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- 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. £82.00
- 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) £15.00
* Includes a list of all the Mayors of Barnstaple since 1303.
- 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. First edition, J. Townsend Printer, Exeter: (1874) £35.00
* 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.... '
- 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. £20.00
- 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- £75.00
* This edition not in Brockett's Devon Union List.
- 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. £40.00
- 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. £15.00
- 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. £60.00
- Barnstaple Election REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE BARNSTAPLE ELECTION; together with The Special Report from the said Committee and also The Minutes of Evidence Taken Before Them. 53 + 122pp, folio, untrimmed in the original printed wraps, outer hinge and spine partly split. London: Ordered to be printed 9th March 1819 and 16th December 1819.. £50.00
- 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. £8.00
* Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.
- Batten (Kit) THE TOURISTS MAPS OF DEVON Guide Book and Folding Maps 1810-1901. Numerous coloured and black and white illusts, xxxiv + 415pp, 4to, original pictorial card covers. Published for the author by Little Silver Publications, Exeter: 2011. £45.00
* 'A catalogue of 250 printed maps of towns, cities and regional districts....'
- 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. £40.00
* 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.
- 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
- Boggis (Rev. R.J) HISTORY OF ST. JOHN'S TORQUAY. Illusts, xii + 301pp, original cloth, name to front endpaper. First edition, Devonshire Press, Torquay: 1930. £11.00
- 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.
- Born (Anne) A HISTORY OF KINGSBRIDGE AND SALCOMBE. Plates, textual diagrams, xii + 179pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1986. £10.00
- 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
- Bradbeer (R.M) THE STORY OF THE MANOR AND TOWN OF TOPSHAM in Devon. Illusts, 74pp, qtr cloth, decorative boards. Town and Country Press Ltd., Bracknell: 1968. £25.00
- 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, qtr calf cloth boards, small marks to top margin of 2 leaves. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1913. £45.00
- Bray (Mrs) THE BORDERS OF THE TAMAR AND THE TAVY; Their Natural History, Manners, Customs, Superstitions, Scenery, Antiquities, Eminent Persons, etc. In a series of letters to the late Robert Southey, Esq. Textual illusts, 2 volumes, xiii + 457 & (iv) + 444pp, original cloth, edges of boards rubbed, approx two 1" portions missing from spine of volume 1, partly affecting title and a 1cm portion chipped from foot of spine, cloth on outer hinges split, though sound, head of spine of volume 2 has portions missing, and foot of spine rubbed, short split to foot of top outer hinge. New Edition. London: W. Kent, 1879. £40.00
- 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.
- 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.
- 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. Illusts, 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. £30.00
- 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. Illusts, 74pp, original qtr roan, 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. £30.00
- 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. With 69 photographic plates, 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, 1890-1894. £300.00
* 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.
- 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. £20.00
* Signed by the author on title-page.
- 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....'
- 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
- 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. £40.00
- Chanter (John Roberts) SKETCHES OF THE LITERARY HISTORY OF BARNSTAPLE, Being the substance of A Series of Papers read at the Literary Institution, Barnstaple. To which is added the Diary of Philip Wyot, Town Clerk of Barnstaple, from 1586 to 1608. 129pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, small portion chipped from head of spine, short tear to one margin, neatly repaired with archival tape. Signature of Edward Windeatt to front endpaper. Barnstaple: Printed and Sold by R.J. Arnold, High Street. Preface dated 1866. £45.00
- Chapman (Gordon) DEVON AT THE CINEMA An Illustrated History of Cinema Going. Numerous illusts, 160pp, dustwrapper. Devon Books, Tiverton: 2000. £12.00
- 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
- 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. £6.00
* This forms part 2 of volume 4 of Devon Notes and Queries.
- 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. £220.00
* The third part mainly concerns the Courtenays of Powderham.
- Cluer (Andrew) PLYMOUTH AND PLYMOUTHIANS More Photographs & Memories. With 312 illustrations, 180 unnumbered pages, 4to, original decorative paper boards, Lantern Books Ltd, Aberdeen: 1975. £15.00
- 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. £50.00
- 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. £180.00
- Colby (Frederic T), editor THE VISITATION OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON IN THE YEAR 1564, With Additions from the Earlier Visitation of 1531. 249pp, roy 8vo, recent cloth. First edition, Exeter: Printed for the Editor by W. Pollard. 1881. £120.00
- 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. £90.00
- Compton (Theodore) WILLIAM COOKWORTHY. Illusts, 138pp, sm 8vo, untrimmed in the original buckram, which is slightly soiled, spine darkened. Author's signed presentation copy to C. Holt White on the half-title, underneath is a note signed by Holt White stating that Compton had married his mother's 1st cousin. There are a couple of notes in ink to lower margins, both initialled by Holt White. 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.
