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Baring-Gould, S. A Book of the West: being an introduction to Devon and Cornwall, Vol 1: Devon, London, Methuen (1899) xii + 372pp pp. [Full text] [Index (to 1900 edition)]
Baring-Gould, S. Devon, London: Methuen & Co. (1907), 32 illus, 2 maps, pp xii, 315 pp. [Index to pp.1-159, Index to pp.160-311]
Besley, H. (c.1860). The Route Book of Devon for Rail and Road: A guide for the Stranger and Tourist with Maps and Plans. A New Edition. Exeter: Printed and Published by Henry Besley, South Street. illus. maps. pp. 380. [Index]
Black, Adam & Charles. (1862). Black's Guide to the South-Western Counties of England: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. Edinburgh: Printed by R & R Clark (1862), maps, illus. xii, 404 pp. [Index to Devon section]
Bradshaw, Susan. The Travel Journals of Elizabeth Ernst; North Devon in the 1840s. In Devon Documents (ed. T. Gray). Tiverton: Devon & Cornwall Notes & Queries, Special Issue (1996) [ISBN 0925836203] pp.14-17.
Bray, M. 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. (2 vols), (1879) pp. xiii + 457 & (iv) + 444 pp.
Brayshay, Mark, (Ed.). Topographical Writers in South-West England, Exeter, Exeter University Press (1996) 200 p. [ISBN 0 8 59989 424 X]
Burritt, E. A Walk from London to Land's End and Back, with notes by the way, London: Sampson Low & Marston (1865) ix, 464 pp. [Index to Devon sections]
Burton, S.H. The South Devon Coast: A Guide to its Scenery and Architecture, History and Antiquities, (1954) 181 pp.
Burton, S.H. The North Devon Coast, Richardson (2009) 286 pp. [ISBN-10: 1115074105] [Reprint of a pre-1923 book]
Burton, S.H. Devon Villages (1973). [ISBN 0709136595] [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Butler, Jeremy, (Ed.). Peter Orlando Hutchinson's Travels in Victorian Devon: The Illustrated Journals and Sketchbooks of Peter Orlando Hutchinson - Devon Antiquary 1810 - 1897, Exeter, Devon Books (2000).
Chanter, Charlotte. Ferny Combs: A ramble after ferns in the glens and valleys of Devonshire, London: Lovell Reeve (1856). illus, pp. ii, 147. [Index]
Chope, R.P. Early Tours in Devon and Cornwall, Newton Abbot: David & Charles (1967) 339 pp.
Reprint of the original edition of 1916-7, with a new Introduction by Alan Gibson: ". . . the new generation will find that this, a forgotten book, is one of their best guides to the history of the South West. They will find that Pearse Chope's editing was meticulous, and that his choice of authors was well-balanced." The tours that are included are: The Itinerary of John Leland the Antiquary (1534-43); A Short Survey of the Western Counties (by a Lieutenant from Norwich, 1635); The Travels of Cosmos III, Grand Duke of Tuscany (Count L. Magdotti, 1669); Through England on a Side Saddle (Celia Fiennes, 1695); Itinerarium Curiosum (Dr. William Stukeley, 1724); A Tour Through England (Daniel Defoe, 1724); Travels through England (Dr Richard Pococke, 1750); A Tour to the West of England (Rev. S. Shaw, 1788); Observations on the Western Counties of England (W.G. Maton, 1794-6); The Rural Economy of the West of England (William Marshall, 1796); Letters from England (Robert Southey, 1802).
Chudleigh, John. Devonshire Antiquities. Containing Illustrations of Eighty Dartmoor Villages and Wayside Crosses, Inscribed Stones, Stone Circles... and other Objects of Interest, Exeter, (1893) 116 pp.
Cooke, G.A. Topographical Survey of the County of Devon, Historical, Statistical, and Descriptive...., (c1810) 155 pp.
