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DEVON :- Selection of manuscripts, maps, ephemera, etc. for sale from Lesley Aitchison.







  1. Alexander (J.J) and Hooper (W.R) HISTORY OF GREAT TORRINGTON in the County of Devon. With a large folding map, numerous plates, text illusts, xiii + 261pp, 4to, few short tears to slightly spotty dustwrapper. Sutton: Advance Studio, 1948. £110.00





  2. Ashton (Ald. Lieut-Col. H), Oliver (Bruce W), and others THE BOROUGH OF A THOUSAND YEARS. 930 - 1930. Being the Official Millenary Souvenir Brochure. 58pp, original wraps, tall 12mo, presentation copy from the Mayor, etc. Published with the authority of the Barnstaple Town Council. (1935) £20.00
    * Includes a list of all the Mayors of Barnstaple since 1303.






  3. Axminster ECCLESIASTICA, Or A Book of Remembrance Wherein the Rise, Constitution, Rule, Order, and Discipline of the Church of Christ, ordinarily Assembling at Wyecroft, in the Parish of Axminster, is faithfully Recorded. Together with the most Remarkable Occurrences and signall Providences which have attended the same from the first Foundation thereof. By the Order & Appointment of the Church. 131pp, 12mo, original limp cloth, slightly rubbed and with a few damp spots to top corners of boards, internally clean, inner hinges cracked. J. Townsend Printer, Exeter: (1874) £45.00
    * Includes 'a Catalogue of the Names of such as were Members of the Church, Actually in fellowship when it was first Agreed by them that this Church Register should be kept.... '






  4. Baker (George), Prebendary of St. Peter's in Exeter THE RESPECT DUE TO A CHURCH OF GOD. Preached Oct. 11. 1733. At the Consecration of St. George's Chapel in Riverton, In the County of Devon, By the Right Reverend Father in God Stephen Lord Bishop of Exon. 32pp, disbound. London: Printed for S. Birt at the Bible in Avemary-Lane, and E. Score over against the Guildhall-Hall in Exeter: 1733. £25.00





  5. Banfield (J), printer A GUIDE TO NORTH DEVON. Comprehending a General Survey of the History and Objects most worthy of Remark to which is added a Geological and Botanical account. A New Edition. With a folding map, a folding plan and 5 steel engraved vignette views, 155pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed, head and foot of spine slightly chipped, short split to rear outer hinge. Ilfracombe: Printed by J. Banfield. c.184- £85.00
    * This edition not in Brockett's Devon Union List.






  6. Banfield (J), printer A GUIDE TO ILFRACOMBE, LYNTON, CLOVELLY, and the Neighbouring Towns; Comprehending a General Sketch of the History and Objects most worthy of remark in that part of North Devon: To which is added a Geological and Botanical Account of the Neighbourhood. A New Edition, Illustrated. With a frontis, a folding map, folding plan and 7 steel engraved vignette views, 2 of which are full page the others being in the text, vi + 154pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, with the original printed label on the top board, few small marks to cloth, slightly shaken, some light foxing mainly to prelims, early ownership name in ink to top of title. Ilfracombe: Printed by J. Banfield. c.184- £60.00





  7. Banks (M.L) BLUNDELL'S WORTHIES. Illusts, 220pp, sm 4to, untrimmed in the original qtr parchment, paper boards, spine slightly darkened. Limited to 50 numbered copies on hand-made paper. London: Chatto & Windus. Exeter: James G. Commin, 1904. £65.00





  8. Baring Gould (S) A BOOK OF DEVON. With Thirty-five illustrations. xii + 372 + 8 pages of publishers adverts, original cloth, spine slightly faded. Fourth Edition, Methuen & Co. Ltd,. 1920. £14.00





  9. Baring-Gould (S) THE BROOM SQUIRE. With 12 plates, vi + (ii) + 384 + 37 pages of publisher's adverts, original cloth, spine slightly faded, and slightly rubbed to edges, few small spots to cloth. Third Edition, London: Methuen & Co., 1896. £20.00





  10. Barnstaple Election REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS.... TO INQUIRE INTO THE EXISTENCE OF CORRUPT PRACTICES IN THE BOROUGH OF BARNSTAPLE; Together with The Minutes of Evidence. Folio, xxii + 516pp, in the original blue wrappers, wraps slightly dusty and chipped to lower portion of spine, French institutional stamp to top cover. H.M.S.O. 1853..... With.... MINUTES OF EVIDENCE TAKEN BEFORE THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON BARNSTAPLE ELECTION PETITION; With the Proceedings of the Committee. viii + 78pp, unbound, stitched as issued, some waterstaining to top corner of first 8 leaves, last leaf slightly creased with small tear. H.M.S.O. 1855. 2 items. H.M.S.O. 1853 & 1855. £110.00





  11. Barnstaple REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF BARNSTAPLE. Title + pages numbered 428-434, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  12. Bennet (W.H) ROBERT CLEAVER CHAPMAN OF BARNSTAPLE. With Introduction by James Wright. With 4 plates, 220 + (4)pp, original cloth, rubbed to edges, few spots to top board, lacks front endpaper. Glasgow: Pickering & Inglis, London: H.A. Raymond, Preface dated 1902. £25.00





  13. Besley (T), printer and publisher THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS CONCERNING CHARITIES; containing that part which relates to the COUNTY OF DEVON. Volumes 1 and 2 of 4 only. viii + 334 and viipp + 336 and viipp, contemporary qtr calf, marbled boards, lightly rubbed to edges. Printed and Published by T. Besley, Jun. Cathedral-Yard, Exeter: 1826 and 1828. £65.00
    * Gives details of the various 'Gifts' and their disbursements in each parish. There are also tables of lands owned by charities with lists of rent, names of lessees, descriptions of tenements, etc.






  14. Besley (T), printer and publisher THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS CONCERNING CHARITIES; containing that part which relates to the COUNTY OF DEVON. viii + 334 and vii + 336 and vii + 312 + 169pp (Appendix and Index), 4 volumes, including the Appendix and Index volume, bound in 2, contemporary qtr cloth, paper boards, short split to cloth on one outer hinge, boards, slightly rubbed, front inner hinge of one volume broken, occasional light spotting to text, bookplates to front pastedown partly removed. Printed and Published by T. Besley, Jun. Cathedral-Yard, Exeter: 1826-28-30-32. £100.00
    * Gives details of the various 'Gifts' and their disbursements in each parish. There are also tables of lands owned by charities with lists of rent, names of lessees, descriptions of tenements, etc.






  15. Besleys DIRECTORY OF EXETER and Suburbs. 1945. (118th Consecutive Year of Publication). xx + 240pp, numerous adverts, small 4to, original wraps, slightly rubbed to edges. Exeter: Besley and Copp Ltd., 1945. £34.00





  16. Besleys DIRECTORY OF EXETER and Suburbs. 1948. (121st Consecutive Year of Publication). Large folding map, xxiv + 272pp, numerous adverts, small 4to, original printed card covers. Exeter: Besley and Copp Ltd., 1948. £45.00





  17. Besleys DIRECTORY OF EXETER and Suburbs. 1955. (128th Consecutive Year of Publication). Lacks map, xx + 307pp, numerous adverts, small 4to, amateur(?) unlettered cloth. Exeter: Besley and Copp Ltd., 1955. £30.00





  18. Bidgood (R.F) TWO VILLAGES The Story of Mortenhoe and Woolacombe. Folding map, illusts, 88pp, original illustrated card covers. Signed presentation inscription on the front cover. Third edition, revised and enlarged, Privately published, Woolacombe: (1975) £12.00





  19. Billings (M) DIRECTORY AND GAZETTEER OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON, containing a descriptive account of every Town, Village, Hamlet, etc. followed by a General Directory. vi + 777 + (iii) + 192 pages of local adverts, recent cloth. M. Billings, Birmingham: 1857. £235.00





  20. Bishop (Herbert E) and Prideaux (Edith K) THE BUILDING OF THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. PETER IN EXETER. Illusts, 2 folding plans, 186pp, untrimmed in the original buckram, few small spots to covers. First edition, Exeter: James G. Commin, 1922. £40.00





  21. Boggis (Rev. R.J. Edmund) A HISTORY OF THE PARISH AND CHURCH OF ST. MARY MAGDALENE, BARNSTAPLE. 204 + (9)pp list of subscribers, original cloth. Loosely inserted is a prospectus, printed on one side of a single sheet for the work, which is signed by Boggis. Cross and Jackman, Canterbury: 1915. £25.00





  22. Boggis (Rev. R.J.E.) A HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE OF EXETER. xvi + 635pp, original cloth lightly rubbed and slightly spotty. Exeter: William Pollard, 1922. £45.00
    * Loosely inserted is a typed letter, dated March 1973, signed by Margaret Reed to a Mr George requesting help with some research she was doing for her book on Pilton. Her book was published c.1977.






  23. Born (Anne) A HISTORY OF KINGSBRIDGE AND SALCOMBE. Plates, textual diagrams, xii + 179pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1986. £20.00





  24. Bourne (John), editor GEORGIAN TIVERTON. The Political Memoranda of Beavis Wood 1768 - 98. Frontis, xxvii + 180pp, original card covers. Devon and Cornwall Record Society New Series, Volume 29. Torquay: 1986. £8.00





  25. Bovett (Robert) HISTORICAL NOTES ON DEVON SCHOOLS. This survey does not include the former County Borough of Plymouth but is otherwise continued up until the re-organisation of Local Government in 1974. 438pp, 4to, plastic comb binding, pictorial card covers. Devon County Council, 1989. £18.00





  26. Bowden (Tom) AROUND PLYMOUTH. Britain in Old Photographs. Illusts, 126pp, pictorial card covers. Sutton Publishing Ltd., Stroud: 1996. £9.00





  27. Bowring (D. Warrell) ILFRACOMBE Throughout the Ages. Illusts., 119pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, a couple of pages carelessly opened. Exeter: A. Wheaton, 1931. £28.00





  28. Branscombe, transcribed and edited by H. Tapley-Soper and Elijah Chick. THE REGISTER OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS OF THE PARISH OF BRANSCOMBE, DEVON, 1539-1812. Frontis, x + errata + 308pp, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound, as issued, small stain to top margin of approx 15 leaves. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1913. £60.00





  29. Breton (Rev. H. Hugh) BEAUTIFUL DARTMOOR And its Interesting Antiquities. In Three Parts. Part II only. The Northern Quarter of the Moor. Illusts, adverts, (xiv) + 80 + (24) pages of local adverts, original card covers, covers very lightly rubbed to edges of spine, small portion missing from foot of spine. First edition, Plymouth: Hoyten and Cole, (1912) £15.00





  30. Briggs (T.R. Archer) FLORA OF PLYMOUTH: An Account of the Flowering Plants and Ferns found within Twelve Miles of the Town: With Brief Sketches of the Topography, Geology, and Climate of the Area, and History of Local Botanical Investigation. With coloured folding map, xxxv + 432pp, original cloth, few small spots to prelims. First edition, London: John Van Voorst, 1880. £65.00
    * Presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper.






  31. Brushfield (T.N) PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS. 134pp, original printed wraps, wraps loose and slightly ragged. First edition, Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association... 1893. £25.00
    * Signed presentation inscription by the author on the top wrap. His address is on the 'Literature of Devon'. Brushfield went on to reprint it privately in the same year.






  32. Burnard (Robert) DARTMOOR PICTORIAL RECORDS. Volume 2 only of 4 volumes. Consisting of Sixteen Illustrations from Negatives by the Author, Reproduced in permanent form by the Autotype Company; With textual Plans, Woodcuts, and Descriptive Letterpress. 60pp, original qtr roan, spine lightly rubbed. LIMITED TO 200 COPIES. Signed and Numbered by Burnard and the printers. Privately Printed. W. Brendon & Son, George Street, Plymouth: 1891. £65.00





  33. Burnard (Robert) DARTMOOR PICTORIAL RECORDS. Consisting of Sixteen Illustrations from Negatives by the Author, Reproduced in permanent form by the Autotype Company; With textual Plans, Woodcuts, and Descriptive Letterpress. Volume 2 only of 4 volumes, 60pp, original qtr roan, spine rubbed, lacking approx. 1" at foot of spine, and missing 'D' and 'A' from title. LIMITED TO 200 COPIES. Signed and Numbered by Burnard and the printers. Privately Printed. W. Brendon & Son, George Street, Plymouth: 1891. £45.00





  34. Burnard (Robert) DARTMOOR PICTORIAL RECORDS. Consisting of Eighteen Illustrations from Negatives by the Author, Reproduced in permanent form by the Autotype Company; With a Map, Woodcuts, and Descriptive Letterpress. Volume 3 only of 4 volumes, original qtr roan, 74pp, couple of splash marks to front cover, Dartington Hall stamp to front endpaper, and the bookplate of Thurston Peter, the Cornish author to front pastedown. LIMITED TO 200 COPIES. Signed and numbered by Burnard and the Printers. Privately Printed. W. Brendon & Son, Plymouth: 1893. £60.00





  35. Burnard (Robert) DARTMOOR PICTORIAL RECORDS. Illustrations from Negatives by the Author, reproduced in permanent form by the Autotype Company; With a Plan, Woodcuts, and Descriptive Letterpress. 4 volumes, 56, 60, 74 and 84pp, includes list of subscriber's, original qtr morocco, cloth boards, few light marks to cloth, head of 2 spines chipped. The first volume is limited to 150 copies, volumes, 2, 3, and 4, are limited to 200 copies. All volumes signed by Burnard and the Printers. Privately Printed. Plymouth: W. Brendon, Printers, 1890-1-3-4. £400.00
    * Volume 1 has a presentation inscription, on the front endpaper, from Francis H. Balkwill, listed as one of the original subscribers, to his brother and sister.






  36. Burnet (John) THE DISCOURSES OF SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS Illustrated by Explanatory Notes and Plates. With engraved title-page and 11 engraved plates, 279pp, 4to, original cloth, rubbed few splits to outer hinges, head and foot of spine chipped. James Carpenter, London: 1842. £32.00
    * Reynolds was born in Plympton, Devon, in 1723 and was one of the most prominent portrait painters of the eighteenth century. He was knighted by George III in 1768.






  37. Burnett (B. Lile) FROM STABLE BOY TO MERCHANT PRINCE A Devonshire Story. (vi) + 154pp, original cloth, 12mo, one section of text slightly loosening, cloth spotty, early presentation inscription to front pastedown. Marshal Brothers London: & E. Everard, Teignmouth: c.1888. £18.00
    * 'In the following Chapters a Story of Real Life is but thinly veiled in the guise of Fiction.' Preface.






  38. Bush (Robin) THE BOOK OF EXMOUTH. Numerous illusts, cr 4to, 148pp, partly faded dustwrapper. Numbered Limited Edition. Includes 2 page list of subscribers. Buckingham: Barracuda Books, 1978. £30.00
    * Signed by the author on title-page.






  39. [Butcher (Edmund)] THE BEAUTIES OF SIDMOUTH DISPLAYED; Being a Descriptive Sketch of its Situation.... also an account of the Environs within 15 miles round. With a folding aquatint plate, 155pp, sm 8vo, untrimmed in the original paper boards, slightly rubbed, original paper label on top board, portions chipped from head and foot of spine, top outer hinge cracked, though sound. First edition, Sidmouth: Printed for J. Wallis, at the Marine Library, 1810. £125.00





  40. Butler (Jeremy) DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Volume One - The East. Plates, maps, plans, diagrams, 174pp, original pictorial card covers. Devon Books, Exeter: 1991. £38.00





  41. Capern (Edward), Rural Postman of Bideford, Devon BALLADS AND SONGS. xi + 188pp, original cloth, Tiverton War Memorial Library label to front pastedown. W. Kent, London: 1858. £40.00





  42. Capern (Thomas) THE MIGHTY CURATIVE POWERS OF MESMERISM, Proved in Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Cases of Various Diseases. 120pp, original cloth, partly faded, few marks to covers, lacks front endpaper, private library label to front pastedown. London: H. Bailliere, 1851. £60.00
    * Concerns his account of illnesses 'cured' in Tiverton. 'William Pope, yeoman, of Tiverton, aged 50 years, was attacked about four months ago with a severe pain in his right arm.... ' 'James Gill, Tiverton, weaver, in the employ of Mr. Cosway, was afflicted with rheumatism in the left arms and shoulder for three months....'






  43. Carrington (N.T) DARTMOOR: A Descriptive Poem. With 12 etchings, xix + 206 + (10) + 3 page list of subscribers, recent half calf, raised bands, marbled boards. Second Edition. London: John Murray, 1826. £60.00





  44. [Carrington (N.T), and others] Several Literary Gentleman THE TEIGNMOUTH, DAWLISH, AND TORQUAY GUIDE; With an Account of the Surrounding Neighbourhood, Its Scenery, Antiquities, &c. With a folding map, 7 of 8 lithographic plates, 2 of which are folding, 230pp, later half calf, raised bands, marbled boards, and endpapers, very slightly rubbed to edges, Teignmouth: Printed by and for E. Croydon, c.1828. £95.00
    * RARE. This is the first of two parts, the second part was just text. See Somers Cocks's Devon Topographical Prints. S.95.






