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M.A. COURTNEY
Cornish Feasts and FolkLore. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY
"Beare & Son, Penzance, 1890" 8vo. First Edition title browned; original plum cloth gilt back bevelled boards patterned endpapers a very good bright clean copy. With the fine nineteenth-century engraved armorial bookplate of Joseph Bevan Braithwaite on front paste-down. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS UNSIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON TITLE. Revised and reprinted from the Folk-Lore Society Journa
-- Island Books -- Book number: 27082
GBP 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 158.75 US$ 186.73 | JP 21179]
Keywords: "topography, cornwall, feasts, folk-lore, folklore"
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COX, JACK.
Dangerous Waters. (A Skipper Book).
London: Lutterworth Press, 1955. 0. 1st edition. "It has everything - storm and shipwreck, under-water swimming, pace and action, stolen diamonds, a mystery frogman, and a running fight between three ruthless marauders and three determined boys on board a ketch sailing through the dangerous channels of the Scilly Isles." ** Jack Cox was the Editor of Boys Own Paper and this was his first novel. Pp.182, maps to endpapers by Jack Trodd, occasional b/w illustrations by Roger Hodgson. Blue cloth, illustrated dustwrapper has edge wear and chips to corners and top of spine but is in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/G+.
-- Chilton Books -- Book number: 34584
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.67 | JP 1210]
Keywords: Jack Cox Dangerous Waters Skipper Boys Own Roger Hodgson Scilly Isles Boys Adventure Fiction 34794 Childrens Fiction
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DAVEY, F.HAMILTON
Flora of Cornwall Being an Account of the Flowering Plants and Ferns Found in the County of Cornwall Including the Scilly Isles.
Penryn, F. Chegwidden, 1909, First Edition. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. With six portraits and a map. Green cloth covered boards, gilt titles and decoration to spine. Previous owner's name and address to verso of half title, signature and library stamp of E.A.Ellis (Ted Ellis) to half title. Condition: Boards very faded, rubbed and worn, with small ink splashes to front board. Binding firm and sound. Foxing to prelims. Folding map of Cornwall has a tear (about 2 inches) starting at the margin and just affecting the map itself. Lacking front free end paper. Over 1 kg when packed; standard postage within the UK, but please email for postage costs to other destinations.. Very Good.
-- Duck Cottage Books -- Book number: 778
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.5 US$ 73.36 | JP 8321]
Keywords: botany, ecology
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DAVEY, F. HAMILTON
Flora of Cornwall
F. Chegwidden, 1st 1909. Hardback. Good condition with no wrapper. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Being an account of the flowering plants and ferns found in the county of Cornwall including the Scilly Isles. With six portraits and a map. 570 pages including list of subscribers. Name stamp to front endpaper. Contents very good. Spine split and browned. [S]
-- Stella & Rose's Books -- Book number: 1207535
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 51 US$ 60.02 | JP 6808]
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY BOTANY WILD FLOWERS FERNS CORNWALL SCILLY ISLES FLORA FLOWERS
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DUDLEY, DOROTHY
Excavations on Nor'Nour in The Isles of Scilly, 1962-6.
Archaeological Journal of the Royal Archaeological Institute, Vol.124 for 1967, published 1968. 1967. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or reprint. Quarto, 64 pages, 25 figures and 4 pages of plates. Disbound. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 222429.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 222429
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.34 | JP 1513]
Keywords: BZDB395 Archaeological Journal; Excavations on NorNour in The Isles of Scilly 19626 Dorothy Dudley
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B. EARL
"Cornish Mining. The Techniques of Metal Mining in the West of England, Past and Present."
"D Bradford Barton, Truro, [1968]" "8vo., First Edition, with numerous photographs, illustrations and diagrams in the text; cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper."
-- Island Books -- Book number: 9069
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 US$ 21.34 | JP 2421]
Keywords: "topography, cornwall, mining, mines"
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EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NORMAN J. G. POUNDS
Devon and Cornwall Record Society. New Series. Vol. 27. The Parliamentary Survey of the Duchy of Cornwall. Part II. Isles of Scilly - West Antony and Manors in Devon
Great Britain, Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1984. 1st Paperback Edition, Binding: Soft Cover, Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Octavo 0901853275 Paperback Paperback. The Parliamentary Survey of the Duchy of Cornwall. Contents: Corrections to Part I. Introduction. The Parliamentary Survey: Isle of Scilly - West Antony Manors in Devon. Index of Place Names of Personal Names of Subjects. Frontispiece: Duchy and other Crown Lands in Devon 1649-50. 272 pp.
