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Devon Booksellers

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THE END BOOKSHOP (Mark Elbro), 54, Queen Street, SEATON,
Devon EX12 2RB.
Tel: 01297 20808

Large selection of quality Second-hand hardback and paperback books
covering most subjects, including Children’s books. Browsers
Ordering service for new and second-hand books available.
Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10am to 3.30pm.
Saturday 10am to 1pm

Devon EX3 0HD.
Tel: 01392 877895
General stock of Second-hand and Out-of-Print books on 3 floors
covering a wide range of subjects. Close to Topsham's attractive and
historic waterfront and quayside car park.
Open Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 5pm (closed for lunch 1pm to

QUAYSIDE BOOKSHOP (Rhona and Chris), 43, Northumberland Place,


Tel: 01626 775436



Wide ranging stock in used and new books, out-of-print and current titles. Fine art greetings cards, puzzles and games, framed prints. CDs and DVDs. Comprehensive range of Railway, Aviation and Maritime with associated ephemera. Plus local authors/interest. Worldwide Booksearch/Delivery and speedy new book Ordering Service.

Credit/Debit cards welcome.

Members of B.A. National Book Tokens sold and exchanged. Find us on Facebook,, Hive, Caboodle, Twitter and Amazon. Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.

Summer Open 7 days

Sunday and Winter hours may vary.

High season open all hours!

Close to seafront and famous Back Beach with views to Dartmoor. Ample parking nearby.

COMPASS BOOKS (Lucy Hingston), 24, Lower Street, DARTMOUTH,
Devon TQ6 9AN.
Tel: 01803 839658 Mob: 07971 177723
Situated on Bayards Cove, I have books to suit everyone, from
paperbacks for 'beach reading' to a wide variety of more specialist
subjects. I now upcycle old, unloved and 'dead' books by turning them
into Paperback Pets and other book art, so come and see what I have on offer. You can visit my website, find me on Facebook @CompassBooksDartmouth, follow me on Instagram #CompassBooksDartmouth or simply pop into my little shop on the Cove. Browsers are welcome and impulse buying is positively

Open 9.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 4.30pm Saturday (mostly, but if you are making a special trip it might be worth calling to confirm that I am there!)
My books can also be found on &

PATRICK POLLAK, "Moorview", Plymouth Road, SOUTH BRENT,
Devon TQ10 9HT.
Tel: 01364 73457
Private premises with parking; collectors and dealers are welcome by
appointment. Select stock of Rare and Antiquarian books, manuscripts,
photographs, maps, prints and ephemera in all subjects and
languages, and specialising in the History of Medicine and
Science. Book searches made in all subjects. Professional valuations
carried out.
We issue frequent illustrated Newsletters by e-mail and if you
are interested to have these, please send us your e-mail address.
Member of the A.B.A. and ILAB, Linnean and Ray Societies.

TARKA BOOKS 5 Bear Street, BARNSTAPLE, Devon EX32 7BU (Top
of the Tarka Line).
Tel: 01271 267090
Large stock of Second-hand books.
Open Monday to Saturday 9.45am to 5pm.
We are happy to order new books.

HIGH STREET BOOKS (Geoff Tyson), 150, High Street, HONITON, Devon EX14 8JX.

Tel: 01404 45570


A large general stock of approx. 25,000 books on 2 floors. Antiquarian, Second-hand and Out-of-Print books, Prints and Maps. We have large sections on Military, Maritime, Erotica, History and Art.

Easy on-street parking.

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.

Member of the A.B.A., I.L.A.B. and Ephemera Society.

HEARTLAND OLD BOOKS (Jeremy Whitehorn), 12 – 14, Newport
Street, TIVERTON, Devon EX16 6NL (Situated in historic bakery).
Tel: 01884 254488 E-mail:
Wide ranging general stock of interesting Second-hand, Rare
and Out-of-Print material. We buy books.
Open 10am to 5pm except Wednesday and Sunday.
Parking in Pannier market opposite

CASTLE BOOKS, 4, Castle Street, TOTNES, Devon TQ9 5NU.
Tel: 07562 391801
Good, well selected stock of General and Antiquarian books. The shop is
now run by a dedicated group of volunteers who have recently
incorporated the business so that it is now known as Castle Books. The
shop currently hosts a book-club and creative writing groups, and hosts regular poetry open-mic sessions. Open 10.30am to 5pm Monday to Saturday.
Castle Street is at the top of the town, turn right at the Barrel House and
follow signs to the Castle. Public car park around the corner in North
Street. Lots of cafés only a few steps away. Come in for a chat with our
friendly staff, and join our groups and events!

KINGSBRIDGE BOOKS (Paul and Andrea Davies),  


Devon TQ7 3JU.
Tel: 01548 561798
Private premises. Small general selection of good quality Antiquarian and Second-hand books always in stock.

Trading mainly on-line, at South West book fairs and at the KINGSBRIDGE ANTIQUES CENTRE, TQ7 1DE (next to King of Prussia Pub).
Special interests: Polar Exploration, Travel, Modern First Editions, Maritime, Natural History, Children’s books, West Country, postcards and ephemera. Catalogue of Polar Exploration books issued.  

Always interested in buying good books on most subjects.
Valuations for probate offered.

Member of the P.B.F.A. 

THE BOOK CUPBOARD, 18, The Parade, The Barbican, PLYMOUTH,
Devon PL1 2JW.
Tel: 01752 226311 Mob: 07713 737 833
3 floors of assorted out-of-print books - approx. 200,000
Hardbacks/Paperbacks; Various Subjects; Fiction / Non- Fiction.
Books bought and sold. Free book search.
We are open seven days a week Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm. 18, The Parade is 10 minutes from City Centre Coach/Rail Stations. There are several car-parking spaces in The Parade.

THE DAWLISH BOOKSHOP 13 Queen Street, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9NA.  

Tel: 07743 568834


Rambling second-hand bookshop tucked away on the edge of sea-side Dawlish. History, railways & ohter transport, military, gardening, local interest, music, travel, a broad range of children's books for kids old and new plus a small selection of vinyl. In fact something for everyone, plus another room through courtyard at the back of the shop dedicated to fiction with a large selection of vintage science fiction.

Open Monday - Friday 10am - 4.30pm and Saturday 10am - 3pm



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