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Subsidy Rolls, Muster and Hearth Tax Rolls and Probate Calendars of the Parish of St. Constantine ( Kerrier ), Cornwall
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Subsidy Rolls, Muster and Hearth Tax Rolls and Probate Calendars of the Parish of St. Constantine ( Kerrier ), Cornwall

By CONSTANTINE .

Exeter: Devon & Cornwall Record Society, 1910. (viii); 107 pages. Single small ex. lib. stamp on verso of title-page. Original grey cloth with the title in gilt on the spine. Scarce, as only issued to the members of the Devon & Cornwall Record Society. NICE COPY. First Ed. Original Cloth. Very Good. Small 4to. Book.

$79.27

Autograph letter signed to William Pengelly

By CAPERN, Edward (1819-1894)

Three page letter in the hand of Edward Capern (the Postman Poet), addressed from Bideford and dated Jan. 28th 1858. To the eminent geologist and discoverer of Kent's Cavern, William Pengelly. Edward Capern was known as the Bideford postman poet, born at Tiverton, much of his early life was taken up working in a lace factory at Barnstaple where his family had moved to. This work over a period of time affected his eyesight, suffering hard times he eventually found employment as a rural postman at Bideford, here he began writing his poetry, with his first work published in 1856 simply called " Poems." Lord Parmerston was so taken with his poetry he eventually awarded him a pension of £60 per year. Near Fine. Manuscript.

$52.84

A Week in the Isles of Scilly
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A Week in the Isles of Scilly

By COURTNEY, Leonard H

Truro: Lake & Lake, 1878. (8); 88 pages. Folding map, 4 plates. Some spotting. Neat ownership inscription on the inside cover. Original yellow pictorial wrapper, new matching spine and rear cover. a little trimmed on the fore-margin. Scarce early guide book to the Islands.. First Edit. Original Wraps. Good. 8vo. Book.

$198.17

A Perambulation of the Antient and Royal Forest of Dartmoor and the Venville Precincts or a Topographical Survey of Their Antiquities and Scenery By the Late Samuel Rowe, M.A

By ROWE, George

(Exeter): James G. Commin, 1896. (viii); 239 + (viii)(index) pages. 4 large folding sectional maps, large folding sketch map (with a small repair), full-page plates and illustrations in text after drawings by F.J. WIDGERY, and photographs by T.A. Falcon. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine with a central device depicting a cromlech on the upper cover. Light foxing mainly affecting the tissue guard to the frontispiece. A VERY GOOD COPY of the most comprehensive edition of Rowe's "Perambulation", largely re-written by the author's son.. Third Edition, Revised and Corrected. Original Cloth. Very Good. Stout large 8vo. Book.

$92.48

Rambles Beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall Taken A-Foot.

By COLLINS, W. Wilkie

(London): Richard Bentley, 1852. iv; (iv); 304 pages. 12 tinted lithograph plates after Henry C. Brandling. Some foxing mainly to the frontispiece. Original cloth rebacked with the spine relaid.. Second Edition. Original Cloth. Good. 8vo.. Book.

$125.50

English Topography : or, a Series of Historical  and Statistical Descriptions of the Several Counties of England and Wales
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English Topography : or, a Series of Historical and Statistical Descriptions of the Several Counties of England and Wales

By NIGHTINGALE, Joseph

(London): Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1816. 46 maps hand coloured in outline, 21 ADDITIONAL TOWN PLANS with vignette views, each mostly drawn by George Cole, engraved by John Roper; with accompanying letterpress descriptions. Final map [Radnorshire] soiled, the rest with few minor soiling marks, some light age discolouration to the town plans. Attractively rebound in half tan calf, marbled boards.. First Edit. Half-Leather. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$1981.65

Ten Years in Dartmouth; or, Recollections of My Childhood
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Ten Years in Dartmouth; or, Recollections of My Childhood

By GODFREY, M.E

[privately published] ?, 1884. 23; (i) pages. Original limp cloth rubbed. Signed J.J. Godfrey in the upper margin of the title-page. Not in Brockett, or Copac.. First Edit. Original Cloth. Good. Small 4to. Book.

$39.63

Dartmouth Shipbuilding Industry
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Dartmouth Shipbuilding Industry

By PHILIP & Son, Ltd ... Shipbuilders & Engineers

Dartmouth circa 1930s. ( 50 ) pages. Well illustrated. Initials on endpaper. Original gilt pictorial cloth a little dusty. Dartmouth and its association with ships and shipbuilding is a long one, and takes us away into the remote past. For many generations the shipbuilding industry was the mainstay of Dartmouth. Many firms had become associated with its enterprise, it was in the year 1858 that the Philip family arrived and started operations with three slipways at Sandquay.. First Edit. Original Boards. Very Good. Oblong 4to. Book.

$99.08

A Sketch of the Geology of Cornwall, including a brief Description of the Mining Districts, and the ores produced in them. With Geological Map of Cornwall, and numerous steel plates, illustrative of influence of rock formations on scenery. Reprinted from
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A Sketch of the Geology of Cornwall, including a brief Description of the Mining Districts, and the ores produced in them. With Geological Map of Cornwall, and numerous steel plates, illustrative of influence of rock formations on scenery. Reprinted from

By SYMONS, Brenton

London: The Mining Journal, 1884. vi; (ii); 209; (i)(advert) pages. Large folding map geologically coloured, 2 sectional plans, 9 vignette plates. One sectional plan with minor binder's flaw. Ownership inscriptions of Justin Brooke on the front endpaper. Original green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper cover and spine, which has neat head and tail-cap repairs, cloth bright. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY. First Ed. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.. Book.

