By Dr Bernard Deacon
Dr Deacon, Lecturer at the Institute of Cornish Studies in Truro,
Cornwall, is eminent in the field of research into Cornish identity.
The Cornish Family, developed in association with Dr David Holman,
Chairman of the Cornish Family History Society, was published
in July 2004.
This edition is a specially illustrated luxury edition with a limited print run.
The Cornish Family
is beautifully made. It will be printed on high-quality, acid-free
paper using pulp from ecologically managed forests. This unique
volume is quarter-bound in traditional cloth, with craftsman-prepared
gold blocking on the spine. To accompany the finely designed and
typeset text, the illustrations range from full-colour reproductions
of paintings and family portraits, through specially commissioned
artworks of Cornish family houses, to fascinating documents and
fine line drawings of family trees and related heraldic devices.
The Cornish Family costs £49.95
/ US$79.95 / C$109.95 / A$124.95 plus postage and packing.