Cooke, G.A. A Topographical and Statistical Description of the County Of Devon: Comprising an Account of its Situation, Extent, Towns. Roads, Rivers, London, Sherwood, Seeley, and Jones (1820). [Index]
de Luc, Jean-AndrÉ. Geological Travels. Vol. 3. Travels in England. Journey through Devonshire, Cornwall & Somersetshire., London: FC & J Rivington, Printed by Law & Gilbert (1811), 553 pp. [Index to Devon section]
Defoe, Daniel. London to Land's End, Cassell & Co., London (1888) 121 pp. [Devon section]
Dickens, Charles. As the crow flies: Tavistock to Plymouth. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal (Vol. I), London: Chapman & Hall, 193 Piccadilly. pp. 322-324. [Index]
Dixon, Charles. Bird Life in a Southern County: Being Eight Years Gleanings among the Birds of Devonshire. London: Walter Scott Limited, Paternoster Square (1899) 336pp. [Preface & Contents]
Dugdale, James. The new British traveller, or modern panorama of England and Wales, London: J Robins & Co. Printer - London: J & J Cundee (1819) maps, illus. 576 pp. [Surname index to Devonshire Chapter]
Dunning, Martin (comp.). Francis Frith's villages of Devon, Teffont : Frith Book Company (2001) 121 pp. [ISBN 1859372937]
Fenner, Robin A. Devon and Cornwall Illustrated Through the Lens of a Postcard Photographer (1986). [ISBN 1870110005] [Devon FHS Library 942.3]
Franklin, A., Pearsall, R. and Watkins, P. Golden Hart Guides: Devon, Bloomsbury, UK, Sidgwick & Jackson, in association with Trusthouse Forte (1983) 96 pp. [ISBN 0-283-98911-4] [Index]
Gomme, George, (Ed.). The Gentleman's Magazine Library 1731-1868, Derbyshire, Devonshire & Dorsetshire, (1891). [Available from Archive CD]
Gosse, Philip Henry. Land and Sea. London: James Nisbet & Co. 21 Berners Street, Edinburgh: Printed by Ballantyne & Company, Paul's Work (1865). Illus, 421pp. [Index]
Gray, Todd, (Ed.). East Devon: The Travellers Tales, (2000). [ISBN 1903356024] [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Gray, Todd and Rowe, Margery. Travels in Georgian Devon - The Illustrated Journals of Rev John Swete (1789-1800): Vol 1, Tiverton, Halsgrove Press (1997) 212 pp. [ISBN 0861149181]
Gray, Todd and Rowe, Margery. Travels in Georgian Devon - The Illustrated Journals of Rev John Swete (1789-1800): Vol 2, Tiverton, Halsgrove Press (1998) 188 pp.
Gray, Todd and Rowe, Margery. Travels in Georgian Devon - The Illustrated Journals of Rev John Swete (1789-1800): Vol 3, Tiverton, Halsgrove Press (2000) 194 pp. [ISBN 185522741X]
Gray, Todd and Rowe, Margery. Travels in Georgian Devon - The Illustrated Journals of Rev John Swete (1789-1800): Vol 4, Tiverton, Halsgrove Press (2000).
Hadfield, Charles. The Canals of South West England, David & Charles (1967) 206 pp. [ISBN 0 7153 4176 6]
Hammond, Reginald J.W., (Ed.). South Devon (3rd ed.), London, Ward, Lock & Co. (1970) 160p, 12p pls: ill, maps. [ISBN 0706354230] [Westcountry Studies Library sDEV/1970/SOU]
Harper, Charles G. The North Devon Coast. (1907) 260pp.
Harper, Charles G. The South Devon Coast, London, Chapman and Hall, Ltd. (1907) 304 pp. [Index]
Harris, Helen. A Handbook of Devon Parishes: A Complete Guide for Local and Family Historians, Halsgrove (2004) 192 pp. [ISBN 1841143146]
Harris, J. Henry. My Devonshire Book, Plymouth (1907) 31 plates, 174p. [Devon FHS Library 942.35] [Index]
Hawker, Rev Treasurer. North and South Devon in Contrast, Trans. Dev. Assoc. Vol. 10 (1878), pp. 269-275. [Index]
Hawkins, Michael. Devon Roads: An Illustrated survey of the development and management of Devon's highway network, (1988) 240p, ill. maps.
Heath, Francis George. The Fairest County of England. The Century Magazine, vol. 27(2), (1883), illus. pp. 163-174. [Index]
Holmes, Eric. Wanderings in Wessex. R. Scott, London (1922) [Chapter VII East Devon covers Seaton, Colyford, Colyton, Beer, Branscombe, Sidmouth, Sidbury, Ottery St Mary, Honiton, Axminster, Stockland and Upottery.]
Hunt, Peter. Payne's Devon: A Portrait of the County from 1790 to 1830, Devon Books (1986) 122p., 86 col. pl.