  45. Carrington (Nicholas Toms) THE BANKS OF THE TAMAR, A Poem, With other Pieces. vi + (vi) + 160pp, includes a list of subscribers, early half calf, marbled boards, endpapers and page edges, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, covers rubbed mainly to edges. Plymouth-Dock: Printed for the Author by John Congdon, 1820. £110.00





  46. Chanter (J.R) MEMORIALS DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL OF THE CHURCH OF ST. PETER, BARNSTAPLE, With its other Ecclesiastical Antiquities; and an Account of the Conventual Church of St. Mary Magdalene, recently discovered. Frontis, 188pp, original cloth, spine faded. Barnstaple: Henry A. Foyster, 90, High Street. (1882) £35.00





  47. Chanter (J.R), and Wainwright (Thos), publisher REPRINT OF THE BARNSTAPLE RECORDS. With Corrections and Additions by Thos. Wainwright. 2 volumes, 260 and 262 + (4) page list of subscribers, original cloth, partly faded, at the rear of volume 2 is a pocket, which has been added later, containing a separately published index to these volumes. With the signature of Edward Windeatt to the front endpapers. A.E. Barnes, Barnstaple: 1900. £65.00





  48. Chanter (John Frederick) A HISTORY OF THE PARISHES OF LYNTON AND COUNTISBURY. Their Antiquities, Manors, Churches and Families, and Some Account of the Natural History of the Neighbourhood. With 8 plates and 7 pedigrees 3 of which are folding, 192pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, partly faded as usual. First edition, Exeter: James G. Commin, 1907. £75.00





  49. Chanter (John R) LUNDY ISLAND. A Monograph, Descriptive and Historical, with notices of its Distinguishing Features in Natural History. With folding map, 171pp, 12mo, original bevelled cloth, some spotting to front and rear endpapers and to prelims, few marks to front endpaper, covers protected with a loose transparent plastic sheet, name in ink to front endpaper, and another name in pencil to rear. First edition, London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin., c.1877. £80.00





  50. Chanter (John Roberts), and Ravenshaw (Rev. T.F.R), and others ARCHAEOLOGY OF NORTH DEVON, containing History and Antiquities, Ecclesiology, North Devon Worthies, Legends, Dialect, &c. 194pp, sm 8vo, recent cloth, and endpapers, with most of the cloth from the original boards laid down. Twiss & Son. Ilfracombe: c.188- £35.00





  51. Chapman (Gordon) DEVON AT THE CINEMA An Illustrated History of Cinema Going. Numerous illusts, 160pp, dustwrapper. Devon Books, Tiverton: 2000. £12.00





  52. Chapple (William) A REVIEW OF PART OF RISDON'S SURVEY OF DEVON; Containing the General Description of that County; with Corrections, Annotations and Additions. iv + vii list of subscribers + 1-116 and 125-144pp, pages 117-124 were omitted in pagination, 4to, uncut recent qtr cloth, paper boards, paper label on spine. Exeter: Printed and Sold by R. Thorn in Fore-Street. 1785. £60.00





  53. Chudleigh (John) DEVONSHIRE ANTIQUITIES. Containing Illustrations of Eighty Dartmoor Villages and Wayside Crosses, Inscribed Stones, Stone Circles.... and other Objects of Interest. Map of Dartmoor. Illusts, folding map, 116pp, few small spots to the original cloth, spine slightly faded and slightly rubbed to head and foot. Second Edition. Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1893. £60.00





  54. Church (Steve) THE DEVON LANDSCAPE. An appraisal of Devon's Landscape at the beginning of the 21st Century. Maps, photographic illusts which are mainly in colour, 176pp, dustwrapper, large oblong 4to. Devon Books, Tiverton: 2002. £20.00





  55. Clayden (Arthur W) THE HISTORY OF DEVONSHIRE SCENERY. An Essay In Geographical Evolution. With 43 plates, viii + 202pp, original cloth. First edition, Chatto and Windus, London. James G. Commin, Exeter: 1906. £22.00
    * This forms part 2 of volume 4 of Devon Notes and Queries.






  56. Cleaveland (E) A GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF THE NOBLE AND ILLUSTRIOUS FAMILY OF COURTENAY. In Three Parts. The First giveth an Account, Of the Counts of Edessa, Of that Family. The Second, Of that Branch that is in France. The Third, Of that Branch that is in England. viii + 305 + 32pp, with genealogical tables, lacks half-title, folio, later half vellum, raised bands, leather label, marbled boards, and endpapers. Exon: Printed by Edw. Farley, at Shakespear's Head near East-gate. 1735. £275.00
    * The third part mainly concerns the Courtenays of Powderham.






  57. Cluer (Andrew) PLYMOUTH AND PLYMOUTHIANS Photographs & Memories. Plates, 146 unnumbered pages, 4to, original decorative card covers. First edition, Lantern Books, Plymouth: 1974. £16.00





  58. Cock (John) RECORDS OF YE ANTIENT BOROUGH OF SOUTH MOLTON. in ye County of Devon. Illusts, (vii) + 255pp, original cloth. Printed by James Townsend, Exeter. Published by the Author, at Woodville, South Molton: 1893. £68.00





  59. Cockrem (E), printer and publisher TORQUAY AND TOR DIRECTORY, and General Advertiser. 29 issues and 10 supplements. The main issues were issued every 2 weeks, and are numbered from 157-186. they consist of 8pp, the supplements were issued the week following the main issue, with the same issue number, and were 4pp. This run appears to lack the main issue for No 180, but does have the supplement. There are no supplements from issues 159-175 inclusive, or for 186, it could be that none were issued for these numbers. One issue lacks one leaf, another has just the first leaf. Folio, early half roan, marbled boards, rubbed, hinges partly split, front inner margin reinforced with transparent tape, occasional foxing and ink splash, few small marginal tears. Torquay, E. Cockrem, November 7th, 1845 to December 18th, 1846. £200.00





  60. Colby (Frederic Thomas) PEDIGREES OF FIVE DEVONSHIRE FAMILIES, Colby, Coplestone, Reynolds, Palmer and Johnson. With 2 large folding pedigrees, arms illustrated in the text, 40pp + 4pp (Additions and Corrections), 4to, few spots to the original unlettered cloth, one corner and fore-edge of rear board bruised, interleaved with blanks. Printed for Private Circulation. Exeter: Printed by William Pollard, 1884. £110.00





  61. Compton (Theodore) WILLIAM COOKWORTHY. Illusts, 138pp, sm 8vo, untrimmed in the original buckram, slightly soiled, spine darkened. London: E. Hicks and Son, 1895. £60.00
    * Cookworthy discovered china clay in Cornwall, and manufactured porcelain in England, prior to this it was imported from China.






  62. Cooper (Thomas Henry) A GUIDE CONTAINING A SHORT HISTORICAL SKETCH OF LYNTON and other Places Adjacent in North Devon, including Ilfracombe. With a copy of the folding map tipped in, a folding pedigree, 5 vignette steel engravings, folding pedigree, xvi + 114pp, 12mo, original cloth, new spine, and endpapers. London: John Russell Smith, Barnstaple: G.J. Jenvey, Lynton: W. Richardson, c.1853. £35.00





  63. Cooper (Thomas Henry) A GUIDE CONTAINING A SHORT HISTORICAL SKETCH OF LYNTON, LYNMOUTH, ILFRACOMBE, and other Places Adjacent in North Devon. Lacks map, with double-page pedigree, 5 vignette steel engravings, xvi + 114pp, 12mo, original cloth, covers damp spotted. Barnstaple: T. Hearson, c.1853. £30.00





  64. Cornish (Rev. Sidney W) SHORT NOTES ON THE CHURCH AND PARISH OF OTTERY ST. MARY, Devon. 64pp, original printed card covers, lacks most of spine, clear tape on spine. First edition. Exeter: William Pollard, 1869. £15.00





  65. Cornish (Vaughan) A FAMILY OF DEVON their Homes, Travels and Occupations. With 10 plates, 3 folding pedigrees in pocket at rear, 56pp, few damp spots to the original cloth. St. Leonards-on-Sea: King Bros. & Potts, 1942. £35.00





  66. Cossins (James) REMINISCENCES OF EXETER FIFTY YEARS SINCE. Illusts, viii + 80pp, 12mo, a.e.g. few small spots to the original decorative cloth. Second Edition (with Additions). Printed for the Author, William Pollard, Exeter: 1878. £35.00





  67. Cotton (Richard W) BARNSTAPLE AND THE NORTHERN PART OF DEVONSHIRE DURING THE GREAT CIVIL WAR 1642 - 1646. xiii + 558pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed, spine dull and slightly creased. Presentation inscription by the author to Sir John Maclean on the half-title. Printed for the Author by Unwin Brothers, 1889. £260.00





  68. Cotton (William) A GRAPHIC AND HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE ANTIQUITIES OF TOTNES. Textual illusts, most of the coats of arms are neatly hand coloured, vi + (ii) + 107pp, sm 4to, original cloth, covers rubbed to edges, few spots to prelims. First edition. London: Longman, 1850. £75.00





  69. Cotton (William) SOME ACCOUNT OF THE ANCIENT BOROUGH OF PLYMPTON ST MAURICE, OR PLYMPTON EARL; with Memoirs of the Reynolds Family. Folding plan, and a mounted photo, vii + 129 + 1 Appendix leaf, 12mo, later qtr cloth, marbled boards. London: John Russell Smith, 1859. £120.00





  70. Cotton (William) THE STORY OF THE DRAMA IN EXETER, During its Best Period, 1787 to 1823. With Reminiscences of Edmund Kean. Frontis, and 5 facsimiles of early posters, 66pp, original cloth, partly faded, few spots. London: Hamilton, Adams, Exeter: William Pollard and Co., 1887. £60.00





  71. Cox (J. Mercer) PLYMPTON ST. MARY The Priory, the Church and the Parish. Photographs by Mr A.B. Fellowes. Illusts, 54pp, original cloth, front inner hinge has amateur tape repair. Plymouth: W.O. Roughton, 1920. £30.00





  72. Crossing (William) THE ANCIENT STONE CROSSES OF DARTMOOR; and its Borderland. Revised edition. Illustrated by T.A. Falcon. With 21 plates, folding map, 184pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, lacks front endpaper, front inner hinge tender. Special Edition With Additional Plates, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES. Exeter: James G. Commin, 1902. £65.00





  73. Crossing (William) FOLK RHYMES OF DEVON. Notices of the Metrical Sayings Found in the Lore of the People. 156pp, original cloth, private ex-libris label to front pastedown. First edition, James G. Commin, Exeter: 1911. £48.00





  74. Crossing (William) GUIDE TO DARTMOOR: Southern and Western Section comprising: Princetown, Two Bridges, Hexworthy & Post Bridge Districts, Ashburton, Brent, Ivybridge, and Cornwood Districts, and Plympton, Shaugh, Yelverton, and Dousland Districts. With Maps and Sketches, xiv + 112pp and xv + 112pp and xv + 112pp. This being parts 1, 4, and 5 of 5 parts, original qtr cloth, printed paper boards, rubbed to edges, slightly shaken, name to top cover. Third edition, A. Wheaton, Exeter: 1914. £22.00





  75. Crossing (William) GEMS IN A GRANITE SETTING: Beauties of the Lone Land of Dartmoor. Numerous illusts, 220 + 4 pages of adverts, roy 8vo, original cloth lightly rubbed, one corner slightly bruised, ownership name to front endpaper. Second Edition. Plymouth: The Western Morning News, 1905. £35.00





  76. Crossing (William) THE ANCIENT CROSSES OF DARTMOOR; With a Description of Their Surroundings. Map and 10 plates, 132 + 4pp of adverts, original cloth, very slightly rubbed to edges. First edition, Exeter: James G. Commin, London: C. Elkin Mathews, 1887. £75.00





  77. Crowdy (Joe) THE BOOK OF LUSTLEIGH Portrait of a Dartmoor Parish. Illusts, 160pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 1998. £25.00





  78. Cullum (R) THE ADDRESSES, SPEECHES, SQUIBS, SONGS, &c WHICH WERE CIRCULATED DURING THE RECENT GENERAL ELECTION OF MEMBERS FOR THE CITY OF EXETER, AND COUNTY OF DEVON; Together with those published at the Contested Election in 1816. between Lord Viscount Errington and Mr Bastard. Likewise, A Correct List of the names of the Voters for the City of Exeter; The New Rolliad; and also an Alphabetical List of the Different Hundreds in the County of Devon. ii + 5-415pp, complete, small 8vo, contemporary full calf, spine, and borders of boards gilt tooled, marbled endpapers. Inscription to second front endpaper. Exeter: Printed at the General Printing-Office by R. Cullum 1818. £135.00





  79. Cullum (R), printer THE SPIRIT OF ELECTION WIT, AT THE CITY OF EXETER and County of Devon; together with the Burlesque Election at IDE, in the Year 1812.... 152pp, untrimmed in early paper boards, recent cloth spine, paper label to spine, paper boards slightly rubbed. Exeter: Printed by R. Cullum at the General Printing-Office, (1812) £75.00





  80. Curtis (Muriel E) SOME DISPUTES BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE CATHEDRAL AUTHORITIES OF EXETER. Folding map, 98pp, original cloth. Manchester University Press: 1932. £24.00





  81. Curtis (W), publisher THE PHILO-DANMONIAN; A WESTERN MAGAZINE, Or Matter Chiefly Original, Comprising Essays Literary, Scientific, and Antiquarian: Poetry and Criticism: Notices of the Fine Arts, Drama, &c. With miscellaneous information on subjects more immediately Connected with Devon and Cornwall. 466pp, lacks 3 leaves:- pages 1/2, 7/8 and 167/8, and small portion of lower corner of title-page, recent cloth, leather label on spine. All published. Plymouth: Published by W. Curtis. January - June 1830. £45.00
    * With the signature of Edward Windeatt, the Devon author, to front endpaper. The West Country articles mainly concern Devon. Includes articles on Plymouth Hoe; Tavistock Institution; Exeter Cathedral; Geology; Lightning Rods; Phrenology, etc. Copac lists volume 1 No 6 only at the B.L.






  82. Cutcliffe (H.C) THE ART OF TROUT FISHING ON RAPID STREAMS: Comprising a Complete System of Fishing the NORTH DEVON Streams, and their like. With detailed instructions of the Art of Fishing with the Artificial Fly, the Fern Web, Beetle, Maggot, Worm, and Minnow, both Natural and Artificial. xi + 212pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, very lightly rubbed to edges, small mark to title and frontis. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, (1883). £100.00





  83. Dallas (J) and Porter (H.G) THE NOTE-BOOK OF TRISTRAM RISDON. (Author of the 'Survey of the County of Devon'), 1608-1628. Frontis, 352pp, untrimmed in the original buckram, corners of top board slightly bruised, cover slightly dull. With the armorial bookplate of Arthur Sydney Lamprey. London: Elliot Stock, 1897. £45.00
    * An invaluable source for West Country heraldry.






  84. Dartmouth REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF DARTMOUTH. (Devonshire.) Title + pages numbered 476-483, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound, pages loose. House of Commons, London: 1835. £12.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  85. Dartmouth THE CASE OF THE BOROUGH OF DARTMOUTH, as stated by Sir Henry Willoughby, Bart., M.P. in Committee on The Reform Bill, February 23, 1832. 15pp, later plain wraps, ex-lib. with stamp to title, and a couple to verso. London: John Murray. 1832. £25.00





  86. [Davies (E.W.L)] THE OUT-OF-DOOR LIFE OF THE REV. JOHN RUSSELL A Memoir. Frontis, xii + 307 + vipp of adverts, original cloth, some light foxing to prelims, few small spots to cloth. New Edition. London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1883. £58.00





  87. Davies (Rev. E.W.L) DARTMOOR DAYS Or Scenes in the Forest. A Poem. With 2 engraved plates, 148pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, few minor spots to cloth, light spotting to prelims. First edition, London: Longman, Green.... 1863. £36.00





  88. Daw (John) REMINISCENCES OF SIR JOHN DAW covering the period 1866-1957. Illusts, 84pp, original cloth boards, slightly marked. Printed for Private Circulation. 1957. £20.00
    * Presentation inscription from the author on front endpaper, and with a signed letter from him tipped in.






