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Historical Descriptions of Camborne (2008)

by Chris Bond (Editor)

Other authors: Albert Bluett (Contributor), J. C. Burrow (Photographer), Richard Edmonds (Contributor), Thomas Fiddick (Contributor), Robert Hunt (Contributor)5 more, Edward Lhuyd (Contributor), William Penaluna (Contributor), Joseph Polsue (Contributor), David Thomas (Foreword), William Richards Tuck (Contributor)

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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 go to the Camborne Old Cornwall Society, the President of which, David Thomas, has contributed the Foreword. Published by The Cornovia Press, ISBN 978-1-908878-00-7.… (more)

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Bluett, AlbertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burrow, J. C.Photographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edmonds, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fiddick, ThomasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hunt, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lhuyd, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Penaluna, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Polsue, JosephContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thomas, DavidForewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tuck, William RichardsContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The Cornovia Press

2 editions of this book were published by The Cornovia Press.

Editions: 0952206471, 1908878002

 

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