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We specialise in fine antiquarian and second-hand books with a strong interest in Natural History, particularly the New Naturalist Series. 

If you are looking for a certain type of book click on the book tab on the left and then search by title, author or catalogue. The featured section is very useful if you are looking for something special. If you come across any issues when searching for a title please contact us via our email loe@loebooks.co.uk  or telephone us on 01566 782528. Offers always welcome and given serious consideration. We are not a formal shop but visitors are welcome by appointment. We are situated about 8 miles south of Launceston, close to Bodmin Moor. It is a beautiful part of Cornwall, so even if you do not find the book you are looking for a visit is worthwhile for the countryside alone!
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Featured Books

SUMMER MOONSHINE

SUMMER MOONSHINE
312 pages plus 8 pages of advertisements. states first edition 1938 on the inprint page.Original dust jacket very good, professional repair using Japanese tissue to several missing pieces, front panel bright with no fading, 2s.6d.to the spine now att...

£297.00
Inventory No: 021127

Narrative of a journey to the Zoolu...

Narrative of a journey to the Zoolu country, in South Africa. By Captain Allen F. Gardiner, R.N., undertaken in 1835.
complete, 412 pages, Two folding maps, with outline coloring, 26 original lithographic plates with tissue guards, two fine coloured plates of figures which includes the frontispiece . Original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine, very good...

£535.50
Inventory No: 020983

Featured New Naturalist

ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS. [Signed...

ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS. [Signed]
310 pages, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Original pictorial hardback binding, as new, includes the glossy blue band "obi" in fine condition. This edition has the rare band that was only available at its launch with the band showing both a...

£72.00
Inventory No: 026100

New Naturalist No. 79 CAVES AND CA...

New Naturalist No.  79 CAVES AND CAVE LIFE
An excellent copy of the first and only hardback edition, pp. 367, 150 b/w photographs and drawings, 16 colour plates. Dust jacket fine, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green Buckram boards fine, bright and fre...

£405.00
Inventory No: 022010

Featured Art

SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTIN...

SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING - PLATE 117 FROM  WILD FLOWERS OF THE WORLD Featuring the Following South East Asian Species Rafflesia and Lepeostegeres Beccarii
This is the original plate No. 117 from "Wild Flowers of the World" - a fine water-colour painting by the renowned botanical artist Barbara Everard (b. 1910, died ?). It is a highly decorative work in very good condition with vibrant but accurate c...

£324.00
Inventory No:007910

A FINE LARGE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR O...

A FINE LARGE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR OF AN HYDRANGEA
This is an original botanical watercolour painting of a Hydrangea painted by Lorna B. Kell. The internal mount dimensions are 330 x 475mm. "Lorna Beatrice Kell born in London 1914. Painter of still life and abstracts, printmaker and textile desig...

£129.60
Inventory No:007656