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Cornish ports and harbours   Ian Heard

978-1-906474-02-7     4.99   Order info

An artist's view of Cornwall today, interlaced with personal memories from his childhood as the son of a south Cornwall boat-builder. Full colour paintings throughout.

The mysterious loss of the Darlwyne Martin Banks

    9.99    Order info

On 31 July 1966 there occurred one of the worst sea tragedies of modern times, when the motor vessel Darlwyne was lost with all 31 men, women and children on board. This book tells the tragic story.
Cornish cats     Ian Heard

978-1-899383-58-0     2.99   Order info

A hilariously entertaining look at life in Cornwall from the perspective of cats. Full colour illustrations.



Ghosts around Bodmin Moor    Michael Williams

978-1-899383-77-1     2.99   Order info

Often working with mediums, Michael Williams explains some of his notable experiences of making contact with spirits, including those of a young mining boy, a rector at Warleggan and Sabine Barine-Gould.

Ghosts of Cornwall    Peter Underwood

978-1-899383-10-8      4.99   Order info

Travelling through this beautiful county of mystery and magic, Peter Underwood relates strange happenings that cannot easily be explained by known laws of nature.

Haunted inns of Cornwall     Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-59-1     2.99   Order info

Robert Hesketh and his wife Adrienne travelled the length of Cornwall to hear at first hand the intriguing experiences of owners and bar staff in the countys ancient inns.

Walking North Cornwall to Dartmoor in 1854     Walter White

978-1-906474-56-0     3.99    Order info

Walter White was a self-educated man who worked for the Royal Society as a library cataloguer. He used his generous holidays to explore the British countryside, and was an acute observer, talking to people of all classes. This book is part of his return journey, including the Cornish coast north of Camelford, the Tamar and the Dart.


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