  89. Deacon (Lois) DARTMOOR WITH A DIFFERENCE. Frontis, 103 cyclostyled pages, 4to, original printed wraps, couple of small rust marks from staples to top cover. First edition, Toucan Press, Guernsey: 1973. £16.00





  90. Delderfield (W.J) and Sons Ltd, printers and publishers THE BUDLEIGH SALTERTON KNOWLE AND EAST BUDLEIGH STREET DIRECTORY and Gazetteer for 1947. Full List of Streets and Residents.... A History of the District.... Folding map, illusts, adverts, 124pp, original printed wraps, staples rusty staining the wraps. First edition, W.J. Delderfield and Sons Ltd., Exmouth: 1947. £32.00





  91. Devon Charities ABSTRACT OF THE RETURNS OF CHARITABLE DONATIONS for the Benefit of Poor Persons, Made by the Ministers and Churchwardens of the Several Parishes and Townships in England and Wales. 1786 - 1788. The Devon section. Folio, loose and unbound, top leaf very slightly ragged to fore-edge margins, small amount of spotting, 74pp, (pages numbered 231-314, complete). Ruled in columns:- Name of Hundred, Names of the Persons who Gave the Charity, When Given, Whether by Will or Deed, Description of the Charity, and for what Purpose given, Whether in Land or Money, In Whom Now Vested, Gross Amount, Annual Produce of the Money, Clear Annual Produce of that given in Land, and Observations. 1816. £30.00





    Devon Notes and Queries & Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries
    A selection from my stock.







  92. Devon County Council AT YOUR SERVICE The Journal of the Devon County Council Staff Association. Volumes 28, No 6 - Volume 34, No 5. Line drawings in the text, 65 issues, each issue comprising usually 12 - 14 cyclostyled pages, cloth. Devon County Council, Exeter: January, 1951 - December, 1956. £65.00
    * The usual mix of essays about holidays, articles on sporting and social activities, notices of NALGO meetings, poetry (?), etc.






  93. Devon Debts PROPOSALS ADDRESSED TO THE GENTLEMEN, CLERGY, AND FREEHOLDERS OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON, For Establishing a Fund for the Discharge and Relief Of Persons Imprisoned for Small Debts, 1788. 22pp, early marbled wraps, ex-Antiquarian Soc. library with stamp and withdrawn label to verso of of cover, paper titled label to top cover. no imprint, 1788. £32.00





    Devonshire Association Reports and transactions
    A selection from my stock.







  94. Devonshire Parish Registers, edited by W.P.W. Phillimore DEVONSHIRE PARISH REGISTERS. MARRIAGES. Volume 1. 158pp, original cloth, slight rubbed, head of spine frayed, ex-lib with label and stamp to front endpaper, and stamp to verso of title-page, number to foot of spine. LIMITED TO 150 COPIES. Initialled by Phillimore. London: Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 1909. £40.00
    * Marriages celebrated in each parish from the first entry to the year either 1812 or 1837. Contains the parishes of Ipplepen, Kingskerswell, Werrington, Countisbury, Trentishoe, Martinhoe, Uffculme.






  95. Doe (George M) OLD TORRINGTON LANDMARKS. One plate, 36 pages printed on rectos only, 12mo, original wraps slightly creased. LIMITED TO 100 COPIES. "Bideford Gazette" Limited Printers and Publishers. 1931. £25.00





  96. Donn (Benjamin) A MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON 1765. Reprinted in facsimile with an introduction by W.L.D. Ravenhill. With 25 double-page maps, 20pp, roy 4to, dustwrapper slightly rubbed and with the top edge ragged with short tears and a few small portions. Printed for the Devon and Cornwall Record Society. 1965. £45.00





  97. Doveton (F.B) DELIGHTFUL DEVON Being Ten Sketches of Rambles, Fishing, and Otherwise, in Devon. (Reprinted in part from 'A Fisherman's Fancies'). 64pp, original card covers, spine slightly worn at foot. Elliot Stock, London: 1896. £20.00





  98. Drake (Francis) THE DRAKE COMMEMORATION AT PLYMOUTH. Unveiling the Statue on the Hoe.... 17pp, with top wrap, lacks rear wrap and spine. Reprinted from the "Western Daily Mercury", Plymouth: 1884. £12.00





  99. Drake (Sir William Richard) NOTES ON THE ARMORIAL BEARINGS OF BOTELIER OF BRANTFIELD, CO. HERTS. AND DRAKE OF ASHE, CO. DEVON. Plate, heraldic shields in the text, iv + (ii) + 22pp, 4to, original cloth, spine slightly faded, few small holes to cloth on top board. Privately Printed. London: 1874. £75.00





  100. Dredge (John Ingle) A FEW SHEAVES OF DEVON BIBLIOGRAPHY. Complete in the original 5 parts, continuously paginated on 250 leaves printed on rectos only, original printed wraps, 7 wraps loose and slightly ragged, the stitching to the first part is broken and it is now in 3 sections. Four hand written letters from Dredge to Alfred Wallis tipped in, there are also presentation inscriptions by Dredge to Wallis on 3 top wraps. There is a short potted biography of Dredge, presumably written by Wallis, on 2 sides of one 8vo sheet loosely inserted. 50 COPIES - NOT PUBLISHED. Reprinted from the Devonshire Transactions. Plymouth: William Brendon and Sons, Printers, 1889-1896. £120.00





  101. Du Boulay (James T. Housemayne) NOTES TO ACCOMPANY A PEDIGREE OF THE FAMILY OF CORNYSHE of Thurlestone in the County of Devon. Folding pedigree on 3 large sheets, 16pp, 4to, original qtr calf, cloth boards, short tear to head of top outer hinge, small hole in spine, inner hinges cracked, and weak, with the name and 3 addresses, and the dates he lived there of Herbert Cornish the original owner to the front endpaper. Printed for the Author by Warren and Son, Winchester: 1903. £60.00





  102. Duffy (Eamon) THE VOICES OF MOREBATH Reformation and Rebellion in an English Village. Plates, maps endpapers, xv + (i) + 232pp, lacks dustwrapper. Yale University Press. London and New Haven: 2001. £12.00





  103. Duffy (M), Fisher (Stephen) and others, editors THE NEW MARITIME HISTORY OF DEVON Volume 1: From Early Times to the Late Eighteenth Century, and Volume 2: From the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day. Plates, maps, 2 volumes, 256pp and 272pp, 4to, dustwrappers covered in loose plastic sleeves. University of Exeter and Conway Maritime Press. (1992) and 1994. £68.00





  104. Duncan (Alexander G.) THE LONG BRIDGE OF BIDEFORD and Bideford under the Restored Monarchy. Frontis, 70pp, original cloth. Reprinted from Transactions of Devonshire Association, Bideford: 1930. £22.00
    * With a hand written letter, loosely inserted, from Marion Hedden, the author's daughter, who wrote the 'Foreword' to the book.






  105. Dunsford (Martin) HISTORICAL MEMOIRS OF THE TOWN AND PARISH OF TIVERTON, in the County of Devon. Collected from the best Authorities. With Notes and Observations. With an engraved title, 3 plates a map and a plan, and with the portrait frontis which is frequently missing, xiv + 466pp + Errata and Addenda leaf, 4to, number in ink to verso of title-page, 2 old cellotape stains to one leaf, not affecting legibility, recent qtr cloth, paper boards, paper label on spine, occasional light spotting. First edition, Printed for the Author by T. Brice, Exeter: 1790. £185.00





  106. Dunstan (G.R), editor THE REGISTER OF EDMUND LACY Bishop of Exeter 1420 - 1455. Volume II. 417pp, original printed wraps, partly faded. Canterbury and York Society and Devon & Cornwall Society, 1966. £12.00





  107. Dunstan (G.R), editor THE REGISTER OF EDMUND LACY Bishop of Exeter 1420 - 1455. Volume III. 398pp, original printed wraps. Devon and Cornwall Record Society, Torquay: 1967. £16.00





  108. Dupin (Charles) TWO EXCURSIONS TO THE PORTS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND IN 1816, 1817 AND 1818: With a Description of the Breakwater at Plymouth and of the Caledonia Canal. With a folding engraved chart and an engraved plate of the Breakwater, 96pp, recent unlettered marbled wraps. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, c.1819. £55.00





  109. Dymond (Francis W) DEVON AND CORNWALL QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. TRUST PROPERTY within the County of DEVON. With Nine Plates. With nine folding plans, xiv + 132pp, roy 8vo, some light spotting to the original bevelled cloth. Pasted onto front pastedown is a hand written letter from Dymond to his friend Henry Harris. Printed for Private Circulation Only, by Headley Brothers, London: 1899. £100.00





  110. Dymond (Robert) THE HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF ST. PETROCK, EXETER, AS SHOWN BY ITS CHURCHWARDENS' ACCOUNTS AND OTHER RECORDS. Plan, 2 facsimiles, one of which is folding, plate, 99pp, original cloth, tipped in at the rear are various hand-written or typed notes on the Lay Subsidy, Poll tax, and Rate Assessments for St. Petrocks, listing the people concerned. There are also 9 leaves, the leaves have some short marginal tears, loosely inserted, written on rectos concerning subsidies in 1593 and the people concerned. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association. (1882) £35.00





  111. Dymond (Robert) THE CUSTOMS OF THE MANORS OF BRAUNTON. Pamphlet, one plate, 51pp, qtr roan, marbled boards, slightly chipped at head of spine. Reprinted from the Devonshire Transactions. 1888. £35.00
    * Edward Windeatt, the Devon author's, copy, with his signature on front endpaper and a letter tipped-in to him from Dymond's wife, handwritten on four sides. With an 'In Memoriam' card concerning Dymond's death pasted to title-page.






  112. Dymond (Robert), editor "THINGS NEW AND OLD" concerning The Parish Of WIDECOMBE-IN-THE-MOOR and its Neighbourhood. 119pp, original decorative cloth, some spotting to page edges otherwise a nice copy. Torquay: The Torquay Directory Company Limited, 1876. £85.00





  113. Eales (R), Clerk of the Peace DEVON NEW COUNTY RATE of 943 14s 8d. Being One Farthing in the Pound On the Annual Value of the County. Amounting to 905,984 12s 4d. As Returned by the several parishes in the county, pursuant to 55th Geo. III. Cap. 51. Settled and approved of at Epiphany Sessions, 1817, and then ordered to be printed Rd. Eales, Clerk of the Peace. 27pp, sm 4to, unbound, stitched as issued, title-page dusty, split at centre where once folded, neatly repaired to verso, lacks portion of lower corner of title and first leaf, not affecting text, last leaf dusty with a few short tears. Exeter: M. Trewman and Co. High Street. 1817. £20.00





  114. Edgeler (Aubrey) ART POTTERS OF BARNSTAPLE. Coloured plates, illusts, pedigrees, map, 294 + (9) page index, dustwrapper. First edition, Nimrod Press, Ltd., Alton: 1990. £75.00





  115. Edmonds (Rev. F.S) CHRONICLES OF ST. MARY CHURCH. With Notes on Babbacombe, Ilsham, Shiphay Collaton, Kingskerwell and Coffinswell. Frontis, 66pp, 12mo, original cloth. Charles G. Jowitt, Torquay: (1925) £28.00





  116. [Edwards (E)] DEVONSHIRE Containing Historical, Biographical and Descriptive Notices of EXMOUTH & its Neighbourhood, including the Exe, Littleham, Withycombe Raleigh, East Budleigh, Otterton and Bicton, Sidmouth and Sidbury, Gittisham, Ottery St. Mary, Lympstone, and Topsham; with Notices of the Pedigree of the Rolle, Raleigh, and Courtney Families, &c. Contains Notices of some Picturesque and Antiquarian Excursions in the neighbourhood of the Exe Estuary, and along the adjacent coast, including Budleigh Salterton, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Torquay, &c. With 2 folding views, 2 folding pedigrees, 362pp, 12mo, original printed wraps, slightly dusty, neat tape repair to head and foot of spine. First edition, Exeter: S. Drayton & Sons (1867) £120.00





  117. Eldred (Charles E.) and Wright (W.H.K) "STREETS OF OLD PLYMOUTH" Full page and textual illusts, 94pp including 2pp list of subscribers, roy 8vo, original half parchment, parchment spotty. LIMITED TO 300 COPIES. Plymouth: Printed by James H. Keys, (1901) £45.00





  118. Ellis (Arthur C) SOME ANCIENT CHURCHES AROUND TORQUAY With other Notes on the respective Parishes. Illusts, 160pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, covers slightly rubbed to edges and with a few spots. Contemporary presentation inscription on front endpaper. No imprint. (1936) £35.00
    * Covers:- Abbotskerswell, Alphington, Ashburton, Ashcombe, Berry Pomeroy, Bickington, Bishopsteignton, Bovey Tracey. 'The following eight articles were originally meant to be the first of a longer series written for the Torquay Directory. As it appears unlikely that the entire series can be completed within a reasonable time, it seems desirable that these should be issued in book form now.' Preface. Not found on the Devon Libraries internet site.






  119. Elliston-Wright (F.R) BRAUNTON A Few Nature Notes. Coloured frontis, illusts, folding map, 106pp, original cloth, partly faded, presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper. First edition, A.E. Barnes, Barnstaple: 1926. £25.00





  120. Evans (Rachel) HOME SCENES, OR TAVISTOCK AND ITS VICINITY. Illustrated with Engravings from original drawings, taken expressly for this work. With a lithographed frontis and 22 vignette view engravings, viii + 258pp, full morocco, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, gilt borders and gilt decoration to boards, a.e.g., edges of covers lightly rubbed, occasional light spotting, a few plates slightly off-set. First edition, London: Simpkin and Marshall. Tavistock: J.L. Commins, 1846. £135.00
    * The lithographed frontis is quite often missing, and is not called for in Somers Cocks's Devon Topographical Prints.






  121. Evans (Rachel) HOME SCENES, OR TAVISTOCK AND ITS VICINITY. Illustrated with mounted photo frontis. and 7 steel engraved vignette views, viii + 176pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed, and damped, internally sound. Second Edition Revised and Corrected. Tavistock: T.W. Greenfield. 1875. £45.00





  122. Evelegh (Aldridge) SOME NOTES ON THE EVELEGH FAMILY. Illusts, original boards, 47pp, lacks folding pedigree. Privately published, Southsea: 1965. £15.00





  123. Exeter Poll THE LIST OF VOTERS OF THE CITY OF EXETER. Entitled to Vote in the Election of a Member for the said City, between 1st January, 1899 and the 1st January 1900. 328 pages printed on rectos only, 4to, later half cloth on early marbled boards, with part of the original spine laid down, few spots to front and rear. It Gives Names, Addresses, Nature of Qualification and Description of Qualifying Property. With the signature of Lewis D. Thomas, Under Sheriff of Exeter and the dates Nov '98 / Nov '99 to the original front endpaper, this has been repaired with transparent tape. Signed at the end by Geo. R. Shorto, Town Clerk of Exeter., 31st December 1898, and with a page at the rear with a hand-written 'Summary of the Register of Parliamentary Elections for the City of Exeter for the Year 1899.' which is signed by Shorto. Printed by W.J.J. Norton, Exeter: 1898. £180.00
    * Not found on Copac, or the Devon Libraries site.






  124. Exeter Registers, transcribed and edited by W.U. Reynell-Upham and H. Tapley-Soper. THE REGISTERS OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS OF THE CITY OF EXETER. The Cathedral and The Parishes of Alhallows, Goldsmith Street, St. Pancras, St. Paul. 2 volumes, xi + 410pp and xv + 618pp, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound as issued. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1910 and 1933. £110.00





  125. Exeter Registers, transcribed and edited by W.U. Reynell-Upham and H. Tapley-Soper. THE REGISTERS OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS OF THE CITY OF EXETER. Volume I. The Registers of the Cathedral. xi + 410pp, early binders cloth, top outer hinge partly split, though sound. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1910. £70.00
    * Includes a comprehensive index.






  126. Exeter REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF EXETER. Title + pages numbered 486-498, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound, pages loose. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  127. Finberg (H.P.R) TAVISTOCK ABBEY. A Study In The Social And Economic History Of Devon. With a folding map and 2 plates, xii + 320pp, dustwrapper covered with a plastic film which is attached to endpapers. First edition, Cambridge at the University Press, 1951. £15.00





  128. Fleming (Andrew) THE DARTMOOR REAVES Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. Illustrations, diagrams, plans, viii + 135pp, dustwrapper. London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd. 1988. £18.00





  129. Fonthill AT FONTHILL, Shaldon Devon. With 7 photographs, showing the grounds and the gardens, pasted onto 6 thick card pages, 4 pages of text printed on rectos only, folio, half calf, printed paper boards rubbed, lacks much of spine. 1865. £120.00
    * On the front endpaper is a presentation inscription, dated 10 Jan. '65, to Admiral Jas. Hay from Capt. Alex Graeme. Graeme bought the house in 1865 and later extended it. His family lived there until recently. There is another inscription by Arthur W. Hay, the son of Admiral Jas. Hay, to Arthur E. Hay, dated 28th April 1900.






  130. Freeman (Benson) THE YEOMANRY OF DEVON 1794-1927. With coloured and other illusts, folding plans, xix + 301pp, untrimmed in the original buckram, leather lettering piece, occasional light foxing. London: St. Catherine Press. 1927. £115.00





  131. Gade (Felix W) MY LIFE ON LUNDY. Illustrations, 2 plans, large folding map, 544pp, light spotting and small splash mark to dustwrapper. Limited Edition of 250 copies. Second printing, Published privately, Myrtle Langham, Reigate: 1979. £160.00
    * Very Scarce.






