970. £22.00





  98. Hawker (R.S) THE CORNISH BALLADS And other Poems. Including a Second Edition of "The Quest of the Sangraal," viii + 214 + [i] errata + 3 pages of publishers adverts, original cloth bevelled cloth. First edition, Oxford and London: James Parker, 1869. £35.00





  99. Hawkins (Henry) THROUGH WEST CORNWALL WITH A CAMERA. Or an artist's pilgrimage amongst Miners & Methodists. Illusts, 128pp, sm 4to, pictorial cloth, gilt, covers rubbed, slightly dull. London: Thomas Mitchell, 1897. £25.00 --- See sample text





  100. Heard (John), edited by Gillian Thompson THE GAZETTEER OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL; 116pp, original pictorial card covers. Originally Printed and Published by and for John Heard. Truro: (1817), privately reprinted Truro: 1996. £16.00
    * 'I have made a couple of cosmetic changes....' Gillian Thompson.





  101. Helston Election REPORT BY THE LORDS COMMITTEES, Appointed To search for Proceedings as to the hearing of Petitioners by Counsel for and against Bills of a similar Nature to The Helleston Election Bill. Folio, disbound, 2pp + title leaf, couple of short tears to margins. Ordered to be printed 22nd March, 1815. £12.00





  102. Helston Elections THE REGISTER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO VOTE at any Election of a Member to Serve in Parliament for the BOROUGH OF HELSTON, between The First Day of January, 1883, and the First Day of January, 1884. 24pp, 4to, original, partly faded wraps, signs where once folded. Helston: Printed by J. Cunnack, Market Place, 1882. £20.00





  103. Henderson (Charles) ST. COLUMB MAJOR CHURCH AND PARISH. Illusts., 71 + Index leaf, original wraps, lightly rubbed and partly faded, staples slightly rusty, name to top wrap. First edition, The King's Stone Press, Shipston-on-Stour: (1930) £50.00





  104. Henwood (George), edited by Roger Burt. CORNWALL'S MINES AND MINERS. Nineteenth Century Studies by George Henwood. 239pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Truro: Bradford Barton, 1972. £26.00





  105. Hext (Jean), editor THE STANIFORTH DIARY. A Visit to Cornwall in 1800. With a forward by A.L. Rowse. Illusts., 68pp, map endpapers, dustwrapper. Truro: Bradford Barton, 1965. £7.00





  106. Hill (Frederick) A LETTER TO THE EARL OF FALMOUTH ON THE PRESENT STATE OF THE STANNARY COURTS OF CORNWALL, and on the Expediency of Reviving and Extending their Equitable Jurisdiction. 58pp, few small marks to the original printed wraps, spine chipped, small portions missing from 2 corners of wraps, early presentation inscription on top wrap. Helston: Published by John Roberts. 1835. £130.00





  107. Hill (Ronald Ames) THE TUMULTUOUS ACHYM/FULFORD RELATIONSHIP With Abstracts of Chancery Court Proceedings and Transcripts of Chancery Decrees and Orders. Maps, illusts, xiv + 207pp, original cloth. Chaghill Publications, Idaho: 2003. £55.00
    * Concerns the complex legal battle, which lasted for almost 100 years, between the Fulford and Achym families. Thomas Achym of Pelynt was born c. 1570. He married Mary Fulford, c.1609 in Dunsford, Devon. Her brother Colonel Sir Francis Fulford, the head of the Fulford family, was opposed to the marriage, and after Achym's death he took legal responsibility for their 4 children. This bought him into conflict with Mary's second husband Sir Ferdinando Gorges over the control of the Achym estates in Cornwall.... this was the start for the litigation.





  108. Hirst (Lieut-Colonel F.C.) EXCAVATIONS AT PORTHMEOR, CORNWALL, 1933, 1934 and 1935. Plates, diagrams, folding diagram, 81pp, original partly faded. Reprinted from R.I.C. Journal. Truro: 1937. £6.00





  109. Hitchins (Fortescue) and Drew (Samuel) THE HISTORY OF CORNWALL from the Earliest Records to the Present Time. Volume 1, of 2 only, with 7 engraved plates 729pp, lacks title-page, large paper copy, untrimmed in early half calf, marbled boards, covers rubbed, portions of calf chipped, top outer hinge cracked and held by strings, rear outer hinge cracked at head and foot. With the usual 5 plates plus the plates of Truro, and Penryn which usually appear in the second volume. Helston: Printed and Published by William Penaluna, 1824. £160.00
    * 'Although Mr Hitchins wrote no part of this work, as he died just as he was going to commence it, yet the publishers retained his name on the title page. The History appeared in parts the first coming out in 1815. After the publication of the eighth part in 1817, the work was delayed for nearly seven years, owing to the bankruptcy of the publisher.' See Boase & Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis Vol 1. pages 120 & 121. This accounts for the large percentage of faulty copies of this history.





  110. Hogg (Thomas) THE FABULOUS HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT KINGDOM OF CORNWALL. 508pp, early half calf, raised bands, leather labels, cloth boards, lightly rubbed to edges, Cornwall Record Library to front endpaper, and class number to spine. London: Longman, Rees, Orme and Co., 1827. £80.00
    * The author was the Master of the Grammar School, Truro. The work is in the form of a long poem expanding on the writings of earlier authors.





  111. Hollowood (Bernard) CORNISH ENGINEERS. Illustrated by Terence Cuneo with reproductions of contemporary photographs and documents. Illusts, map endpapers, 95pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, usual discolouration to endpapers, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, Holman Bros., Camborne: 1951. £18.00
    * The story of Holman Bros of Camborne.





  112. Howard (Eliot) ELIOT PAPERS. No I. John Eliot of London, Merchant (1735-1813). No II. The Eliot Marriages. Compiled from Family Papers by his Great Grandson. 2 volumes bound in 1, vi + (i) + 130 and vi + 128pp, cr. 4to, untrimmed in the original cloth. London: E. Hicks, 1895. £50.00
    * This is the first public edition where 'I have taken the opportunity to correct a few errors and to fill up various gaps....' Introduction. The first chapter concerns the Eliots in Cornwall and other chapters mention the family's Cornish links and estates there.





  113. Howes (Prof. G.B), and others CORNWALL COUNTY FISHERIES EXHIBITION, 1893: LECTURES ON FISHES, FISHING, &c., Delivered at the Fisheries Exhibition, held at Truro, Cornwall. 264pp, original cloth, few spots to title-page and fore-edges. Truro: 1895. £65.00
    * Very Scarce. Includes chapters on Cornish Salmonidae; Migrations and Habitat of the Pilchard, etc.





  114. Hudson (Kenneth) THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH CHINA CLAYS. Fifty Years of Pioneering and Growth. Illusts, map, folding map tipped in at rear, 189pp, short tear to rear of dustwrapper. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: (1968) £7.00





  115. Hughes (William) IT'S ALL FOR THE BEST: A Cornish Tale. 135pp, 12mo, original cloth, chipped to head and foot of spine, cloth dull and spotty, few spots to text, number in ink on spine and manuscript note on front pastedown:- 'Knackersknowle Young Men's Improvement Society.' London: Whitaker, Plymouth & Devonport: Roger Lidstone, 1852. £15.00
    * William Hughes was a barrister and auditor of the Poor Law Union District of Cornwall and Devon. See Boase & Courtney. Bibliotheca Cornubiensis, vol. 1, page 258. This 'Tale' was originally published in Blackwood's Magazine. Knackersknowle is an old name for an area of Plymouth.





  116. Hull (P.L), editor THE CARTULARY OF LAUNCESTON PRIORY. (Lambeth Palace MS. 719). A Calendar. Frontis, xlii + 258pp, original card covers. Devon and Cornwall Record Society, New Series, Volume 30. Torquay: 1987. £8.00
    * Includes 31 page Index of people and places.