HWA. The Tour in North Devon of Brown, Jones, Robinson and Smith. London: Spottiswoode & Co. (1862) 72pp. [Subscribers]
[Hyett, W.]. A Description of the Watering Places, On the South-East Coast of Devon, From the River Exe to the Dart inclusive, Comprehending Dawlish, Teignmouth, Shaldon, and Torquay. With a Sketch of their Local History; And a Tour to and concise Account of Nobleman's Seats....., Exeter: Printed by Trewman and Son (c.1805) 105 pp. [Index]
Jones, John Pyke. A Botanical Tour Through Various Parts of the Counties of Devon and Cornwall, Printed for J. Treadwin, 217 High Street, Exeter and G & WR Whittaker. 13 Ave Maria Lane, London (1820). [Index]
Jukes, Joseph Beete, MA, FSA. (1868). Notes on parts of South Devon and Cornwall: With remarks on the true relations of the old red sandstone to the Devonian formation. A paper read before the Royal geological Society of Ireland, November 13, 1867, Dublin University Press, Printed by M H Gill (1867). illus., 43 pp. [Index]
Kanefsky, John. Turnpike Roads. In Historical Atlas of South-West England, ed. R. Kain and W. Ravenhill, pp.357-363, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, (1999).
Kay-Robinson, Denys. Devon & Cornwall, John Bartholomew and Son (1977) 8 p. [ISBN-10: 0668042354]
Knight, Charles. Knight's Excursion Companion: Excursions from London. London: Charles Knight, Fleet Street, Reed & Pardon, Printers (1851), maps, illus. xi, 241 pp. [Index]
Lauder, Rosemary Anne. Villages of North Devon, Bideford, Badger (1982) 60 pp. [Ref: DFHS. BL YC.1987.a.6215, CAM 1984.9.1513] [Brief descriptions and historical details, illustrated with old and modern photographs.]
Lauder, Rosemary Anne. A picture of Devon, London, Robert Hale (1989) 202p: ill, map. [ISBN 0709038232]
Lauder, R.A. Westward Ho! to Welcombe, Bideford, North Devon Books (1994) 70 pp.
Lipscomb, George. A Journey into Cornwall through the Counties of Southampton, Wilts, Dorset, Somerset & Devon: Interspersed with remarks, moral, historical, literary, and political, London, H. Sharp, and F. & C. Rivington (1799) 364 pp. [Index]
Loveridge, F.L. and Loveridge, E.A. Devon: A Penguin Guide (rev. ed.), Penguin Books (1947). [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Mais, S.P.B. Glorious Devon, GWR Co. (1928). [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Marshall, William. The rural economy of the West of England, including minutes of practice in that department 2nd Edition, in two volumes, Vol I., London: G & W Nicol. Maps, xvi, 400 pp. [Index to Devon sections]
Maton, William George MA. (1797). Observations relative chiefly to the natural history, picturesque scenery and antiquities of the Western counties of England, made in the years 1794 and 1796. Volume 1, Salisbury: J Easton, map, illus. pp. xii, 336 pp. [Index to Devon sections]
Members of the London Devonshire Association. A Devonshire Garland, The Devonian Year Book, London: The London Devonian Association (1910), illus. pp. 91-108. [Index]
Millward, Roy and Robinson, A. Somerset and East Devon (1971). [Devon FHS Library p942.3]
Millmore, E. North Devon: A pictorial introduction. Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Kentgravure, (1960) pp. 34, illus. [Photograph Captions]
Moncrieff, A R Hope (ed.). Black's Guide to Devonshire (16th Edition), London: Adam & Charles Black (1898) illus., maps, 228 pp. [Index]
Murray, John. A Handbook for Travellers in Devonshire (9th ed.), London, J. Murray (1879) xli + 295 + 70 p.
Murray, John. A Handbook for Travellers in Devon and Cornwall, London: Spottiswoodes & Shaw. New Street Square (1851) lvi + 250 pp. [Index]
Neale, John Preston. Jones' Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc of Noblemen and Gentlemen of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Second Series Comprising Ten Western Counties. London: Jones & Co (1829), illus, (unpaginated). [Index to Devon Section]
Needham, Dennis. Francis Frith's South Devon, Teffont: Frith Book Company (2000). [ISBN 1859371329] [DFHS Library - 942.35/SOU]
Needham, Dennis (comp.). Devon, Teffont: Frith Book Company (2003).
Needham, Dennis. Devon Photographic Memories, Teffont: Frith Book Company (1999) 128 pp. [ISBN 1859370527]
North, Christine. 'It was only a copy of the Domesday book . . .'; William Wynne's Travels through Devon in 1755. In Devon Documents (ed. T. Gray). Tiverton: Devon & Cornwall Notes & Queries, Special Issue (1996) [ISBN 0925836203] pp.131-136.