  132. Gardiner (Julie), editor RESURGAM! Archaeology at Stonehouse, Mount Batten, and Mount Wise Regeneration Areas, Plymouth. (Plymouth Archaeology Occasional Publications No. 5) Illusts, diagrams, maps, plans, xv + 312pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Trust for Wessex Archaeology, 2000. £20.00





  133. Gardiner (W.F) BARNSTAPLE 1837-1897. Illusts., 250pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges. First edition. Barnstaple: Ralph Allan, 1897. £50.00





  134. Gidley (John), Town Clerk NOTICES OF EXETER; COMPRISING A HISTORY OF ROYAL VISITS To the Ancient and Loyal City, from AD 49, to A.D 1863. With Some Additional Matter. 106pp, original cloth, early inscription to the top margin of the title-page. Exeter Henry Besley, (1863) £28.00





  135. Gilbert (Mrs H.A), editor THE EARNEST CHRISTIAN: Memoir, Letters, and Journals of Harriet Maria, Wife of the Late Rev. Mark R. Jukes. Frontis, vi + 340pp, sm. 8vo, few small marks to lightly rubbed original cloth, private library label to front pastedown, few spots to front and rear, light waterstain to top margin of frontis. Sixth Edition, Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, London: 1883. £25.00
    * Harriet Maria was born at Newport, Devon, and lived in Canada and then Maumee, Ohio in the U.S.A. where she died. Her husband was the Rector there from 1852-1854.






  136. Gill (Crispin) PLYMOUTH A NEW HISTORY. 1603 to the present day. Plates, textual maps and plans, 239pp, dustwrapper. David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1979. £10.00





  137. Gosling (Ted) THE BOOK OF SEATON Celebrating a Devon Seaside Town. Plan, numerous illusts, 160pp, includes 2 page list of subscribers, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 2002. £22.00





  138. Granville (Rev. Roger) THE HISTORY OF BIDEFORD. [Reprinted with various additions and corrections from the Bideford Weekly Gazette.] viii + 110pp, 12mo, original cloth covered boards, slightly rubbed to edges, front inner hinge partly cracked. Bideford: W. Crosbie Coles, (1883) £55.00





  139. Granville (Roger) THE HISTORY OF THE GRANVILLE FAMILY. Traced back to Rollo, first Duke of Normandy. With folding frontis, 30 plates, lacks the folding pedigree, vi + (i) + 489 + (i)pp, 4to, original cloth, partly faded, some small spots to spine, slightly rubbed to head and foot of spine, rear outer hinge has a short split, front inner hinge cracked though sound, marbled page edges. Ex-Tiverton Memorial library with their donation bookplate to front endpaper, which is signed by the donor, and with his indelible stamp to front endpaper and to title-page, slight signs to front endpaper where old label removed. William Pollard, Exeter: 1895. £100.00
    * The pedigree is frequently missing.






  140. Gray (Todd) EXETER UNVEILED. 270 Unknown Images of the City's Past. Coloured and black and white illusts, 135pp, 4to, dustwrapper. The Mint Press, Exeter: 2003. £14.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page.






  141. Greeves (Tom) THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF DARTMOOR FROM THE AIR. With 21 plates, opposite text and interleaved with diagramatic overlays on transparent film, spiral binding, original pictorial card covers, spine slightly faded. Devon Books, Exeter: 1985. £20.00





  142. Gregory (Alfred T), editor DEVONSHIRE VERBAL PROVINCIALISMS. As Collected by Members of the Devonshire Association for Advancement of Science, Literature, & Art etc. 1877 to 1908. (viii) + 196pp, original cloth, fore-edges spotty. Tiverton: Gregory Son, Exeter: S. Drayton, (1909) £45.00





  143. Gregory (Ivon L) HARTLAND CHURCH ACCOUNTS, 1597-1706. Transcribed and Edited by Ivon L. Gregory, Vicar of Hartland. A Prefatory Note by Sir Hilary Jenkinson. xx + 372pp, original cloth. First edition, From: Butler and Tanner, 1950. £32.00





  144. Gribble (Joseph Besly) MEMORIALS OF BARNSTAPLE; Being an attempt to supply the want of A History of that Ancient Borough. With 2 folding tables, a double-page plan, a plate, xvi + 640pp, + errata leaf, original cloth, later recase with old spine laid down on a new spine, a few pages browned. Early ownership names to front endpapers, a few small private ownership stamps to prelims, small ink blot to pastedown and front endpaper. First edition. Barnstaple: Printed by the North Devon Journal Office, by J. Avery. 1830. £145.00





  145. Groser (Albert) GLIMPSES IN NORTHERN EUROPE By West Countrymen, The Pen of One But the Thoughts of Five. Peeps at the Capitals of Sweden, Finland, Denmark & Russia. 18pp, lacks spine and lower wrap. Plymouth: Reprinted from the "Western Morning News", 1886. £15.00
    * Groser came from Plymouth.






  146. Halberton, transcribed and edited by C.A.T. Fursdon. THE REGISTER OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS of the Parish of Halberton. 1605 - 1837. xii + 408pp, lacks the 22 page supplement i.e. 'Corrigenda and Addenda', binders cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, private library label to front pastedown. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1930-1931. £65.00





  147. Harding (Lt. Col. W) THE HISTORY OF TIVERTON, in the County of Devon. With a large folding plan and a large folding map, 6 lithographic views, folding facsimile, woodcuts, 2 volumes, iv + 271 + 119 + errata and 280 + 140 + 123 + errata leaf, recent cloth. LARGE PAPER COPY. Tiverton: Published by F. Boyce, Fore Street. 1845-47. £210.00





  148. Harper (Charles G) THE SOUTH DEVON COAST. Numerous full page and textual illusts, xiii + 304pp, slightly rubbed to edges, in scribble to top corner of front pastedown, occasional light foxing. First edition, London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1907. £40.00





  149. Harper (Charles G) THE NORTH DEVON COAST. Numerous full page and textual illusts. xiii + 247pp, bound by Bayntun's in early half morocco, raised bands, cloth boards, marbled endpapers, neat repair to one corner. First edition, London: Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1908. £45.00 --- See sample text





  150. Harper (Charles G) THE SOUTH DEVON COAST. Numerous full page and textual illusts, xiii + 304pp, early half morocco, cloth boards, marbled boards, very slightly rubbed to top of outer hinges, otherwise a nice copy. First edition, London: Chapman & Hall, 1907. £40.00





  151. Harris (Helen) INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF DARTMOOR. With plates and textual diagrams, 239pp, original cloth, dustwrapper lightly rubbed to edges. First edition, David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1968. £18.00





  152. Hawker (George) A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF FRANCIS JAMES BLIGHT, F.R.S.E. PUBLISHER Chairman and Managing Director from 1899 to 1927 of Charles Griffin and Company, Ltd., Publishers. With 32 half-tone plates. xxii + 176pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges. Elliot Stock, London: 1931. £20.00
    * Includes 2 chapters on the families origins in Devon from the 16th century to the 18th century and their connection with Topsham.






  153. [Hayman (J.G)] HISTORY OF METHODISM IN NORTH DEVON. xi + 192pp, recent cloth. London: Published for the Author at the Wesleyan Conference Office, 1871. £50.00





  154. Hearder (G. and J), printer and publisher THE SOUTH DEVON MONTHLY MUSEUM. Volumes 1-7, bound in 3. ALL PUBLISHED. Plates and illusts in the text, approx. 700 pages, later half calf, raised bands, leather labels on spines, marbled boards. Plymouth: G. and J. Hearder. 1833 - 1836. £450.00
    * Complete sets are rare. Published as a monthly magazine, each volume has between 200 and 283 pages, and contains six issues. Includes articles:- the Lary Bridge; Babbicombe; Berry Pomeroy Castle; Eddystone Lighthouse; Dartmoor; Antiquities in the Neighbourhood of Liskeard, Island of Jersey, etc.






  155. Hemyock Registers, transcribed by A.J.P. Skinner. THE REGISTER OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS OF THE PARISH OF HEMYOCK, Devon, 1635 - 1837. With the Bishops Transcripts for the Years 1602, 1606, 1609, 1610, 1611, 1617, 1625, 1626, 1633, 1636, and a List of the Rectors and Chaplain Priests. 255pp, lacks title, prelims, and index, later unlettered cloth, ex-lib. with labels to endpapers, stamp to top board. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1923. £50.00





  156. Hewett (Sarah) THE PEASANT SPEECH OF DEVON, and other matters connected therewith. ix + 184pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, spine slightly darkened, ink mark to head of spine and few small splashes lower down, few marks along top and bottom of top board, a couple of corners bruised. First edition, London: Elliot Stock, 1892. £35.00





  157. Hingeston-Randolph (Rev. F.C) THE REGISTER OF JOHN DE GRANDISSON Bishop of Exeter, (A.D. 1327 - 1369). Part I, 1327 - 1330. With some account of the Episcopate of James de Berkeley (A.D. 1327); Part II, 1331 - 1360; Part III, 1360 - 1369, Together with The Register of Institutions. With folding facsimiles and a folding pedigree, 3 volumes, early half roan, cloth boards, lightly rubbed to edges, marbled endpapers, the folding pedigree is neatly laid down onto cloth. With the monogrammed bookplate of John Tricks Spalding to front pastedown. London: George Bell, Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1894 - 1899. £90.00





  158. Hingeston-Randolph (Rev. F.C) THE REGISTER OF WALTER DE STAPELDON, Bishop of Exeter, (A.D. 1307 - 1326). Folding facsimile frontispiece, xxxiv + 584pp + 7pp list of subscribers, original cloth, rubbed to edges, front inner hinge cracked. London: George Bell, Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1892. £35.00





  159. Hingeston-Randolph (Rev. F.C) THE REGISTER OF EDMUND STAFFORD, (A.D. 1395 - 1419); An Index and Abstract Of Its Contents. xvi + 485 + 6pp list of subscribers, original cloth, narrow strip torn from head of spine, short split to head of outer hinges, horizontal split across spine. London: George Bell, Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1886. £35.00





  160. Hingeston-Randolph (Rev. F.C) THE REGISTERS OF WALTER BRONESCOMBE, (A.D. 1257 - 1280). and PETER QUIVIL (A.D. 1280 - 1291). Bishop of Exeter. With some Records of the Episcopate of Bishop Thomas de Bytton (A.D. 1292 - 1307); also the Taxation of Pope Nicholas IV. (A.D. 1291 - (Diocese of Exeter). With 2 folding facsimiles and 1 other plate, xxxviii + 504pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, few spots to frontis. London: George Bell and Sons, Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1889. £50.00





  161. Hingeston-Randolph (Rev. F.C) THE REGISTER OF EDMUND LACY, Bishop of Exeter, (A.D. 1420-1455) Part I,- The Register of Institutions. With Some Account of the Episcopate of John Catrick (A.D. 1419). Frontis, xx + 415pp, original cloth, some discolouration to title-page. London: George Bell & Sons., and Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1909. £25.00





  162. Hingeston-Randolph (Rev. F.C) THE REGISTER OF THOMAS DE BRANTYNGHAM Bishop of Exeter, (A.D. 1370 - 1394). Part II. Folding pedigree, xlii + 575 - 978pp, original cloth, small amount of worming affecting fore-edges of prelims, and endpapers. London: George Bell & Sons., and Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1906. £25.00





  163. Holmes (William) PLAN OF PROCEEDING: OCTAVO. FIRST PART. HOLMES' - TRACT ON BODIES CORPORATE GENERALLY THOSE IN EXETER, SPECIALLY, WHICH INCLUDES THE NOVEL COUNTY-RATES, EXETER, 1799. Second Part. Holmes' Epitome of Political History, Ancient and Modern, Commented on, In hope of affording some Information to the Middle and Lower Classes of Mankind countenancing Virtue and discouraging Vice. Third Part. Holmes on the Police of Exeter, specially Ancient and Modern, as an Accompaniment to Izacke's Memorials of the City. (2) + 4 + (2) + 48pp, only the first part was published. T. Brice, Printer, High-Street, Exeter: 1800.... Bound with.... TO THE ELECTORS OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SERVE IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE CITY AND COUNTY OF EXETER. 13pp, possibly lacks the title-page? Some early ink underscoring. With a POSTSCRIPT. The Origin of the Titulary Borough of Ofide, Distant about a Mile & Quarter from the City of Exeter.... Title + pages numbered 21-28. T. Brice, Printer, St. Martin's-Lane, Exeter: 1802.... Bound with.... ADDRESSED TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT, &C. A Sketch of the Chancellor's Budget Is here humbly offered, December, 1795. 16pp, small amount of early ink underscoring, last leaf slightly dusty. All bound in one volume, early half calf, marbled boards. With the armorial bookplate of Allan Heywood Bright. T. Brice, Printer,High-Street, Exeter: 1799. £130.00





  164. Hoskins (W.G) DEVON. Illusts, 18 maps, xxxviii + 617pp, dustwrapper. Commemorative Edition. Devon Books, Tiverton: 1992. £16.00





  165. Lord Hunsdon of Hunsdon HISTORY OF GIBBS OF FENTON in Dartington County Devon. With 6 plates, xi + 188pp, with the 'Corrigenda' tipped in, roy 8vo, original cloth. London: The Saint Catherine Press, 1925. £65.00





  166. Hussell (Allen T) NORTH DEVON CHURCHES, Studies of some of the Ancient Buildings. Illusts, [viii] + 126 + [iv], folio, original decorative cloth, some damp spotting to boards, internally sound. Printed at the "Herald" Press, Barnstaple: c.1910. £40.00





  167. Hutchinson (Peter Orlando), compiled and edited by Jeremy Butler TRAVELS IN VICTORIAN DEVON The Illustrated Journals and Sketchbooks of Peter Orlando Hutchinson Devon Antiquary 1810 - 1897. Map, numerous coloured illusts, 220pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Devon Books, Tiverton: 2000 £30.00





  168. Hyett (W) A DESCRIPTION OF THE WATERING PLACES On the South-East Coast of Devon, From the River Exe to the Dart inclusive, comprehending Dawlish, Teignmouth, Shaldon, and Torquay. With a Sketch of their Local History.... Embellished with Four Etchings and a Vignette Title. 105pp, sm 8vo, contemporary calf, slightly rubbed, few strips missing from covers, top outer cracked, couple of pages have the imprint of a leaf where it has been placed as a bookmark? ex-lib with small embossed stamp to margins of plates, and stamp to rear endpaper. Exeter: Printed and sold by J. Trewman and Son, High Street. (1803) £90.00





  169. Izacke (Richard) AN ALPHABETICAL REGISTER OF DIVERS PERSONS, Who by their Last Wills, Grants, Feoffments, and other Deeds, have given Tenements, Rents, Annuities, and Monies, towards the Relief of the poor of the County of Devon and City and County of Exon.... Faithfully printed from his Original Manuscript.... By Samuel Izacke. 172 + 2 page index, full early calf, raised bands, outer and inner hinges partly cracked, though sound, lacks lettering piece, cover slightly rubbed and with a few small marks, front endpaper, and half-title, signs where label removed from front pastedown, small stain to top margin of first few leaves. London: 1736. £115.00





  170. Izacke (Richard) REMARKABLE ANTIQUITIES OF THE CITY OF EXETER: Giving an Account of the Laws and Customs of the Place; The Offices, Court of Judicature, Gates, Walls, Rivers, Churches and Immunities.... now improv'd and continued to the Year 1724, by Samuel Izacke.... With a folding map, frontis, folding plates, heraldic textual illusts, iii + 69 + 213 + (66)pp, full early calf, raised bands spine gilt tooled, leather label, contemporary full calf, spine gilt tooled, rubbed to edges, hinges cracked, boards held by strings, frontis slightly embrowned. The Third Edition. London: Printed for the Author. 1731. £165.00
    * With the engraved armorial bookplate of Hugh Edmund Chafy, F.S.A.






