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Local Books

We are pleased to offer a range of Devon books from various authors and publishers- many more to come.

 

Title Code Media Price  
AN EXETER BOYHOOD, by Frank Retter OB60 Book £2.99 Add to basket
AROUND THE CHURCHES OF EAST DEVON by Walter Jacobson, The Churches of East Devon are many and varied. From Clyst St Mary to Colyton, from Talaton to Topsham, and plenty of parishes in between, OB19 Book £2.50 Add to basket
AROUND THE CHURCHES OF EXETER, by Walter Jacobson, The Churches of Exeter are many and varied. OB22 Book £2.50 Add to basket
AROUND THE CHURCHES OF THE SOUTH HAMS part 1, by Walter Jacobson OB33 Book £2.99 Add to basket
AROUND THE CHURCHES OF THE SOUTH HAMS, Part II, by Walter Jacobson OB39 Book £2.99 Add to basket
AROUND THE CHURCHES OF THE TEIGN VALLEY, by Walter Jacobson OB29 Book £2.99 Add to basket
BEESANDS & HALLSANDS OB31 Book £2.99 Add to basket
BRIXHAM , this little book should have enormous appeal! OB1 £2.99 Add to basket
BRIXHAM OF YESTERYEAR, part 1, by Chips Barber, In between, both the higher and lower parts of Brixham are covered in a sequence of pictures never to be recaptured. OB11 Book £2.99 Add to basket
BRIXHAM OF YESTERYEAR, part 2, by Chips Barber, This little book is a second trip down memory lane through a series of old picture postcards. OB15 Book £2.50 Add to basket
BRIXHAM OF YESTERYEAR, part 3, by Chips Barber, Brixham of Yesteryear Part III. It is packed with pictures showing the people OB16 Book £2.99 Add to basket
BURGH ISLAND & BIGBURY BAY OF YESTERYEAR OB56 Book £2.99 Add to basket
CHAGFORD OF YESTERYEAR, by Chips Barber OB45 Book £2.99 Add to basket
COLYTON & COLYFORD by Chips Barber OB68 Book £2.99 Add to basket
CREDITON OF YESTERYEAR, by Victoria Labbett OB52 Book £2.99 Add to basket
DARTMOOR OF YESTERYEAR, by Chips Barber OB46 Book £2.99 Add to basket
DARTMOUTH OF YESTERYEAR, by Chips Barber, Sometimes appearances can be deceptive. To the casual observer, Dartmouth may not look as if it has changed very much in recent decades, but the assumption would be wrong. This booklet highlights many of the changes, some subtle, some more obvious, whilst also presenting a number of unusual views of this ancient riverside town. OB51 Book £1.95 Add to basket
DASTARDLY DEEDS IN PLYMPTON, by Sylvia Guthrig - A small booklet re-telling several 19th.Century newspaper stories all of which caused trouble for local people. Some of the sentences passed on the miscreants are far more lenient than might have been expected and undermine what is maybe expected by 19th.Century justice. (39 pages) SG2 book £3.95 Add to basket
DAWLISH OF YESTERYEAR, by Chips Barber, OB41 Book £2.99 Add to basket
DEVON'S AMAZING MEN OF GOD, by Chips Barber & Walter Jacobson, The �Amazing Men of God� found within these pages have made their mark in the field of religion in one way or another. OB53 Book £2.99 Add to basket
DEVON'S RAILWAYS OF YESTERYEAR, by Chips Barber, OB42 Book £2.99 Add to basket
ENTERTAINING EXMOUTH, by George Pridmore OB21 Book £2.99 Add to basket
EXETER AND THE TRAMS 1882 - 1931 by Julia Neville �11.99 on OFFER here at only �2.00 plus P&P ISBN 978 0 9544343 1 1 Book £2.00 Add to basket
EXETER COLLECTION - Ian Jubb is a young man who has accumulated an impressive collection of old picture postcard views of Exeter. OB2 £2.99 Add to basket
EXMINSTER OF YESTERYEAR, by Chips Barber OB50 Book £2.50 Add to basket
EXMOUTH & BUDLEIGH SALTERTON PEOPLE by George Pridmore, Whilst the neighbouring seaside resorts of Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton are quite different in many respects, there has always been a close link between the two. OB44 Book £2.99 Add to basket
EXMOUTH CENTURY, Part One, by George Pridmore, At the start of the twentieth century, Exmouth could have been described as a small compact town hugging the Exe Estuary, despite the fact that it had recently been formed into an Urban District which included the villages of Withycombe and Littleham. OB28 Book £2.99 Add to basket
EXPLORING EXETER - THE QUAY by Jean Maun OB67 Book £2.50 Add to basket
EXPLORING EXETER- THE WEST QUARTER OB54 Book £2.99 Add to basket
IDE OF YESTERYEAR by Mavis Piller OB26 Book £2.99 Add to basket
KENTON AND STARCROSS OF YESTERYEAR, by Eric Vaughan, This nostalgic journey, in old picture postcard views, is from the Turf, at the seaward end of the Exeter Canal, to the Sod at Cockwood. Passing through Powderham, Kenton and Starcross along the way, OB25 Book £2.99 Add to basket
KINGSTEIGNTON COLLECTION - How Kingsteignton has changed! Richard Harris has chosen a wide selection of nostalgic views, making a wonderful sequence of pictures to take you on a trip down Kingsteignton's 'Memory Lane'. OB5 £2.99 Add to basket
KINGSTEIGNTON OF YESTERYEAR Richard Harris This little book is a 'trip down memory lane' through a series of old picture postcards collected by Richard Harris. Like Kingsteignton Collection, its popular predecessor, this selection also features an assortment of scenes, events and faces from the past. Here then is another chance to wallow in the nostalgia of a OB59 Book £2.99 Add to basket
