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Borlase, William, 1695–1772

The natural history of Cornwall : the air, climate, waters, rivers, lakes, sea and tides ; of stones, semimetals, metals, tin, and manner of mining ; the constitution of the stannaries ; iron, copper, silver, lead, and gold, found in Cornwall. Vegetables, rare birds, fishes, shells, reptiles, and quadrupeds : of the inhabitants, their manners, customs, plays or interludes, exercises, and festivals ; the Cornish language, trade, tenures, and arts. Illustrated with a new sheet map of the county, and twenty-eight folio copper-plates from original drawing taken on the spot / by William Borlase, A.M. F.R.S. Rector of Ludgvan, and author of the Antiquities of Cornwall.

Oxford : Printed for the author by W. Jackson : Sold by W. Sandby, at the Ship in Fleet-Street London; and the booksellers of Oxford, MDCCLVII [1758]
Physical Description:
xix, 326 p., XXIX leaves of plates : ill. ; 37 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.C8 B675 1758+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, T139226
With a list of subscribers and a final leaf of errata.
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled red morocco. Gilt edges.
Subject Terms:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and travel. -- Early works to 1800.
Cornwall (England : County) -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1758.
Jackson, W. -- Printer
Natural history -- England -- Cornwall (County) -- Early works to 1800.
Subscriber's lists.
Green, John, 1729-1757, engraver.

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