  117. Husband (S. Teague) OLD NEWQUAY. Textual illustrations by A.A. Golding, double-page map, 124pp, original cloth, spine faded. Newquay: F.E. Williams, 1923. £25.00





  118. Jaggard (Edwin), editor LIBERALISM IN WEST CORNWALL: the 1868 Election Papers of A. Pendarves Vivian, M.P. Map, lvi + 154pp, original pictorial card covers, spine slightly faded. Devon and Cornwall Record Society New Series, Volume 42. Exeter: 2000. £6.00





  119. Kea APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in a District comprising the whole of the Lands in the Parish of KEA, in the County of Cornwall. 1842. 69pp, folio, original paper covered thin card covers, cloth spine, original label on the top cover, few marks to dusty covers. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportionments. Pascoe, Printer, Truro: 1842. £65.00





  120. Keast (John) "THE KING OF MID-CORNWALL" The Life of Joseph Thomas Treffry (1782-1950) Frontis, maps and illusts in the text, ix + 202 + 3 page index, original pictorial card covers. Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1982. £35.00





  121. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF CORNWALL 1926. Map partly torn and with some cellotape repairs to verso,, 55 pages of adverts + xxii + 570pp, original cloth, spine slightly faded, rear inner hinge pulled, small portion of cloth chipped from foot of spine. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd., 1926. £85.00





  122. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF CORNWALL 1930. Folding map, 39 (adverts) + xii + 552pp, original cloth, partly faded, rubbed to edges, tear to map. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd., 1930. £32.00





  123. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF CORNWALL 1935. Coloured folding map, x + 562 + (2)pp of adverts, original cloth, spine slightly faded. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd., 1935. £50.00





  124. Kempthorne (Lieut. Col. G.A) A HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF SHEVIOCK. Map, folding pedigree, 73pp, original cloth-backed boards, edges slightly bruised, boards very slightly soiled. Glasgow: Begg, Kennedy and Elder, c.1930. £55.00





  125. Kenwyn APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES, in the Parish of KENWYN, in the County of Cornwall. 1840. 79pp, folio, unlettered thin card covers, cloth spine, small portion of paper missing to head of top cover, later label with handwritten title on top cover. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportionments. Liddell and Son, Printers, Bodmin: 1840. £65.00





  126. King (C.J) SOME NOTES ON WILD NATURE IN SCILLONIA. Particularly of Sea-birds and Seals. With 5 plates, 12mo, original printed paper boards. C.J. King & Son, St. Mary's: 1924. £10.00





  127. Lach-Szymra (Rev. W.S), Vicar of Newlyn St. Peter A CHURCH HISTORY OF CORNWALL and the Diocese of Truro. With 2 plates, viii + 142pp, original cloth, partly faded, new spine and endpapers. London: Plymouth: and Truro: Netherton and Worth, c.188- £30.00 --- See sample text





  128. Lach-Szyrma (Rev. W.S) A SHORT HISTORY OF PENZANCE, S. MICHAEL'S MOUNT, S. IVES AND THE LAND'S END DISTRICT. With frontis, 3 maps, one of which is folding, 196pp, sm 4to, original cloth, gilt, a.e.g. edges of covers slightly rubbed, some damp spotting to boards, usual occasional foxing. First edition, Truro: Lake and Lake, London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1878. £90.00





  129. Lane (F. Cecil) THE GUIDE TO FALMOUTH AND HELFORD HARBOURS, Their Rivers, Creeks, and Adjacent Coasts. With large folding chart and illustrations by the author, 110 + (1)pp, sm 8vo, recent cloth. W. Frank Westcott, Plymouth and Truro: (1890) £65.00





  130. Langdon (Arthur G) OLD CORNISH CROSSES. With an article on their ornament by J. Romilly Allen. Folding map, and numerous full page and textual illustrations, 4to, xxviii + 439pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, and to covers, rear inner hinge cracked though sound. First edition, Joseph Pollard, Truro: 1896. £80.00





  131. Lanhydrock APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the Parish of Lanhydrock, in the County of Cornwall. 1840. 6pp, folio, twin walled paper wraps, cloth spine, outer paper layers on covers partly torn, marked, dusty and creased, last leaf and rear wrap partly waterstained. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportionments. Liddell and Son, Printers, Bodmin: 1840. £30.00





  132. Lanyon (Peter), Lanyon (Andrew), intro. William Feaver CORNWALL. Black and White illusts, 80pp, oblong 8vo, dustwrapper. Alison Hodge, Penzance: 1983. £32.00





  133. Lee (Charles) THE VALE OF LANHERNE. Illusts, 61pp, original pictorial card covers. Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1984. £18.00





  134. Lewis (Agnes G) JOHN RALFS: An Old Cornish Botanist. Frontis, 17pp + 1 page which lists only 29 subscribers, original cloth. Andrew Iredale and Son, Torquay: 1907. £25.00





  135. Liskeard MINUTES OF EVIDENCE LISKEARD RETURN. Folio, disbound, 14pp. 1804. £18.00





  136. Lorigan (Catherine) CONNECTIONS Aspects of the History of North Cornwall. Illusts, some in colour, xiv + 346pp, large 8vo, original pictorial card covers. Pengelly Press, Reading: 2009. £28.00





  137. Lukis (William Collings) PREHISTORIC STONE MONUMENTS OF THE BRITISH ISLES: CORNWALL. With 40 tinted litho plates, accurately drawn to scale by W.C. Lukis and W.C. Borlase. viii + 31pp, folio, original cloth, slightly rubbed to corners and to head and foot of spine, some spotting to page edges, a few plates and to prelims. London: Society of Antiquaries, 1885. £175.00 --- See sample text
    * These are amongst the most accurate drawings of the Cornish cromlechs, stone circles, beehive huts, etc, ever produced.





  138. Maclean (Sir John) PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF BLISLAND. With plan and 3 plates, textual illusts, pedigrees, 99pp, 4to, original cloth, with a neat private ownership stamp to top margin of title-page. London: Nicholls and Son, Bodmin: Liddell and Son, 1868. £90.00
    * This forms Part I of 'Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall.'





  139. Maclean (Sir John) PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF FORRABURY, AND MINSTER. With 2 tinted lithographs and 4 other plates, text illusts, pedigrees one of which is folding, viii + pages numbered 579-680 complete + 681-710 + 2pp (Addenda Corrigenda and Indices + Subscriber's List to volume 1.), 4to, original stiff card covers, later cloth spine. London: Nichols and Sons, Bodmin: Liddell and Son, 1873. £40.00
    * Forming Part VI, of 'The Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor.'





  140. Maclean (Sir John) THE PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE DEANERY OF TRIGG MINOR, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. Volume 1 only. With tinted lithographic and other plates, pedigrees, coats of arms, etc., viii + 710 + 4 page list of subscribers, 4to, original cloth, recased with the original spine laid down, and new endpapers. small tear to one margin neatly repaired, some spotting and light water stains to one plate and with its fore-edge neatly reinforced. London: Nichols & Son, 1878. £150.00
    * This volume covers the parishes of Blisland, Bodmin, St. Breward, Egloshayle, St. Endellion, Forrabury and Minster.





  141. Maclean (Sir John) THE PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE DEANERY OF TRIGG MINOR, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 3 volumes, with large folding map, with 65 plates, 24 of which are tinted litho plates, 1 of these is misbound, numerous illusts in text, pedigrees 2 of which are folding, coats of arms, etc., vii + 710 and vi + 596 and vi + 462pp, 4to, later cloth, bound from the original parts, with some of the original card covers bound in at the rear. London: W. Nichols & Sons, and Bodmin: Liddell and Son, 1873-79. £470.00 --- See sample text and illustration of St. Maybn.
    * Complete set covering the parishes of Blisland, Bodmin, St. Breward, Egloshayle, St. Endellion, Forrabury and Minster, Helland, Parish of Lanowe, alias St. Kew, Lanteglos and Advent, St. Mabyn, Michaelstow, St. Minver, St. Teath, Temple, Tintagel, Trevalga and St. Tudy.





  142. Maclean (Sir John) THE PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE DEANERY OF TRIGG MINOR, IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. 3 volumes, with a folding map and 68 lithographed and other plates, pedigrees, coats of arms, etc., vii + 710 and vi + 596 and vi + 462pp, large folding map, 24 tinted litho plates, 23 lithograph and line drawings plans, 20 full page line drawn plates, illusts in text, pedigrees 2 of which are folding 4to, untrimmed in the original cloth, later endpapers, spines dull, some foxing to prelims and to some plates. London: W. Nichols & Sons, and Bodmin: Liddell and Son, 1873-79. £570.00 --- See sample text and illustration of St. Maybn.
    * Complete set covering the parishes of Blisland, Bodmin, St. Breward, Egloshayle, St. Endellion, Forrabury and Minster, Helland, Parish of Lanowe, alias St. Kew, Lanteglos and Advent, St. Mabyn, Michaelstow, St. Minver, St. Teath, Temple, Tintagel, Trevalga and St. Tudy.