- Cooper (Thomas Henry) A GUIDE CONTAINING A SHORT HISTORICAL SKETCH OF LYNTON and other Places Adjacent in North Devon, including Ilfracombe. With 5 vignette steel engravings, folding pedigree, lacks map, xvi + 114pp, 12mo, original cloth, cloth damp spotted, fragment of label(?) adhering to front pastedown, tear repaired with cellotape to front endpaper, early ownership name with an Ilfracombe address to front endpaper. T. Hearson, printer, Barnstaple: c.1853. £12.00
- 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. £25.00
- Cornish (Rev. S.W) SHORT NOTES ON THE CHURCH AND PARISH OF OTTERY ST. MARY, Devon. New Edition, Revised. 70pp, original printed card boards, slightly dusty, spine faded. New Edition, Exeter: Henry S. Eland, and Ottery St. Mary: R. Walsingham, c.1929. £10.00
- 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. £28.00
- 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. £30.00
- 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. £200.00
- 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. £62.00
- 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
- 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. £42.00
- 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. £25.00
- 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. £45.00
- 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
- Crossing (William) THE ANCIENT CROSSES OF DARTMOOR; With a Description of Their Surroundings. Map and 10 plates, 132 + 4pp of adverts, original cloth, waterstain to foot of front pastedown and front endpaper, slight crinkling of pages. First edition, Exeter: James G. Commin, London: C. Elkin Mathews, 1887. £25.00
- Crowdy (Joe) THE BOOK OF LUSTLEIGH Portrait of a Dartmoor Parish. Illusts, 160pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 1998. £15.00
- 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
- Curtis (Muriel E) SOME DISPUTES BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE CATHEDRAL AUTHORITIES OF EXETER. Folding map, 98pp, original cloth. Manchester University Press: 1932. £18.00
- 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. Second edition, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, (1883). £70.00
- 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, fore-edges slightly spotty. London: Elliot Stock, 1897. £35.00
* An invaluable source for West Country heraldry.
- Daniell (William) A VOYAGE ROUND GREAT BRITAIN Plymouth & surroundings. 16 black and white photos of the original engravings, pages numbered 25-39, roy 8vo, cloth boards, compliments slip of the Plymouth City Librarian pasted to front endpaper, a bookplate with the date '1965' pasted to front pastedown. c.1970. £12.00
* 'This work was published in 1814-1825 of which the following pages 25-39 have been photocopied from volume 8, which deals with the city of Plymouth and its immediate surroundings at that time.'
- 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.
- 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. £20.00
- [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. £40.00
- 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. £30.00
- Daw (John) REMINISCENCES OF SIR JOHN DAW covering the period 1866-1957. Illusts, 84pp, original cloth boards, bookplate, and contemporary presentation inscription to front endpaper. Printed for Private Circulation. 1957. £15.00
- 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
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- Devonport printing THE MILLER'S MAID. A Tale. 12pp, sm 8vo, disbound, few spots to front and rear. Devonport: Printed and sold by E. Keys, 100, James Street, c1830. £16.00
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- Dicker (George) A SHORT HISTORY OF DEVONPORT ROYAL DOCKYARD. 69pp, duplicated typescript, original printed wraps, wraps spotty and slightly ragged to edges, name to top wrap. Second Edition George Dicker, 1969. £10.00
* Includes the names, guns and tons of all the ships built at Devonport, from the first in 1694.
- 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. £16.00
- Doidge's WESTERN COUNTIES ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL 1897. Illusts, adverts, 446pp, recent cloth, ex-lib. label to front pastedown, and stamp to title, number to foot of spine. Plymouth and London. £18.00
* Contains stories and many items of useful information including:- list of fairs in Devon, Medical Practitioners in the Three Towns, Plymouth Councillors, etc.
- Doidge's DOIDGE'S WESTERN COUNTIES ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL 1935. Illusts, including coloured folding plate, adverts, 461pp, original printed paper boards, slightly rubbed to edges, few spots to top board. Hoyten and Cole, Plymouth: 1935. £11.00
* Contains stories and many items of useful information including:- list of fairs in Devon, Medical Practitioners in the Three Towns, Plymouth Councillors, etc.
- 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 and the University by Philip Lund. 1965. £45.00
- 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
- Drake-Brockman (E.D) STAVERTON ON THE DART. From Records of Church and Parish. With 10 plates, 97pp, few light spots to the original cloth. Exeter: Sydney Lee, c.1938. £25.00
- 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. £55.00
- Duffy (Michael), Fisher (Stephen), and others, editor THE NEW MARITIME HISTORY OF DEVON. Volume 2: From the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day. Volume 2 of 2. Illusts, 272pp, 4to, dustwrapper. University of Exeter and Conway Maritime Press. 1994. £25.00
- 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. £12.00
* With a hand written letter, loosely inserted, from Marion Hedden, the author's daughter, who wrote the 'Foreword' to the book.
- Dunstan (G.R), editor THE REGISTER OF EDMUND LACY Bishop of Exeter 1420 - 1455. Volume 3. 398pp, original printed wraps. Canterbury and York Society in conjunction with Devon and Cornwall Record Society, Torquay: 1967. £6.00
- 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. £90.00
- Dymond (Robert) THE GRAVESTONES IN ST. PETROCK'S CHURCH, EXETER. Single sheet, size 20" x 15", folded, text printed in 4 columns. Gives details of the headstones of some of the prominent local people, their positions within the church yard and information on the occupants of the graves and their families. Includes:- Hunt-Lydston; Whitborough-Pisent-Inglett; Spicer-Somers; Crossing-Brown; Hungerford-Radclyffe-Franklin; Mayne; Ticknell-Titfield, etc. Reprinted from the Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegram, Thursday, November 24th, 1881. £14.00
- 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. £70.00
- Eales (R), Clerk of the Peace DEVON NEW COUNTY RATE of œ943 14s 8¬d. Being One Farthing in the Pound On the Annual Value of the County. Amounting to œ905,984 12s 4¬d. 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
- 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
- [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 maps, 2 folding pedigrees, 362pp, 12mo, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, 2" tear to 1 map, lacks front endpaper. First edition, Exeter: S. Drayton & Sons (1867) £80.00
- Ellacombe (Rev. H.T) THE PARISH OF CLYST S. GEORGE, DEVON. With 2 double-page pedigrees, 13 plates, some of which are coloured, double-page coloured plan, pages numbered 89-158, complete, 4to, original printed card boards, top cover and first leaf loose. Printed by William Pollard, Exeter: 1865. £30.00
* Article contained in part 2, volume 1, second series of the Transactions of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society. The volume also contains articles on Powderham Castle; Churches of Jersey; Morwenstow Church, Cornwall, etc.
