Antiquities, historical and monumental, of the county of Cornwall. Consisting of several essays on the first inhabitants, druid-superstition, customs, and remains of the most remote antiquity in Britain, and the British isles, exemplified and proved by monuments now extant in Cornwall and the Scilly Islands, with a vocabulary of the Cornu-British language. By William Borlase, LL. D. F.R.S. Rector of Ludgvan, Cornwall.

  • Borlase, William, 1695-1772.
MDCCLXIX. [1769]
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London : printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols: for S. Baker and G. Leigh, in York Street; T. Payne, at the Mews Gate, St. Martin's; and Benjamin White, at Horace's Head, in Fleet Street, MDCCLXIX. [1769]

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xvi,464p.,plates : ill.,maps ; 20.


The second edition, revised, with several additions, by the author; to which is added a map of Cornwall, and two new plates.

References note

ESTC T139784
Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 4743

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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