This page is a full alphabetical list, in title order, of all our current books. We have also grouped books into subjects. Click on a subject or move down the list.
An alphabetical list of all our authors is also available.
Click on a title in this list for more information:
- Bishop Rock Lighthouse, Elisabeth Stanbrook, £6.50
A heroic tribute to Victorian engineering, and still vital today.
- The Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway 1834-1983, Michael Messenger, £25.00 Reduced price
One of Britain's earliest steam railways; its detailed story and that of the community it served.
- Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge, John Binding, £14.00 Reduced price
Brunel's masterpiece and an icon for the south west.
- Called Home : The Dartmoor Tin Miner 1860-1940, Tom Greeves, £16.00
Images and recollections of Dartmoor's high moorland tin industry.
- Caradon & Looe, Michael Messenger New edition coming
The story of the canal, railways and mines of Caradon Hill.
- Cornish Milestones, Ian Thompson, £14.00 Reduced price
The development of Cornwall’s roads in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
- The Culm Valley Light
Michael Messenger, £15.00
Pioneer Devon light railway, became the much loved GWR Hemyock branch.
- Dartmoor's Earliest Photographs, Landscape and Place 1860-1880, by Tom Greeves, £18.00
The earliest photographic images of the Dartmoor landscape.
- Devon's Lifeboat Heritage, Nicholas Leach, £4.50
A full account and guide to this vital service.
- Douglas Head Ferry & the Port Soderick Boats, Captain Stephen Carter, £8.50
Tourist transport in the Isle of Man.
- Fayle's Tramways, Chris Legg, £16.00.
Clay Mining in Purbeck - Two Hundred Years, Six Different Gauges
- The Furzebrook Railway, Chris Legg, £18.00
Completing the story of Purbeck's clay railways
- Heritage Series titles - see below
- Inclined Planes in the South West, Martin Bodman, £15.00
A well illustrated gazetteer of over 200 locations
- Longships Lighthouse, Elisabeth Stanbrook, £6.50
The history of the iconic lighthouse, standing sentinel off the rocks of Lands End.
- North Devon Clay, Michael Messenger, £18.00
Narrow gauge and light railways served the ball clay industry.
- Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle and the Steamers of the River Dart, Richard Clammer & Alan Kittridge, £14.00
The historic Kingswear Castle is steaming again on her home river.
- The Pentewan Railway. by M J T Lewis, £25.00
A fully revised and extended history of Cornwall's best known narrow gauge railway.
- Plymouth's Hidden Railways, Paul Burkhalter, £16.00
A multitude of industrial railways, big and small, in and around Plymouth.
- The Redlake Tramway & China Clay Works, E. A. Wade, £8.00
The life and times of a Dartmoor enterprise
- Rendel's Floating Bridges, Alan Kittridge, £10.00
A successful alternative to a fixed bridge, Rendel's invention was used throughout the United Kingdom.
- Sail and Steam in the Plymouth district, by Alan Kittridge, £14.00 Reduced price
One hundred years of photographs of local shipping off the South Hams and east Cornwall coasts.
- Scilly's Heritage Series titles - see below
- Slate Quarry Railways of Gwynedd, Michael Messenger, £14.00
A photographic record from the 1960s and 70s of North Wales' slate quarries.
- The Snailbeach District Railways, by Andy Cuckson, £20.00
One of Britain's less well known public narrow gauge railways.
- South West Stone Quarries, by Peter Stanier, £18.00
Building stone quarries in the West of England and how they have evolved.
- Steam South & West, by Michael Messenger, £16.00
Photographs of the last days of British Railways Steam in the south and west.
- Steamers & Ferries of the River Tamar & Three Towns District, Alan Kittridge, £14.00 Reduced price
Much loved ferry and steamer services that once crowded the waterways of Plymouth.
- The Struggle for the Cornwall Railway, Hugh Howes, £14.00 Reduced price
The setbacks, failures but ultimate triumph of building Cornwall's main line.
Cornwall's Heritage Books:
- Cornwall's Bridge & Viaduct Heritage, Eric Kentley, £4.50
- Cornwall's Communications Heritage, John Moyle
- Cornwall's Geological
Heritage, Peter Stanier £4.50
- Cornwall's Industrial Heritage, Peter Stanier
- Cornwall's Lifeboat
Heritage, Nicholas Leach £4.50
- Cornwall's Lighthouse
- Cornwall's Maritime
Heritage, Alan Kittridge
- Cornwall's Mining
Heritage, Peter Stanier
- Cornwall's Railway
Heritage, John Stengelhofen
Scilly's Heritage Books:
- Scilly's Archaeological
- Scilly's Building
Heritage, Peter Madden
- Scilly's Wildlife
Heritage, Adrian Spalding & Pat Sargent
If what you seek is not listed here try our Out of Print list. If not there either, then we have not published it.
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