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  • Date Published: December 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107690752

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  • Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge County Geographies were designed to provide a series of concise guides to British regions. Aimed at the general reader, they combined a comprehensive approach to various aspects of physical and human geography with an emphasis on clarity. This guide to Devonshire by Francis A. Knight and Louie M. (Knight) Dutton was first published in 1910. The text is interspersed with numerous illustrative figures and also contains a list of the chief towns and villages within the county.

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    • Date Published: December 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107690752
    • length: 258 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.28kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. County and shire. The name Devonshire
    2. General characteristics
    3. Size. Shape. Boundaries
    4. Surface and general features
    5. Watershed. Rivers and the tracing of their courses. Lakes
    6. Geology
    7. Natural history
    8. A peregrination of the coast:
    1, the Bristol Channel
    9. A peregrination of the coast:
    2, the English Channel
    10. Coastal gains and losses. Sandbanks. Population
    11. Climate and rainfall
    12. People - race. Dialects. Settlements. Population
    13. Agriculture - main cultivations. Woodlands. Stock
    14. Industries and manufactures
    15. Mines and minerals
    16. Fisheries and fishing stations
    17. Shipping and trade
    18. History of Devonshire
    19. Antiquities
    20. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical. Cathedral, churches, abbeys and monastic houses
    21. Architecture - (b) military. Castles
    22. Architecture - (c) domestic. Famous seats, manor houses, farms, cottages
    23. Communications: past and present - roads, railways, canals
    24. Administration and divisions - ancient and modern
    25. The roll of honour of the county
    26. The chief towns and villages of Devonshire.

  • Authors

    Francis A. Knight

    Louie M. Knight Dutton

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