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  • Ordinalia, The Cornish Mystery Play Cycle

    Ordinalia

    , £15.00

    The medieval Cornish-language cycle of mystery plays – The Beginning of the World, The Passion and The Resurrection – translated in their entirety into English by Alan M. Kent.

  • Oogly Es Sin Book Cover

    Oogly es Sin

    , £4.95

    Alan M. Kent’s play explores the life of the seventeenth-century ‘Cornish Giant’, Anthony Payne, in a series of hilarious and touching reminiscences.

  • Nothing Broken Book Cover

    Nothing Broken

    , £10.99

    A long-awaited collection of poetry written in Cornish in the last twenty years. A coming of age for the Cornish language and its literature.

  • Navitas Christi The Nativity

    Nativitas Christi / The Nativity

    , £10.00

    Alan M. Kent has written a new Nativity play with all the flavour of the medieval Celtic masterpiece but with a distinctive contemporary Cornish voice. In this book we find the characters of the familiar Nativity story, along side Cornish sailors and tinners and Joseph of Arimathea and his legendary journey with Christ to Cornwall.

  • Inside Merlin's Cave

    Inside Merlin’s Cave

    £12.50

    Inside Merlin’s Cave contains Numerous poems, commentaries, prophecies and plays, including the full text of Thomas Hardy’s Queen of Cornwall, that establish Cornwall not just as the birthplace of King Arthur but as a source of all Arthurian themes.

  • The High Tide Book Cover

    The High Tide

    , , , £10.00

    This collection contains most of Tim Saunders’ poetry in Cornish to date. The poems are accompanied by the author’s own prose translations into English.

  • The Awakening Book Cover

    The Awakening

    , £7.95

    A collection of previously unpublished poems that in range and quality stands alongside Jack Clemo’s finest published work.

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    Setting Cornwall on its feet

    , £12.50

    This collection of essays celebrates the life and work of Robert Morton Nance (Mordon), artist, folklorist, writer, maritime historian, founder of the Old Cornwall Societies and Grand Bard of the Cornish Gorsedd.

  • Marcel Martinet poet of the Revolution

    Marcel Martinet

    , , £12.50

    Marcel Martinet was involved in avant-garde literary circles in France in the early part of the twentieth century and was later closely associated with the campaign against the first world war.

  • the King of karelia Book Cover

    The King of Karelia

    , , £12.99

    This book on the history of Karelia is in two parts. Nick Baron’s engaging study of Philip Woods’ life and times is followed by Woods’ own entertaining and historically important memoir of Britain’s ill-fated intervention in Karelia during the Russian civil war, published here for the first time.

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    John Clare and the folk tradition

    , , £15.00
    Contains nearly 300 tunes

    The nearly 300 tunes transcribed in this book give us a unique view into the disappearing pre-industrial culture of the early nineteenth century.

  • Enterprising Women Book Cover

    Enterprising Women

    , , £25.00

    The story of a group of women around the Garrett family, who in the second half of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth changed the position of women in Britain forever.

  • Cornubia's Son Book COver

    Cornubia’s Son

    , £12.99

    Mark Guy Pearse (1842–1930) was a Cornish Methodist preacher, lecturer and author who, during the last quarter of the 19th century and the first of the 20th, was a household name throughout Britain and beyond.

  • Silvanus Trevail Book Cover

    Silvanus Trevail

    , , £20.00

    This biography is the first to evaluate Trevail’s remarkable life and achievements, with over 150 colour illustrations of his buildings and a comprehensive catalogue of all his projects.

  • Firefighters in art and media book cover

    Firefighters in art and media

    £27.50
    This edition is limited to 1,000 copies

     

  • Berkeley Protest Posters Book Covers

    4973: Berkeley Protest Posters 1970

    , £25.00
    with an introductory essay by Barry Miles

    4973: Berkeley Protest Posters 1970 reproduces a collection of 136 handmade posters, mostly silkscreened on recycled computer paper, produced by students in the Political Poster Workshop in Berkeley, University of California, to protest against America’s war in Vietnam and the decision of the Nixon administration to take the war into Cambodia. The numbers 4973 in the title were thought to protect the posters from being removed by the Berkeley Police Department.