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The Watchers on the Longships

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The Watchers on the Longships

by Cobb, James F. F.R.G.S

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  • hardcover
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London, 3 Paternoster Buildings E.C.: Publisher: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1896. Twenty Third Edition. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Condition: Good. Red Cloth Bound Boards Ornately stamped and gilded title on front cover with illustration of lighthouse behind Border in black of Rope and anchor design. Ornate gilt title and lighthouse plus figure design and rope border on spine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. A Tale of high adventure and the triumph of faith set in 18th century Cornwall. Into the world of smugglers and wreckers comes the gospel via the Wesleyan revival. Newly widowed Owen Tresillian, his family, and a faithful young parson, suffer for Christ as the locals react to the gospel message. This most moving and engaging book was written over 100 years ago, It features the beginnings of Wesleyan Methodism in Cornwall, Lord Howe's "glorious first of June", and all the excitement of seafaring life in dangerous times


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The Watchers on the Longships
Cobb, James F. F.R.G.S
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Twenty Third Edition
Publisher: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.
Place of Publication
London, 3 Paternoster Buildings E.C.
Date published
Cobb, James F. F.R.G.S. The Watchers on the Longships Publisher: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. nautical sailing methodist methodism
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
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