  171. Izacke (Samuel) RIGHTS AND PRIVILEDGES OF THE FREEMEN OF EXETER: Being an Account of all Legacies left to the Poor of the said City, From the Year 1164 to 1674 inclusive; Containing An Alphabetical List of the Persons Names by whom such Legacies were left; Also The Sums left by each of them; and The Uses to which they were ordered to be applied by the Donors, being in the whole 132: First printed in the Year 1736, By Samuel Izacke, Gent. From the Manuscript of his Grandfather, Richard Izacke, Esq. Clerk to the Peace for the City and County of Exeter; Interspersed with proper Remarks detecting the Misapplication of some of the said Charities: To which is now added A Copious Index, Pointing out the Situation of the Lands, the Amount of Monies, Annuities, &c. given to each Charity respectively, arranged chronologically. iv + 80pp. Exeter: Reprinted by T. Brice, 1785..... Bound with.... A Citizen of Exeter A TRANSLATION OF A CHARTER, GRANTED TO THE INHABITANTS OF THE CITY OF EXETER, By King Charles the First: likewise Some Abstracts and Quotations from Charters and Grants to the City of London, Which serve an Explanation of the Part of the Charter, which directs that the Election of the Common-Council for the City of Exeter.... xii + 78pp. Exeter? 1785. Two volumes bound in 1, recent half calf, with earlier marbled boards. Exeter: Reprinted by T. Brice, at the Conduit. 1785. £155.00





  172. Jacson (Colonel M) THE RECORD OF A REGIMENT OF THE LINE Being A Regimental History of the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment During the oar War. Plates, lacks the 2 maps, which appear never to have been bound in, 226 + 2 pages of publisher's adverts, original cloth, partly faded, some spotting to boards, contemporary inscription on the front endpaper. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1908. £25.00





  173. Jones (Mary) THE HISTORY OF CHUDLEIGH IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON, and the surrounding Scenery, Seats, Families, etc. Revised and Corrected by William W. Snell. With a mounted photographic frontispiece, 182pp, original cloth, a.e.g, few spots to prelims. With the armorial bookplate of Charles Edward Keyser. Second Edition. Exeter: S. Drayton, Chudleigh: G.E. Searle, 1875. £72.00





  174. Jones (Mary) THE HISTORY OF CHUDLEIGH IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON, and the surrounding Scenery, seats.... etc. With an engraved vignette frontis, vi + 210pp, original cloth, head of spine rubbed, edges lightly rubbed, horizontal split to spine slightly affecting lettering piece. First edition, London: W. Gratton, Exeter: A. Holden, etc. 1852. £75.00





  175. Jones (Rev. J.P) and Kingston (J.F) FLORA DEVONIENSIS: Or a Descriptive Catalogue of Plants growing wild In the County of Devon.... with an Account of their Geographical Distribution, &c. xlvii + 162 + lxvii + 217pp, ( 2 parts in one volume ), early half morocco, marbled boards, a.e.g., couple of small areas slightly rubbed to covers, light spotting to prelims. First edition, London: Longman, Rees, Orme,.... 1829. £95.00





  176. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE 1883. With a folding map, xxii + 796pp, few small spots to later cloth, one leaf slightly ragged, a few pages have some entries crossed out in crayon. London: Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 1883. £110.00
    * Without title-page and adverts, extracted from a larger work.






  177. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE 1906. Folding map pasted in at rear, xxviii + 1168 + 60 pages of adverts, later cloth, portion of the original spine with title laid down on the new spine, one top margin crudely repaired, last advertisement leaf pasted to new endpaper. Kelly Directories Ltd., London: 1906. £85.00





  178. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE 1910. Lacks map, xxxiv + 1157 + 64 pages of adverts, original cloth, short split to head of spine, spine faded with a few spots and slightly soiled. London: Kelly's Directories Ltd., 1910. £90.00





  179. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF EXETER 1970. (Incorporating Besley's Exeter Directory) Lacks plan, 562pp, includes adverts, original limp cloth. Kelly's Directories Limited, Kingston upon Thames: 1970. £15.00





  180. Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORIES OF EXMOUTH 1972-73. Adverts, iv + A4 + 218pp, original card covers. Seventh edition, Kelly's Directories, Kingston upon Thames, 1972. £20.00





  181. Kempe (Alfred John) NOTICES OF TAVISTOCK AND ITS ABBEY. [ From the Gentleman's Magazine for 1830. ] With 2 plates, 21pp, sm 4to, paper boards, with an early label titled in manuscript on top board. Privately Printed, J.B. Nichols, London: 1830. £160.00
    * There is an early ink note at foot of title-page :- 'Twenty copies only printed.' With the bookplate of E.L. Radford.






  182. Kendall (A.F) DEVONSHIRE Extracted from "The Picture of England." Text illusts, pages numbered 497-588, complete, later amateur(?) wraps, titled in manuscript on top cover. London: (1831) £18.00





  183. Kerr (R.J) and Duncan (I. Coffin) THE PORTLEDGE PAPERS being extracts from the letters of Richard Lapthorne, Gent, of Hatton Garden, London to Richard Coffin, Esq. of Portledge, Bideford, Devon, from December 10th, 1687 - August 7th, 1697. Frontis, and 3 plates, 280pp, dustwrapper has portions missing, not affecting lettering. Jonathan Cape, London: 1928. £18.00





  184. King (Arthur Steele) BRANSCOMBE Its Church and Parish. With 23 illusts, 12mo, some spotting to the original printed wraps. Beverley: Wright & Hoggard, 1914. £15.00





  185. King (Richard John) THE FOREST OF DARTMOOR, and its Borders. A Historical Sketch. xii + 138pp, 12mo, original cloth, occasional light foxing. London: John Russell Smith, 1856. £60.00





  186. Kingdon (Rev. T.H), Vicar of Bridgerule CONFIRMATION BY THE LAYING ON OF HANDS, Considered As an Ordinance of the Church of Christ, especially in relation to the Church of England. 73pp, disbound. London: Simpkin and Marshall... Eyre, Launceston: 1829. £10.00
    * Kingdon was the vicar of Bridgerule, in the County of Devon.






  187. Kittridge (Alan) STEAMERS & FERRIES OF THE RIVER TAMAR & THREE TOWNS DISTRICT. Numerous illusts, 160pp, dustwrapper. Twelveheads Press, Truro: 2003. £15.00





  188. Kowaleski (Maryanne), editor LOCAL CUSTOMS ACCOUNTS OF THE PORT OF EXETER 1266 - 1321. Frontis, x + 243pp, original pictorial card covers. Devon and Cornwall Record Society New Series, Volume 36. Torquay: 1993. £12.00





  189. Lamplugh (Lois) BARNSTAPLE Town on the Taw. Plates, textual illusts, roy 8vo, xv + 174pp, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1983. £18.00





  190. Lapford Registers, edited by A.R. Densham THE REGISTER OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS OF THE PARISH OF LAPFORD Co. Devon A.D. 1567-1850. 276pp, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound as issued. Exeter: The Devon & Cornwall Record Society, 1954. £65.00





  191. Lega Weekes (Ethel) THE EARLIEST KNOWN LANDHOLDERS OF THROWLEIGH. Pages numbered 185-189, complete, original printed wraps. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 1940. £4.00





  192. Loyd (L.R.W) LUNDY Its History and Natural History. With 29 illustrations and a map, xii + 248pp, original cloth very lightly rubbed to edges, early ownership inscription, in pencil, to title-page. Longmans, Green, London: 1925. £60.00





  193. Luscombe (Ellen) MYRTLES AND ALOES; OR, OUR SALCOMBE SKETCH BOOK. With some addenda in the shape of Discursive Gossip About KINGSBRIDGE. by F. Young. Illustrated with 8 lithographic plates showing 12 views, some of which are tinted, viii + 152pp, early half calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, marbled boards, endpapers, and page endpapers. Kingsbridge: G.P. Friend, 1861. £150.00





  194. Lysons (Daniel and Samuel) DEVONSHIRE. Magna Britannia; Being A Concise Topographical Account of the Several Counties of Great Britain. Volume the Sixth, containing Devonshire. With 34 engraved plates, maps, some of which are folding, ccciv + 682pp, 2 volumes, bound in 1, 4to, contemporary full calf, raised bands, contrasting leather labels, covers slightly rubbed to edges, plates foxed mainly to margins, light water staining to a few leaves to rear, half-title has been re-margined to top margin. London: Printed for Thomas Cadell, 1822. £255.00





  195. Mallock (R) COCKINGTON BEFORE THE RESTORATION. A Paper Read by R. Mallock, Esq., M.P., at the Cockington and Chelston Coffee Tavern. 21st January, 1895. 2 illusts tipped in, 28pp, original wraps split at spine and loose. Loosely inserted is a single sheet reprinted from the "Torquay Times," dated 1907 titled:- 'The Mallocks of Cockington.' A. Iredale, Torquay: 1895 £18.00







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  196. Moore (John), of Tiverton THE CALM DEFENCE OF THE DEITY OF JESUS CHRIST, Continued and Maintain'd; Against The Reasonings and Exceptions of the Author of the Letter to a Dissenter in Exeter: Being A Reply to his Plain Christianity Defended, Third and Fourth Parts. 140pp, lacks half-title(?), 12mo, recent cloth, slight signs where label removed from front endpaper. London: Printed for John Clark, at the Bible and Crown in the Poultry, near Cheapside, 1721. £65.00





  197. Nicolas (Sir H) REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE CLAIM TO THE EARLDOM OF DEVON In the House of Lords. With Notes, and an Appendix containing Copies of Patents, and Cases Illustrative of the claim. xiii + 199 + cc + 6 page index, untrimmed and unopened in later cloth, paper label on spine. London: J. & W.T. Clarke; William Pickering; M. Stevens and Sons, 1832. £70.00





  198. Northy (T.J) ILLUSTRATED POPULAR HISTORY OF EXETER, From the earliest times down to the day of publication. Illusts, x + 215 + 16pp of adverts, original cloth, very slightly rubbed to edges. Exeter: James G. Commin, 1886. £30.00





  199. Oliver (George) ECCLESIASTICAL ANTIQUITIES IN DEVON, Being Observations on several Churches in Devonshire, with Some Memoranda for the History of Cornwall. Illusts, 252 + (4)pp, and 211 + (2)pp, and 107 + (1)pp, 3 volumes bound in 1, early half calf, marbled boards slightly rubbed to edges, leather labels on spine, labels chipped, one held on with transparent tape, occasional foxing. With an armorial bookplate, and the signature of W.G. Hoskins to front endpaper. Exeter: W.C. Featherstone, London: J.B. Nichols, 1839, 1840 and 1842. £160.00





  200. Oliver (Rev. G) THE HISTORY OF THE CITY OF EXETER. xiii + 191pp + cxliiipp + Errata leaf, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, small portion missing from head of spine, rear outer hinge partly split, top board loose, light foxing. Exeter: Printed by R. Cullum, 1821. £55.00





  201. Oliver (Rev. George) THE HISTORY OF THE CITY OF EXETER. With a short Memoir of the Author, and an Appendix of Documents and Illustrations. Folding plan, xiv + 337pp, original cloth, rubbed to edges, head and foot of spine rubbed, lacks front endpaper, front inner hinge weak, occasional light foxing. Exeter: William Roberts, 1861. £40.00





  202. Oliver (Rev. George) HISTORIC COLLECTIONS RELATING TO THE MONASTERIES IN DEVON. vii + 149pp + lxxxiii + 16pp index, early diced calf boards, later calf spine, and marbled endpapers. First edition, Exeter: Printed by R. Cullum, 1820. £120.00





  203. Osborne (Francis Mardon), transcribed by THE CHURCH WARDEN'S ACCOUNTS OF ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH, CHAGFORD 1480 - 1600. Frontis, and 3 facsimile plates, 269pp, original cloth. Private Circulation. Chagford: 1979. £55.00
    * Signed by the author on the front endpaper.






  204. Ottery St. Mary Registers, transcribed and edited by H. Tapley-Soper. THE REGISTER OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS of the Parish of Ottery St. Mary, Devon, 1601-1837. 2 volumes, xvi + 592 and volume 2 pages 593 - 976 and 1073-1157pp, lacks pages 977-1072, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound as issued. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1908 and 1929. £100.00





  205. Page (John Lloyd Warden) THE COASTS OF DEVON AND LUNDY ISLAND Their Towns, Villages, Scenery, Antiquities and Legends. With Map and Illustrations. xix + 437pp, original cloth, very lightly rubbed to edges, short split to head of rear outer hinge, some foxing to pages edges and prelims. First edition, Horace Cox, London: 1895. £45.00





  206. Page (John Lloyd Warden) THE RIVERS OF DEVON FROM SOURCE TO SEA. With some account of the Towns and Villages on their banks. With 20 plates, folding map, xv + 348pp, original cloth. First edition, London: Seeley and Co., 1893. £55.00





  207. Page (John Lloyd Warden) AN EXPLORATION OF DARTMOOR AND ITS ANTIQUITIES. With some account of its Borders. With a Map and Illustrations. xii + 309pp, original cloth, few spots to top boards, lightly rubbed to edges. Fourth Edition, Seeley and Co., London: 1895. £25.00





  208. Palmer (Mervyn G), editor THE FAUNA AND FLORA OF THE ILFRACOMBE DISTRICT OF NORTH DEVON. Plates and folding map, xiii + 266pp, original qtr cloth, paper boards. James Townsend & Sons Ltd., Exeter: 1946. £18.00





  209. Parkham. transcribed by John Ingle Dredge. With introduction by Edward Hensley. THE REGISTERS OF PARKHAM. xxvi + 214pp, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound as issued. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1906. £65.00





  210. Parracombe, transcribed by A.J.P. Skinner THE REGISTER OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS OF THE PARISH OF PARRACOMBE, Devon 1597 - 1836. xv + 101pp, untrimmed, unopened, and unbound, as issued. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1917. £60.00





  211. Parry (Hubert) NOTES ON OLD TEIGNMOUTH. Illusts, 59pp, 4to, original cloth. Exeter: W.J. Southwood, 1914. £60.00





  212. Pengelly (Hester) A MEMOIR OF WILLIAM PENGELLY, Of Torquay, F.R.S., Geologist, With a Selection From His Correspondence. Edited by His Daughter, Hester Pengelly. With a Summary of His Scientific Work By the Rev. Professor Bonney, F.R.S., F.G.S. With 11 plates, x + 341pp, original cloth, colour on spine slightly lightened, recent endpapers, uncut and partly unopened, a few pages carelessly opened. London: John Murray, 1897. £35.00





  213. Pengelly (William) and Herr (Rev. Oswald) ON THE LIGNITE FORMATIONS OF BOVEY TRACEY, Devonshire. With 17 tinted plates of fossils, 2 plates of sections, and a coloured folding map, 68pp, 4to, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, occasional light spotting. London: Taylor and Francis, 1863. £160.00





  214. Pevsner (Nikolaus) and Cherry (Bridget) DEVON. The Buildings of England. Maps, diagrams, plates, 976pp, dustwrapper. Second edition, extensively revised, Penguin Books, 1989. £20.00





  215. Phillimore (W.P.W) SOME ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY OF SMITH Anciently of SHUTE in Devonshire. With 4 plates, pedigrees, viii + 32pp, 4to, contemporary half calf, cloth boards, slightly rubbed to edges, ex-Law library with label to pastedown and occasional stamp. London: Printed for Private Circulation. Phillimore & Co., 1900. £110.00
    * Not in Thomson. A Catalogue of British Family Histories.






  216. [Phillpotts (Henry)] A PASTORAL LETTER to the Clergy of the Diocese of Exeter on the Present State of the Church. By Henry, Lord Bishop of Exeter. 126pp, original wraps, couple of short tears to head and foot of spine. London: John Murray, 1851. £24.00





  217. Pike (John) TORQUAY The Place and the People. A Centenary History. 180pp, dustwrapper. Numbered Limited Edition. Torquay Centenary Committee, Torquay: 1992. £15.00





  218. Plymtree, transcribed and edited by The Venerable Edgar Hay. THE REGISTER OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS OF THE PARISH OF PLYMTREE, A.D. 1538 to 1837. With 5 illusts, xix + 188pp, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound as issued. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1940. £65.00





  219. Pole (Sir William) COLLECTIONS TOWARDS A DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON. By Sir William Pole of Colcombe and Shute, Knt.; (who died A.D. 1635;) Now first printed from the Autograph in the possession of his lineal descendant Sir John-William de la Pole, Bart of Shute, &c. in Devonshire. xviii + 568pp, 4to, full contemporary calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, leather label, neatly recased with spine laid down, marbled endpapers, some spotting to few leaves at rear. London: Printed by J. Nichols. 1791. £550.00





  220. Polwhele (Mr), Of Polwhele, In Cornwall HISTORICAL VIEWS OF DEVONSHIRE. In Five Volumes. Volume 1 only, all published. xix + 214pp, sm 4to, later half calf, cloth boards, qtr morocco, cloth boards, slightly rubbed to edges, short split to top outer hinge, front inner hinge cracked though sound. Printed by Trewman and Son, Exeter, for Cadell, Dily and Murray, London: 1793. £125.00
    * Includes chapters on the first inhabitants of Danmonium, the Romans, the Saxons, and the Normans.






  221. [Polwhele (Rev. R)], and others ESSAYS BY A SOCIETY OF GENTLEMEN, AT EXETER. With 5 engraved plates, 3 illustrating stone monuments in Drewsteignton and Widdecombe, and 1 an urn found at Haldown, 573pp + Errata, early half calf, marbled boards, slightly rubbed to edges, short splits to outer hinges at head of spine. Exeter: Printed by and for Trewman and Son. Advertisement leaf dated 1796. £300.00
    * A collection comprising 25 poems and essays on a variety of subjects, including "On some of the more remarkable British Monuments in Devon", "On the Valley of Stones and Country near Linton", "Genius of Danmonium. An Ode". Boase & Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis, attributes 7 of the essays or poems to Polwhele, although all except 2 of these are initialled 'A.Y' or 'M.N'. Hamilton-Leggatt's 'Dartmoor Bibliography' does not list the essay on Devon/Dartmoor monuments. Somers Cox's 'Devon Topographical Prints' notes 2 of the plates, but does not mention the source.






