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The museum shop stocks a wide range of books and booklets relating to local history. If you can't see what you are looking for here, please contact the museum who can supply further details on the rest of our stock.

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    Sidmouth Scientists

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    By Professor Robert Miles This new book celebrates the contributions to science of four Fellows of the Royal Society who lived in Sidmouth: astronomer Norman Lockyer, Ambrose Fleming inventor of the radio valve, Sidney Brown who designed radio equipment and loudspeakers and Frederick Lindemann who played a large part in the development of radar during World War II.

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    Sidmouth's Literary Connections

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    By Nigel Hyman Jane Austen had a romantic attachment; Elizabeth Barrett was lulled to sleep by the noise of the sea; JRR Tolkien found the inspiration to continue writing Lord of the Rings; Rupert Brooke wrote a poem for his new young love; Beatrix Potter wrote about a pig; John Betjeman wrote a poem Still Sidmouth; RF Delderfield spent his later years here; Stephen Fry wrote about the town whilst filming Jeeves and Wooster; and there are others… Published 2016.

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    Richmond House to Sidholme

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    By Nigel Hyman The story of one of Sidmouth's most interesting buildings with its famous music room, and the people who lived in it from 1823 when it was built, to the present day.

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    The Natural History of the Sid Valley through the seasons

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    by Louise Woolley An introduction to some of the plants and animals that are present in the Sid Valley.

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    Peter Orlando Hutchinson of Sidmouth, Devon 1810 to 1897

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    by Catherine Linehan.

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    Brandy for the Parson

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    Tales of smuggling in the Sid Valley compiled by Christine and Rab Barnard.

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    Sidmouth Harbour Company Railway

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    Researched and written by John Perkin The history of Sidmouth's abandoned coastal steam railway.

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    A Walking Tour of Sidmouth

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    Prepared by Andrew Rugg-Gunn This guide will help you to see much of beautiful Sidmouth - architecture, gardens and views.

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    A Walk around the Centre of Sidmouth

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    Prepared by Andrew Rugg-Gunn This guide will help you to see much of beautiful Sidmouth - architecture, gardens and views.

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    A Walk around the West of Sidmouth

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    Prepared by Andrew Rugg-Gunn This guide will help you to see much of beautiful Sidmouth - architecture, gardens and views.

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    A Walk around the East of Sidmouth

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    Prepared by Andrew Rugg-Gunn This guide will help you to see much of beautiful Sidmouth - architecture, gardens and views.

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    A Walk in the Byes, Sidmouth

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    Prepared by Andrew Rugg-Gunn This is a walk through the green lungs of Sidmouth following the River Sid from Waterloo Bridge near the centre to Sidford's Packhorse Bridge.

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    The Sampson Heritage Trail

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    Prepared by Sylvia Brownlee A guided tour of some of the properties designed by R W Sampson - the man responsible for much of the architectural layout of Sidmouth in the early 20th century.

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    Sidmouth Museums Long Picture Whats it all about

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    Prepared by Nigel Hyman The most iconic image of old Sidmouth is the Long Picture.

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    Walk the Churches of the Sid Valley

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    This new booklet, written by Prof.

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    Sidmouth Scientists

    Price: £2.49

    By Professor Robert Miles This new book celebrates the contributions to science of four Fellows of the Royal Society who lived in Sidmouth: astronomer Norman Lockyer, Ambrose Fleming inventor of the radio valve, Sidney Brown who designed radio equipment and loudspeakers and Frederick Lindemann who played a large part in the development of radar during World War II.

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    Long Picture Postcards

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    Reproduced from a hand-coloured print of the panoramic picture in Sidmouth Museum.

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    Sidmouth's Literary Connections

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    By Nigel Hyman Jane Austen had a romantic attachment; Elizabeth Barrett was lulled to sleep by the noise of the sea; JRR Tolkien found the inspiration to continue writing Lord of the Rings; Rupert Brooke wrote a poem for his new young love; Beatrix Potter wrote about a pig; John Betjeman wrote a poem Still Sidmouth; RF Delderfield spent his later years here; Stephen Fry wrote about the town whilst filming Jeeves and Wooster; and there are others… Published 2016.

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    The Romano British Villa

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    by Sheila Luxton Holcombe, near Sidmouth, was the site of a Late Iron Age settlement and a Romano-British Villa, discovered in 1967.

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    A Case of Murder

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    Compiled by Rab & Chris Barnard The brutal murder in Wiltshire of a three year-old boy made the national headlines in the 1860s.

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    Sidmouth Rocks

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    An introduction to Sidmouth's geology - or why are Sidmouth's rocks red? Why do they appear to contain so few fossils and why do they form crumbling sea cliffs? What can we learn about Sidmouth's 'deep history' from looking at these rocks? This easy to read booklet by Roger Trend explains it all, then takes you on the gentle Sidmouth Geology Walk.

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    Sidrocks Songbook

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    Prepared by Emma Oliver-Trend and Roger Trend Local geology set to music! Specially written songs about Sidmouth's geological history complete with words music and ukulele chords.