  143. Maclean (Sir John) PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF ST. BRUERED (ST. BREWARD). With a tinted lithograph and 3 other plates, pedigrees, one of which is folding, textual illusts, pages numbered 345-396, + list of subscribers, complete, 4to, original printed card covers, cloth spine. London: Nichols and Sons, Bodmin: Liddel and Son, 1871. £35.00
    * This forms part III of 'Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall.'





  144. Maclean (Sir John) PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF ST. ENDELLION. With 2 tinted lithographs and 3 other plates, textual illusts. pedigrees, pages numbered 479-578, complete, 4to, original printed card covers. London: Nichols and Son, Bodmin: Liddell and Son, 1872. £75.00
    * This forms Part V of 'Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall.'





  145. Maclean (Sir J) PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE PARISHES OF LANOWE, alias ST. KEW. (Deanery of Trigg Minor.) With tinted lithographed frontis, plan, textual illusts, and pedigrees, pages numbered 77 to 276, complete, 4to, original printed card covers, recent cloth spine, covers slightly dusty and with an old tape mark to inner margin of top cover. London: Nichols and Son, Bodmin: Liddell and Son, 1874. £70.00
    * This forms Part VIII of 'Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall.'





  146. Maclean (Sir J) PAROCHIAL AND FAMILY HISTORY OF THE PARISHES OF ST. MABYN AND MICHAELSTOW. With 4 plates, 2 of which are tinted lithographs, textual illusts, and pedigrees, pages numbered 449-576, complete, 4to, recent plain card covers, paper label on top cover, last leaf slightly browned. Exeter: William Pollard, 1875. £60.00 --- See sample text and illustration.
    * This forms Part X of 'Parochial and Family History of the Deanery and Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall.'





  147. Maker (Lawrence) COB AND MOORSTONE. The curious history of some Methodist Churches. Frontis, 94pp, original cloth, lacks front endpaper. London: The Epworth Press, 1935. £8.00





  148. Martin (Tobias) THE REMAINS OF THE LATE TOBIAS MARTIN OF BREAGE, in Cornwall, Mine Agent, With a Memoir of the Author. 258pp, early half calf, cloth boards, slightly rubbed to edges, front board held by strings, rear outer hinge partly cracked, bookplate to front pastedown, ownership name to title-page, occasional spotting. First edition. Helston: Printed at the Temple of the Muses by William Penaluna. 1831. £110.00





  149. Matthews (John Hobson) A HISTORY OF THE PARISHES OF ST. IVES, LELANT, TOWEDNACK AND ZENNOR. Illusts., xvi + 560pp, roy 8vo, untrimmed in the original bevelled cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, top outer hinge split for almost half its length, inner hinges pulled, cloth rubbed to part of spine, slightly affecting the titling, and part of rear board. First edition, London: Elliot Stock. 1892. £80.00





  150. Melvill (Phillip) MEMOIRS OF THE LATE PHILIP MELVILL, ESQ. Lieut. Gov. of Pendennis Castle, Cornwall; With An Appendix, Containing Extracts From His Diaries and Letters: Selected By A Friend. Together with Two Letters and A Sermon, Occasioned by his Death. viii + 291 + (xix)pp list of subscribers, full early calf, raised bands, leather label, marbled endpapers, covers very slightly rubbed to edges. First edition, London: J. Bennett, (1812) £70.00
    * The only edition to contain the Rev J. Wilcox's Sermon.





  151. Merewether (H.A) REPORT OF THE CASE OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST LOOE, in the County of Cornwall, tried before A Committee of the House of Commons, April, 18, 1822. With a Preface, Notes, and Cases, Illustrative of the General History of Boroughs, and of the Law relating to them. lii + 254 +(i)pp, untrimmed in recent paper boards, paper label on spine. A. Strahan, London: 1823. £50.00
    * 'The petition of Rowland Stephenson esq. stated (amongst other things), that, at the election on the 13th day of Feb. 1822, Isaac Wilcocks, gent., without any sufficient warrant, claimed to be mayor.... '





  152. Meyerstein (E.W) A KEY TO CORNISH MINING. viii + 167pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges of spine, private bookplate to front pastedown. London: "The Mining Journal" (1907) £65.00





  153. Michell (Frank) ANNALS OF AN ANCIENT CORNISH TOWN being Notes on the History of REDRUTH. Map, illusts, 247pp, original decorative laminated card covers. Second impression of the second enlarged edition, Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1985. £25.00







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  154. Miller (John) SEEING IS BELIEVING John Miller's edited conversations with Heather Corbett. Coloured illusts, 159pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Truran, Redruth: 2001. £22.00
    * Miller painted mainly beach scenes around West Penwith and Tresco in the Scilly Isles.





  155. Millett (George Brown) THE FIRST BOOK OF THE PARISH REGISTERS OF MADRON: Edited with an appendix and notes by G.B. Millett. Illustrated with 3 mounted photos, x + 1pp list of subscribers + 140pp, roy 8vo, original bevelled cloth, recent unlettered spine, title on top cover, some foxing to margins of leaves with photos, and to the adjacent leaves, some off-setting, and small ex-lib. stamp to title-page. Beare and Son, Penzance: 1877. £120.00
    * Includes index listing persons, and places.





  156. Monk (Wendy) JOHN GILL OF PENRYN. Illusts, 76pp, roy 8vo, few short tears and splits to dustwrapper, light spotting to prelims, presentation inscription to front endpaper. E.J. Rickard, Plymouth: (1971) £16.00
    * Gill was a Quaker and pacifist, he founded the Penryn Advertiser and when he retired he toured round the country preaching non violence.





  157. Morrison (T.A) CORNWALL'S CENTRAL MINES: THE NORTHERN DISTRICT 1810 - 1895. Illusts, diagrams, viii + 392pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. Penzance: Alison Hodge, 1980. £6.00
    * Detailed study of the mines in the areas of Tolgus Downs, Pool, and Roskear-Roscroggan.





  158. Morrison (T.A) CORNWALL'S CENTRAL MINES: THE NORTHERN DISTRICT 1810 - 1895.... With.... CORNWALL'S CENTRAL MINES: THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT 1810 - 1895. Illusts, diagrams, viii + 392pp. Penzance: 1980. and Illusts, diagrams, (vi) + 495pp. Penzance: 1980. 2 volumes, dustwrappers. Penzance: Alison Hodge, 1980 & 1983. £24.00
    * Detailed study of the mines in the areas of Tolgus Downs, Pool, Roskear, Camborne, Baripper, Beacon, Troon, Carnkie, Buller Downs, Lanner and Redruth.





  159. Mount-Edgcumbe (The Earl of) EXTRACTS FROM A JOURNAL KEPT DURING THE COMMENCEMENT AT PALERMO in the Year 1848. 50pp, 12mo, disbound, stitching broken, pages loose, early stamp of the Russell Institution on title-page, top leaf slightly dusty. Second Edition, London: James Ridgway, 1850. £65.00
    * Ernest Augustus Third Earl of Mount Edgcumbe's eye-witness account of the events unrest and skirmishes in Palermo, a skirmish which preceeded Garibaldi's later conquest. Edgcumbe was M.P. for Fowey from 1819 to 1826, after which he represented Lostwithiel until 1830.





  160. Newton (E.W), editor and publisher JOINT MEETING. SCIENTIFIC, MINING, AND ENGINEERING SOCIETIES. Cornwall, July, 1912. Report. Illusts, 162pp + Errata leaf, qtr cloth printed paper boards. Edited and Published by E.W. Newton, for the Cornwall Joint Scientific Reception Committee. £28.00
    * Includes:- 'Visit to the St. Ives Consolidated Mines', 'Messrs. Holman Bros., Ltd.,' 'Cornish China Clay and China Stone Industries.' etc., etc.





