Downes, Michael (editor) – Fairlynch: The Making of a Museum


A new edition of the 1987 booklet Fairlynch, with additional history of the Museum over the last 50 years.  49 pp, over 90 illustrations (mostly in colour)


Price: £2.50

The Primrose

Fairlynch Museum’s magazine, published in the spring, summer and autumn, for The Friends and available to the public (see below).

Price: £0.50

Carter, G.E.L. – An occurrence of vandiferous nodules in the Permian beds of South Devon

Facsimile reprint of the 1931 article on the radioactive pebbles from Littleham cliffs by Budleigh Salterton amateur geologist and archaeologist George Carter.

Price: £0.30

Downes, Michael (editor) – The Budleigh Salterton Railway


Second edition (2015) of one of the museum’s best-selling titles. 

38 pp  30 illustrations (12 in colour).

Price: £4.50

Downes, Michael – The Scientist in The Cottage

The only biography of celebrated Victorian scientist, FRS and former Budleigh Salterton resident Henry John Carter (1813-1895).

38 pp  23 illustrations (13 in colour).

Price: £2.00

Levick, George Murray – Surviving the Antarctic Winter in a Snow Cave 

G.M. Levick (1877-1956), former Budleigh Salterton resident, was the doctor and zoologist on Captain Scott’s ‘Terra Nova’ expedition.

Price: £1.50

Perutz, Max – Radioactive Nodules from Devonshire

Facsimile reprint of this Nobel prizewinning scientist’s 1939 study of pebbles from Littleham cliffs.

Price: £0.30

Downes, Michael – Our Little Clown


The first-ever biography of actor and entertainer Reg Varney 48 pages 82 illustrations; approx. 50 in colour.

With a foreword by Reg Varney’s daughter Jeanne Marley

Price: £2.00

Wilson, Mike and Margaret (editors) - Sir Walter Ralegh

A5 booklet, with timeline insert, of Fairlynch's permanent exhibition celebrating the life and times of Budleigh Salterton's local hero, Sir Walter Ralegh (sic).

Price: £3.00

Wilson, Margaret and Mike – Devon’s New World Explorers

A5 booklet of Fairlynch’s exhibition in 2019 and 2020 to celebrate the voyages of West Country navigators in the 16th and 17th centuries, decades before the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth in Mayflower in 1620.

Price: £3.00


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