- Ellis (Arthur Charles) AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF TORQUAY. From the earliest times, as illustrated by finds in Kent's Cavern, down to the present time. Numerous illustrations, vii + 506pp. 4to, original cloth, light spotting to prelims. Second Edition, Published by the author, Torquay: (1930) £95.00
- 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
- 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 damp marked, internally clean, short worm trail affecting letter 't' of 'Corrected' on tile-page, inner hinges pulled and weak. Second Edition Revised and Corrected. Tavistock: T.W. Greenfield. 1875. £26.00
- Exeter Charities ENDOWED CHARITIES (COUNTY BOROUGH OF EXETER). Return "comprising (1) The Reports made to the Charity Commissioners, in the result of an Inquiry held in the County Borough of Exeter into Endowments subject to the provisions of the Charitable Trusts Acts, 1853 to 1894.... together with the Reports on those Endowments of the Commissioners for inquiring concerning Charities, 1818 to 1837"..... 577pp, folio, contemporary cloth, lightly rubbed, spine slightly faded. H.M.S.O. London: 1909. £60.00
* This volume constitutes the last major work on the Exeter Charities. It contains a mine of information on the local history for each parish.
- Fleming (Andrew) THE DARTMOOR REAVES Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. Illustrations, diagrams, plans, viii + 135pp, dustwrapper. London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd. 1988. £8.00
- 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. £95.00
- 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
- Gardiner (W.F) BARNSTAPLE 1837-1897. Illusts., 250pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges. First edition. Barnstaple: Ralph Allan, 1897. £50.00
- 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
- 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. £20.00
* 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.
- Granville and Son, printer and publisher A VIEW OF PLYMOUTH-DOCK, PLYMOUTH, and the Adjacent Country, Being A Description of every Object in the Vicinity, that can interest the Stranger, or The Tourist; In Two Parts. Part I. The Devon side of the Tamar, including Plymouth, Plymouth-Dock, Stonehouse.... Part II. The West side of the Tamar, including the beautiful Seat of Mount Edgecumbe and its pleasure Grounds,.... With a folding map, vii + 130 + 6pp (Appendix), Map of the Surrounding Country. 12mo, folding map, untrimmed in recent cloth, paper label on spine. Plymouth-Dock: printed and published by A. Granville & Son, Britannia Office, 50, Fore-Street. 1812. £180.00
* Very Scarce.
- 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) £40.00
- 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.
- 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. £12.00
* Signed by the author on the title-page.
- Gray (Todd), editor DEVON DOCUMENTS Frontis, and 4 coloured plates, xxiii + 228pp, original pictorial card covers. Devon & Cornwall Notes and Queries, Special Issue, 1996. £15.00
- Greeves (Tom) TIN MINES AND MINERS OF DARTMOOR. A Photographic Record. Illusts, maps, 86pp, original cloth, dustwrapper. Revised, Halsgrove and Devon Books, Exeter: 2001. £11.00
- 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) £38.00
- Gregory (Charles) BRIXHAM IN DEVONIA. Illustrated Guide, with Descriptive Sketch and Hand Book to Torbay and the Neighbourhood. With 30 illusts, 160pp, includes local adverts, 12mo, adverts, original qtr cloth-backed boards, spine faded, cover slightly rubbed to edges. Goss' Albion Printing Works, Torquay: c.1896. £70.00
- 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. £28.00
- Gribble (Joseph Besly) MEMORIALS OF BARNSTAPLE; Being an attempt to supply the want of A History of that Ancient Borough. With a double-page plan, a plate, 2 folding tables, xvi + 640pp, + errata leaf, early half calf, raised bands, leather label on spine, marbled boards, neat repair to short tear to margin of one table. With the engraved armorial bookplate of William, Duke of Bedford, Endsleigh. A nice copy. First edition. Barnstaple: Printed by the North Devon Journal Office, by J. Avery. 1830. £165.00
- 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. £10.00
* Groser came from Plymouth.
- 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
- Hallett (Joseph) THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR GEO. TROSSE, Late Minister of the Gospel in the City of Exon, Who Died January 11th 1712/13. In the Eighty Second Year of his Age, Written by Himself, and Publish'd according to his Order. To which is Added The Sermon preach'd at His Funeral. By J.H.[allett]. Engraved portrait frontispiece, (14) + 103 + 35pp, contemporary, full calf, raised bands, lacks lettering piece from spine, top board loose, portion cut from top margin of front endpaper, contemporary ownership name and date to front endpaper, on the second blank is the signature of Edward Windeatt, local author. Exon: By Jos. Bliss, for Richard White, Merchant, and sold by him at his House near the Elephant in Northgate-street.... 1714. £225.00
* With the engraved armorial bookplate of Carmithen.
- Hamilton (A.H.A) QUARTER SESSIONS UNDER QUEEN ELIZABETH. From Original Records. A series of 10 articles taken from Frasers Magazine, 123pp, early cloth. 1876-1877. £40.00
* Author's copy with his name and address, in Devon, on a front endpaper. These articles chiefly relate to Devon. They were published in book form in 1878.