  161. Noall (Cyril) A HISTORY OF CORNISH MAIL AND STAGE-COACHES. With a foreword by Daphne Du Maurier. Plates and textual illusts, 116pp, dustwrapper partly faded. First edition, D. Bradford Barton, Truro: 1963. £22.00





  162. Noall (Cyril) and Farr (Grahame) WRECK AND RESCUE ROUND THE COAST OF CORNWALL. I. The Story of the North Coast Lifeboats. With 14 plates, textual illusts, 126pp, dustwrapper is partly faded and lightly rubbed, with short tear at hinge, inscription to front endpaper. First edition, Truro: D. Bradford Barton, 1964. £6.00





  163. Noall (Cyril) BOTALLACK. Monographs on Mining History. Illusts, 170pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. First edition. Truro: Bradford Barton, 1972. £24.00





  164. Noall (Cyril) CORNISH SEINES AND SEINERS A History of the Pilchard Fishing Industry. Plates, 160pp, dustwrapper. First edition, Truro: Bradford Barton, 1972. £10.00





  165. Noall (Cyril) GEEVOR. Plates and textual illusts, 167pp, dustwrapper has portions rubbed on foldovers, is is now covered with a loose plastic sleeve. Loosely inserted is a typed letter signed by Cyril Noall to Mr Brooke (Justin Brooke, authority on Cornish mines). Geevor Tin Mines, Pendeen: 1983. £70.00





  166. Norden (John), introduction by William Ravenhill JOHN NORDEN'S MANUSCRIPT MAPS OF CORNWALL AND ITS NINE HUNDREDS. Reproduced in facsimile by Collotype in colour and gold with an introduction by William Ravenhill Reardon Professor of Geography in the University of Exeter. With 10 double-page coloured maps, a coloured title, and 2 sketch maps in the text, xiv + 44pp, sm folio, original cloth, gilt, lacks the original glycene dustwrapper. University of Exeter: 1972. £40.00





  167. Normington (James), Steam Ship Agent for all parts of the World and Bant (William), Miner A MINER'S LIFE, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENTOMBMENT OF MESSRS, RULE AND BANT IN DRAKE WALLS MINE, CORNWALL. With 2 woodcut portraits, 48pp, 12mo, original cloth. Plymouth: J.H. Harris & Son, Printers, 41 Treville Street. 1889. £185.00





  168. North (I.W) A WEEK IN THE ISLES OF SCILLY. Frontis and 3 other lithographed plates, 199 + (1)pp, original embossed cloth, ex-record office with number to base of spine, and small stamp to verso of frontis, very slightly shaken. First edition, Penzance: Printed and Published by E. Rowe, 1850. £105.00





  169. North Petherwin, and Jacobstow PARISHES OF NORTH PETHERWIN, AND JACOBSTOW. Attractive Sale of Freehold Agricultural Properties. Known as Middle Whiteley Farm, Billacott Farm, and Little Clubworthy Farm, A Tenement at Maxworthy Cross, and Little Exe Farm. Messrs. J. Kittow & Son.... For Sale by Public Auction at the White Hart Hotel, Launceston, on Tuesday, the 11th day of June, 1912. 8pp, folio, loose in the original wraps, short splits to spine of wraps. 1912. £25.00





  170. Norway (Arthur H) HISTORY OF THE POST-OFFICE PACKET SERVICE Between the Years 1793-1815. Compiled from records, chiefly official. With 6 plates, 312pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, few damp spots to covers, spotting to a few leaves, front inner hinge cracked though sound. London: Macmillan and Co. 1895. £65.00
    * Contains much information on the Falmouth Packets, and the routes they covered.





  171. Oliver (S.P) PENDENNIS AND ST. MAWES: An Historical Sketch of two Cornish Castles. With 5 plates, xx + 101pp, sm 4to, original decorative cloth, spine darkened, covers slightly soiled. W. Lake. London: Simpkin Marshall, Truro: 1875. £28.00





  172. O'Toole (Laurence) THE ROSELAND between River and Sea. Illusts, 173 + (iii)pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, dustwrapper appears trimmed and has been laid down onto slightly larger paper. First edition. Lodenack Press, Padstow: 1978. £22.00





  173. Page (William), editor THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. Part 8. The Domesday Survey for Cornwall. Double-page map, pages numbered 45-113, 4to, recent cloth. Victoria History. London: 1924. £16.00





  174. Palmer (Marilyn) and Neaverson (Peter) THE BASSET MINES Their History and Industrial Archaeology. British Mining No 32. Illusts, maps, diagrams, 68pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers, slight wear to edges of covers, plastic clip on spine. Monograph of the Northern Mine Research Society. Sheffield: 1987. £20.00





  175. [Paris (J.A)] A GUIDE TO THE MOUNT'S BAY AND THE LAND'S END; Comprehending the Topography, Botany, Agriculture, Fisheries, Antiquities, Mining, Mineralogy and Geology of Western Cornwall. Second Edition To which is added a dialogue on the peculiar advantages of the climates of Penzance, Devonshire, and the Southern Parts of Europe. By a Physician. Engraved and printed title-pages, textual illusts, frontis, ix + 272pp, 12mo, early marbled boards, leather label on spine, light water stain to approx. 1" to foot of frontis and engraved title-page. London: Printed and Published by W. Phillips, 1824. £90.00





  176. Payne (H.M. Creswell) THE STORY OF THE PARISH OF ROCHE. With Map and Seven pages of line drawings by the author. 97pp, small portion missing from foot of spine, and a few areas chipped from edges of dustwrapper. Printed for the Author, by Eliot Garth, Newquay: c.1946. £18.00





  177. Payton (Dr Philip) A VISION OF CORNWALL. Coloured and black and white illusts, x + 226pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Alexander Associates, Fowey: 2002. £16.00
    * Signed by Philip Payton on the title-page.





  178. Payton (Dr Philip) THE CORNISH OVERSEAS. Numerous illusts, x + 420pp, 4to, dustwrapper protected in a transparent plastic sleeve. Fowey: Alexander Associates, 1999. £22.00
    * Signed by the author on the half-title.





  179. Payton (Philip J) THE CORNISH MINER IN AUSTRALIA. (Cousin Jack Down Under). Illusts, maps, xi + 242pp, dustwrapper. Dyllansow Truran, Trewirgie: 1984. £18.00
    * Signed presentation inscription by Payton to A.L. Rowse on front endpaper





  180. Payton (Philip J) THE CORNISH FARMER IN AUSTRALIA. Or Australian Adventure: Cornish Colonists and the Expansion of Adelaide and the South Australian Agricultural Frontier. Illusts, diagrams, xvi + 143pp, dustwrapper. Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1987. £10.00





  181. Pearce (John), editor THE WESLEYS IN CORNWALL. Extracts from the Journals of John and Charles Wesley and John Nelson. Plates and textual illusts, 172pp, dustwrapper. D. Bradford Barton, Truro: 1964. £11.00





  182. Pedler (E.H) THE ANGLO-SAXON EPISCOPATE OF CORNWALL; With Some Account Of The Bishops of Crediton. xii + 178pp, original cloth, rubbed to edges, short split to top outer hinge, and a few splits to rear outer hinge, some light damp marks to cloth, internally clean. John Petheram, London: 1856. £50.00





  183. Penaluna (W) AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL, Etc. Compiled by the Printer. 2 volumes, with a folding map, 10 plates three of which are folding, 352 and 356pp, 12mo, original cloth, spines slightly faded, With the signature of Jonathan Rashleigh to front pastedown and with his engraved armorial bookplate to both front endpapers, loosely inserted is a signed letter from William Rashleigh. Second edition, Helston: Printed and Published by W. Penaluna, 1843. £310.00
    * Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis calls for 6 plates, and has no mention of a map. The map occurs only occasionally.





  184. Penpol Press THE CORNISH MAGAZINE Complete set. Volumes 1 - 12 bound in 10, 123 issues in all, numerous articles, illusts, and adverts, approx. 3780pp, bound without the original wraps, in recent cloth, with labels on spines, small spots to a few margins in one issue. Penpol Press, Devoran: May 1958 - December 1968. J.H.Lake; Falmouth: March - September 1969. £250.00
    * Very scarce. The magazine was issued monthly from May 1958 until volume 10, No 8 in December 1967. From volume 11. March 1968 it was issued quarterly until volume 12, No 3. The last 3 issued were published by J.H. Lake, Falmouth. They contain a wealth of information on what was happening in the county as well as numerous adverts and historical articles including:- Launceston in the Civil War; Pirates in Fowey; Thomas Hardy at St. Juliot; Port of Falmouth and Shipping; St. Columb Hurling, Cornish Fogous; Cornish Pilot Gigs; as well as numerous articles by Cyril Noall including:- Wheal Ludcott, Liskeard; West Cornwall Railways; Cornish Seaports; Building Wolf Rock Lighthouse; Cornish Wrecks, etc. Looking at the Cornish Library site it shows that Falmouth does not have the last 2 issues of volume 12.





  185. Peter (Richard) and (Otho Bathurst) THE HISTORIES OF LAUNCESTON AND DUNHEVED, in the County of Cornwall. Illusts., and folding maps, vi + (ii) + 423pp, few marks to partly faded original cloth, cloth slightly chipped to head and foot of spine, inner hinges cracked and weak. First edition, Plymouth: W. Brendon, 1885. £30.00





  186. Peter (Richard) and (Otho Bathurst) THE HISTORIES OF LAUNCESTON AND DUNHEVED, in the County of Cornwall. Illusts., and folding maps, vi + (ii) + 423pp, few small spots to partly faded original cloth. First edition, Plymouth: W. Brendon, 1885. £75.00
    * Presentation inscription, on the title-page, from the authors to Johanna Peter of Kentucky.