Northan, Irene. Visit Historic Homes in Devon, Northan, D.R. (1987) 96 pp. [ISBN-13: 978-0951186602]
Norway, A.H. Highways and Byways in Devon and Cornwall, London, MacMillan (1898) 390 pp. [Index to Devon sections]
Northcote, Lady Rosalind. Devon: Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts, London, Chatto and Windus (1907) 322 p.
Orme, Nicholas. The Pilgrims Guide to Devon's Churches: The Location, History, Architecture and Stories of Devon's 618 Church of England Churches, Exeter Civic Society (2008) 192 pp. [ISBN-13: 978-0955896200]
Page, John Lloyd Warden. The Rivers of Devon from Source to Sea: With some account of the Towns and Villages on their banks, (1893) xv + 348 pp. [Index]
Page, John Lloyd Warden. The Coasts of Devon and Lundy: Their Towns, Villages, Scenery, Antiquities and Legends, (1895) xix + 437 pp.[Index]
Peach, L. Du Gard. Unknown Devon, London : John Lane Bodley Head (1927) xi,206 pp. [Westcountry Studies Library DEV/1927/PEA]
Phillips, Aaron. A Tour in Devonshire for One Month in June 1858 (transcr. John R. Phillips) (1996). [Devon FHS Library p942.35]
Radford, Ursula. Miss Burney in Devonshire, Trans. Dev. Assoc., vol. 59, (1927) pp.279-288. [1773, 1788, 1791]
Reichel, O J. Extracts from a Devonshire lady's notes of travel in France in the 18th cent. Trans. Devon. Assoc. 34 (1902).
Rodd, Lucy. Lucy's Diary: The Journal of Lucy Rodd, aged 15, during her Visit to England in 1870, Clifton upon Teme, Worcestershire: Polperro Heritage Press (2006). Printer: Biddles Ltd, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Map, illus., pp. 156. [Index]
Rogers, W.H. Hamilton. Wanderings in Devon, Seaton, John Newbery (printer) (1869) 204 pp. [Index]
Rowe, Charles A. South Devon, (1907). [Devon FHS Library 942.35/SOU]
Sanders, Robert & Spencer, Nathaniel. (1771). The Complete English Traveller, or A New Survey of England and Wales Containing a Full Account of Whatever is Curious and Entertaining. London: J Cook at Shakespear's Head. Maps, illus, 719 pp. [Index to Devon section]
Shapter, Thomas. The Climate of the South of Devon Churchill, (1842) 258pp. [Index]
Shaw, Stebbing. A tour to the west of England in 1788, London (1789).
Shepherd, Thomas H, and John Britton. Devonshire Illustrated in a series of Views: of Cities, Towns, Public Buildings, Streets, Docks, Churches, Antiquities, Abbeys, Picturesque Scenery, Castles, Seats of the Nobility &c &c. in Bath and Bristol with the Counties of Somerset and Gloucester Displayed in a Series of Views: Including Modern Improvements, Picturesque Scenery, Antiquities &c. London: Jones & Company (1829) pp. 119-317. [Index]
Simmons, Jack. A Devon Anthology (1971). [Devon FHS Library 942.35] [ISBN 033310266]
Siraut, Mary. Exmoor: The Making of an English Upland, Phillimore & Co Ltd (2009) 192 pp. [ISBN-10: 1860775977]
Smith, Chris. Village Profiles, Exeter, Quay Books (1990) 160 pp. [ISBN 0951594605] [Based on a BBC Radio Devon Series - covers Aylesbeare, Bickleigh, Branscombe, Blackawton, Braunton, Broadhembury, Broadwoodwidger, Chagford, Clovelly, Drewsteignton, Gittisham, Hatherleigh, Hemyock, Luppitt, Lydford, Lynmouth, Moretonhampstead, Musbury, Newton Ferrers, Otterton, Payhembury, Princetown, Spreyton, Swimbridge, Tetcott, Uffculme, West Hill, Whimple, Widecombe, Winkleigh] [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Snell, F.J. The Blackmore Country: With 50 full page illustrations from photographs by C W Barnes Wa. London: Adam & Charles Black (1906). illus., general table, map, xxiv; 288 pp. [Index]
St Leger-Gordon, D. Portrait of Devon, (1973). [ISBN 0709118589] [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Stanier, Peter. Devon: Shire county guide (n.d.). [ISBN 085263983X] [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Stanier, Peter. Devon: Shire county guide (n.d.). [ISBN 085263983X] [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Stirling, D.M. Beauties of the Shore: or A Guide to the Watering Places on the South East Coast of Devon. Comprising copious illustrations of the Antiquities, History, Topography and Scenery of the following parishes; Seaton, Axmouth, &c. &c., Exeter, W. Roberts (printer) (1838) vi + 191pp + 6pp list of subscribers + 3 pages of adverts. [Index]
Swete, John (Rev.). A Tour Across Dartmoor into North Devon, Devon Notes & Queries vol 1 (1901) pp 88-96, 121-126, 169-175, 205-208.