- Harper (Charles G) THE SOUTH DEVON COAST. Numerous full page and textual illusts, xiii + 304pp, original cloth, First edition, London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1907. £24.00
- Harper (Charles G) THE NORTH DEVON COAST. Numerous full page and textual illusts. xiii + 247pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, small hole to rear outer hinge, small snag to head of spine. First edition, London: Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1908. £22.00 --- See sample text
- Harris (J. Henry) MY DEVONSHIRE BOOK. "In the Land of Junket and Cream." With 31 plates, 174 + pages of publishers adverts, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, early ownership name to front endpaper. First edition, Plymouth: Western Morning News, 1907. £18.00
- 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. £16.00
* Includes 2 chapters on the families origins in Devon from the 16th century to the 18th century and their connection with Topsham.
- [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
- 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, 7 volumes, early half calf, marbled boards, edges slightly rubbed, later half calf, raised bands, leather labels on spines, marbled boards. Plymouth: G. and J. Hearder. 1833 - 1836. £200.00
* Published as a monthly magazine. The 7 volumes, consist of 6 issues, and between 200 and 283 pages. Includes articles:- the Lary Bridge; Babbicombe; Berry Pomeroy Castle; Eddystone Lighthouse; Dartmoor; Antiquities in the Neighbourhood of Liskeard, Island of Jersey, etc.
- 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. £30.00
- Henry (Lord Bishop of Exeter) A SERMON PREACHED IN THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF EXETER on Thursday the 24th of August, 1837, at the Consecration of the New Cemetery by Henry, Lord Bishop of Exeter, and Published at the Request of the Mayor, The Commissioners of Improvement, and the Clergy of Exeter. 23pp, disbound. Exeter: Printed by Woolmer & Co., Gazette Office; 1837. £12.00
* Contemporary inscription on half-title.
- 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, partly unopened, a couple of ownership names to front endpapers. London: George Bell and Sons, Exeter: Henry S. Eland, 1889. £12.00
- 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. £25.00
- 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. £25.00
- 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
- 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. £20.00
- Hoskins (W.G) INDUSTRY, TRADE AND PEOPLE IN EXETER 1688-1800. With 4 maps, 189pp, original cloth, dustwrapper partly faded and rubbed to hinges., name to front pastedown. Second Edition. University of Exeter. 1968. £22.00
- 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. £55.00
- Hussell (Allen T) NORTH DEVON CHURCHES, Studies of some of the Ancient Buildings. Illusts and plans, [viii] + 126 + [iv], folio, original decorative cloth, First edition, Printed at the "Herald" Press, Barnstaple: c.1910. £30.00
- Izacke (R) REMARKABLE ANTIQUITIES OF THE CITY OF EXETER, Giving an Account of the Laws and Customs of the Place; The Offices, Court of Judicatures.... Now very much Enlarged and Continued to the Year 1724, by Samuel Izacks, Esq; the present Chamberlain.... To which is also Added, A New and Correct Map of the said City, with a Prospect of the Cathedral, curiously engraven on Copper-Plates. With frontis of Arm's of the City, folding plan of the city, a folding view of the cathedral, armorial engravings in the text, iii + 25 + (26) + pages numbered 50-69 + 213 + (40) page index and (20) page catalogue of the Sheriffs, contemporary panelled calf boards, later calf spine, raised bands, boards rubbed to edges, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. 2 bookplates to front pastedown. Third edition, Printed for the Author 1734. £165.00
* This is a reprint of the third edition which was published in 1731.
- 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, cover slightly rubbed and with a few small marks, lacks lettering piece, front endpaper, and half-title, signs where label removed from front pastedown, small stain to top margin of first few leaves. London: 1736. £105.00
- Izacke (Richard and Samuel) REMARKABLE ANTIQUITIES OF THE CITY OF EXETER: Giving an Account of the Laws and Customs of the Place; the Officers, Court of Judicature, Gates, Walls, Rivers, Churches, and Priviledges. Together, With a Catalogue of all the Bishops, Mayors, Sheriffs, from the Year 1049 to 1677, Heraldic frontis, woodcut illustrations of coats of arms, folding plan of the city, (iv) + 64 + 191 + (62)pp, full early calf, later calf spine and endpapers, raised bands, morocco label, neat repair to lower margin of a prelim., frontis laid down, lacks small portion of the top inner corner, slightly intruding into the engraved surface, light age browning mainly to outer margins, small hole neatly repaired to one margin. London: Printed for Rowland Reynolds, next to the Middle Exchange, in the Strand, 1681. £265.00
- 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. £16.00
- Jerram (Sibyl), drawn by OLD PLYMOUTH. With 36 plates, opposite descriptive text, roy 8vo, original pictorial card covers, prelims slightly spotty. Western Morning News, Plymouth: c.1913. £28.00
- Joint (Laura) TORQUAY UNITED The first 70 years. Illusts, 96pp, original pictorial card covers. Obelisk Publications, Exeter: 1991. £10.00
* Presentation inscription signed by the author, and others.