$178.35

A Week in the Isles of Scilly
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A Week in the Isles of Scilly

By NORTH, I. W

Penzance: E. Rowe & Son, 1850. v; (v); 199 + (i)(advert) pages. 4 attractive tinted lithograph plates. Neat ownership inscription on the verso of the frontispiece. Original dark blue cloth with the title in gilt on the upper cover. A very good sound copy. First Edit. Original Cloth. Very Good.. Tall 8vo. Book.

$165.14

Ballads and Songs
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Ballads and Songs

By CAPERN, Edward

(London): W. Kent & Co, 1858. xi; 188 + (xx)(advert) pages. Original green cloth lightly rubbed, bright.. First Edit. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$33.03

Memorials of Barnstaple; Being an Attempt to Supply the Want of a History of That Ancient Borough
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Memorials of Barnstaple; Being an Attempt to Supply the Want of a History of That Ancient Borough

By GRIBBLE, Joseph Besly

Barnstaple: J, Avery, 1830. xvi; 640; (i)(errata) pages. Two folding tables. New endpapers. Half calf rubbed mainly at the corners, newly attractively rebacked. This edition without the plan, as in some copies.. First Edit. Half-Leather. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$165.14

Dartmoor Pictorial Records
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Dartmoor Pictorial Records

By BURNARD, Robert

Plymouth: Privately Printed : W. Brendon & Son,, 1890. FOUR VOLUME SET. 56; 60; 74; 84 pages. 69 photographic plates, from negatives by the Author, illustrations, plans, etc in the text. Floral endpapers. Neat contemporary ownership inscription. Original cloth professionally rebacked (to the original style) with new morocco spines, gilt lettering, and all contained within a custom made slipcase. LIMITED EDITIONS, Volume 1 to 150 copies; volumes 2-4 to 200 copies, all signed by the printer and Robert Burnard. Rare to find all four volumes, usually lacking the first volume. The great early photographic book of Dartmoor.. First Edit. Half-Leather. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$660.55

The Genealogy of the Family of Cole, of the County of Devon, and of Those of Its Branches Which Settled in Suffolk, Hampshire, Surrey, Lincolnshire, and Ireland
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The Genealogy of the Family of Cole, of the County of Devon, and of Those of Its Branches Which Settled in Suffolk, Hampshire, Surrey, Lincolnshire, and Ireland

By EDWIN-COLE, James

Printed for Private Circulation, 1867. (iv); ii; 63; (i) pages. Engraved frontispiece [foxed]. Inner hinge spreading but holding firmly. Original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the upper cover. A few neat relevant annotations. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$112.29

Royal National and Commercial Directory and Topography of the Counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Devonshire ... [South-West]
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Royal National and Commercial Directory and Topography of the Counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Devonshire ... [South-West]

By PIGOT & CO.'S

(London): I. Slater, 1844. (viii); 50; 36; 50; 158; 36; 142; 100; 22; 24; 40; 98; 46; 68; 84 (xvi) + (xvii)(advert) pages. 12 ex. 13 hand coloured folding maps [lacks the Wales map], two maps slightly defective. Original diced calf, morocco label. An unusally good copy, originally published at 30 shillings. First. Hardcover. Very Good. Large stout 8vo. Book.

$594.50

Poems
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Poems

By CAPERN, Edward

(London): W. Kent & Co, 1859. xi; 188; (iv) pages. Original olive green blind-stamped cloth gilt on the spine, very slightly rubbed. Long near contemporary ownership inscription on the front endpaper and pastedown.. Third Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$33.03

Naenia Cornubiae, a descriptive essay, illustrative of the sepulchres and funereal customs of the early inhabitants of the county of Cornwall
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Naenia Cornubiae, a descriptive essay, illustrative of the sepulchres and funereal customs of the early inhabitants of the county of Cornwall

By BORLASE, William Copeland

Truro: J. R. Netherton, 1872. xvi; 287; (i) pages. Line illustrations throughout. Light foxing mainly to first few pages. Original brown gilt cloth. From Dartington Hall Library with single neat stamp on the half-title. A bright copy, nice in the original binding. First Edit. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.. Book.

$118.90

The Dodderidges of Devon : With an Account of the Bibliotheca Doddridgiana
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The Dodderidges of Devon : With an Account of the Bibliotheca Doddridgiana

By DODDERIDGE, Sidney E

(Exeter): William Pollard & Co, 1909. (viii); 63 pages. Colour frontispiece, 11 plates. Inner hinge pulling but firm, new endpapers, browning to first and last page. Original cloth slightly frayed, small fade mark on upper cover.. First Edit. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. Book.

$79.27

Poems
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Poems

By CAPERN, Edward

(London): David Bogue, 1856. xii; 215; (iv) pages. Original cloth fraying at the head of the spine.. Second Edition, with Additions. Original Cloth. Good. 8vo.. Book.

$26.42

Wayside Warbles
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Wayside Warbles

By CAPERN, Edward

(London): Sampson Low, Marston & Co, 1865. xii; 207; (iv) pages. Small inscription on endpapers. Original dark green cloth slightly worn at the head of the spine. First Edit. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$26.42

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