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ISBN: 9780857041005
AUTHOR: Peter G Twining
The Book of Sticker
The Book of Sticker
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The Book of Sticker is intended to give its readers an insight into the past and more recent history of this ancient Cornish community. As the book leans heavily on visual content it naturally covers the period since the invention of photography in the mid 1800s.

The book is heavily illustrated containing a host of wonderful photographs mainly provided by local people and many of which have not been seen by the public before. Fascinating aspects of everyday life in and around the village are covered, from mining and farming through to shops and businesses, schools, sporting activities and places of worship.

The book reveals the vast changes the place has undergone; for instance where once a hundred miners’ cottages stood, today not a trace of them is to be seen, although the mines that employed them are easily identified by the granite engine house and chimney stacks that stand proudly on the skyline.

Lower Sticker, Paramoor and Hewaswater are also included in the book for the important contribution they have made to make to the local history.

While Peter Twining has been the principal behind The Book of Sticker many other local people have contributed to the compilation of this book through the provision of text, photographs and in providing personal recollections of times past. Research has thrown up many facts previous unrecorded or forgotten, all of which have helped shape the village as it now is, and which make this publication so fascinating for anyone with a connection to Sticker and the region around.

Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 978 0 85704 100 5, hardback, 297x210mm. Published November 2011.

The Book of VeryanThe Book of Veryan - £19.99
Subscriptions are closed. The opportunity to have a name printed in the book has now passed and the book is available for purchase in the normal way. Published August 2006.
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The Book of St Ervan (pdf e-book)The Book of St Ervan (pdf e-book) - £24.99
Moira Tangye has been having a love affair with St Ervan for 30 years and the esteem in which she is held is mirrored in the fact that she has obtained over 250 photographs in this fascinating history of the parish. The older images, in particular, are hugely evocative, recalling a mood and way of life that have gone – and will never come back.
The Book of Lostwithiel (pdf e-book)The Book of Lostwithiel (pdf e-book) - £24.99
Lostwithiel lies at the upper tidal reaches of the River Fowey. In The New Book of Lostwithiel the town's story is told from its beginnings as a vital port developed by the Normans and as the centre of the tin industry through the administrative capital of medieval Cornwall to the present day.
The Book of Breage & Germoe (pdf e-book)The Book of Breage & Germoe (pdf e-book) - £24.99
As the history of each century unfolds, so too does the rich tapestry that is the story of this remarkable Cornish mining town, captured here in this handsome 160 page volume.
The Book of St Dennis & Goss MoorThe Book of St Dennis & Goss Moor - £19.99
This book by Kenneth Rickard tells the history of Goss Moor from the legendary King Arthur through the heyday of the railway the agricultural and industrial exploitation of the moor that reshaped the landscape to the conservation projects that are taking place today under the management of Natural England.
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The Book of Gerrans & PortscathoThe Book of Gerrans & Portscatho - £19.99
While only 5 minutes walk apart these two villages each possess a very individual charm and the character of each is evident from the photographs and stories told in this book by Chris Pollard.
 
 
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