- 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
- 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, later spine, head of spine rubbed, edges lightly rubbed, horizontal split to spine slightly affecting lettering, early ownership name to front pastedown. First edition, London: W. Gratton, Exeter: A. Holden, etc. 1852. £55.00
- 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. £90.00
- 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. £80.00
- Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF DEVONSHIRE 1926. Lacks map, 55 + xxviii + 1281pp, original cloth, partly faded, small hole to top outer hinge, inner hinges cracked and weak. Kelly's Directories Ltd., London: 1926. £55.00
- 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
- Kelly's KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF TORQUAY AND PAIGNTON 1937. Lacks map as usual, 38 + 668pp, card covers slightly rubbed with a few marks, text browned as usual. Kelly's Directories Ltd., London: 1937. £28.00
- 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. £40.00
- 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. £9.00
- Lamplugh (Lois) BARNSTAPLE Town on the Taw. Plates, textual illusts, roy 8vo, xv + 174pp, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1983. £8.00
- 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, complete, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound as issued. Exeter: The Devon & Cornwall Record Society, 1954. £24.00
- 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
- Lewis (F.C) SCENERY OF THE RIVERS OF ENGLAND AND WALES. Illustrated by 24 Painters etchings.... With an engraved title-page on which are 2 vignette views, and with 24 full page plates, all with tissue guards, folio, recent half calf, raised bands, cloth boards. London: Printed for F.C. Lewis by Longman, Brown, Green, Longman, c.1846. £165.00
* Twelve of the plates are of views in Devon.
- 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. £50.00
- 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. First edition, Kingsbridge: G.P. Friend, 1861. £130.00
- Mays (J.C.C) COLERIDGE'S FATHER Absent Man, Guardian Spirit. Numerous coloured and black and white illusts and facsimiles, xxxi + 873pp, 4to, original cloth. Limited edition published by subscription. Friends of Coleridge 2014. £200.00
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- 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. £55.00
- 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
- Oliver (George) MONASTICON DIOECESIS EXONIENSIS, being a Collection of Records and Instruments Illustrating Conventual, Collegiate and Eleemosynary Foundations in the Counties of Cornwall & Devon, with Historical Notices and a Supplement. With 2 chromolithographs and 3 lithographic plates, xxiv + 493pp, folio, early half morocco, raised bands, marbled boards, and endpapers, edges and raised bands slightly rubbed. London: Longman, Brown, Green.... Exeter: P.A. Hannaford, 1846. £155.00
- Oliver (Rev. G) THE HISTORY OF THE CITY OF EXETER. xiii + 191pp + cxliipp + Errata leaf, full early morocco, raised bands, gilt lines, light rubbing to edges, gilt dentelles, a.e.g., inscription to front pastedown, stamp to foot of title-page, occasional foxing, otherwise a nice copy. Exeter: Printed by R. Cullum, 1821. £65.00
- Oliver (Rev. G) THE HISTORY OF THE CITY OF EXETER. xiii + 191pp + cxliipp + 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. £35.00
- 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. £30.00
- 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. £90.00
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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. £40.00
- 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, in the original cloth, small hole to top outer hinge, ownership name to front pastedown. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1917. £55.00
- Parry (H. Lloyd) THE FOUNDING OF EXETER SCHOOL. A History of the Struggle for freedom of Education within the City of Exeter. Illusts, (vi) + 135pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, 2 areas damaged from top outer hinge, one approx 1" long, intruding onto spine, and another small hole. James G. Commin, Exeter and Chatto and Windus, London: 1913. £12.00
- Passmore (Dick) THE STORY OF THE THEATRE ROYAL EXETER. Illusts, 118pp, folio, original pictorial boards. Signed by the author on the title-page. The Mint Press, Exeter: 2002. £10.00
- Pateman (Leslie Lownds) PICTORIAL AND HISTORICAL SURVEY OF BABBACOMBE AND ST. MARYCHURCH. Torquay, Devon, England, To commemorate the Golden Jubilee - 1930 to 1980. Over 300 illusts, double-page map, 216pp, oblong 4to, original cloth. 'Numbered Limited Edition' label pasted to front pastedown. Printed by Bendles (Torquay) Ltd, and Published by Babbacombe & St Marychurch Traders Association, 1979. £80.00
- 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. £150.00
- 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. £90.00
* Not in Thomson. A Catalogue of British Family Histories.
- [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. £16.00
- 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, lack pages xv to xix from Preface, untrimmed, partly unopened, in recent cloth. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1940. £40.00
- 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. £105.00
* Includes chapters on the first inhabitants of Danmonium, the Romans, the Saxons, and the Normans.
- Polwhele (Rev. R) THE HISTORY OF DEVONSHIRE. Volume 2 of 3 only. With illusts, 46 + 382 + (1)pp, folio, small water stain to foot of dustwrapper. Originally published Exeter: 1793-1806. Reprinted, Kohler and Coombes, Dorking: 1977. £35.00
- Polwhele (Rev. Richard) THE HISTORY OF DEVONSHIRE. With 23 of 24 full page copper engraved plates, lacking the view of Lawrence Tower, Haldon, all but 2 the 23 plates have been neatly hand-coloured, a small map by John Cary, and a double-page map by Stockdale, engraved by Cary with the boundaries of the Hundreds coloured in outline, extra-illustrated with 3 maps, plan of Tiverton, and 134 engraved and lithographed views, of various sizes, some of which have been hand-coloured. Includes several lithographs of Devon Churches by Spreat and copper-plate views by S. & N. Buck. All of the plates, including the originals have been pasted onto interleaved blanks. A few blanks have no plates attached. 3 volumes, folio, (4) + 329 and ii + (4) + 46 + 276 and 277-382 + (1) + 383-504 + corrections leaf, untrimmed, interleaved and finely bound by Period Binders of Bath, with their stamp to verso of the front endpapers, in recent full green morocco, raised bands, gilt tooling to spines, and gilt lines to spines and to boards, marbled endpapers. A few plates have some spotting to margins, light waterstaining to lower corners and margins of a few pages, small portion torn from top corner margins of one leaf, one title-page has a portion re-margined. Exeter: Printed by T. Trewman, for Cadell, Johnson and Dilly, London: 1797, 1793, 1806. £1150.00
- 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. £600.00
- 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. £22.00
- 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, corner of top board slightly bruised, light marks to cloth of front cover. London: Chatto and Windus, Exeter: James G. Commin, 1910. £32.00
* This forms part 2 of volume 7 of Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries.