  187. Peter (Thurstan C.) THE HISTORY OF GLASNEY COLLEGIATE CHURCH. Illusts and 2 folding maps, xvi + 175 + [xv]pp index, original cloth. First edition. Camborne Printing and Stationery Co., 1903. £26.00





  188. Pett (Douglas Ellory) THE PARKS AND GARDENS OF CORNWALL: A Companion Guide arranged to correspond with the Ordnance Survey Landranger maps. Illusts, plans, map endpapers, 336pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Alison Hodge, Penzance: 1998. £35.00





  189. Pinching (A.E), One of Her Majesty's Inspectors of Mines ACCIDENT AT DRAKEWALL'S MINE. Special Report to the Right Hon. the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the Circumstances Attending an Accident at the Drakewall's Mine, Gunnislake, On the 5th February, 1889, Whereby Two Men were Entombed. With a folding plan and a folding section, 6pp, folio, stitched and unbound as issued. London: Printed for Her Majesty's Stationary Office. 1889. £120.00





  190. The Pirate CRANTOCK. List of residents, Hints to Bathers, Pirate's Perch, And other verse. 46pp, original printed card covers, crease to top cover, lightly rubbed. Privately published, printed by the Plymouth Press, 1925. £25.00
    * Titled "Crantock and other Verse" on top wrap. Consists mainly of verse though with a list of the private and commercial residents and a brief history.





  191. Polwhele (Rev. Richard) THE HISTORY OF CORNWALL: Civil, Military, Religious, Architectural, Commercial, Biographical and Miscellaneous. With a folding engraved county map by John Cary, 47 of 48 plates and 15 pedigrees, plus one duplicated, the large folding plate of Mount's Bay has neat repairs to 2 short splits at folds, the fore-edge margin is ragged, 7 volumes bound in 2, 4to, early half calf, recased with original spines laid down, contrasting lettering pieces, edges chipped and rubbed from marbled boards, damp marks to endpapers and margins of several pages and a few plates. Without the pedigrees of Bassett and Vyvyan, which were never published. With the dedication to the Prince of Wales, but lacks the second part of the 'Cornish-English Vocabulary' (Truro: Printed by W. Polyblank, 1836) which is frequently missing. Signed 'Henry Trevasens His Book 1850' to one front endpaper, and his name to foot of a couple of title-pages, and with ink notes by him to margins of a few pages. Falmouth: Printed by T. Flindell, and the Cornish Press, by J. Tregoning, for Cadell and Davies, London: 1803 - 1806. and 1836 £460.00
    * A cheaper copy than usual. First issued in parts between 1803 and 1806, and then re-issued in 1816, explains for the number of incomplete copies. To compile the reprint by Kohler and Coombes, in 1978, required consulting several copies in Cornish and other libraries.





  192. [Polwhele (Richard)] FLORAL OFFERINGS; PRESENTED TO THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF CORNWALL: Whose Meeting was held at Truro, On the Twenty-Ninth Day of June, 1832. 24pp, lacks wraps, pasted to the verso of the title-page are early newscuttings of poetry by Polwhele and others. A presentation by 'the author' has been scrawled through in ink on the title-page, light stain to inner margin of title-page and last leaf. Truro: Printed at the Royal Cornwall Gazette Office by T.R. Gillet, jun. 1832. £20.00





  193. Pool (P.A.S) THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN AND BOROUGH OF PENZANCE. With 19 plates, textual illusts, [xii] + 291pp, dustwrapper covered with a loose plastic sleeve. Published by the Corporation of Penzance: 1974. £16.00





  194. Pool (P.A.S) THE PLACE-NAMES OF WEST PENWITH. With 2 maps, 93pp, oblong 8vo, original pictorial card covers, few spots to top cover. Second edition, P.A.S. Pool, Penzance: 1985. £11.00





  195. Pounds (Norman J.G), editor THE PARLIAMENTARY SURVEY OF THE DUCHY OF CORNWALL. Part I (Austell Prior - Saltash); Part II (Isles of Scilly - West Antony and Manors in Devon). 2 volumes with 2 folding maps, xxiv + 130pp, and 131-271pp, original card covers, small mark to one top cover. Devon & Cornwall Record Society New Series, Volumes. 25 & 27. Torquay: 1982-84. £8.00





  196. Price (L.L) 'WEST BARBARY' or Notes On The System Of Work And Wages In The Cornish Mines. 91pp, recent cloth, original printed board bound in, lacks rear board, few spots to prelims. Henry Frowde, Oxford: 1891. £85.00





  197. Provis (John), of Truro TABLES OF THE MOST USEFUL KIND, TO FACILITATE BUSINESS IN SEVERAL BRANCHES OF THE COPPER TRADE, Never before Printed, and which will apply to almost every individual concerned therein; from Original Calculations, made with the Greatest Circumspection. 263 + (1)pp, 4to, later qtr calf, spine slightly rubbed and faded, slight spotting to prelims, marbled endpapers which have their surfaces damaged with the removal of labels. First edition, Truro: Printed for the Author, by J. Tregoning at the Cornish Press. 1801. £125.00
    * Provis was the first person to be employed by the Cornish Metal Company, which was instituted in the year 1785.





  198. Quiller-Couch (M. and L) ANCIENT AND HOLY WELLS OF CORNWALL. Illusts., xxxi + 217pp, original cloth, small ink note and private ownership label to front-endpaper. First edition, London: Chas. J. Clark, 1894. £45.00





  199. Quixley (R.C.E) ANTIQUE MAPS OF CORNWALL AND THE ISLES OF SCILLY. Illusts, 60pp, oblong 8vo, dustwrapper rubbed few small tears and small portions torn from edges, signed by the author on front endpaper. First edition, Designed and Published by the author, 1966. £28.00 --- See sample text





  200. Rabey (Ivan) CORNWALL'S FIRE BRIGADES. Illusts, maps showing the locations of fire stations, 122pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Ivan Rabey. St. Columb: 1981. £16.00





  201. Rabey (Ivan) THE BOOK OF ST COLUMB AND ST MAWGAN. The Story of Two Ancient Parishes. Numerous illusts, 144pp, includes a 2 page list of subscribers, 4to, dustwrapper faded. Barracuda Books Ltd., Buckingham: 1979. £45.00





  202. Radford (Maisie and Evelyn), foreword by Frank Howes. MUSICAL ADVENTURES IN CORNWALL. 103pp, short tear to dustwrapper. David & Charles, Dawlish: 1965. £12.00





  203. Rees (Edgar A) OLD PENZANCE. With 12 plates, 124pp, original cloth, with the bookplate of Leonard Truran to front endpaper and with his signature to front endpaper. Published by the author. Penzance: 1956. £22.00 --- See sample text





  204. Reid (Clement), Barrow (G), Dewey (Henry), Flett (J.S) and D.A. MacAlister THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND PADSTOW AND CAMELFORD. With 4 plates and textual illusts, v + 120pp, recent cloth with the original wraps bound in. First edition, Memoirs of the Geological Survey. London: 1910. £45.00





  205. Rendel (J.M) TO THE REV. CANON ROGERS. REPORT ON THE PRACTICABILITY OF FORMING A HARBOUR, AT THE MOUTH OF THE LOE POOL, IN MOUNT'S BAY, near Helston, in the County of Cornwall. With 2 folding lithographic plans by Hulmandel, 16pp, original printed paper wraps, few spots to lower wrap, preserved in a recent marbled covered box, with a paper label on the top cover. First edition, Printed by J.B. Rowe, Plymouth, 1837. £400.00
    * The idea of the harbour was to provide a safe anchorage between Falmouth and Penzance, and as an outlet for the nearby Stannary town of Helston, but it was never built. The Loe Pool was owned by Rogers.





