Three Cornish works D.B. Barton; 'The Cornish Beam Engine', ...

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Three Cornish works D.B. Barton; 'The Cornish Beam Engine', second edition, 1969, published by D.B.Barton. 8vo. 285 pages. Illustrated throughout with photo plates and text drawings. A survey and history and the development of the beam engine in the mines of Cornwall and Devon from before 1800 to the present day, with something of its use elsewhere in Britain and abroad. A good copy in dustjacket. T.R. Harris; 'Arthur Woolf, The Cornish Engineer, 1766-1837', first edition 1966. Published by D. Bradford Barton Ltd, Truro. 8vo. 112 pages including appendices and detailed index. 6 excellent black and white photographic plates. this is a comprehensive account of the life of this noted Cornish engineer. In pictorial dark blue covers. A good copy. Jack and Nora Parsons; 'Cornish Fisherboy to Master Mariner, part four - Steam, Sail and Shipwreck'. Being the life of Henry Blewett from fisherman in Mousehole. In part four, 1881-1891, Henry returns to fishing in Cornwall before returning to steam on S.S. Umtata, a fateful tragic voyage. With the bookplate of Dorset County Library. A good copy (3)

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