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Recommended Books for the visitor to Devon

We Have: A History of Britain, The Good Pub Guide, Dog Friendly, Notes from a Small Island, The Good Food Guide, and many more

100 Walks in Devon and Cornwall
100 Walks in Devon and Cornwall
50 Walks in Devon
50 Walks in Devon
A Pictorial History of Kingsbridge and the Surrounding Area A Torbay Century
A Torbay Century
A-Z Exeter Street Atlas A-Z Plymouth Street Atlas
A-Z Plymouth Street Atlas
Around and About Burgh Island and Bigbury-on-sea Ashburton: The Dartmoor town
Barnstaple and Ilfracombe, Lynton and Bideford (Landranger Maps) Barnstaple Bideford: Braunton, Ilfracombe, Great Torrington Barnstaple: Town on the Taw Beekeeping at Buckfast Abbey
Beekeeping at Buckfast Abbey
Book of Ottery St Mary Book of Sidmouth: Celebrating an Ancient Coastal Town Bovey Tracey Potteries: Guide and Marks Bovey Tracey: an Ancient Town
Branch Lines Around Tiverton Branch Lines to Seaton and Sidmouth Braunton Britannia Royal Naval College 1905-2005
Britannia Royal Naval College 1905-2005
Brixham of Yesteryear Buckfast Abbey: A History Bude and Clovelly, Boscastle and Holsworthy Landranger Maps
Bude and Clovelly, Boscastle and Holsworthy Landranger Maps
Burgh Island & Bigbury Bay of Yesteryear
Cliffs of Saunton Clovelly and Hartland (Explorer Maps) Coast Road: 3,000 Miles at the Edge of England
Coast Road: 3,000 Miles at the Edge of England
Country Ales and Breweries
Country Ales and Breweries
Dartmoor North - The Walker
Dartmoor North - The Walker's Map
Dartmouth Castle: Guidebook
Dartmouth Castle: Guidebook
Dawlish and Dawlish Warren in Colour Dawlish Warren Ecology Trail
Devon Coast to Coast
Devon Coast to Coast
Devon Coast to Coast: The Official Rouite Map and Guide
Devon Coast to Coast: The Official Rouite Map and Guide
Devon, Cornwall and West Somerset
Devon, Cornwall and West Somerset
Down a Cobbled Street: The Story of Clovelly
Down the Dart: Boat Trip from Totnes to Dartmouth Dulverton and Tiverton (Landranger Maps)
Dulverton and Tiverton (Landranger Maps)
Exeter to Barnstaple (Southern Main Lines S.) Exmoor and the Quantocks Walks
Exmoor and the Quantocks Walks
Exmoor North Devon
Exmoor North Devon
Exmoor: The Official National Park Guide
Exmoor: The Official National Park Guide
Exmoor: The Official National Park Guide...
Exmoor: The Official National Park Guide...
Exmouth and Sidmouth (Explorer Maps)
Exmouth and Teignmouth (Landranger Maps)
Exmouth and Teignmouth (Landranger Maps)
Francis Frith's Around Exeter Francis Frith
Francis Frith's Ilfracombe
Francis Frith
Francis Frith's Paignton
Full Colour Street Map
Full Colour Street Map
Hawthorn Guide to Exeter and East Devon History of Teignmouth History of the Inns and Taverns of Moretonhampstead
Honiton and the Otter Valley in Old Photographs Honiton Street Map Horrabridge  Focus Maps
Horrabridge Focus Maps
Horrabridge as it Was
Ilfracombe Postcard Views Ilfracombe Railway
Ilfracombe Railway
Images of England: Plymouth
Images of England: Plymouth
Introduction to Honiton Lace
Introduction to Honiton Lace
Let's Go with the Children 2004 in South... Lynmouth Flood Disaster Lynton and Lynmouth: The Golden Years Memories of Moretonhampstead
Minehead and Brendon Hills
Minehead and Brendon Hills
Misericord Carver of Exeter Cathedral More Hidden Gardens
More Hidden Gardens
New Patterns in Honiton Lace
New Patterns in Honiton Lace
Newton Abbot (Archive Photographs S.) Of Brightest Array: The Exeter Cathedral Company of Tapisers Off the Map: Around the Dart Avon and Salcombe-Kingsbridge Estua