- 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. £26.00
- 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. £20.00
- 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. £45.00 --- 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.
- 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, short tear to top corner of one text leaf, tear to one rear endpaper, early unlettered qtr calf, marbled boards. Plymouth: Printed and published by Edward Nettleton.... 1827. £55.00
* Not on Copac.
- 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
- Ravenhill (Mary R) and Rowe (Margery M) DEVON MAPS AND MAP-MAKERS: Manuscript Maps Before 1840. With 16 coloured plates, 2 sketch maps, 2 volumes, xi + 214pp, and 215-433pp, original card covers, the 2 volumes contained within the original slip-case. Devon and Cornwall Record Society. New Series, Volume 43. Exeter: 2002. £40.00
- 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. £10.00
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- 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
- Reichel (Rev. O.J) THE HUNDRED OF TIVERTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. 31pp, original printed wraps. Plymouth: W. Brendon and Son, 1928. £10.00
- 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. £10.00
- Reichel (Rev. Oswald) THE HUNDREDS OF BRAUNTON, SHIRWELL AND FREMINGTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume. 136pp, original wraps, spine slightly rubbed to head and foot, rear outer hinge partly split, private library labels to covers. Torquay: The Devonshire Press. 1935. £10.00
- Reichel (Rev. Oswald J) THE HUNDREDS OF SOUTH MOLTON AND ROBOROUGH IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. 68pp, original printed wraps. Exeter: Southwoods (Exeter), Ltd. 1930. £12.00
- Reichel (Rev. Oswald) THE HUNDREDS OF PLYMPTON AND ERMINGTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume, 88pp, with wraps, small mark label to top wrap. Torquay: The Devonshire Press, Ltd. 1933. £18.00
- 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. £12.00
- 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. £8.00
- Reichel (Rev. Oswald) THE HUNDREDS OF COLYTON AND CLYSTON IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume. 53pp, original printed wraps, small label to top wrap. Torquay: The Devonshire Press. 1934. £8.00
- Reichel (Rev. Oswald) THE ONE-TIME HUNDREDS OF NORTH MOLTON AND MOLLAND IN EARLY TIMES. The Devonshire Association. Extra Volume. 11pp, original wraps. Torquay: The Devonshire Press. 1936. £6.00
- Reichel (Rev. Oswald J), editor DEVON FEET OF FINES. Volume 1. Richard I. to Henry III. 1196-1272. xiv + 437pp, untrimmed, and shaken in later rubbed, bruised and unlettered cloth, inner hinges pulled. Occasional interesting neat ink and pencil marginalia, approx. 8 leaves partly discoloured where old newscuttings were once inserted. Devon and Cornwall Record Society. Exeter: 1912. £25.00
- 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
- Risdon (Tristram) A CONTINUATION OF THE SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF DEVONSHIRE, 425pp, sm. 8vo, later half calf, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, morocco labels on spine, marbled endpapers, cloth boards, covers lightly rubbed, cloth partly faded. Printed by W. Mears, at the Lamb without Temple Bar; and J. Hooke, at the Flower-de-luce against St. Douglas's Church in Fleetstreet, 1723. £105.00
* Risdon completed his Survey in 1632, eight years before he died. It was first published in 2 volumes by Curll in 1714. This is the second volume.
- 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.
- Risdon (Tristram) THE CHOROGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OR SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF DEVON, with the City and County of Exeter.... together with the "CONTINUATION" (published in the same year.) With 2 engraved plates, 2 volumes bound in one, advert leaf + (ii) + iv (lacks pages vi-xiv) + (lacks pages 1-8) 9-148 pagination then changes:- 113-186 + (xii) + 34 (lacks half of pages 4/5 and 7/8) + 4 (Some Account of the Family of the Spicers) + 35 - 425pp, original full calf boards, rubbed to edges, top outer and inner hinges cracked, rear board loose, lacks lettering piece from spine. With the bookplate of Amery, Druid, Ashburton to front pastedown, signed W. Chapple to title-page, and with the armorial bookplate of Theo. Blackhall to verso of first title-page. On three blank leaves at the end is a manuscript index, written on 5 sides in an early hand possibly by William Chapple. Printed by E. Curl. First edition 1714. £150.00
* Chapple no doubt used this copy whilst writing his work, published in 1785, titled:- ' A Review of Part of Risdon's Survey of Devon.... 'This was the first notable topographical work on Devon. Written in the mid-17th century but not published until 1714. Upcott states that 'This work is often bound in 2 volumes, the division being made at page 34 of the 'Continuation'.
- Robinson (Chris), writer and illustrator PLYMOUTH As Time Draws On. Illusts, xi + 210pp, oblong 4to, dustwrapper. Pen and Ink Publishing, Plymouth: 1985. £8.00
* Signed presentation inscription by the author on the front endpaper.
- 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
- 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. £18.00
* Forming Part II. Volume III. Second Series of Transactions of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society.