  206. Rennell (James) SOME FURTHER OBSERVATIONS, ON THE CURRENT THAT OFTEN PREVAILS TO THE WESTWARD OF THE SCILLY ISLANDS. With a large folding chart, pages numbered 182-202, this is a complete article extracted from the Philosophical Transactions, and bound with one other article, 4to, later wraps, top wrap creased. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: 1815. £65.00





  207. Robbins (Alfred F) LAUNCESTON, PAST AND PRESENT; A Historical and Descriptive Sketch. With 5 plates, x + 450pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, short split to head of spine, narrow damp stain to fore-edges of boards, internally sound. First edition. Launceston: The Cornish and Devon Printing Co., 1884. £85.00





  208. Robbins (Richard) VOICE FROM THE PAST A Liberal Manuscript. xvipp, original decorative card covers. Liberal Publications Dept., London: (1959) £15.00
    * Richard Robbins was born in 1817 and died in 1910. Employed as a boy on a Launceston newspaper. He went on to become a Town Councillor in Lauceston, where he campaigned against the landed gentry and in favour of building a railway. One of his sons wrote a history of Launceston.





  209. Rodd (Edward Hearle), edited by J.E. Harting THE BIRDS OF CORNWALL AND THE SCILLY ISLANDS. Folding map, portrait frontis., lvi + 320pp, original cloth, head and foot of spine slightly rubbed, edges slightly rubbed. First edition, London: Trubner and Co., 1880. £40.00





  210. Roe (Sonia), editor OIL PAINTINGS IN PUBLIC OWNERSHIP IN CORNWALL & THE ISLES OF SCILLY. Numerous coloured illustrations of each painting, xiv + 257pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Public Catalogue Foundation, 2007. £20.00





  211. [Rowe (J.H),], editor CORNISH NOTES AND QUERIES (First Series) Reprinted from the Cornish Telegraph. Edited by Peter Penn. Illusts, 323 + (xiv)pp, original cloth. All Published. London: Elliott Stock. Penzance: Cornish Telegraph, 1906. £20.00
    * Includes articles:- Cornish Language; Mail Coach Drivers; Family of Tangye; Probus Church; Tintagel; St. Columb; Cornish Pikemen, etc.






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  212. Royal Geological Society of Cornwall ROYAL GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF CORNWALL TRANSACTIONS Volume 11. Plates, maps, sections, 741pp in the original 9 parts with the wraps, wraps partly faded, portions missing from 4 spines, one top wrap loose, 2 top wraps have top corners missing. Penzance: 1887-1895. £75.00
    * Articles include:- Padstow fossils, photography in mines by Burrow, and Palaeozoic Fossils of Cornwall by Collins.






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  213. Sagar-Fenton (Michael) THE ROSEBUD AND THE NEWLYN CLEARANCES. Illusts, plan, 95pp, original pictorial card covers. Signed by the author on the title-page. Truran, Redruth: 2003. £10.00
    * 'The protestors hit on the inspired and romantic idea of sending their petition for the survival of the village directly to the Houses of Parliament on board a Newlyn fishing boat, the Rosebud.'





  214. Saint Blazey APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES in the PARISH OF SAINT BLAZEY, in the County of Cornwall. 1839. 22pp, folio, plain paper wraps, slightly dusty, ink title to top wrap, rear wrap almost loose. Printed in columns giving Names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of Premises and Land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportinments. Liddell and Son, Printers, Bodmin: 1839. £70.00
    * Includes tenements of Restineas, Lemallyn, Bodelva, Porth, Roselyon, Nanscawn, Tallack's Ground, Churchtown, etc.





  215. Saint Cleer and Saint Stephen's-by-Saltash PLANS, PARTICULARS, AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF WELL-SITUATED FREEHOLD FARMS And Valuable Quarries of Stone, to be Held at Webb's Hotel, Liskeard, On Monday, December 11th, 1911. By Messrs. J. Kittow & Son, Launceston. With 3 large coloured folding plans, 7pp, folio, original printed wraps. 1911. £20.00
    * Includes farms of East and West Hendra, Trevollard, the tenement of Cumble Torr with the Quarry on the bank of the River Lynher.





  216. Saint Columb Minor APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES, in the Parish of SAINT COLUMB MINOR, in the County of Cornwall. 1840. 27pp, folio, unlettered thin card covers, cloth spine, few marks to rear cover, portion of label with handwritten title on top cover. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportionments. Liddell and Son, Printers, Bodmin: 1840. £45.00





  217. Saint Erth APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES, in the Parish of SAINT ERTH, in the County of Cornwall. 1842. 36 leaves printed on one side only, folio, unlettered thin card covers, cloth spine, handwritten place name on top cover, portion cut, approx. 5" X 2", from top corner of top cover, small portion of paper missing from rear edge of rear board, covers partly faded. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportionments. Liddell and Son, Printers, Bodmin: 1842. £50.00





  218. Saint Ives APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES, of the Parish of SAINT IVES, in the County of Cornwall. 1839. 35 leaves, printed on one side only, folio, unlettered thin card, cloth spine, lacks approx. 5" of spine, covers slightly dusty, place-name on top cover as well as ownership name. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportionments. E. Rowe, Printer, Penzance: 1839. £65.00





  219. Saint Mabyn APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE IN LIEU OF TITHES, in the Parish of SAINT MABYN, in the County of Cornwall. 1839. 18pp, folio, few marks to thin card covers, crude paper spine, handwritten place-name on top cover, verso of covers, title, and last leaf spotty. Printed in columns giving names of Landowners and Occupiers, Description of premises and land, Cultivation, Quantity, Rent-charge, No. on Plan. Plans were not issued with these apportionments. Liddell and Son, Printers, Bodmin: 1839. £45.00





  220. Saint Martin in Meneage APPORTIONMENT OF THE RENT CHARGE in lieu of Tithes in the Parish of SAINT MARTIN IN MENEAGE in the County of Cornwall. 1841. 13pp, no plan present, folio, recent card covers, cloth spine, original printed label on top cover, some professional strengthening to corners of pages, fore-edge margins dust-stained, some repaired edge tears. Printed throughout, with columns for Landowners, Occupiers, No. on Plan, Description, State of Cultivation, Quantity, Amount of Rent Charge. Carlyon, Printer, Helston: 1841. £50.00
    * Includes tenements:- Gear, Tresize, Tremayne, Soarne, Henver, Mudgeon, etc.





  221. [Sandys (W)], Uncle Jan Treenoodle SPECIMENS OF CORNISH PROVINCIAL DIALECT, collected & arranged by Uncle Jan Treenoodle, with some introductory remarks and a glossary by an antiquarian friend. Also a selection of songs and other pieces connected with Cornwall. Frontis, 108pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, couple of short splits to outer hinges, with the original paper label, which is slightly chipped to edges, on top board, edges of frontis spotty, name in a contemporary hand to front endpaper. First edition, London: John Russell Smith, 1846. £85.00





  222. Sharpe (Adam), Edwards (Trevor), Sparrow (Colin) ST. JUST. An Archaeological Survey of the Mining District: Volume I: Survey and Management. Volume II: Site Descriptions. 2 volumes, illusts, diagrams, maps, (v) + 154 and 302pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Cornwall Archaeological Unit, Truro: 1992. £70.00





  223. Sharpe (Adam), Lewis (Rose), and others ENGINE HOUSE SURVEY THE MINERAL TRAMWAYS PROJECT An Historical architectural and structural assessment of surviving engine houses and arsenic calciners in the Mineral Tramways Project area, Cornwall. Maps, plans, ii + 200pp, original decorative laminated card covers. Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 1991. £30.00





  224. Simcoe (Rev. H.A), editor LIGHT FROM THE WEST; or, The Cornish Parochial Visitor. Volumes 1 and 2. Two volumes bound in 1, illustrated with occasional wood cuts, 286 + (2)pp, and 283 + (1)pp, 12mo, contemporary, unlettered, half calf, marbled boards, rubbed. Cornwall: Rev. H.A. Simcoe, Penheale - Press. 1832 and 1833. £50.00
    * Issued in penny monthly numbers, most issues being 24pp. The last one mentioned by Boase & Courtney, being vol xvii, 1848. Mainly of religious interest.





  225. Simcoe (Rev. H.A), editor LIGHT FROM THE WEST; or, The Cornish Parochial Visitor. Volumes 3 and 4. Two volumes bound in 1, illustrated with occasional wood cuts, 284 + (2)pp, and 288 + (2)pp, 12mo, contemporary, unlettered, half calf, marbled boards, rubbed. Cornwall: Rev. H.A. Simcoe, Penheale - Press. 1834 and 1835. £45.00
    * Issued in penny monthly numbers, most issues being 24pp. The last one mentioned by Boase & Courtney, being vol xvii, 1848. Mainly of religious interest.