Thompson, W. Harding, Devon - A Survey of its Coast, Moors and Rivers with some suggestions for their Preservation, Council for the Preservation of Rural England (Devon Branch), University of London Press, London (1932).
Traveller's. (1859). The Traveller's Handbook: Guide to the Principal Hotels and Commercial Inns in England and Wales. London: Houlston & Wright (1859) 129 pp. [Index]
Tregarthen, Jane. Devon and Cornwall in Colour (1957). [Devon FHS Library 942.35]
Tugwell, G., (Ed.). A Guide to the North of Devon: Comprehending An Account of the Chief Features of Interest and a Sketch of the History and Antiquities of the District, Ilfracombe, John Banfield (c186-) 134p., map.
Tugwell, Rev. George. The North-Devon Scenery Book ..., London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., Ilfracombe: J. Banfield (c186-) 74 pp. [Index]
Tugwell, Rev. George. (Ed.) Banfield's Shilling Guide Book to North Devon, Ilfracombe: J. Banfield (1863) 274 pp.
Tugwell, G. The North Devon Hand Book: being a guide to the topography and archaeology, and an introduction to the natural history of the district (2nd. ed.), Ilfracombe, W. Stewart (c1875). [Index]
Tunnicliff, W. A Topographical Survey of the Counties ... the Devon section, Salisbury, B.C. Collins (1791) 53 pp.
Walcott, MacKenzie. A Tour to the North of Devon, London, Murray and Highley (1802). [Index]
Warner, Richard. (1800). A walk through some of the Western counties of England. Bath: R. Crutwell. Sold by GG & J Robinson, London: Paternoster Row. illus., maps, 226 pp. [Index]
Ward, C.S. and Baddeley, M.J.B. South Devon: (including W. Dorset coast from Weymouth) and South Cornwall, with a full description of Dartmoor and the Scilly Isles. (6th Ed. Revised) London: Thomas Nelson & Sons (1902), illus, maps, plans, xxix, 229 pp. [Index]
Whitfield, Rev. H.J. Rambles in Devonshire with tales and poetry, London: Simpkin Marshall & Co.; Printer: Penzance: F.T Vibert, Market Place (1854) 187pp. [Index]
Williams, T.H. A guide to the coasts of Devon & Cornwall; Descriptive of scenery: Historical. Legendary and Archaeological, London: Edward Stanford 1859) vii, 177 pp. [WCSL sxDEV/1802/WIL] [Covers Barnstaple, Tawstock, Lynton, Lynmouth and the Valley of Stones]
Williams, T.H.. Picturesque Excursions in Devonshire and Cornwall. Part 1: Devonshire, London, Murray and Highley (1804). London: J. Murray (1804) illus. 108 pp. [Subscribers List and Index]
Williams, T.H.. Devonshire scenery, or directions for visiting the most picturesque spots on the eastern and southern coast from Sidmouth to Plymouth: By a Devonian (2nd ed.), Exeter: W C Pollard (1827). illus. 1-136 pp.
