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Old Cornish Crosses (Classic Reprint) download torrent

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Old Cornish Crosses (Classic Reprint). Arthur G Langdon

Old Cornish Crosses (Classic Reprint)
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Author: Arthur G Langdon
Number of Pages: 532 pages
Published Date: 27 Sep 2015
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Country: United States
Language: English
Type: eBook
ISBN: 9781332171767
Download Link: Old Cornish Crosses (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Old Cornish Crosses When, with ever-increasing interest, I was led, some twelve years ago, to commence making measured drawings of the Ancient Crosses of my native county, I had no intention of producing a book on the subject. I was already well acquainted with Mr. J. T. Blight's 'Ancient Crosses and Antiquities of Cornwall, ' and my original idea was to draw only those which he had omitted. My difficulties, however, soon commenced. In the first place, it was necessary to re-draw all the ornate examples, since, practically, none of the ornament upon them had been shown. Then there were the numerous districts unexplored by Mr. Blight; and, lastly, many crosses had been discovered subsequent to the publication of his book. An entirely new work, therefore, seemed necessary, and one which should be systematically arranged, with the specimens classified and the whole of the ornament accurately delineated. I have endeavoured to complete this work by making and classifying a series of drawings of all the different examples in Cornwall, in such a manner as to enable a comparison to be made with similar examples in other localities; feeling that, unless this were done, no satisfactory conclusion could be formed regarding them. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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