Rambles Beyond Railways or, Notes in Cornwall taken A-foot
Rambles Beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall taken A-foot

Year of publication: 2009
Keywords: Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and travel

Rambles Beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall taken A-foot

Wilkie Collins

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RAMBLES BEYOND RAILWAYS. LAMORNA COVE. RAMBLES BEYOND RAILWAYS; OR, Notes in Cornwall taken A-Foot. By WILKIE COLLINS, AUTHOR OF "ANTONINA," "THE WOMAN IN WHITE," ETC. The Land's End, Cornwall. NEW EDITION. LONDON: RICHARD BENTLEY: NEW BURLINGTON STREET. Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty. 1861. DEDICATED TO THE COMPANION OF MY WALK THROUGH CORNWALL, HENRY C. BRANDLING. PREFACE TO THE PRESENT EDITION. I visited Cornwall, for the first time, in the summer and autumn of 1850; and in the winter of the same year, I wrote this book. At that time, the title attached to these pages was strictly descriptive of the state of the county, when my companion and I walked through it. But when, little more than a year afterwards, a second edition of this volume was called for, the all-conquering railway had invaded Cornwall...