St Austell - A.L.Rowse book

St Austell – A.L.Rowse


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Product Description

The purpose of this book is to celebrate the seven hundredth anniversary of the dedication of the parish church of St Austell in Cornwall and thereby to contribute to its repair and restoration. The book has three chapters about the church and its interior and exterior, the town, its description and historical associations and the parish, its social structure,archaeology and mining and china clay. The book is illustrated with 35 black and white photographs taken by Charles Woolf and Norman Davis drew the pictures of the gargoyles. The map was constructed by J.M. Houston and drawn by Mary Potter.The book was printed by a St Austell firm of printers H.E.Warne Ltd and published in 1960.

hardback – the cover shows wear and tear and fading – no dust jacket – the inside of the book is in good condition in view of its age – first edition