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We have a variety of books, leaflets and postcards encapsulating the history of the town and the Great Western Railway.

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    Set of 3 GWR postcards

    Price: £0.30

    A set of three postcards of black and white photographs showing Newton Abbot train station and trains.

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    Micro Histories: pack 1, stories 1 to 20

    Price: £2.00

    Twenty different stories connecting Newton Abbot to the First World War.

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    Charles Collard Westcountry Potter 1874 to 1969

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    This book tells the story of Collard's life as a master potter, and is illustrated with photos of 150 pots.

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    A Broad Gauge Album, Newton Abbot Museum and the Broad Gauge Society

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    This album presents a selection of images from the museum's Nisbet Collection of broad gauge photographs.

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    Set of 3 GWR postcards

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    A set of three postcards of black and white photographs showing Newton Abbot train station and trains.

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    Set of 3 postcards: GI bride, 1920s seaside and Tower 1908

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    A set of three postcards of Newton Abbot through the ages.

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    Set of 3 postcards: St Leonard's Tower and Newton Bushel

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    A set of three postcards of St Leonard's Tower and Newton Bushel.

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    Set of 3 sepia tone postcards

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    A set of three postcards of sepia photographs / lithographs showing different views of Newton Abbot.

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    Milber Down , Field Guide No 1 Leaflet

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    Produced by the Devon Archaelogical Society, this booklet details the history of the hillfort on the Milber Down site.

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    Newton Abbot Historical Buildings Trails Booklet

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    Discover the historical market town of Newton Abbot with this booklet consisiting of information and trails from Medieval times to the 20th Century.

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    A Brief History of Newton Abbot Market Leaflet

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    Learn about the history of the market and its importance to Newton Abbot.

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    A Walk Through Medieval and Tudor Newton Abbot Leaflet

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    Walk 1 in a series of 5: a 2-mile exploration of the town's ancient past.

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    A Walk Through 17th Century Newton Abbot Leaflet

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    Walk 2 in a series of 5: a two and a half mile exploration of the town's history during a time of great change.

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    Sir Samuel White Baker, Victorian Explorer 1821 to 1893 Leaflet

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    Leaflet describing the life of the remarkable Sir Samuel White Baker, who explored the Nile and lived in Sandford Orleigh.

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    William of Orange's Proclamation 1688 Leaflet

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    Details of the proclamation delivered from the Market Cross in Newton Abbot by William of Orange during his invasion in 1688.

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    John Passmore Edwards 1823 to 1911 Leaflet

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    A leaflet about the life of the philanthropist John Passmore Edwards who built a library for Newton Abbot (now called the Passmore Edwards Centre) in memory of his mother who was born in Wolborough St.

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    Newton Abbot's Connections with Newfoundland Leaflet

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    Newton Abbot's links with Newfoundland and the cod trade.

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    Bells, Clocks and Gas Lamps Leaflet, John Ellis

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    The history of St Leonard's Tower by John Ellis.

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    Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee 1952 to 2012 Leaflet

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    Details of the Queen's visits to Newton Abbot in 1952 and 1980, with photographs from both occasions and copies of the programme of events.

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    Noticing Newton Abbot: Walk 1, Devon Square Leaflet

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    A guide highlighting the architecture of Newton Abbot's historic buildings.

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    Noticing Newton Abbot: Walk 2, Courtenay Park Leaflet

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    A guide highlighting the architecture of Newton Abbot's historic buildings.

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    Town Trail Leaflet

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    Uncover the hidden history of Newton Abbot by following the Town Trail.

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    The Heart of Oak Conservation Project, The Sandford Orleigh Carvings: The Story So Far Leaflet

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    The story of how the Sandford Orleigh carvings were brought to the Museum, and details of the conservation project that restored them.

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    Find Out About Medieval Newton Abbot (Children's Leaflet)

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    Learn about what life would have been like living in medieval Newton Abbot.

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    Find Out About Victorian Newton Abbot (Children's Leaflet)

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    Leaflet about Victorian Newton Abbot, including the growth of the town, the impact of the railways, education, housing and the workhouse.

