Cover of: Historical Descriptions of Camborne |

About the Book

A fine selection of historical descriptions of the town and parish of Camborne spanning the years 1700 to 1898, including accounts of the parish by Edward Lhuyd, William Penaluna and Joseph Polsue. Also includes Richard Trevithick by Richard Edmonds, the elusive Reminiscences of Camborne by William Richards Tuck (which includes a first hand account of Joseph Emidy, the 18th century West African born slave turned composer and virtuoso violinist), Rodolph Eric Raspe, the author of the Adventures of Baron Munchausen, by Robert Hunt, The Endowed Public Charities of Camborne by Thomas Fiddick junior and The Great Dolcoath by Albert Bluett, this last being illustrated with photographs by J C Burrow of Camborne. The book also contains a comprehensive index. All of the proceeds from the sales of this book are to go to the Camborne Old Cornwall Society, and the President of which, David Thomas, has contributed the Foreword.

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
166
Dimensions
22.86 x 15.24 x 1.0 centimeters
Weight
0.3 kilos

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25428505M
ISBN 10
1908878002
ISBN 13
9781908878007
Library Thing
14000856
Goodreads
18148897

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July 5, 2013 Edited by Chris Bond Added paperback edition
July 5, 2013 Edited by Chris Bond Added new cover
July 5, 2013 Created by Chris Bond Added new book.