Off the Map: Around the Dart Avon and Salcombe-Kingsbridge Estua
Okehampton (Explorer Maps)
Okehampton and North Dartmoor (Landranger Maps)
Okehampton and North Dartmoor (Landranger Maps)
Okehampton Castle Ordnance Survey Devon Street Atlas
Ordnance Survey Devon Street Atlas
Ottery St.Mary Street Map
Plymouth and Launceston, Tavistock and Looe (Landranger Maps)
Plymouth and Launceston, Tavistock and Looe (Landranger Maps)
Pubs and Inns of Ashburton Salcombe Scene of the Crime: A Guide to the Landscapes of British Detecti
Scene of the Crime: A Guide to the Landscapes of British Detecti
Ships and Sailors of Braunton Short Circular Walks in and Around Sidmouth South Brent Maps
South Brent Maps
South Devon and Dartmoor Walks
South Devon and Dartmoor Walks
South Molton and Chulmleigh: Explorer Maps South West Coast Path Walks South West Coast Path: Exmouth to Poole
South West Coast Path: Exmouth to Poole
South West Coast Path: Falmouth to Exmouth
Steam Around Plymouth
Steam Around Plymouth
Stonehenge to Kingsbridge
Stonehenge to Kingsbridge
Street Map Teignmouth
The Book of Ashburton The Book of Axminster The Book of Brixham The Book of Buckfastleigh
The Book of Budleigh Salterton The Book of Chagford: A Town Apart The Book of Dawlish: A Pictorial Celebration The Book of Exmouth: From Fishing Village to Coastal Resort
The Book of Paignton The Book of Tavistock The Bovey Book The Exe Valley Railway
The Ghosts of Totnes The Great Little Chagford Book The History of Kingsbridge and Salcombe The Level Guide to the South West
The Level Guide to the South West
The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway The Newton Abbot to Moretonhampstead Railway The Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall
The Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall
The Story of Dawlish Warren
The Torquay Marine Spa Torquay and Dawlish (Explorer Maps) Torquay Focus Maps
Torquay Focus Maps
Torquay, Paignton & Brixham
Totnes Totnes and Salcombe (Landranger Maps)
Totnes and Salcombe (Landranger Maps)
Totnes Castle Totnes Past and Present
Totnes Past and Present
Twentieth Century Houses in Britain
Twentieth Century Houses in Britain
Two Walks in and Around Chagford Two Walks in and Around Challacombe Two Walks in and Around Moretonhampstead
Two Walks in and Around South Brent Uffculme: A Culm Valley Parish Westward Ho!
Westward Ho!
Westward Ho! Against the Sea
Yelverton Focus Maps
Yelverton Focus Maps
   
Gardens of England and Wales
Gardens of England and Wales
Michelin Red Guide: Great Britain and...
Michelin Red Guide: Great Britain and...
Everything You Didn't Need to Know About...
Everything You Didn't Need to Know About...
The Rough Guide to England (Rough Guides)
A History of Britain
A History of Britain
The Good Pub Guide
The Good Pub Guide
Dog Friendly
Dog Friendly
Notes from a Small Island
Notes from a Small Island
The Good Food Guide
The Good Food Guide
A-Z Great Britain: Handy Road Atlas
A-Z Great Britain: Handy Road Atlas
Good Hotel Guide Great Britain and...
Good Hotel Guide Great Britain and...
Days Out UK 2003
Days Out UK 2003
AA the Hotel Guide
AA the Hotel Guide
Michelin Red Guide: Great Britain and...
Michelin Red Guide: Great Britain and...
The Good Bed and Breakfast Guide
The Good Bed and Breakfast Guide
The Ultimate Guide to Romantic Hotels
The Ultimate Guide to Romantic Hotels
 

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A Picture of Britain
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Ashes Fever
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Coast
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