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Cover of: Historical Descriptions of Camborne | Chris Bond, Edward Lhuyd, William Penaluna, Joseph Polsue, Richard Edmonds, William Richards Tuck, Robert Hunt, Thomas Fiddick, Albert Bluett
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.

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2 editions First published in 2008

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Cover of: Historical Descriptions of Camborne
2013, The Cornovia Press
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2008, The Cornovia Press
Historical Descriptions of Camborne
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June 18, 2013 Edited by Chris Bond Edited without comment.
December 26, 2011 Edited by Mary Murrell merge authors
December 21, 2011 Edited by Mary Murrell undo merge authors
December 21, 2011 Edited by Mary Murrell merge authors
August 21, 2011 Created by 86.184.122.40 Added new book.