RICHARD CAREW’S SURVEY OF CORNWALL 1602
Richard Carew’s Survey of Cornwall, first published in 1602 and reissued every century since then, is widely regarded as the most important book ever written about the county. It gives a vivid picture of life in Elizabethan times, providing much detail about seine fishing, mining, tin industry, feast days and many other topics. He also mentions by name hundreds of Cornish people and families. In this edition the text is given unabridged but using modern spelling and punctuation.