  226. Simcoe (Rev. H.A), editor LIGHT FROM THE WEST or, The Cornish Parochial Visitor. Volume 5. Illustrated with occasional wood cuts, [iv] + 288pp, 12mo, early binders cloth. Cornwall: Rev. H.A. Simcoe, Penheale - Press. 1836. £25.00
    * Issued in penny monthly numbers, most issues being 24pp. Mainly of religious interest. See Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis volume 2 page 651.





  227. Simonin (L) MINES AND MINERS or Underground Life. Illustrated with 160 engravings on wood, 20 maps geologically coloured and 10 plates of metals and minerals, xix + 522 + [ii]pp, 4to, recent cloth, margins to a couple of prelims slightly dusty, and one of these leaves slightly ragged to fore-edge. London: William Mackenzie, Preface dated, 1868. £200.00
    * 'M. Simonin visited the Cornish mines in 1862. His work contains numerous accounts of Cornwall and its mining works....' Boase and Courtney. Volume 2, page 653.





  228. Smirke (Edward) THE CASE OF VICE AGAINST THOMAS, Determined on Appeal before the Lord Warden of the Stannaries of Cornwall, With an Appendix of Records and Documents Illustrating the Early History of the Tin Mines in Cornwall, and Explanatory Notes. [vi] + 52 + vii + 132pp, early cloth boards, later cloth spine, paper label on spine, few marks to endpapers, otherwise sound. Author's presentation inscription to half-title. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Robert Burnard to front pastedown. Saunders and Benning, London: 1843. £125.00





  229. St Ive, Quethiock and Pillaton ST IVE, QUETHIOCK AND PILLATON PARISHES CORNWALL. PARTICULARS & CONDITIONS OF SALE OF FREEHOLD PROPERTIES Comprising Farms and Detached Fields. Messrs J. Kittow & Son Are instructed to offer the above for Sale by Auction at Golding's Hotel, Callington on Wednesday, 5th July, 1916. With 4 large coloured folding plans, 9pp, folio, original printed wraps, small area damaged to top corner of top wrap and first 2 leaves. 1916. £25.00
    * Includes the farms of Penpoll, Ford and Saunton, tenement of West Morsehead.





  230. St. Madron and Morvah PARISH MAGAZINE. 48 issues, each year consists of 286pp, original wraps bound in at rear, bound with the Bovey Tracey magazine for September 1896. Binders cloth, few short snags to head and foot of spine, inner hinges cracked though sound, occasional foxing. January 1897 - December 1900. £40.00
    * Most of the articles are of general interest, the wrappers containing most of the local information.





  231. Stoate (T), editor and publisher THE CORNWALL MILITARY SURVEY 1522 with the Loan Books and a Tinners Muster Roll c.1535. xviii + 209pp, small folio, original cloth, light signs of spotting to top board. T.L. Stoate, Almondsbury: 1987. £55.00





  232. Stoate (T.L), editor and publisher. CORNWALL SUBSIDIES IN THE REIGN OF HENRY VIII 1524 and 1543 and the Benevolence of 1545. xii + 196pp, small folio, original cloth. T.L. Stoate, Almondsbury: 1985. £35.00





  233. Stoate (T.L), editor and publisher. CORNWALL MANORIAL RENTALS AND SURVEYS. iii + 198pp, small folio, original cloth, small ownership stamp to front endpaper. T.L. Stoate. Almondsbury: 1988. £24.00
    * Includes these Manors:- Bodulgate, Carnanton, Colquite, Hengar, Hornacott, Launcestonland, Liskeard, Moders, Powton, Penheale, Pentyn, Rilloton, Rosemorron, Roseworthy, Stoke Climsland, Tintagel, Trematon.





  234. Stockdale (F.W.L) EXCURSIONS IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL.... Engraved and printed title pages, a folding engraved map, and 48 plates. 171 + [vi]pp, lacks last leaf of index, early binders cloth, occasional foxing. First edition, Simpkin and Marshall, London: 1824. £50.00





  235. Stockdale (F.W.L) EXCURSIONS IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL, Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry. Remains of Antiquity..... Frontis, engraved and printed title pages, a folding engraved map and 48 plates, xi + 171 + 8pp, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed to edges, outer hinges split at head of spine for approx. 1", small portion missing from head of spine, leather label on spine, occasional foxing and off-setting, signs where label removed from front endpaper. Large paper copy. First edition, London: Simpkin & Marshall, 1824. £100.00





  236. Stockdale (F.W.L) EXCURSIONS IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL, Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry. Remains of Antiquity..... With engraved and printed title pages, a folding engraved map and 48 plates, xi + 184 + 8 page index, sm 8vo, early half calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, marbled boards, and endpapers, t.e.g., occasional foxing. First edition, London: Simpkin & Marshall, 1824. £80.00
    * This a smaller paper edition than usual, with the text re-set.





  237. Stokes (Whitley) GWREANS AN BYS. THE CREATION OF THE WORLD, A Cornish Mystery, Edited, with a Translation and Notes by Whitley Stokes, Esq. 208 + advert leaf, original cloth, first and last leaf slightly browned First edition, Philosophical Society by A. Asher & Co., Berlin: 1863. £110.00





  238. Stucley (John) SIR BEVILL GRENVILE and his times 1596 - 1643. Plates, map endpapers, 160pp, pages edges lightly tanned, small 4to, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1983. £30.00





  239. Symons (R) GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OR GAZETTEER OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL. With a Treatise on the Geology of Cornwall (and Map) by Brenton Symonds. 2 folding maps one of which is coloured, xvi + 238 + 10pp of adverts, 4to, original cloth, recased with old spine laid down, and new endpapers, spine faded, edges of boards rubbed, one folding map laid down. Penzance: Printed by F. Rodda. 1884. £85.00





  240. Tangye (Moira) THE BOOK OF ST ERVAN. The Story of a Rural Parish. Illusts, 160pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove. Tiverton: 2006. £25.00





  241. Tangye (Sir Richard) TALES OF A GRANDFATHER. Third Series. (With apologies to Sir Walter Scott.) Illusts, 138pp, untrimmed in the original qtr cloth, printed paper boards, slightly shaken. Privately Printed. 1900. £25.00
    * A series of notes and jottings on various subjects some of which are autobiographical. Tangye was born in Illogan, went to the quaker school at Sidcot, and with his brothers started a large engineering company in Birmingham. He travelled widely and wrote books on his travels. He bought Glendorgal, from the Vivians, and from 1882 spent most of his summers there.





  242. Thomas (Herbert) CORNISH MINING INTERVIEWS. Copiously Illustrated, With Portraits of Celebrities and Photographs of Mining Scenes at Home and Abroad, including: Underground Scenes by J.C. Burrow, F.G.S. Gold Medallist & Pioneer in Deep Mining Photography. Plates one of which is folding, (xiii) + 351pp, recent qtr morocco, raised bands, gilt lines, cloth boards. Camborne Printing and Stationery Co., 1896. £165.00





  243. Thomas (John), printer ANCIENT AND MODERN HISTORY OF MOUNT'S BAY, with every Civil and Military Transaction, in Saint Michael's Mount, Marazion, Penzance, Paul, Buryan, Saint Levan, Sennen, Saint Just, &c. The Third Edition, Revised and Corrected with Considerable Additions. Frontis, 108pp, 12mo, early half calf, matching later cloth spine, marbled boards, paper on boards slightly rubbed, no label on spine. Penzance: Printed by and for John Thomas. 1831. £130.00





  244. Thomas (W. Herbert), editor POEMS OF CORNWALL by Thirty Cornish Authors. Frontis., 167pp, original cloth, very lightly rubbed to edges. Penzance: Printed and Published by F. Rodda, 1892. £26.00





  245. Tovey (David), and Skinner (Sarah) CORNISH LIGHT. The Nottingham 1894 Exhibition Revisited. Numerous coloured and black and white illusts, 152pp, 4to, original pictorial card Covers. Sansom & Co., Bristol: 2015. £25.00
    * Published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Cornish Light' at Nottingham Castle Museum and Penlee House, Gallery & Museum, Penzance.





  246. Tregoning (Joseph), Pr and sold by THE LAWS OF THE STANNARIES OF CORNWALL; With Marginal Notes and References to Authorities. To which are added The Several Acts of Parliament, Schedule of Fees, Resolutions of the Judges, referred to in the Several Constitutions, and a Copious Index. iv + 130 + (ix)pp, uncut, in the original paper boards, lacks most of spine, stitching slightly loosening, boards rubbed to edges, prelims and rear endpaper foxed. First Edition, Truro: Printed and Sold by Joseph Tregoning. 1808. £110.00





  247. Tremewan (Tom) A BUILDER'S LIFE IN PERRANPORTH. Illusts, 128pp, dustwrapper slightly rubbed to top edge, corner cut from front endpaper. Oscar Blackford, Truro: 1974. £12.00
    * This was his second work following on from 'Cornish Youth' and covers the period 1918 - 1938.