-- The London Bookworm -- Book number: 090913
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.68 | JP 3026]
Keywords: Non Fiction Devon Cornwell Record Society New Series Vol 27 The Parliamentary Survey of the Duchy of Cornwall Part II Isle of Scilly - West Antony and Manors Devon History 0901853275
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LOUSLEY J. EDWARD, HARVEY CLARE
Flowering Plants And Ferns In The Isles Of Scilly
Isles of Scilly Museum Publication. 1983-01-01. Paperback, 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo). 34 pages. Good.
-- M. Godding Ltd. -- Book number: 149411
GBP 6.03 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8.04 | JP 912]
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INGLIS-JONES ELIZABETH
Augustus Smith of Scilly
London: Faber and Faber, 1969. Hardcover. 213pp, illustrated, maps, xlib [no stamps], no ffep,front inner hinge reinforced with sellotape, dustwrapper bound in; Octavo. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 60656
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.67 | JP 1210]
Keywords: Isles British Topography Biography Letters Diaries
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INGLIS-JONES ELIZABETH
Augustus Smith of Scilly
London: Faber and Faber, 1969. Hardcover. 213pp, illustrated, maps, bound in red ckloth with VG dustwrapper; Octavo. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 60655
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 24.01 | JP 2723]
Keywords: Isles British Topography Biography Letters Diaries
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KAY ERNEST
Isles of Flowers the Story of the Isles of Scilly
London: Alvin Redman, 1963. Hardcover. 297pp, illustrated, bound in blue cloth covers with sl rubbed and chipped dustwrapper; Octavo. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 052489
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8 | JP 908]
Keywords: Cornwall British Topography
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A. ESQUIROS
Cornwall and its Coasts.
"Chapman & Hall, 1865" "8vo., Sole Edition, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; original blind-blocked cloth, gilt back, covers lightly faded, backstrip a little pulled at head and tail, else a very good, clean copy of a scarce work. With contemporary small blind embossed stamp of W H Smith (Strand) on front free endpaper. Anderson, p.71."
-- Island Books -- Book number: 5301
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 US$ 80.03 | JP 9077]
Keywords: "topography, cornwall"
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C. NOALL AND G. FARR
Wreck and Rescue round the Cornish Coast. [Vol. II only]. The Story of the Land's End Lifeboats.
"Bardford Barton, Truro, [1965]" "8vo., First Paperback Edition, with numerous plates and maps in the text; original pictorial wrappers, slightly browned at extremities else a very good, clean copy. Published simultaneously with the hardback edition."
-- Island Books -- Book number: 5443
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 20.01 | JP 2269]
Keywords: "topography, cornwall, naval, maritime, lifeboats, shipwreck"
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REAR ADMIRAL MOSTYN FIELD
Map of Scilly Isles
London, Admiralty, 1970. Later printing. paperback. Originally published 1906 1911 This a rteprint full colour with details of wrecks. Good + .
-- The Victoria Bookshop -- Book number: 500024208
GBP 23.30 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 US$ 31.08 | JP 3525]
Keywords: Devon
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J.R. FLETCHER
Short History of St. Michael's Mount Cornwall. Edited and completed by D. John Stephan.
"[Privately Printed], St. Michael's Mount, 1951" "8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with a frontispiece and 13 plates on 12, some very light marginal spotting (rather heavier on endpapers); cloth gilt, gilt back, a very good copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter mildly scuffed and soiled."
-- Island Books -- Book number: 7384
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 US$ 21.34 | JP 2421]
Keywords: "topography, cornwall, st michaels mount,"
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MATTHEWS G FORRESTER
The Isles of Scilly a Constitutional Economic and Social Survery of the Development of an Island People from Early Times to 1900
London: George Ronald, 1960. Hardcover. 253pp, illustrated, maps on endpapers, bound in blue cloth covers with sl rubbed dustwrapper; Octavo. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 60654
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.67 | JP 1664]
Keywords: Cornwall Zz
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MATTHEWS G. FORRESTER
The Isles of Scilly
London, George Ronald. 1960, 1. Pubs Cloth with dust jacket, 8 Vo. The dust wrapper is slightly worn and slightly frayed, and the corners of the cloth are lightly rubber. Very Good/Very Good.