LITTLEHAM OF YESTERYEAR OB49 Book £2.99 Add to basket
NEWTON ABBOT ALBUM - vol 1 - Devonian Fred Tozer has lived in Newton Abbot for many years and in that time has collected, from a variety of sources, a large number of pictures of this South Devon market town. OB4 £2.99 Add to basket
NEWTON ABBOT ALBUM - vol 2 - So many people enjoyed the first Newton Abbot Album it was inevitable that Fred Tozer should produce another one! Like the first volume, this book is packed with faces and places from the town's past. OB8 £2.99 Add to basket
NEWTON FERRERS & NOSS MAYO by Chips Barber OB66 Book £2.99 Add to basket
OKEHAMPTON COLLECTION - vol 1- Mike and Hilary Wreford This book is a carefully chosen compilation of pictures that show celebrations, notable events, traders, transport, sporting teams, familiar places and faces and much more. OB3 £2.99 Add to basket
OKEHAMPTON COLLECTION - Vol 2- Following on the success of the first OB7 £2.99 Add to basket
OKEHAMPTON COLLECTION - vol 3- In this third collection of old Okehampton photographs, Mike and Hilary Wreford present another fascinating fund of stories to entertain and delight. Many hours of research have gone to make this book as informative as possible, the result being that photographs of yesteryear have been brought to life. Take a trip down Okehampton's OB9 £2.99 Add to basket
PICTORIAL TORQUAY by Leslie Retallick OB61 Book £2.99 Add to basket
PICTURES of PAIGNTON vol 3 - Pictures of Paignton Part III is a completely fresh batch of wonderful old photos OB10 £2.99 Add to basket
PINHOE OF YESTERYEAR by Chips Barber- OB12 Book £2.99 Add to basket
PRINCETOWN OF YESTERYEAR Part I, by Chips Barber, In this first volume many of the pictures feature street scenes, reminders of buildings or businesses now long-gone. OB13 Book £2.50 Add to basket
PRINCETOWN OF YESTERYEAR Part II, by Chips Barber, In the first volume there were a lot of photographs featuring street scenes and buildings. However, the stars of this volume are mostly the folk of a Princetown of Yesteryear. OB14 Book £2.50 Add to basket
SAMPFORD PEVERELL OF YESTERYEAR, by Bridget Berhardt & Jenny Holley, This little book portrays Sampford Peverell as it used to be, with a stunning sequence of pictures, mostly from the early twentieth century. OB32 Book £2.99 Add to basket
SEATON & AXMOUTH by Chips Barber OB65 Book £2.99 Add to basket
SHALDON & RINGMORE by Chips Barber OB64 Book £2.99 Add to basket
SIDMOUTH - PAST & PRESENT OB20 Book £2.50 Add to basket
SIDMOUTH OF YESTERYEAR OB34 Book £2.99 Add to basket
ST THOMAS OF YESTERYEAR, part 1, by Mavis Piller, OB35 Book £2.99 Add to basket
ST THOMAS OF YESTERYEAR, part 2, by Mavis Piller, OB36 Book £2.00 Add to basket
ST THOMAS OF YESTERYEAR, part 3 by Mavis Piller, OB47 Book £2.99 Add to basket
TEDBURN ST MARY by Lilian Woolnough OB63 Book £2.99 Add to basket
THE LOST CITY OF EXETER - REVISITED by Chips Barber, Fortunately much of the citys history remains unchanged as we look first at the central area of the city, the parts which most visitors get to see. OB24 book £4.95 Add to basket
THE MANORS OF WOODFORD & BORINGDON, by Sylvia Guthrig - This book charters the development of the western end of Plympton from its earliest days as a Domesday Manor to the beginnings of suburban building estates. SG3 Book £5.00 Add to basket
THE STORY OF DARTMOOR PRISON, by Chips Barber, The Story of Dartmoor Prison is a brief portrayal of some of the more notable incidents in the prisons past. Although such a grey place in many ways, it has a most colourful history. This potted version of its story is presented in an approximately chronological fashion. OB57 Book £2.99 Add to basket
THE STORY OF DAWLISH WARREN, by Chips Barber, There are two contrasting environments at Dawlish Warren: one is the tourist attraction of amusements, pubs, cafes, shops, sprawling holiday camps, car parks and sandy beach; the other is the acres of untamed dunescape and broad estuary inhabited by numerous species of wildlife including an amazing bird population. This little book covers all aspects of the area, in a light-hearted, easy-to-read style. OB40 Book £2.99 Add to basket
THE STORY OF HALLSANDS, by Chips Barber, 32 pages OB43 Book £2.50 Add to basket
THE TEIGN VALLEY OF YESTERYEAR Chips Barber This little book is a 'trip down memory lane' to OB58 Book £2.99 Add to basket
THE TEIGN VALLEY OF YESTERYEAR Part 2 OB17 Book £2.50 Add to basket
TOPSHAM IN COLOUR By Chips Barber OB30 £2.99 Add to basket
TOPSHAM, Past & Present by Chips Barber . OB6 Book £2.99 Add to basket
TORBAY IN COLOUR- Torquay, Paignton and Brixham By Chips Barber OB18 Book £2.50 Add to basket
TORQUAY OF YESTERYEAR OB62 Book £2.99 Add to basket
VILLAGES OF THE SOUTH HAMS OB38 Book £2.99 Add to basket
WHIPTON OF YESTERYEAR, by Chips Barber and Don Lashbrook OB37 Book £2.99 Add to basket
WHITCHURCH OF YESTERYEAR by Phil Maker, Nestling beneath the Downs on the western edge of Dartmoor lies the village of Whitchurch. The village has changed greatly over the last 150 years and this book sets out to explore those changes. 32 pages OB48 Book £2.99 Add to basket