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  • Clandestine marriages Volume 1
    With an introduction by John Titford

    This volume is the first in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.

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    Step Change introduces the enthusiast and the general reader alike to seven views of English traditonal dance, some controversial that challenge the assumptions of the early Folk Dance Revival.

  • Voices from West barbury
    Foreword by Bernard Deacon

    This anthology brings together for the first time in one collection the riches of Anglo-Cornish poetry from the Renaissance to the the twentieth century.

  • The Wheel Book Cover
    With a history of the Cornish revival by Amy Hale
    Foreword by Bobi Jones

    Tim Saunders has gathered together more than a hundred poems from a variety of sources – magazines, books and manuscripts – to give us the first ever survey of poetry in the Cornish language from 1850 until 1980.

  • The Tin Violin by Alan M. Kent

    A play based on the remarkable life and adventures of Josh Emidy, a slave from the Guinea coast who became an accomplished musician, composer and respected teacher of the violin in Cornwall.

  • Ordinalia, The Cornish Mystery Play Cycle

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    A collection of previously unpublished poems that in range and quality stands alongside Jack Clemo’s finest published work.

  • Setting Cornwall on its Feet 842px

    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 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

    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.

  • Enterprising Women Book Cover

    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.