This book contains a detailed guide to the Cornish language. It is intended for those of Cornish nationality who wish to acquire some knowledge of their ancient tongue, and to read, write, and perhaps even to speak it. Contents include: "The History Of The Cornish Language And Literature", "The Story Of The Cornish Language", "The Literature And Other Remains Of Cornish", "Conversations And Phrases", "Epitaphs", "Letters", "Proverbs, Mottoes, And Maxims", "Verses And Epigrams", "Songs And Poems", "The Grammar Of The Cornish Language", "Spelling And Pronunciation", "The Initial Mutations", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this had been becoming increasingly rare or expensive. This volume is now republished in a readily available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.