  222. Polwhele (Rev. Richard) THE HISTORY OF DEVONSHIRE. With 24 full page copper engraved plates and with the small map by John Cary. (4) + 329 and ii + (4) + 46 + 382 and 383-504 + corrections leaf. 3 volumes bound in one, early half morocco, raised bands, gilt lines, marbled boards, a few plates have some spotting to margins, one of them badly, 3 plates have a small amount of worming to margins, 2 plates have a short tear to fore-edge margin which is neatly repaired to verso. Exeter: Printed by T. Trewman, for Cadell, Johnson and Dilly, London: 1797, 1793, 1806. £700.00





  223. Portman (D) EXETER HOUSES 1400 - 1700. With 39 plates, and 20 textual illusts, x + 133pp, roy 8vo, few short tears to dustwrapper. University of Exeter: 1966. £20.00 --- See sample text





  224. Potts (E), Widow of the late G. Potts., M.P. BARDICK, THE KING OF THE TEIGN. A Lay of South Devon. In Ten Cantos. Frontis and 3 wood engraved plates, 76pp, sm 4to, original cloth. London: Provost & Co., 1869. £30.00





  225. Prideaux (E.K) and Shafto (G.R. Holt) BOSSES AND CORBELS OF EXETER CATHEDRAL. An Illustrated Study in Decorative & Symbolic Design. Illusts, folding plan, 228pp, original cloth. London: Chatto and Windus, Exeter: James G. Commin, 1910. £38.00





  226. Prideaux (Edith K) THE FIGURE SCULPTURE OF THE WEST FRONT OF EXETER CATHEDRAL CHURCH. A Complete Photographic Record with Notes. 23 plates, 38pp, original cloth, partly faded. Exeter: James G. Commin, 1912. £35.00





  227. Prideaux (Edith K) THE CARVINGS OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS IN EXETER CATHEDRAL CHURCH. A Photographic Record with Notes and Additional Contemporary Examples. With 18 plates and 36pp, original cloth, top cover damp spotty, internally sound. James G. Commin, Exeter: 1915. £24.00





  228. Pridham (T.L) DEVONSHIRE CELEBRITIES. Illustrated with 12 mounted photographs of portraits, 236pp, sm. 4to, original cloth, a.e.g, cloth lightly rubbed at edges, occasional light foxing. Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1869. £55.00 --- See sample text
    * The 'celebrities' include Sir Thomas Acland, Sir Nicholas Carew, Lord Edward Courtney, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, Earl Fortescue, etc. The photos are of paintings, busts, etc.






  229. Pridham (W), Editor of the Plymouth, Herald THE ROYAL VISIT; Being a Full and Circumstantial Account of The Visit of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke & Duchess of Clarence to the PORT OF PLYMOUTH; Containing, Among a great variety of matter, Copies of the various Addresses presented to the Lord High Admiral, and His Royal Highnesses's most gracious Replies.... with the Speeches and names of the distinguished Noblemen and Gentlemen present, &c., &c. 36pp, sm 8vo, neat repair to one margin, disbound. Plymouth: Printed and published by Edward Nettleton.... 1827. £48.00
    * Not on Copac.






  230. Prince (John) DANMONII ORIENTALES ILLUSTRES: or THE WORTHIES OF DEVON. A Work Wherein the Lives and Fortunes of The Most Famous Divines, Statesmen, Swordsmen, Physicians, Writers, and Other Eminent Persons, Natives of that most noble Province..... A New Edition With Notes. With frontis, 5 plates of portraits and 5 plates of heraldic arms, xxxvii + 785pp + vipp, 4to, recent half calf, marbled boards, some plates spotty. Printed for Rees and Curtis, Plymouth. Edward Upham, Exeter. and Longman, Hurst Rees and Orme, London: 1810. £135.00





  231. Pym (John) TWO SPEECHES MADE BY JOHN PYMM ESQUIRE; the one after the Articles of the Charge against the Earle of Strafford were read. THE OTHER, After the Articles of the Charge against Sir George Ratcliffe were read. 8pp, sm 4to, later plain paper wraps, waterstaining to top corners, and partly along top margins, with the loss of small portion of the top corner of all leaves. London: Printed for John Bartlett, and are to be sold at the gilt Cup, neere St. Austins gate, 1641. £145.00
    * Pymm was a prominent Parliamentarian and was the M.P. for Tavistock from 1624, until his death in 1643. He played a major role in the impeachment of Strafford which led to Strafford's execution in May 161.






  232. Reform Conference WESTERN COUNTIES LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND LAND LAW REFORM CONFERENCE at Plymouth, September 17th, 1885. A Verbatim Report of the Speeches. 28pp, original top wrap, lacks spine and rear wrap. Reprinted from "Western Daily Mercury", 1885. £15.00





  233. Reichel (Oswald J) THE "DOMESDAY" HUNDREDS. THE HUNDRED OF LISTONE. Coloured folding plan, 32pp, original wraps, spine partly split. Reprinted from Transactions of Devonshire Assoc. 1896. £20.00





  234. Reichel (Rev. O.J) INDEX OF PERSONAL AND PLACE NAMES in the "Hundreds of Devon". Contributed to the Transactions of the Association. 405pp, few short tears to original wraps, small portions missing from top and lower wraps, spine faded and slightly chipped to edges. Devonshire Association. Torquay: 1942. £28.00





  235. Reichel (Rev. O.J) THE HUNDRED OF TIVERTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. 31pp, original printed wraps. Plymouth: W. Brendon and Son, 1928. £18.00





  236. Reichel (Rev. Oswald) THE HUNDREDS OF AXMINSTER AND AXMOUTH IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume. 53pp, original printed wraps. Exeter: Southwoods (Exeter), Ltd. 1931. £18.00





  237. Reichel (Rev. Oswald) THE HUNDREDS OF BRAUNTON, SHIRWELL AND FREMINGTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume. 136pp, original wraps, spine and lower wrap partly faded, slight creasing to top corner of top wrap. Torquay: The Devonshire Press. 1935. £18.00





  238. Reichel (Rev. Oswald) THE HUNDREDS OF PLYMPTON AND ERMINGTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume, 88pp, lacks wraps, small mark to first leaf. Torquay: The Devonshire Press, Ltd. 1933. £18.00





  239. Reichel (Rev. Oswald J) THE HUNDREDS OF BLACK TORRINGTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume. 57pp, original printed wraps. Exeter: Southwoods (Exeter), Ltd. 1932. £15.00





  240. Reichel (Rev. Oswald J) THE HUNDREDS OF HEMYOCK AND HALBERTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume. 31pp, original printed wraps. Exeter: Southwoods (Exeter), Ltd. 1929. £18.00





  241. Reichel (Rev. Oswald) THE HUNDREDS OF COLYTON AND CLYSTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume. 53pp, original printed wraps. Torquay: The Devonshire Press. 1934. £16.00





  242. Reichel (Rev. Oswald J), editor DEVON FEET OF FINES. Volume 1. Richard I. to Henry III. 1196-1272. xiv + 437pp, untrimmed, in later rubbed and unlettered cloth, inner hinges pulled. Occasional interesting neat ink and pencil marginalia. Devon and Cornwall Record Society. Exeter: 1912. £90.00





  243. Reichel (Rev. Oswald J) THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE HUNDREDS OF CADELINTONA OR COLRIDGE. Pages numbered 190-236, complete, original printed wraps, spine chipped, wraps, spotty. With 3 long letters from Hugh Watkin, the author of the History of Totnes, to Reichel tipped in, there are numerous marginal notes and amendments, all presumably by Reichel. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 1911. £22.00





  244. Reichel (Rev. Oswald J) THE HUNDRED OF STANBOROUGH OR DIPPEFORDA IN THE TIME OF TESTA DE NEVIL, A.D. 1243. A Supplement to Testa De Nevil. Index to Two Papers on Stanborough Hundred. Pages numbered 169-218pp, original printed wraps. Reprinted from Transactions of Devonshire Association, 1913. £18.00





  245. Reichel (Rev. Oswald J) THE HUNDRED OF TIVERTON, HEMYOCK, HALBERTON, SOUTH MOLTON, ROBOROUGH, AXMINSTER, AXMOUTH, BLACK TORRINGTON, PLYMPTON, ERMINGTON, COLYTON, CLYSTON, BRAUNTON, SHIRWELL, FREMINGTON, NORTH MOLTON, MOLLAND AND SHEBBEAR IN EARLY TIMES. These 18 Hundreds were issued separately as extra volumes by the Devonshire Association, 584pp, continuously paginated, cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, few marks to boards and foot of spine, ex-lib. with labels to front endpapers. Torquay: The Devonshire Press, 1928-1938. £180.00





  246. Religious Tract Society THE TRUE HISTORIES OF SEVERAL REMARKABLE PERSONS, Namely, Of Lady Courteny; Mr John Mortimer, of Exeter; Matthew Dolanscius, a native of Poland; and a Poor Black Slave. Woodcut title, 8pp, unbound as issued. Printed by A. Applegarth, for the Religious Tract Society, London: c1820. £18.00





  247. Richardson (R), compiled by THROUGH WAR TO PEACE 1914 - 1918. Being a short account of the part played by Tavistock and Neighbourhood in the Great War. Illusts. 102pp, 12mo, original cloth, contemporary inscription to front endpaper. Tavistock: Jolliffe & Son., 1919. £40.00





  248. Risdon (Tristram) THE CHOROGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OR SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON. Printed from a genuine copy of the original manuscript; with considerable additions. xxxvi + 432pp + 22 + (16) + 433-442pp + 'corrections slip', full early calf, gilt tooled spine, covers lightly rubbed to corners, small portion chipped from head of spine, marbled endpapers, occasional light foxing, name in ink to title-page. London: Printed for Rees and Curtis, Plymouth. 1811. £110.00 --- See sample text
    * With the bookplate of Owen Wynne and the engraved armorial bookplate of A.O. Lillifant to front pastedown.






  249. Robinson (Chris) VICTORIAN PLYMOUTH Illustrated As Time Draws On. Illusts, map, xiii + 210pp, oblong 4to, dustwrapper. Pen and Ink Publishing, Plymouth: 1991. £14.00





  250. Robinson (Chris), writer and illustrator PLYMOUTH As Time Draws On. Illusts, xi + 210pp, oblong 4to, dustwrapper. Pen and Ink Publishing, Plymouth: 1985. £16.00
    * Signed presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper.






  251. Robinson (R.E.R) THE BLOODY ELEVENTH History of the Devonshire Regiment. Volume I: 1685-1815. Maps, plans, illusts, coloured plates, xv + 719pp, dustwrapper. The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, Exeter: 1988. £25.00





  252. Robjohns (Sydney) BUCKLAND ABBEY AND SIR FRANCIS DRAKE. A paper read before the fellows of the Royal Historical Society. 32pp, half calf cloth boards, monogrammed initials inlaid in leather on top board of John Tricks Spalding, and with his bookplate to front endpaper, and the bookplate of T.N. Brushfield to front pastedown. Plymouth: Bowering & Company, 1877. £38.00





  253. Rock & Co. VIGNETTE VIEWS OF NORTH DEVON 27 steel engraved vignette views, oblong 8vo, recent cloth, ex-lib. with label to front pastedown, views foxed, small amount of silver fish attack to top margin of one view. Rock & Co., London: c.1860. £30.00
    * Includes views of:- Clovelly, Barnstaple, Lynmouth, Lynton, Bideford, Combemartin, and Ilfracombe.






  254. Rogers (W.H. Hamilton) THE SEPULCHRAL EFFIGIES IN THE PARISH CHURCHES OF NORTH DEVON. Illustrated with 19 plates and numerous illusts in the text, 193-542pp, complete, 4to, original cloth backed printed paper boards, few slight marks to covers. Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1877. £50.00
    * Forming Part II. Volume III. Second Series of Transactions of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society.






  255. Rogers (W.H.H) THE SEPULCHRAL EFFIGIES IN THE PARISH CHURCHES OF SOUTH DEVON. With 25 plates, pages numbered 35-75, 4to, original printed card covers, spine chipped, rear cover loose. Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1869. £32.00
    * This item is contained within Part I, Volume II, Second Series, of the Transactions of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society. The volume also includes articles on Bells of the Cathedral and other Churches in Devon; S. Mary Major, Exeter, etc.






  256. Rolt (L.T.C) THE POTTERS' FIELD. A History of the South Devon Ball Clay Industry. 159pp, dustwrapper. First edition, David & Charles, Newton Abbot: 1974. £16.00
    * Concerns the ball clay deposits of the Bovey Basin between Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey.






  257. Rowe (J. Brooking) THE TOPOGRAPHY OF DEVON. An Address delivered to the members of the Devonshire Association.... at the Twenty-First meeting, Held at Crediton, July, 1882. 88pp, contemporary half morocco, marbled boards, slightly rubbed, some endpapers spotty. W. Brendon, Plymouth: 1882. £30.00
    * This is a wide ranging work on the topography of Devon and he discusses and lists the major manuscripts and printed works on the county and the various towns.






  258. Rowe (Margery M), and Draisey (John M), editor, trans. and intro. THE RECEIVERS' ACCOUNTS OF THE CITY OF EXETER 1304 - 1353. Frontis, xxxi + 128pp, paperback with dustwrapper. Devon & Cornwall Record Society New Series, Volume 32. Torquay: 1989. £8.00





  259. Rowe (Samuel) PERAMBULATION OF THE ANCIENT AND ROYAL FOREST OF DARTMOOR and the Venville Precincts.... Illustrated from drawings by F.J. Widgery, 5 folding maps, xvi + 516pp, untrimmed in finely bound in 2 volumes, early half morocco, spines gilt tooled, raised bands, cloth boards, marbled endpapers. Large paper edition. Limited to 250 Numbered Copies. Third Edition, revised and Corrected by J. Brooking Rowe. 1896. £180.00





  260. Rowe (Samuel) PERAMBULATION OF THE ANCIENT AND ROYAL FOREST OF DARTMOOR and the Venville Precincts.... Third Edition, revised and Corrected by J. Brooking Rowe. Illustrated from drawings by F.J. Widgery, 4 folding maps, xvi + 516pp, original cloth. Third edition, Exeter: James G. Commin, London: Gibbings, 1896. £75.00





  261. Russell (Lady Rachel) LETTERS OF LADY RACHEL RUSSELL; From the Manuscript in the Library at Woburn Abbey. To which is prefixed, An Introduction, indicating the Character of Lord Russell Against Sir John Dalrymple, &c. The Second Edition, Corrected. lxxii + 216pp, 4to, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, slightly rubbed. Second Edition, London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1773. £50.00
    * Rachel was the wife of William Russell, M.P. for Tavistock, who was executed as a conspirator in the Rye House Plot. These letters are mainly letters to her husband.






  262. Russell (Percy) DARTMOUTH A History of the Port and Town. With 4 maps and 50 illusts, vii + 184pp, short tear to partly faded dustwrapper. First edition, B.T. Batsford Ltd., London: 1950. £14.00





  263. Sambourne (R.C) EXETER A Century of Public Transport. Plates, maps, 104pp, 4to, slightly faded dustwrapper. Glasney Press, Falmouth: 1976. £18.00





  264. Sandford (E.G) THE EXETER EPISCOPATE OF ARCHBISHOP TEMPLE 1869-1885. Frontis and 2 plates, 366pp, untrimmed in the original cloth. London: MacMillan and Co. 1907. £30.00





  265. Scoble (Christopher) FISHERMAN'S FRIEND A Life of Stephen Reynolds. Illusts, xiv + 817pp, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 2000. £18.00
    * In 1906 as a struggling writer, and recovering from a nervous breakdown, he was taken in by a family of Devon fishermen in Sidmouth where he stayed for the rest of his life. He went on to write about fishermen as well as working for for their welfare.






  266. Sellman (Roger R) DEVON VILLAGE SCHOOLS in the nineteenth century. Maps, plates, diagrams, 171pp, spine of dustwrapper faded, slight wear to dustwrapper. David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1967. £30.00





  267. Seymour (D.J) UPTON - THE HEART OF TORQUAY. The Story of its Church and Parish. Plates, maps, textual Illusts, 161pp, few short tears to dustwrapper. James Townsend and Sons Ltd., Exeter: (1963) £18.00





  268. Shapter (Thomas) THE CLIMATE OF THE SOUTH OF DEVON; and its Influence upon Health: with Short Accounts of Exeter, Torquay, Babbicombe, Teignmouth, Dawlish, Exmouth, Budleigh-Salterton, Sidmouth, &c. With a coloured geological map, and two other maps, xiv + 282pp + 32 pages of publishers catalogue, original cloth, short narrow damp stain to fore-edge of top board. Second edition, London: John Churchill, 1862. £65.00
    * Includes chapters on geology, diseases, mammalia, etc.






