Deep Down: A Tale Of The Cornish Mines – R.M. Ballantyne

R.M. Ballantyne

Published by James Nisbet & Co., London, in 1869.

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Three-quarter red calf with red morocco, gilt tooled, prize binding with bookplate. Marbled edges around, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing, scuffing, corners turned slightly inward.

“Deep Down: A Tale of the Cornish Mines” by R. M. Ballantyne is an adventurous novel set in the rugged landscape of Cornwall, England. The story follows the lives of miners working in the treacherous depths of the Cornish tin mines. Through the experiences of young protagonist Oliver Trembath and his companions, Ballantyne explores courage, perseverance, and the harsh realities of mining life. The novel vividly depicts the dangers and camaraderie among the miners, providing a gripping tale of human endurance and the spirit of the Cornish community.

Robert Michael Ballantyne (1825-1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction, who wrote more than a hundred books, and was an accomplished artist. Ballantyne exhibited some of his watercolors at the Royal Scottish Academy.


Published by: James Nisbet & Co.

Location published: London

Year published: 1869


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