Cornish Books

The Redruth Book Shop not only sells secondhand Cornish Books but we also stock a comprehensive selection of New Books about Cornwall and of Cornish interest.

Subjects include:

How to be Proper Cornish



Witty look at the Cornish ways and customs.

Only £1.95

The Slate Figures of Cornwall


Alice C Bizley

Privately printed in-depth study of slate carvings.

Secondhand, one copy only


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The Herb Book


Deborah Fowler and Sally Cuckson

The Halzephron Herb Farm.

Lovely guide to growing, preserving and cooking of the most popular herbs we use today.


The Cornish Farmer in Australia


Dr Philip Payton

Excellent study by the leading authority in Cornish Studies



Compiled by Paddy Bradley

One of the Images of England Series.

See Redruth as it was 100 years ago. Obviously one of our best sellers!

Only £9.99

The Folklore of Cornwall


Tony Deane and Tony Shaw

B T Batsford Ltd, 1975.

Lovely book telling myths and legends of Cornwall along with background and history.

Secondhand, one copy only


The Amazing Story of "The Floral Dance" in Words, Music and Pictures


Ian Marshall

Everything you could ever wish to know about The Floral Dance composed by Katie Moss and its associations with Helston's Flora Day.


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