  269. Shapter (Thomas) THE HISTORY OF THE CHOLERA IN EXETER IN 1832. With a folding map, textual illusts, 297 + 32 pages of publisher's adverts, untrimmed in the original cloth, new spine, and endpapers, with paper label, boards slightly rubbed to edges, occasional light foxing. London: John Churchill, Exeter: Adam Holden, 1849. £130.00





  270. Sharland (John) RECOLLECTIONS OF THE GREAT LORD PALMERSTON AND OLD TIMES IN DEVON. Frontis, a plate and a double-page facsimile, 98pp, 12mo, original qtr parchment, cloth boards, small area rubbed to base of spine, private library label to front endpaper. Tiverton: Gregory and Son, Palmerston Press, (1898) £34.00





  271. Shortt (W.T.P) COLLECTANEA CURIOSA ANTIQUA DUNMONIA; or an essay on some Druidical Remains in Devon, and also on its Noble Ancient Camps and Circumvallations. Interspersed with Interesting Numismatic Memoranda and Notices of late Discoveries of Roman Coins, Pottery, and other Remains in Exeter and Devon. A list of Exeter Trading and Tavern Tokens, with several curious matters of Modern Interest, &c. With an engraved vignette title page and 6 engraved plates, 96pp + iv + 1 page list of subscribers, unlettered original cloth, neatly recased retaining the original endpapers. Exeter: W.C. Featherstone. London: J.B. Nicholls, c.1839. £75.00





  272. Slade (W.J), edited and with a Preface by Basil Greenhill. OUT OF APPLEDORE The autobiography of a coasting shipmaster and shipowner in the last days of wooden sailing ships. Plates and diagrams, 127pp, few short tears to dustwrapper. First edition, Percival Marshall, London: 1959. £35.00





  273. Snell (F.J) PALMERSTON'S BOROUGH A Budget of Electioneering Anecdotes, Jokes, Squibs, and Speeches. Mounted portrait photo to title, 141pp, original cloth, gilt lettered to top board, cloth slightly rubbed to edges, top outer hinge partly split, Tiverton War Memorial Library label to front endpaper, some spotting mainly to prelims. Printed & Published by Gregory, Son & Tozer, Tiverton, Devon: (1894) £38.00





  274. Snell (Frederick John) CHRONICLES OF TWYFORD. Being a New & Popular History of the Town of Tiverton in Devonshire with some Account of Blundell's School, Founded A.D. 1604.... Bound with.... APPENDIX TO CHRONICLES OF TWYFORD 1893-6. xxii + 394pp + 2pp index, later qtr calf, cloth boards. The Appendix has been bound in at the front and this has probably confused the binder as it is titled 'Appendix to Chronicles of Twyford' on spine. Ex-ref.lib. with label to front pastedown and slight signs where label removed on front endpaper. The title-page is slightly browned. First edition, Printed and Published by Gregory, Son and Tozer, Tiverton. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, London: 1892. £35.00





  275. Snell (Lawrence S) THE CHANTRY CERTIFICATES FOR DEVON AND THE CITY OF EXETER. Documents Towards a History of the Reformation in Devon. Frontis., 98pp, original cloth. Exeter: James Townsend and Sons, (1960) £22.00





  276. Snetzler (Marjorie F), editor DEVON EXTRACTS 1665-1850. Volume 1, Part 2, L-Z. Pages numbered 100-158 + (6) page index, typescript, folio, plastic comb binding, laminated card covers. Devon Family History Society, 1987. £10.00
    * These extracts are taken from the London Gazette.






  277. South Molton REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF SOUTH MOLTON. (Devonshire) Title + pages numbered 612-616, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound, pages loose. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  278. Spanish Armada ARMADA TERCENTENARY COMMEMORATION E.R. 1588 - 1888 V.R. Official Programme of the Inauguration of the National Memorial on Plymouth Hoe. July 14th 1888. Illusts, adverts, 30pp, original printed wrap, lacks spine. White Stevens, Printer, Plymouth: 1888. £20.00





  279. Spreat (W) PICTURESQUE SKETCHES OF THE CHURCHES OF DEVON. Drawn from Nature and on Stone. With a litho title vignette and 74 lithographic views, mainly one per page, and with 6 views on two sheets, descriptive letterpress, tissue guards to plates, oblong folio, full contemporary calf, slightly rubbed to edges, spine gilt tooled, leather label on spine, couple of short splits to outer and inner hinges, though sound, marbled endpapers, a couple of plates foxed, otherwise a clean copy. With a 1 page list of 164 subscribers. W. Spreat, 263 High St, Exeter: 1842. £500.00
    * A fine series of attractive lithographs, most of them being exterior views, many with people in the fore-ground. See Somers Cocks's Devon Topographical Prints, S.156.






  280. St. Andrew's, Plymouth, edited by M.C.S. Cruwys. THE REGISTER OF BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES AND BURIALS OF THE PARISH OF ST. ANDREW'S PLYMOUTH Co. Devon A.D. 1581-1618 with Baptisms 1619-1633. 588pp, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound as issued, a few leaves partly waterstained at the rear. The Devon & Cornwall Record Society. Exeter: 1954. £85.00
    * This item was issued in parts over some years and rarely turns up complete.






  281. Stabb (John) DEVON CHURCH ANTIQUITES. Being a Description of many objects in the old parish churches of Devon. Illusts., xii + 152pp, original cloth, boards very slightly warped. Volume 1 (all published) London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1909. £20.00





  282. Stewart (Robert) HANDBOOK OF THE TORQUAY FLORA; Comprising the Flowering Plants and Ferns Growing In and Around Torquay. With Their Respective Habitats. iv + 187pp, sm 8vo, original embossed cloth, cloth split across spine, outer hinges partly split to head and foot of spine, otherwise sound. Torquay & London: 1860. £35.00





  283. Stirling (D.M) BEAUTIES OF THE SHORE: or A Guide to the Watering Places on the South East Coast of Devon. Comprising copious illustrations of the Antiquities, History, Topography and Scenery of the following parishes; Seaton, Axmouth, &c. &c. vi + 191pp + 6pp list of subscribers + 3 pages of adverts, 12mo, original cloth, partly faded, with new spine and endpapers, occasional light foxing. Exeter: Printed for the Author by W. Roberts. 1838. £145.00





  284. Stoate (T.L), editor and publisher DEVON LAY SUBSIDY ROLLS 1543 - 5. xii + 232pp, small folio, original cloth. Almondsbury: T.L. Stoate, 1986. £85.00





  285. Stoate (T.L), editor and publisher DEVON TAXES 1581 - 1660. xii + 260pp, small folio, original cloth. Almondsbury: T.L. Stoate, 1988. £85.00





  286. Stone (Avril), (ne Barthram) THE BOOK OF BARNSTAPLE (Volume 1) Memories of a Coastal Market Town. Illusts, 168pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title-page. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 2002. £25.00





  287. Stone (Avril), (ne Barthram) THE BOOK OF BARNSTAPLE Volume 2. From Coronation to Millenium. Illusts, 160pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 2003. £25.00





  288. Stoyle (Mark) LOYALTY AND LOCALITY Popular Allegiance in Devon during the English Civil War. Illusts, maps, xvi + 330pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. University of Exeter Press, Exeter: 1994. £12.00





  289. Summerson (Henry), edited and introduction by CROWN PLEAS OF THE DEVON EYRE OF 1238. Frontispiece map, lii + 163pp, original card covers. Devon and Cornwall Record Society New Series, Volume 28. Torquay: 1985. £12.00





  290. Tavistock properties IN ARBITRATION Before A.J. Ram, Esq. K.C. Arbitrator. Between HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF BEDFORD, K.G. and THE TAVISTOCK URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. [Transcript from the Shorthand Notes of Messrs. Hodges, Son & Emery, 87 Chancery Lane, W.C.] 828pp, folio, half calf, cloth boards rubbed to edges, rear outer hinge partly split, though sound, small portion missing from foot of spine, cloth split at edge of top board and partly lifted. 1912-13. £95.00
    * With details of the properties concerned and their rents. The arbitration lasted 15 days.






  291. Thompson (R.W) HOME IN HAM. With drawings by Gay Thomas, map endpapers, 240pp, dustwrapper. J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Bristol: 1938. £15.00
    * Concerns Georgeham in North Devon.






  292. Thompson (W. Harding) DEVON, a Survey of its Coasts, Moors & Rivers, with some Suggestions for their Preservation. With 44 plates, 6 coloured folding maps, 3 textual illusts, xx + 144pp, 4to, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. University of London Press Ltd. 1932. £35.00





  293. Tiverton REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF TIVERTON. (Devonshire.) Title + pages numbered 624-630, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound, pages loose. House of Commons, London: 1835. £15.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  294. Torr (Cecil) BOVEY TRACEY CHURCH-RATES AND POOR RATES 1596-1729. 23pp, pamphlet, original printed wraps. For Private Circulation. Plymouth: 1928. £12.00





  295. Torr (Cecil) WREYLAND DOCUMENTS. Edited with introduction and notes by Cecil Torr, of Yonder Wreyland.... With 2 plates, c + 109pp, original buckram, uncut, and unopened. Numbered Limited Edition. Printed For Private Circulation Only. University Press Cambridge: 1910. £135.00





  296. Torrington REPORT ON THE BOROUGH OF TORRINGTON. (Devonshire) Title + pages numbered 632-638, complete, extracted from a larger work, folio, disbound, pages loose. House of Commons, London: 1835. £14.00
    * Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.






  297. Travis (John) AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH. 1770 - 1914. Illusts, 190pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper. Breedon Books, Derby: 1995. £12.00
    * Signed by the author on the title-page.






  298. Travis (John F) THE RISE OF THE DEVON SEASIDE RESORTS 1750-1900. With 8 plates, 5 maps, and 12 tables, 246pp, dustwrapper. University of Exeter Press, 1993. £38.00





  299. Trescot (Thomas) THE ZEALOUS MAGISTRATE. Set forth in A Sermon, Preached in Exeter, before the Right Honourable Sir Robert Foster, his Majesties Justice of Assize for the Western Circuit. Sm 4to, Title (viii) + 28pp, disbound, water staining to last 5 leaves, small hole to last leaf affecting letter of one word. London, Printed for Daniel Frere, and are to be sold at his Shop at the Signe of the Red Bull in little Britaine. 1642. £105.00
    * Wing T2126. Not in Davidson's Bibliotheca Devoniensis, or Brockett's Devon Union List.






  300. Trump (H.J) TEIGNMOUTH A Maritime History. Plates, textual illusts, roy 8vo, xvi + 140pp, dustwrapper. Second edition, Phillimore, Chichester: 1986. £16.00





  301. Tucker (W), printer WEST BUCKLAND YEAR BOOK, and Kalendar for 1857. With 2 engraved plates, textual illusts, 121pp + 50pp, original cloth, few small damp spots to covers, early presentation inscription on front endpaper. South Molton: W. Tucker, 1857. £45.00
    * Includes short chapters on Dartmoor, Lundy, Exmoor, 'A Ride in Cornwall,' etc.






  302. Tuckett (John) DEVONSHIRE PEDIGREES. Recorded in the Herald's Visitation of 1620; With Additions from the Harleian Manuscripts, and the Printed Collections of Westcote and Pole. Parts 1-6, with Index, (iv) + 96 + Parts 7-12, with Index, (iv) 97-192pp, 4to, contemporary half calf, cloth boards, spine gilt tooled, raised bands, and with morocco label, marbled endpapers, covers very slightly rubbed to edges. LIMITED TO 200 COPIES. John Russell Smith, London: 1859-61. £250.00





  303. Tugwell (G), editor THE NORTH DEVON HAND BOOK: Being a Guide to the Topography and Archaeology, and an Introduction to the Natural History of the District. Lacks map, 13 of 14 steel vignette engraved plates, x + 299 + (1)pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, gilt, lightly rubbed to edges. Second Edition. Ilfracombe : Published by John Banfield. n.d. c.1868 £50.00
    * This edition regularly occurs with one plate missing.






  304. Tugwell (George) THE NORTH DEVON SCENERY-BOOK. Illustrated by H.B. Scougall. With 8 coloured litho plates, vi + (ii) + 274pp, original cloth, lacks front endpaper, signs where name? scratched from title-page, small amount of light water staining to top margins. Second Edition. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Ilfracombe: John Banfield, (1863) £70.00





  305. Tugwell (Rev. G), editor STEWART'S (Late BANFIELD'S) SHILLING GUIDE-BOOK TO NORTH DEVON. With engraved vignette frontis, folding map, 87 + (1)pp publishers advert, sm, 8vo, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, contemporary name in ink to title-page. Seventh Edition, Ilfracombe: W. Stewart, "Arrival List" Office. 187- £60.00





  306. Tugwell (Rev. George), editor THE NORTH DEVON HAND - BOOK: Being a Guide to the Topography and Archaeology, and an Introduction to the Natural History of the District. With 2 folding maps one of which is contained in a pocket at the rear, an actual photo frontis which has been pasted down, and with 12 steel vignette engraved plates, xiii + 422pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, decorative gilt view on top board, covers very slightly rubbed, spine slightly dull, couple of small marks to rear board. Name in ink in a contemporary hand to endpapers. Fourth Edition. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Ilfracombe: W. Stewart, "Gazette and Arrival List." Preface dated 1877. £75.00





  307. Tugwell (Rev. George), editor BANFIELD'S SHILLING GUIDE-BOOK TO NORTH DEVON. With engraved vignette frontis, folding map, [vi] + 80pp, sm. 8vo, original cloth, lightly rubbed, pencil notes to verso of front endpaper, lacks rear endpaper. Fourth Edition. Ilfracombe: J. Banfield "Arrival List" Office. c.1864. £70.00





  308. United Devon Association THE BOOK OF FAIR DEVON. Plates and textual illusts, 209pp, original cloth boards, tall 12mo, front inner hinge cracked though sound, few spots to prelims. United Devon Association, Exeter: 1899-1900. £16.00





  309. Ussher (W.A.E), and others THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND TORQUAY. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. England and Wales. Explanation of Sheet 350. With textual illusts, 142pp, original printed wraps. First edition, London, H.M.S.O. 1903. £28.00





  310. Ussher (W.A.E), and others THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY AROUND IVYBRIDGE AND MODBURY. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. England and Wales. Explanation of Sheet 349. With 4 plates, textual illusts, vi + 142pp, original printed wraps. First edition, London, H.M.S.O. 1912. £30.00





  311. Vancouver (Charles) GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF DEVON; With Observations on the Means of its Improvement. Drawn up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture. Folding hand-coloured map, 28 engraved plates, 7 folding tables, xii + 479 + 2 pages of publishers adverts + 2 page catalogue of Agricultural Seeds for sale + Directions to Binder, full early calf, spine gilt tooled, leather label on spine, covers slightly rubbed, hinges strengthened, occasional spotting and off-setting, signs where bookplate removed from front pastedown. First edition, London: Richard Phillips, 1808. £185.00





  312. Vancouver (Charles) GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF DEVON; With Observations on the Means of its Improvement. Drawn up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture. Folding map, plates, folding tables, xii + 479pp, dustwrapper. Originally published 1808. Reprinted, David and Charles, Newton Abbot: 1969. £28.00





  313. Venn (John) ANNALS OF A CLERICAL FAMILY. Being some Account of the Family and Descendants of William Venn, Vicar of Otterton Devon 1600-1621. With numerous illusts, folding map, pedigrees, xi + 296pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges. First edition, London: Macmillan and Co., 1904. £65.00
    * Signed typed note by the author tipped in to the front.






  314. Vivian (Lt.-Col. J.L) VISITATIONS OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON, Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, and 1620, with Additions. iv + 899pp, 4to, full panelled calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, with morocco label, marbled endpapers, a small amount of spotting to endpapers, otherwise a nice copy. For the Author by Henry S. Eland, Exeter: (1895) £550.00





  315. Vivian (Lt.-Col. J.L) VISITATIONS OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON, Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, and 1620, with Additions. iv + 899pp, 4to, early qtr morocco, cloth boards, recased, inner hinges strengthened, old spine laid down, 2 portions of morocco missing from surface of spine, including 'V' from Visitations, and large portion from foot, marbled endpapers, covers rubbed to edges. For the Author by H.S. Eland, Exeter: (1895) £450.00





  316. Vowell (John) THE ANTIQUE DESCRIPTION AND ACCOUNT OF THE CITY OF EXETER: In Three Parts. Part I. Containing the Ancient History.... Part II. Containing a large and curious Account of the Antiquity, Foundation, and Building, of the Cathedral Church of St. Peter.... Part III. Contains the Offices and Duties (as of Old) of those particular Sworn Officers, &c. of the City.... All written by John Vowell, alias Hoker, Gent. Chamberlain, and Representative in Parliament of the same. (2) + ii + (4) + 192pp, sm 4to, recent qtr cloth, paper boards, title slightly dusty, with the inner margin re-margined, last leaf dusty, couple of lower corners at rear slightly stained. Ownership signature dated 1805 to verso of title-page. Exon: Now first printed together by Andrew Brice, in Northgate-street. 1765. £85.00





  317. Vowell (John) THE ANTIQUE DESCRIPTION AND ACCOUNT OF THE CITY OF EXETER: In Three Parts. Part I. Containing the Ancient History.... Part II. Containing a large and curious Account of the Antiquity, Foundation, and Building, of the Cathedral Church of St. Peter.... Part III. Contains the Offices and Duties (as of Old) of those particular Sworn Officers, &c. of the City.... All written by John Vowell, alias Hoker, Gent. Chamberlain, and Representative in Parliament of the same. (2) + ii + (4) + 192pp, sm 4to, recent half calf, marbled boards, title slightly spotty otherwise a clean copy. Exon: Now first printed together by Andrew Brice, in Northgate-street. 1765. £165.00





  318. Wade (Z.E.A) THE VERY ANCIENT CHURCH OF ILFRACOMBE. A Curious Mosaic A.M. and A.D. Pictorial title-page, 124 + (iv)pp, 12mo, original cloth. Ilfracombe: Gazette and Observer Offices. 1891. £35.00





  319. Walters (W), editor TWISS AND SONS' ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO ILFRACOMBE AND NORTH DEVON. Special Chapters by well-known Local Authorities. Illusts, with a folding map and a folding plan, 191 + 10 pages of adverts, sq 12mo, original cloth, titled on top board. Twiss and Sons, Ilfracombe: c.1892. £26.00
    * There is no list of the number of plans this work should contain. This copy has 'One Shilling Nett' on top board. We have encountered other copies which have identical text, and have 'Two Shilling Nett' on the top board which contain 2 more plans.