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    Find Out About Newton Abbot In The First World War (Children's Leaflet)

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    Leaflet about Newton Abbot in the First World War, including information on the soldiers, sailors and the Women's Auxillary Army Corps.

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    Find Out About Isambard Kingdom Brunel (Children's Leaflet)

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    Leaflet about Britain's greatest Victorian engineer and the creator of the South Devon Atmospheric Railway.

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    Find Out About The Sandford Orleigh Carvings (Children's Leaflet)

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    History of the Sandford Orleigh carvings, now on display in the museum.

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    Find Out About Newton Abbot In The Second World War (Children's Leaflet)

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    Leaflet about Newton Abbot in the Second World War, including information on air raids, evacuees and rationing.

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    Find Out About Samuel Baker (Children's Leaflet)

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    Leaflet about the famous Victorian explorer Sir Samuel Baker, and his wife Florence.

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    Find Out About John Lethbridge (Children's Leaflet)

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    Leaflet about John Lethbridge, one of the most successful salvage divers of the 18th century.

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    A Walk Through 18th and 19th Century Newton Abbot: Trade and Transport Leaflet

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    Walk 3 in a series of 5: a 3-mile exploration of the town's commercial and industrial heritage.

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    A Walk Through 18th and 19th Century Newton Abbot: Education and Religion Leaflet

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    Walk 4 in a series of 5: a one and three quarter mile exploration of the town's educational and spiritual heritage.

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    A Walk Through 18th and 19th Century Newton Abbot: Homes and Community Leaflet

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    Walk 5 in a series of 5: a two and a half mile exploration of the town's residential and social heritage.

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    John Lethbridge Leaflet

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    Leaflet about John Lethbridge, one of the most successful salvage divers of the 18th century.

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    Isambard Kingdom Brunel 1806 , 1859 Leaflet

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    A leaflet about the life and achievements of the famous engineer.

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    Micro Histories: pack 1, stories 1 to 20

    Price: £2.00

    Twenty different stories connecting Newton Abbot to the First World War.

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    Micro Histories: pack 2, stories 21 to 40

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    Twenty different stories connecting Newton Abbot to the First World War.

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    Aller Vale Art Pottery

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    An Exhibition Catalogue from 1998.

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    Newton Abbot 150 years a Railway Town, Iain Rice

    Price: £4.00

    This well illustrated book, written and produced in the months preceding the 150th Anniversary celebrations in the town, sets out to give a flavour of Newton Abbot's unique railway history through a series of essays and photgraphs contributed by local people.

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    Charles Collard Westcountry Potter 1874 to 1969

    Was: £ 4.50

    Now only: £3.00

    This book tells the story of Collard's life as a master potter, and is illustrated with photos of 150 pots.

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    Let's Collect Devon Pottery Vol: 4

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    If you love Devon Pottery you'll find plenty to interest you in this book.

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    Solving a Tudor Riddle, Nicholas Riall

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    Learn about the origins and symbolism of these remarkable 16th century carvings.

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    A Book of Newton Abbot, Roger Jones

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    A great book for those interested in the past and present of Newton Abbot.

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    A Broad Gauge Album, Newton Abbot Museum and the Broad Gauge Society

    Was: £ 7.95

    Now only: £5.00

    This album presents a selection of images from the museum's Nisbet Collection of broad gauge photographs.

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    How Does Your land Lie CD, Nicky Swann

    Was: £ 10.00

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    A folk CD written and recorded by Nicky Swann.

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    Newton Abbot's Great War: Forgotten Times , Forgotten Men, John Ellis

    Price: £12.00

    A book about the impact of WWI on the town and people of Newton Abbot.

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    John Lethbridge, by Michael Fardell

    Price: £18.00

    An account of John Lethbridge's life and exploits - the most successful salvage diver of the 18th century.

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    Brunel's Atmospheric Railway, edited by Paul Garnsworthy

    Price: £20.00

    A beautiful, keepsake book about Brunel's Atmospheric Railway.

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