Crossing"s Hundred years on Dartmoor. by Crossing, William

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Imprint covered by label: Augustus M. Kelley, New York, 1967.

Book details

Other titlesHundred years on Dartmoor.
Series[Reprints of economic classics]
LC ClassificationsDA670.D2 C7 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5642162M
LC Control Number68073873

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crossing, William, Crossing's Hundred years on Dartmoor. Newton Abbot, David & Charles, A hundred years on Dartmoor historical notices on the forest and its purlieus during the nineteenth century [Hardcover] William Crossing ISBN Perhaps my favourite book on Dartmoor.

Crossing's knowledge of the Moor, its people, and its folklore was (and is) unparalleled. His suggested excursions still work today (with necessary allowances for time and Dr Beeching), and are interspersed with fascinating details of the history and legends of 4/5.

William Crossing (–) was a writer and chronicler of Dartmoor and the lives of its inhabitants. He lived successively at South Brent, Brentor and at Mary Tavy but died at Plymouth, Devon. Early life. Crossing was born in Plymouth on the 14 November Early in his youth he was fond of Dartmoor, his early associations centring on the neighbourhood of Sheepstor, Walkhampton, Meavy.

In the series was published as a book entitled ‘One Hundred Years on Dartmoor’ and was soon a success which led to another series, ‘Echoes of an Ancient Forest‘.

InCrossing became tutor to the three sons of Mr W. Collins alongside which he continued work on what was to be his master-piece – ‘ Crossing’s Guide Crossings Hundred years on Dartmoor. book. Buy Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor New ed of ed by William Crossing, P.G.

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Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — 5/5(1). Regarding Wright's claim that Crossing knew nothing of the literature of Dartmoor and wasn't familiar with Rowe's Perambulation, this was most certainly not the case by when Crossing's Hundred Years on Dartmoor was published.

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