  320. Walters (W), editor TWISS AND SONS' ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO ILFRACOMBE AND NORTH DEVON. Special Chapters by well-known Local Authorities. Illusts, with a folding map and a 3 folding plans, 191 + 26 pages of adverts, sq 12mo, original cloth, titled on top board. Twiss and Sons, Ilfracombe: c.1892. £35.00
    * There is no list of the number of plans this work should contain. This copy has 'Two Shilling Nett' on the top board. We have encountered other copies which have identical text, and have 'One Shilling Nett' on the top board which contain only 2 plans.






  321. Wardman (John) THE FORGOTTEN BATTLE TORRINGTON 1646. Textual illusts by Philip Dixon, map, and double-page plan, xv + 203 + 5pp, dustwrapper. Second printing Torrington: Fire and Steel Ltd., 1996. £15.00





  322. Wardman (John) THE FORGOTTEN BATTLE TORRINGTON 1646. Textual illusts by Philip Dixon, map, and double-page plan, xv + 203 + 5 page index, dustwrapper. Numbered Limited Edition of 850 Copies. Torrington: Fire and Steel. 1996. £18.00
    * Signed by the author and illustrator on the title-page.






  323. Warner (Rev. H.J) A HISTORY OF YEALMPTON. (Devonshire) With 4 plates, 93pp, few spots to the original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges. Plymouth: Western Morning News. 1907. £50.00





  324. Watkin (Hugh R) A SHORT DESCRIPTION OF TORRE ABBEY Torquay, Devonshire. Illusts, large folding plan, 49pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges. First edition, No imprint, (1909) £18.00
    * Signed by Edward Windeatt, the Devon historian, to front endpaper.






  325. Watkin (Hugh R) THE HISTORY OF TOTNES PRIORY AND MEDIEVAL TOWN DEVONSHIRE together with the sister priory at Tywardreath, Cornwall. Compiled from Original Records. With illustrations, plans and map, some of which are folding. Volumes 1 and 2 plus Index volume, viii + 616pp and 617-1121 + 1121b-1121dpp, and xii + 1122-1284pp, untrimmed in the original buckram, spine slight dusty, small dent to spine of index volume, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Published by the Author. Torquay: 1914-17. £300.00
    * Signed presentation inscription by Watkin to the half-title, of volume 1.






  326. Watkins (John) AN ESSAY TOWARDS A HISTORY OF BIDEFORD in the County of Devon. 280pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, inner hinges cracked and weak, top board has several creases to cloth where corner has been bent. Carefully Reprinted by Frederick Perkin, Bideford: 1883. £36.00
    * Includes chapters on local Witches, the Bridge and Quay, the Granvilles etc.






  327. Webb (Rev. William) MEMORIALS OF EXMOUTH: 168 + 8 pages of local adverts, original bevelled cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, small spot to spine and to rear board, ownership inscription to front pastedown. T. Freeman, Exmouth: 1872. £60.00





  328. Westcote (Thomas), edited by George Oliver & Pitman Jones. VIEW OF DEVONSHIRE IN MDCXXX With a Pedigree of most of its Gentry. Double-page pedigree, 649pp, sm 4to, early half calf, marbled boards, lightly rubbed to edges, pedigree and the occasional page spotty. Exeter: William Roberts, 1845. £160.00





  329. Western Figaro WESTERN FIGARO. Volume 1, No 2, November 14, 1877 - Volume 2, No 26, October 31 1878, a run lacking issues 1 and 11. 50 issues in total, each of 16pp, separately paginated. With numerous adverts, stories and articles, 4to contemporary half calf, marbled boards, rubbed. Plymouth: 1877-1878. £110.00
    * A curious mixture of local news, gossip, reviews, stories, humour, etc.






  330. Whetham (Catherine Durning), and (Margaret), editor A MANOR BOOK OF OTTERY SAINT MARY. With Notes on the History of the Dependent Manor of Cadhay by W.C.D. Whetham. vi + [ii] + 184 + [viii]pp of publishers adverts, original cloth, some damp spotting to lower half of spine, light foxing to prelims. London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1913. £50.00





  331. White (J.T) THE HISTORY OF TORQUAY. Illustrated. xi + 403pp + 17pp of adverts, one section of text slightly jumped, original embossed cloth, few light spots to rear board, occasional light spotting. Printed at the "Directory Office", Torquay: 1878. £70.00 --- See sample text





  332. White (Matt) DARTMOUTH AND THE SOUTH DEVON POTTERIES. With coloured and black and white illusts, 160pp, dustwrapper. The Crowood Press, Ramsbury: 2002. £14.00





  333. White (Reginald G.C) "THE HISTORY OF THE FEOFFEES OF COLYTON" 1546-1946. Illusts., including a coloured plate showing coats of arms of prominent local families, 49pp, original cloth, few spots to endpapers. Lyme Regis Printing Co., 1951. £26.00





  334. White (W), With new introduction by W.E. Minchinton. DEVON A reprint of History, Gazetteer and Directory of Devonshire. 1850. 804pp, original cloth, lacks dustwrapper. David and Charles, Newton Abbott: 1968. £40.00





  335. White (William) HISTORY, GAZETTEER AND DIRECTORY OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON including the City of Exeter, and Comprising a General Survey of the County.... Folding map, xvi + 1103pp + 24pp of adverts, original cloth, neatly recased with old spine relaid, old spine lacks the last letter of 'Devonshire', front endpaper slightly chipped to fore-edge. Sheffield: William White. 1878-9. £155.00





  336. White (William) HISTORY, GAZETTEER AND DIRECTORY OF THE COUNTY OF DEVONSHIRE, and the City and County of the City of Exeter.... with separate Historical, Statistical, & Topographical descriptions of all the Boroughs, Towns, Ports, Bathing Places.... 804pp, without map as usual, original full calf, blind stamped, covers rubbed to edges, short split to top outer hinge. Printed for the Author. Sheffield: 1850. £110.00





  337. White (William) HISTORY, GAZETTEER AND DIRECTORY OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON including the City of Exeter, and Comprising a General Survey of the County.... Folding map, xvi + 1103pp + 32pp of adverts, original cloth. Originally published, Sheffield: William White. 1878-9. Reprinted, Exeter: 1998. £75.00





  338. Whitfeld (Henry Francis) PLYMOUTH AND DEVONPORT IN TIMES OF WAR AND PEACE. Numerous illusts, xi + 560pp + 48 + ivpp, 4to, untrimmed in the original cloth, top of rear outer hinge split for approx. 3", ex-lib. with label to front pastedown, and stamp and numbers to verso of title-page. Second Edition, Plymouth: E. Chapple. Devonport: Hiorns and Miller, 1900. £40.00
    * Titled:- 'Subscriber's Copy' on top board.






  339. Whitham (John A) OTTERY ST MARY. Maps, plates, textual illusts, xiii + 124pp, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1984. £15.00





  340. Widecombe Storm THE TWO WIDECOMBE TRACTS, 1638 giving a Contemporary Account of the Great Storm, reprinted with an introduction by J. Brooking-Rowe. With vignette illust to title-page, frontis, vi + 14 + 37pp, disbound. Originally published in 1638. Reprinted, Exeter: James G. Commin. 1905. £18.00





  341. Wilkinson (B) THE MEDIAEVAL COUNCIL OF EXETER. With an Introduction by R.C. Easterling. Folding map, 105pp, original cloth, cloth slightly cockled. Published for the University College of the South West of England by the Manchester University Press: (1931) £18.00





  342. Williams (T.H), Plymouth PICTURESQUE EXCURSIONS IN DEVONSHIRE AND CORNWALL. Part I. Devonshire. With a vignette title-page and 22 full page plates, textual illusts, ix + 40 + 107 + (10pp, roy 8vo, early full half calf, partly faded, few marks and circular stains to covers, covers and spine gilt tooled, marbled endpapers, lacks front endpaper, covers rubbed to edges, front inner hinge slightly weak, few small portions of calf chipped from rear board. J. Murray, London: 1804. £105.00
    * See Somers Cocks's Devon Topographical Prints, No S30. This work is divided into 3 sections:- (a) Picturesque Excursions in Devonshire.... (b) Tour to the North of Devon and Excursions in South Devon. This was to be Part 1 of a 2 part work; the second part devoted to Cornwall, was never published.






  343. Wills (Samuel) SOUTH DEVON SONGS AND SONNETS, And Others. x + 186 + 6pp, 12mo, original cloth. Dartmouth: "Chronicle" Machine Printing Works, 1882. £25.00





  344. Wilson (Francis Rought) THE HISTORY OF ST. MARY'S CHURCH BRIXTON SOUTH DEVON. With Five Illustrations by H.W. Goffin. x + 54pp, sm 8vo, original cloth. London: S.P.C.K. 1926. £18.00
    * With the signature of C.W. Bracken, the local author, on front endpaper.






  345. [Wolcot (John)] THE ROYAL VISIT TO EXETER; A Poetical Epistle, By John Ploughshare, A farmer of Morton Hampstead in the County of Devon. Published by Peter Pindar, Esq. 4to, 32pp, some numbers cropped at top margin, later half roan, cloth boards, some spotting to cloth. London: Printed for J. Walker, 1795. £85.00





  346. Wollocombe (John B) TETCOTT HUNT WEEK. Antecedents and Consequences. With Fifteen Illustrations, 74pp, original cloth, partly faded, lightly rubbed to edges. London: Skeffington & Son, 1895. £55.00





  347. Wood (W), printer and publisher THE HAND-BOOK TO SOUTH DEVON, Dartmoor, etc. With folding maps of South Devon, the City of Exeter, and the Three Towns of Plymouth, Devonport, and Stonehouse, 107 + 3 pages of adverts, sm 8vo, original cloth boards, few marks to boards, recent, amateur, spine, and endpapers, fold to one map neatly reinforced to verso. Third Edition. Devonport: Printed and Published by W. Wood. c.185- £48.00





  348. Woods (Stephen H) DARTMOOR STONE Photographic illusts, maps, 311pp, oblong 8vo, pictorial card covers, slight crease to top wrap. Published by Devon Books in association with the Dartmoor Park Authority, 1988. £14.00





  349. Woolmer (S) A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THE CITY OF EXETER, Its Neighbourhood, and Adjacent Watering Places, Being an Interesting Companion for All Persons Residing at, or Resorting to this Ancient City: Presenting a familiar Narrative of its History, from the earliest Period, Together with a Variety of Particular Occurrences and Anecdotes Compiled from the best Authorities. 104pp, half calf, marbled boards, leather label slightly chipped on spine. Third Edition. With Additions and Improvements. Exeter: 1821. £60.00
    * With the bookplate of John Tricks Spalding.






  350. Woolmer (S) A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THE CITY OF EXETER, Its Neighbourhood, and Adjacent Watering Places, Being an Interesting Companion for All Persons residing at, or resorting to this Ancient City: Giving a familiar Narrative of its History, from the earliest Period, to the Present Time. Together with a Variety of Particular Occurences and Anecdotes Compiled from the best Authorities. Engraved frontis, and 1 other plate, 108pp, sm 8vo, untrimmed in the original paper boards, with the original printed label on top board, boards rubbed and soiled, crude cloth spine overlapping onto boards, 8 leaves very spotty. Second Edition, with Additions and Improvements. Printed and Sold by S. Woolmer, Exeter: 1811. £32.00





  351. Worth (R.N) CALENDAR OF THE TAVISTOCK PARISH RECORDS. Frontis, viii + 135pp, original cloth. Privately Printed by William Brendon and Son, Plymouth: 1887. £50.00





  352. Worth (R.N) CALENDAR OF THE PLYMOUTH MUNICIPAL RECORDS. Vignette title, x + 308pp, original embossed cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, some spots to rear board. William Brenton and Son, Printers. Plymouth: 1893. £50.00





  353. Worth (R.N) TOURIST'S GUIDE TO NORTH DEVON and the Exmoor District. Folding map, 119 + (1)pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, short tear to map. Sixth Edition, London: Edward Stanford, 1894. £18.00





  354. Worthy (Charles) DEVONSHIRE PARISHES, or the Antiquities, Heraldry and Family History of Twenty-eight Parishes in the Archdeaconry of Totnes. In 2 volumes, xi + 376pp and viii + 390pp, roy 8vo, original cloth. LIMITED TO 225 COPIES on small paper. Exeter: William Pollard, London: George Redway, 1887-9. £200.00
    * Covers:- Bickleigh, Sheepstor, Walkhampton, Buckland Monachorum, Meavy, St. Peter Tavy, Maristow, Thrushelon, Lamerton, Lidford, Milton Abbot, Ashprington, Dartmouth, Broad-Hempston, Little-Hempston, Wolborough, Hennock, North Bovey, Lustleigh, Denbury, South Brent, Harford, Shaugh, Kingsteignton, Highweek with Newton Bushel, Tor-Mohun, and St. Mary Church.






  355. Worthy (Charles) DEVONSHIRE WILLS: A collection of annotated Testamentary abstracts, together with the Family History and Genealogy of Many of the most Ancient Houses of the West of England. xv + 516pp, roy 8vo, untrimmed in the original cloth London: Bemrose and Sons, 1896. £135.00





  356. Worthy (Charles) THE HISTORY OF THE SUBURBS OF EXETER With general particulars of the Landowners, Lay and Clerical, from the Conquest to the present time, and a special notice of the Hamlyn Family. Together with "A Digression" on the Noble Houses of Redvers, and of Courtenay, Earls of Devon. viii + 210pp, early half calf, cloth boards. London: Henry Gray, Exeter: S. Drayton, Plymouth: W.B. Westcott, 1892. £60.00
    * With the bookplate of John Tricks Spalding.






  357. Wrey (Florence) TAWSTOCK CHURCH North Devon. Written and Illustrated by Florence Wrey. 32pp, sm 4to, original cloth boards, short split to cloth at head of spine. First edition, Barnstaple: Marks Brothers, 107, High Street. 1892. £24.00
    * Contemporary presentation inscription to Lady Audrey Buller.






  358. Wright (W.H.K) SPANISH ARMADA. A Descriptive Historical Poem, In Commemoration of the Opening of the New Guildhall, Plymouth by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, K.G., &c., &c., August 13th, 1874. 32pp, 12mo, original limp cloth. Plymouth: G.P. Friend, 1874. £30.00
    * With the bookplate of John Davies Enys.






  359. Wyatt (Peter) and Stanes (Peter), edited for the Uffculme Archive Group UFFCULME: A PECULIAR PARISH A Devon Town from Tudor Times. With 22 photographic plates, 8 of which are in colour, map endpapers, double page illust, map, textual illusts, xv + 323pp, original pictorial card covers. Uffculme Archive Group, 1997. £26.00





  360. Yonge (Dr. James) PLYMOUTH MEMOIRS. A Manuscript by Dr. James Yonge, F.R.S. Mayor of Plymouth, 1694 - 95, who died in the year 1721. Edited for Plymouth Institution and Devon & Cornwall Natural History Society by John J. Beckerlegge. With 4 plates, xiii + 123 leaves, mainly printed on rectos. NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES. 1951. £32.00





  361. Youings (Joyce) TUCKERS HALL EXETER. The History of a Provincial City Company Through Five Centuries. Frontis, and 11 plates, xiv + 258pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. University of Exeter: 1968. £20.00





  362. Young (E.H) OKEHAMPTON. Parochial Histories of Devonshire No 1. Illusts, folding map and folding plan, 81pp, original card covers, partly faded, slight crease to top cover. Devonshire Association. 1932. £25.00




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