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    Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Sidmouth Letters and Poems 1832 to 1835

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    Compiled and edited by Christine Hardy.

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    Richmond House to Sidholme

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    By Nigel Hyman The story of one of Sidmouth's most interesting buildings with its famous music room, and the people who lived in it from 1823 when it was built, to the present day.

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    The Natural History of the Sid Valley through the seasons

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    by Louise Woolley An introduction to some of the plants and animals that are present in the Sid Valley.

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    Votes for Women

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    Illustrated playing cards 54 different images tell the story of the struggle to gain women the right to vote, each captioned to explain its significance in the campaign.

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    Sporting Britain

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    Illustrated playing cards 54 images from the Museum of London’s collection.

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    History of the Office of Prime Minister

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    Illustrated playing cards Meet the movers and shakers, the warmongers and peacemakers, the great and the weak, who held this office as it developed over three centuries of war, strife, political change and social turmoil.

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    Fossils and Rocks of The Jurassic Coast

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    by Robert Westwood A fascinating outline of the remarkable history of East Devon's and Dorset's World Heritage Jurassic Coast.

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    Around and About Sidbury and Sidmouth, the Sid Valley, Core Copse, East Hill Strips and Farway Hill

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    Ordnance Survey Yellow Walk Map 1:16,000 Water resistant.

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    Around and About Sidmouth to Seaton, Beer and Branscombe

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    Ordnance Survey Yellow Walk Map 1:16,000 Water resistant.

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    Sidmouth People and Places

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    by Nigel Hyman Discover Sidmouth's rich history of colourful personalities and its legacy of fascinating buildings, many of which can easily be seen.

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    Sampsons Sidmouth

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    Researched and compiled by Sylvia Brownlee Architect Robert William Sampson, LRIBA - The man responsible for practically the whole of the architectural layout of Sidmouth in the early 20th century.

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    The Jurassic Coast Illustrated

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    by Robert Westwood An illustrated guide to the geology of locations along East Devon's and Dorset's World Heritage coast.

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    A guide to common minerals

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    By Chris and Helen Pellant A guide to identifying 71 common minerals with photos, descriptions, chemical make-up etc.

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    A Picture in Time

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    by local historian Julia Creeke This fully illustrated book charts the fascinating stories revealed in the landscapes, buildings and beach as depicted in the Long Print of Sidmouth.

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    The Story of Sidmouths Long Print

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    by local historian Julia Creeke This lavishly illustrated book charts the fascinating story and history of the famous Panorama Print of Sidmouth's Seafront and the families associated with the print over 200 years.

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    A guide to common fossils

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    By Chris and Helen Pellant A guide to identifying 71 common fossils with photos and descriptions.

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    Sid Vale Calendar 2018

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    Full colour A4 calendar with photographs of Sidmouth and the Sid Vale and space for appointments etc.

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    Four Walking Tours of Sidmouth

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    Sidmouth's Lace

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    By Carol McFadzean The luxury fabric that hides a world of poverty, distress and power.

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    The Knowle, Sidmouth, a house and its history

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    Sidmouth: A History

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    New edition revised by Nigel Hyman The most comprehensive history of Sidmouth in print.

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    Sidmouth: The Video (DVD)

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    Written, produced and directed for Sidmouth Town Council by David Young 1993 DVD 26 minutes.

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    Butterfly Moments

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    The biography of RF Delderfield by Marion Lindsey-Noble.

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    Old Sidmouth

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    Compiled by Reginald Lane The story of Sidmouth's development in the 19th century, with drawings, maps, and contemporary photographs collected by the late Curator, Dr.

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    All I ever wanted

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    The life of Sidmouth fisherman Stan Bagwell.

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    Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and Devon

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    By Brian Pugh, Paul Spiring and Sandru Bhanji This book enables readers to retrace for themselves Conan Doyle's various trips to Devon and to learn more about the links between the county and several of his most popular Sherlock Holmes stories.

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    Agatha Christies Devon

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    by Bret Hawthorne Agatha Christie was born in Torquay.

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    Literature and Landscape in East Devon

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    by Peter Nasmyth This comprehensive guide to the regions literature tracks down the authors who cherished this special corner of the English countryside.

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    Salcombe Regis An Anthology

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    "There has been no book published on Salcombe Regis for over 40 years, since Ronald Wilson's little booklet 'Salcombe Regis Sketches' came out (now long out of print).

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    A Poor Mans House

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    by Stephen Reynolds with introduction by Reynolds' biographer Christopher Scoble The finest and most beautifully written Devon story of its era.

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    Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in Devon

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    Now only: £11.50

    Published by the Public Catalogue Foundation This beautifully produced art book brings together some 2,000 oil paintings from over 80 collections in Devon, including several from Sidmouth Museum as well as other museums in East Devon.

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    Diary of a Devon Antiquary

    Price: £34.00

    Compiled and edited by Jeremy Butler Peter Orlando Hutchinson spent all his adult life in Sidmouth, Devon.

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