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 
- Physical Description:
- xix, 326 p., XXIX leaves of plates : ill. ; 37 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDA670.C8 B675 1758+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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. -- PrinterNatural history -- England -- Cornwall (County) -- Early works to 1800.
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Borlase, William, 1695-1772, The natural history of Cornwall , MDCCLVII 
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