This privately published A4 size booklet provides a fascinating history of travel and transport between the Cornish towns of Penryn and Falmouth, and is illustrated throughout with several small black and white photographs.
From the title page: The story of horse drawn and early motor omnibuses between Penryn and Falmou th covering the period from the middle of the 19th Century to 1973, when the last of the local proprietors sold out. Included are the stories of those who owned, drove and rode in the early vehicles and their everyday life in a count(r)y with a clear local identity, where being Cornish is something to be proud of. The contents include:
Penryn and Falmouth Motors
Competition and Chaos
Life and Times
How many miles to Mylor?
Known motor vehicles of principal operators serving Penryn
Maps of Penryn and of Falmouth
The condition of the booklet is generally very good. The card covers are clean and bright, the staple binding is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is a small price sticker on the rear side cover.
Have they fixed the where and when? A Century of Travel between Penryn & Falmouth, by Roger Grimley
Published privately by the author, 54 pages. A4 size staple bound booklet (N8085)