-- Peter Goodden Books Ltd -- Book number: 18308
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 24.01 | JP 2723]
Keywords: Topography of South West England
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FOWLES, JOHN
Shipwreck
Jonathan Cape, 1974. Hardback, with dustjacket. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Based on the photography of Gibsons of Scilly from the 1860's. Large oblong format. Wrapper edge rubbed with a couple of tiny nicks. [S] ISBN: 0224010530
-- Stella & Rose's Books -- Book number: 1606097
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 12 | JP 1362]
Keywords: MARITIME SHIPWRECKS SCILLY ISLES SOUTH WEST UK 0224010530
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FOWLES, JOHN
Shipwreck:
(Little, Brown and Co., 1975) Photography by the Gibsons of Scilly. Hardback. Ex library with marks left by library stickers and sellotape on boards, otherwise good in slightly worn dustwrapper. pp. ISBN: 0224010530
-- Naomi Symes Books -- Book number: A2923
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8 | JP 908]
Keywords: 0224010530, shipwreck, shipping, marine, nautical, the sea, Scilly Isles, Cornwall, Gibson, Fowles, Britain, British, history, English, England
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FOWLES, JOHN:
Shipwreck.
Cape. 1974 1st. 47pp. Prof ills. 21x26. An excellent hardback copy: Near-Fine in Very Good d/jAn excellent unmarked copy of the hardback edition. . Starting in the 1860s the Gibson family of the Scillies have photographed the last moments of ships which have met their end on the islands. This book contains a selection of their best photographs of over 30 disasters.
-- Gerald Lee Maritime Books -- Book number: 8688
GBP 2.95 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.93 | JP 446]
Keywords: 315; ; ships and the sea; shipwrecks of the Scilly Isles & Cornwall 022400530
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GIBSON. FRANK
My Scillonian Home.
Cornwall, The Author. 1980, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. oblong 8vo,original laminated hardcover,illustrated,76 pages,many names to flyleaf hence very good. Shelf 300. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Carmarthenshire Rare Books -- Book number: 98200
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.33 | JP 378]
Keywords: Scilly Isles.
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GEOGRAQPHIA
A Geographia Guide. Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
London, Geographia, 1111. First. paperback. 12mo. 127pp. Pictorial card covers. Fold out map to rear. Wear to edges. Creasing to covers. Mark to front and rear cover. Good .
-- The Victoria Bookshop -- Book number: 5007080
GBP 3.36 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.48 | JP 508]
Keywords: Cornwall Topography
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GIBBONS, GAVIN
Cornwall
Geographia Ltd.. Softcover. Very good condition. And the Isles of Scilly. A Geographia Guide - price to front cover is 5/-. Small format. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Fold-out map to inside rear cover. 128 pages including index. Covers lightly browned, corners lightly rubbed. Map to rear present. Contents generally clean. [S]
-- Stella & Rose's Books -- Book number: 1801936
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.67 | JP 756]
Keywords: TOPOGRAPHY (UK) SOUTH WEST UK CORNWALL SCILLY ISLES GUIDE BOOKS
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GIBBONS, GAVIN
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
London : Geographia, no date. . Revised edition by M.R. Wonson and E.L. Coster. VG paperback. Includes Plymouth, Launceston, Looe, Fowey, Bodmin, St Austell, Megavissey, Truro, Falmouth, The Lizard, Penzance, Land's End, St Mary's, St Ives, Newquay and Bude. (A Geographia guide)..
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 64049
GBP 1.55 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 2.07 | JP 234]
Keywords: Cornwall Isles of Scilly
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GIBBONS, GAVIN
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
London : Geographia, no date.. Revised edition by M.R. Wonson and E.L. Coster. VG paperback. Includes Plymouth, Launceston, Looe, Fowey, Bodmin, St Austell, Megavissey, Truro, Falmouth, The Lizard, Penzance, Land's End, St Mary's, St Ives, Newquay and Bude. (A Geographia guide).
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 7313
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 4 | JP 454]
Keywords: Cornwall Isles of Scilly
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