  248. [Trenhaile (J)] RECREATIONS IN RHYME, by a Cornubian. With a portrait frontis., of Dolly Pentreath, 264 + 4pp list of subscribers, recent half calf, cloth sides, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, marbled endpapers. With the label of John Blowey to front pastedown. Longman, Rees, Orme.... London, and W. Byers, Devonport: 1834. £85.00





  249. Trevithick (Francis) LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, With an account of his inventions. Illustrated with engravings on wood by W.J. Welch, engraved portrait frontis. xii + 388 and viii + 403pp, 2 volumes, original cloth, light spotting to prelims of volume 1. First edition, London: E. & F.N. Spon, 1872. £200.00





  250. Uren (J.G), Late Postmaster of Penzance SCILLY AND THE SCILLONIANS. With 63 plates, 149 + 3 pages of adverts, original decorative cloth. "The Western Morning News," Plymouth: 1907. £30.00





  251. Ussher (W.A.E) THE POST-TERTIARY GEOLOGY OF CORNWALL. Coloured frontis, textual illusts, 59pp, recent full calf, frontis partly water stained, slightly affecting the title-page. Printed for Private Circulation. Hertford: 1879. £30.00
    * Not in Boase & Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis.





  252. Vale (Edmund) THE HARVEYS OF HAYLE. Engine Builders, Shipwrights, and Merchants of Cornwall. With plates, 8 maps and diagrams, 356pp, original cloth, slight wear to head of dustwrapper, with tape to verso. Truro: D. Bradford Barton Ltd. 1966. £28.00





  253. Vaughan (John) THE NEWQUAY BRANCH and its Branches. Illusts, 192pp, 4to, slightly crinkled dustwrapper. Haynes Oxford Publishing Co., 1991. £20.00





  254. Venning (James) HISTORICAL NOTICES With Illustrations and Map of TWENTY PARISHES IN EAST CORNWALL. Part I. contains Historical Notes and Legends dating from 500 years before the Norman Conquest, to 1901 in the 20th Century (revised). Part II. Historical Notes from 1901 to 1934. Part III. Hymns and poems composed by the Publisher from 1901 to 1934. Part IV. A brief review of the Author's adventurous and strenuous career. Illusts, folding map, 237 + 134 + iv page index, some spotting to the original cloth, recased with new endpapers, spine faded. Fourth Edition, with Illustrations. November, Plymouth: 1934. £75.00
    * As usual this copy does not have the minor Parts III and IV found in some copies of the Fourth edition.





  255. Walker (Rev. Robert) TWO LETTERS, ADDRESSED TO THE FREEHOLDERS AND FREEMEN OF THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL; Containing Remarks on some Doctrines Promulgated by Francis Gregor, Esq. in a pamphlet, entitled, "Observations on the Resolutions Passed by Certain Friends of Parliamentary Reform at Bodmin." 82pp, untrimmed and stitched into recent, unlettered, card covers. Portions missing from lower inner margins of title-page and first 14 leaves, intruding into text affecting just a couple, or approx. 10 words, 3 leaves have fore-edge margins strengthened and are partly water stained. Printed and Published by J. Heard, Truro: 1812. £15.00





  256. [Wallis (John)] OUTLINE OR SKELETON MAPS OF THE DIOCESE OF EXETER. Part 1. Containing in Thirteen Plates, The Archdeaconry and County of Cornwall, in which the Boundaries of all the Deaneries, Hundreds, Subdivisions of Hundreds, and Parishes, are accurately described. With 'List of Maps', 'Explanation' and 13 lithographic maps, printed on rectos, small 4to, disbound, lacks wraps, pages loose and tied with string at top corner, title and last leaf slightly dusty, signs where once folded, title page and last leaf dusty. Bodmin: Lithographed by Liddell and Son. 1825. £65.00
    * The Cornish section of the Diocese was the only part to be published. The maps are:- 'Hundred of East'; 'Deanery of East'; 'Hundred of Stratton; 'Deanery of Trigg Minor'; 'Hundred of Lesnewth'; 'Deanery of Trigg Minor'; 'Hundred of Trigg'; 'Deanery & Hundred of Pydar'; 'Deanery & Hundred of West'; 'Deanery & Hundred of Powder'; 'Deanery & Hundred of Kirrier'; 'Deanery & Hundred of Penwith'; 'Scilly isles' 'These maps were reduced by Bennett Pascoe, land surveyor, from the outline prepared by John Wallis in 1815 from T. Martyn's large map.' See Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis.





  257. Wallis (John) THE CORNWALL REGISTER; containing collections relative to the Past & Present State of the 209 parishes; forming the County, Archdeaconry, Parliamentary Divisions and Poor Law Unions of Cornwall. To which is added a brief view of the adjoining towns and parishes in Devon from Hartland to Plymouth. 476pp, early half calf, recased with recent calf spine retaining the original morocco lettering piece, marbled boards, portions of paper chipped from top board, inner hinges crudely strengthened, early ownership name in ink to front end paper and to title-page, small ink splash to title-page. Liddell and Son. Bodmin: 1847. £60.00





  258. Ward (L.B) A DIFFERENT HISTORY FOR ST GENNYS Some Notes Relevant to the History of the Parish of St Gennys. Maps, illusts, 86 + (15)pp, original decorative paper wraps. Privately published, L.B. Ward, Bude: 1993. £15.00





  259. Weighell (W), printer WEIGHELL'S GUIDE TO NORTH CORNWALL Folding map, illusts, [viii] + 127 + 7pp (adverts), sm 8vo, original limp cloth, lacks lower corner of card from top board. 6th Edition. Launceston: W. Weighell, c.190- £12.00





  260. West (James) ST. BREOCK AND WADEBRIDGE. A Contribution to a History of Parish and Town. 127pp, original pictorial card covers. Dyllansow Truran, Redruth: 1991. £15.00





  261. West Looe REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF WEST LOOE. Title + pages numbered 538-542, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound, pages loose. House of Commons, London: 1835. £10.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.





  262. Whybrow (Marion) ST IVES 1883-1993. Portrait of an Art Colony. Illusts, 236pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge: 1994. £11.00





  263. Willmott (James) THE BOOK OF BODMIN A Portrait of the Town. Illusts, 120pp, includes a page listing Subscribers. cr 4to, partly faded dustwrapper, with a small bookplate of Rev. Barry Kinsmen, a local author. Barracuda Books, Chesham: 1977. £15.00





  264. Wood (W), printer publisher WOOD'S HAND-BOOK TO CORNWALL, Full page plates and textual illusts, folding map, 172 + (x)pp of adverts, sm 8vo, original cloth, rubbed to top outer hinge, later endpapers, neat repair to short tear to verso of map. Devonport: W. Wood, Fore-Street. c.1880. £45.00
    * This edition not in Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis.





  265. Woodbine (Ray), transcriber CORNWALL 1851 CENSUS. St Germans Superintendent Registrars District. Volume 10. Part 1. MAKER, RAME, and ST. JOHN. 126pp, 4to, original card covers, clip on plastic spine. Privately published, Par: 2000. £9.00





  266. Woodley (George) CORNUBIA: A Poem In Five Cantos, Descriptive of the Most Interesting Scenery, Natural and Artificial, In the County of Cornwall; Interspersed with Historical Anecdotes and Legendary Tales. xvii + 172pp, early qtr cloth, marbled boards, slightly rubbed. First edition, Mitchell and Co., Printers, High Cross, Truro: 1819. £90.00





  267. Wyrall (Everard) THE HISTORY OF THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY 1914-1919. With twenty-one illustrations and twenty-one maps, many of which are folding, xvi + 514pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, few small spots and light marks to covers, cloth slightly rubbed to edges, inner hinges cracked and weak. First edition, London: Methuen and Co., 1932. £70.00





  268. [Yonge (Duke John)] CORNISH CARELESSNESS; Poems, Original and Translated by Launcelot Pendennis. viii + 167pp, 12mo, untrimmed in early cloth, partly faded, leather label on spine, lacks 1" from head of spine, the rest of spine almost loose. Plymouth: Rowe, 1830. £105.00




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