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CRUCHLEY'S RAILWAY AND STATION MAP OF THE COUNTY OF DEVONSHIRE
No author listed.
Stock no. 2137680
Published by Gall & Inglis. Fair condition.

Card wraps. Priced Sixpence. Map is creased, chipped, taped back together in places, damp marked. Foxed and fragile, with musty smell.

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BESLEY'S VIEWS: DEVONSHIRE
No author listed. Illustrated by G. Townsend.
Stock no. 2137636
Published by H. Besley. Circa 1850. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Green covers with gilt title to front. B/w illustrations by Townsend throughout - no text, only captions of where drawing is depicting. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Nicks to top and tail of spine. Browning and foxing. Some page corners are creased.

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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN DEVON AND CORNWALL
Written by Arthur H. Norway. Illustrated by Joseph Pennell; Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 2137630
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1923. Almost very good condition.

Pocket edition. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corner. Darkening to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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NORTH DEVON
Written by F.J. Snell. Illustrated by Henry B. Wimbush.
Stock no. 2137467
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

Black's Smaller Series of Beautiful Books. 6 Shillings Series. Dark green cloth, gilt titles and decorations plus embossed blind decorations to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 26 colour plates. 186 pages plus 6 page original booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fading/spotting to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Hinges are cracked page 127/8; loss to margin. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges, but present to some pages and margins.

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WHERE DORSET MEETS DEVON
Written by Francis B. Bickley. Illustrated by J.W. King.
Stock no. 1823546
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1911. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and picture to front. Colour frontis, b/w plates and illustrations. Gilt title to spine has faded. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints cracked, rear joint repaired with tape. Corners rubbed. A few grubby marks/fox spots to contents.

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SOUTH DEVON
Written by Chas R. Rowe. Illustrated by C.E. Hannaford.
Stock no. 2136979
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 24 colour plates. A & C Blacks 6 shilling series. Spine is faded. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some throughout. Plate pages 72, 104 and 120 have been reattached.

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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH 1770-1914
Written by John F. Travis.
Stock no. 2136744
Published by Breedon Books Publishing Co.. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859830234. SIGNED by author to title page. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Browning and some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine and a few marks.

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THE TAVISTOCK CANAL: ITS HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Robert Waterhouse.
Stock no. 1823422
Published by The Trevithick Society. 1st 2017. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780993502149. Top open corner of covers and contents lightly creased (affecting margins only) possibly book has been dropped on the corner. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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ANCIENT COUNTRY: THE HISTORIC CHARACTER OF RURAL DEVON
Written by Sam Turner.
Stock no. 1322421
Published by Devon Archaeological Society. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Devon Archaeological Society Occasional Paper 20. An introduction to Devon's historic landscape. Cardwraps. 185 pages. Colour and b/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9780952789987. Slight rubbing to corners and minimal fading to spine.

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MINES OF DARTMOOR AND THE TAMAR VALLEY AFTER 1913
Written by P.H.G. Richardson.
Stock no. 1823378
Published by Devon Books. 1st thus 1995. Nearly fine condition.

New Edition. Includes information that the author has collected from the 1920s onwards, when most of the metalliferous mines were already closed or facing closure, and when few though to record, or capture in photographs, the details of the workings of a vast industry that has by and large vanished from the landscape. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0861148983. A lovely, clean copy.

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THE DARTMOOR TIN INDUSTRY: A FIELD GUIDE
Written by Phil Newman.
Stock no. 1823371
Published by Chercombe Press. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Includes established and recently researched material to give the reader a clear, up-to-date interpretation of the remains left by tinners to be seen on Dartmoor today. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and sketches. ISBN: 0953270807. First reprint. A nice, clean copy.

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MOUNT BATTEN: THE FLYING BOATS OF PLYMOUTH
Written by Gerald Wasley.
Stock no. 1322187
Published by Halsgrove. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Navy boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. 144 pages. ISBN: 9781841144955. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased nad has a small tear to top of spine.

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