- Rogers (W.H.H) THE SEPULCHRAL EFFIGIES IN THE PARISH CHURCHES OF SOUTH DEVON. With 25 plates, pages numbered 35-75, 4to, disbound, text and plates are separate. Extracted from the Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society Transactions, 1869. £20.00
- 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. £10.00
* Concerns the ball clay deposits of the Bovey Basin between Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey.
- 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. £45.00
- 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.
- Sambourne (R.C) EXETER A Century of Public Transport. Plates, maps, 104pp, 4to, slightly faded dustwrapper. Glasney Press, Falmouth: 1976. £12.00
- 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. £25.00
- Sandford (E.G), editor MEMOIRS OF ARCHBISHOP TEMPLE by Seven Friends. 2 volumes, xvi + (4) + 611pp and xi + (4) + 743pp, qtr calf, cloth boards, spine slightly faded, ex-ref.lib. label to front pastedowns, and 2 stamps, occasional foxing, label with number taped to base of spine, ink note to verso of one half-title. MacMillan & Co., London: 1906. £10.00
* Frederick Temple went to Blundell's School, and after Oxford iniversiry, he taught at Rugby. He was then asked by Gladstone to take on the bishopric of Exeter from 1869 to 1896, after which he accepted the see of Canterbury, where his son succeded him.
- 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.
- 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, parchment slightly dusty, damp spots to lower corner of boards. Tiverton: Gregory and Son, Palmerston Press, (1898) £26.00
- Skeggs (James) WEST BUCKLAND: Through a Glass Darkly. 46pp, original pictorial card covers. Harry Galloway Publishing, Weston-super-Mare: 1995. £12.00
- 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) £30.00
- 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) £17.00
- 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. £12.00
* These extracts are taken from the London Gazette. Contains much on the various vessels sailing in and out of Plymouth.
- 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. £12.00
* Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.
- 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. £75.00
* This item was issued in parts over some years and rarely turns up complete.
- Stabb (John) DEVON CHURCH ANTIQUITIES. Being a Description of many objects in the old parish churches of Devon. Illusts., xii + 152pp, original cloth. Volume 1 (all published) London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1909. £12.00
- 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. £24.00
- Stoate (T.L), editor and publisher DEVON LAY SUBSIDY ROLLS 1543-5. xii + 232pp, small folio, original cloth. T.L. Stoate, Almondsbury: 1986. £70.00
- Stoate (T.L), editor and publisher DEVON TAXES 1581 - 1660. xii + 260pp, small folio, original cloth. T.L. Stoate, Almondsbury: 1988. £75.00
- Stone (Avril), (nee Barthram) THE BOOK OF BARNSTAPLE Volume 2. From Coronation to Millenium. Illusts, 160pp, 4to, dustwrapper. Halsgrove, Tiverton: 2003. £20.00
- 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. £80.00
* With details of the properties concerned and their rents. The arbitration lasted 15 days.
- Thompson (R.W) HOME IN HAM. With drawings by Gay Thomas, map endpapers, 240pp, dustwrapper. J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Bristol: 1938. £12.00
* Concerns Georgeham in North Devon.
- 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, foot of boards rubbed, lacks dustwrapper. University of London Press Ltd. 1932. £12.00
- [Thorne (J)] JAMES THORNE, OF SHEBBEAR, A Memoir: Compiled from his Diary and Letters. By his Son. With two portraits, 312pp, original cloth, occasional light foxing, covers lightly rubbed. First edition, Bible Christian Book Bookroom, London: 1873. £35.00
- 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. £12.00
* Sections of the Report cover:- History; Courts; Corporate Body; Police; Revenue, etc.
- Torquay Pottery SCANDY. THE TORQUAY POTTERY COLLECTORS' SOCIETY Magazines a run from April 1989 - Winter 2002. 51 issues in total, each issue is illustrated and contains between 28 and 48 pages. The issue for January 1993 is a photocopy. This run lacks:- April 1994, October 1998, May and August 1998, February 1999, Summer and Autumn 2002. April 1989 - Winter 2002. £25.00
- Torr (Cecil) SMALL TALK AT WREYLAND. Second Series. 120 + 4 pages of publishers adverts, untrimmed in the original qtr buckram paper boards. First edition, Cambridge at the University Press, 1921. £8.00
* 'Wreyland is land by the Wrey.... The Wrey flows into the Bovey, and the Bovey into the Teign.... The land is on the east side of the Wrey, just opposite the village of Lustleigh.' Preface.
- 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. £85.00
- Travis (John) AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH. 1770 - 1914. Illusts, 190pp, roy 8vo, dustwrapper, signed by the author on the title-page. Breedon Books, Derby: 1995. £12.00
- 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. £40.00
* Includes short chapters on Dartmoor, Lundy, Exmoor, 'A Ride in Cornwall,' etc.
- 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) 97-216pp, 4to, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed, outer hinges partly split though sound, portions chipped from head of spine, lacks lettering piece from spine, bookplate to front pastedown, and private embossed ownership name to front endpaper. Limited to 200 copies. John Russell Smith, London: 1859-61. £110.00
- 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. With 13 of 14 steel vignette engraved plates, lacks map, x + 299 + (1)pp, sm 8vo, original cloth, gilt, lightly rubbed to edges. Second Edition. Ilfracombe : Published by John Banfield. n.d. c.1868 £40.00
* This edition regularly occurs with one plate missing.
- 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
- 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- £40.00
- 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. £65.00
- 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. £40.00
- 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. £6.00
- 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
- 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. £15.00
- 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.