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Devonshire, or Directions to the scenery and antiquities containing a general route to the north of Devon and to the borders of Dartmoor. (Vol 2), Exeter: W C Pollard (1828). Illus. pp. 137-148; then pp. 1- 81 [Two volumes in two sections Index]
Winbolt, S.E. Devon (Bell's pocket guides), London, G. Bell & Sons (1929) xvi, 270p, plates: ill. [Westcountry Studies Library DEV/1929/WIN]
Worth, Richard Nicholls. Tourist's guide to South Devon: rail, road, river, coast and moor (3rd ed), London, Edward Stanford (1883) 135, [24]p. [Westcountry Studies Library sDEV/1883/WOR] [Index]
Worth, R.N. Tourist's Guide to North Devon and the Exmoor District (5th Edition), (1890) 119 + 32pp (adverts)
Worth, R.N. William of Worcester, Devon's First Topographer, Trans. Dev. Assoc. Vol. 18 (1896) pp. 462-487. [Index]
Wright, William Henry Kearley. Picturesque South Devonshire, Dundee, Valentine and Sons [1905?] 136p, plates: ill, map. [Westcountry Studies Library DEV/1809/WRI]
Yates, Beryl (comp.). North Devon Country in Old Photographs from the Beaford Photographic Archive, Part 1, Gloucester, Alan Sutton Publishing, in collaboration with The Beaford Centre, Winkleigh, Devon (1989). [ISBN: 086299652x] [Villages in alphabetical order - Alswear to Landcross]
Yates, Beryl (comp.). North Devon Country in old photographs: from the Beaford Photographic Archive, Part 2, Gloucester, A. Sutton (1989) 160 pp. : chiefly ill., ports. [ISBN 0-86299-727-5] [Villages in alphabetical order - Landkey to Umberleigh including Goodleigh]
Yates, Beryl (comp.). North Devon Coast in old photographs: from the Beaford Photographic Archive, Gloucester, A. Sutton (1989) 160 pp. : chiefly ill., ports. [ISBN 0862996538]
Scenery in the North of Devon, Ilfracombe: J. Banfield and G. Rowe (c.1837). [32 lithographed plates - mainly views of Ilfracombe, Lynton, Lynmouth, Valley of the Rocks, Watersmeet, Dunster, Clovelly, Combe Martin]
The Route Book of Devon: A Guide for the Stranger and Tourist to the Towns, Watering Places, and other interesting localities of this County. With maps of the roads, County of Devon, and plans of Exeter, Plymouth, Devonport, and Stonehouse, H. Besley (c1849) 403 pp.[Details of DFHS Facsimile of 1855 edition]
A Guide to North Devon, Ilfracombe, Printer: J. Banfield (c184-).
Hand-Book for Travellers in Devon and Cornwall. Printed: London. John Murray, Albemarle Street (1850) 243pp. [Index]
The Hand-Book to South Devon, Dartmoor, etc. (3rd ed.), Devonport, W. Wood (c.1850) 107 pp.
The North of Devon: Barnstaple, Bideford, Ilfracombe, Lynton, Lynmouth, Tiverton, South Molton, Crediton, Torrington, &c., Extracted from the Route Book Of Devon, H. Besley (c1860) iv + 64 pp.
The hand book of south of Devon and Dartmoor...including a trip on the South Devon Railway, Exeter, Henry Besley and Son [1862] 173, [24]p, [8] of pls. [Westcountry Studies Library sDEV/1863/HAN]
H. Besley & Co. Handbook of North Devon, Bude, Launceston, Tavistock, etc. with trips on the North Devon and Cornwall and Ilfracombe railways, (1870). [Westcountry Studies Library - sDEV/1870/BES]
Handbook of North Devon, Exeter, Henry Besley (printer) (c1878) 119 + xxx pp.
Our Own Country: Descriptive, Historical, & Pictorial - Special Edition (6 vols.), London, Paris, and New York, Cassell & Company, Ltd. (1878-1883). [Index to Devon-related chapters]
"Thorough Guide" - South Devon And South Cornwall Inc. Dartmoor Amp; The Scilly Isles 1884. CD022, Devon Family History Society (2008). [Facsimile] [Details]
Black's Guide to Devonshire, A. & C. Black, Edinburgh, (1864) vii + 296 pp. maps, illus. [Index]
Black's Guide to Devonshire, A. & C. Black, Edinburgh, (1885) xiv + 207 + 112 pp. [CD of 1878 edition available from Your Old Books & Maps] [Details of DFHS Facsimile of 1875 edition]
"Thorough Guide" - North Devon (Including West Somerset) And North Cornwall From Exmoor To The Scilly Isles 1903. CD019, Devon Family History Society (2008). [Facsimile] [Details]
A Book of the South West, Exeter, William Pollard & Co (1907) xx + 219 + civ pp. [Printed for the 75th Annual Meeting of the British Association held at Exeter in 1907]
Baddeley's Guide to North Devon and North Cornwall, (1908). [Available from Archive CD]
Devon: The shire of Sea Kings, London, Great Western Railway Co. (1912). [Devon FHS Library 942.35] [Index]
Glorious Devon and Cornwall (c1930). [Devon FHS Library 942.3]
The Devon village book: compiled by the Devon Federation of Women's Institutes from notes and illustrations sent by Institutes in the County. Newbury, Exeter, Published jointly by Countryside and the D.F.W.I. (1990).

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