- Vivian (Lieutenant-Colonel J.L), editor THE MARRIAGE LICENSES OF THE DIOCESE OF EXETER. 120pp, complete in 3 parts in the original printed, bound together in recent cloth, one rear wrap ragged at fore-edge. Loosely inserted is a single, 12mo, handwritten letter by Vivian. First edition, Exeter: William Pollard, 1887-1889. £120.00
- 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
- 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. £105.00
- Vowell (John), alias Hooker THE DESCRIPTION OF THE CITIE OF EXCESTER Transcribed and Edited from a Manuscript in the Archives of the Corporation of the City of Exeter by Walter J. Harte, J.W. Schopp, and H. Tapley-Soper. 3 volumes, frontis and 4 coloured folding plates, 12 + (clxiv) and 1-464 and 465-951pp, lacks pages 177-208, 673-704 and 769-816, untrimmed, partly unopened, loose in parts and unbound as issued, 2 leaves have top corner slightly spotty. Exeter: The Devon and Cornwall Record Society. 1919-47. £80.00
* As this was issued in parts over 28 years this is rarely found complete.
- 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. £25.00
- 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. £20.00
* 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.
- 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. £30.00
- Watkin (Hugh R) A SHORT DESCRIPTION OF TORRE ABBEY Torquay, Devonshire. Illusts, large folding plan, 49pp, original cloth, lightly rubbed to edges, bookplate to front pastedown, signed by Edward Windeatt, the Devon historian, to front endpaper. First edition, Torquay: (1909) £16.00
- 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.
- 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. £25.00
* Includes chapters on local Witches, the Bridge and Quay, the Granvilles etc.
- 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
- 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. £35.00
- White (J.T) THE HISTORY OF TORQUAY. With 13 litho. plates including one of which is folding, a few illusts in the text, xi + 403pp + 17pp of adverts, one section of text slightly jumped, original embossed cloth, some damp spotting to rear board, internally sound, occasional light spotting to text. First edition, Printed at the "Directory Office", Torquay: 1878. £60.00 --- See sample text
- White (Matt) DARTMOUTH AND THE SOUTH DEVON POTTERIES. With coloured and black and white illusts, 160pp, dustwrapper. The Crowood Press, Ramsbury: 2002. £10.00
- 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
- 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, few marks to the original cloth, rear outer hinge partly split, inner hinges pulled and weak, slightly shaken, lacks front endpaper, one advert leaf loose, and another damaged, map has some splits to folds, and is pasted to rear of top board. Sheffield: William White. 1878-9. £65.00
- 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. £125.00
- 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
- 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.
- Whitham (John A) OTTERY ST MARY. Maps, plates, textual illusts, xiii + 124pp, dustwrapper. Phillimore, Chichester: 1984. £8.00
- Whitley (N) A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF THE FLINTS FROM BRIXHAM, Said to be "Knives" and "Human Implements." Mounted photo frontis, 28pp, lacks wraps, ex-lib. with a couple of stamps. Reprinted from Transacs. of Victoria Inst. 1877. £12.00
- Willis (Browne) NOTITIA PARLIAMENTARIA: of the Counties, Cities and Boroughs in England and Wales..... DEVON section only. Pages numbered 237-386, complete, with a copy of the title page from the original volume, recent cloth, paper label on the spine. London: Printed for Robert Gosling, 1716. £22.00
- Wilson and Phillips, printer and publisher WHO'S WHO IN DEVONSHIRE. 294pp, untrimmed in the original cloth, spine slightly soiled, 1" split to rear outer hinge. Numbered Limited Edition. Hereford: Wilson and Phillips, 1934. £18.00
- 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.
- [Wolcot (John)] THE ROYAL VISIT TO EXETER; A Poetical Epistle, By John Ploughshare, A farmer of Moreton 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
- 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. £38.00
- 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
- 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.
- 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. £28.00
- Worth (R. Hansford) DARTMOOR. Compiled from the author's published works and edited by G.M. Spooner & F.S. Russell. Numerous photographic plates & diagrams, 523pp, xiv + (2) + 523pp, original cloth lightly rubbed. Second impression, Published by the Executors of the late Richard Hansford Worth Plymouth: 1954. £15.00
- Worth (R.N) CALENDAR OF THE TAVISTOCK PARISH RECORDS. Frontis, viii + 135pp, original cloth. Privately Printed by William Brendon and Son, Plymouth: 1887. £35.00
- 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. £45.00
- Worth (R.N) TOURIST'S GUIDE TO SOUTH DEVON: Rail, Road, River, Coast and Moor. With Map and Plan. 135pp + 32pp [adverts], sm 8vo, original cloth, slightly shaken, inner hinges cracked, short tear to map. Fourth Edition, London: Edward Stanford, 1886. £14.00
- 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. £150.00
* 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.
- 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. £105.00
- 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. £50.00
* With the bookplate of John Tricks Spalding.
- 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.
- 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.
- Yonge (Dr. James) PLYMOUTH MEMOIRS. (Plimouth Memoir's) 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, few spots to original cloth. NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES. Plymouth Institution and Devon and Cornwall Natural History Society, Plymouth: 1951. £9.00
- Youings (Joyce) TUCKERS HALL EXETER. The History of a Provincial City Company Through Five Centuries. Frontis, and 11 plates, xiv + 258pp, original cloth, slight wear to edges of dustwrapper, few spots to rear of dustwrapper. University of Exeter: 1968. £20.00
- 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. £16.00
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