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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. 

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Our prices are always lower than other sites where our books are listed. 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 problems in 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

SINBAD THE SAILOR & Other Stories F...

SINBAD THE SAILOR & Other Stories From the Arabian Nights
No Date. (1909). Signed Limited Edition of 500 copies of which this is number 181signed by Dulac. With 23 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Original Publisher's full vellum, with gilt decoration and lettering, very good with minim...

£1890.00
Inventory No: 014525

THE RIVER OF ADVENTURE

THE RIVER OF ADVENTURE
277 pages. B/w frontispiece and further illustrations throughout. Original dust jacket very good with some rubbing and general wear, professional and sensitive repair, with Japanese tissue, to the spine and hinges, the jacket is otherwise bright a...

£37.80
Inventory No: 021104

Featured New Naturalist

New Naturalist No. 61 INHERITANCE ...

New Naturalist No.  61 INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY
The first edition, pp. 350; "with 12 colour photographs and over 130 black and white photographs and line drawings". Dust Jacket (designed by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis) fine with publisher's original clear "duraseal" plastic protector, perhpas a h...

£76.50
Inventory No: 025381

New Naturalist No. 66 THE NATURAL ...

New Naturalist No.  66 THE NATURAL HISTORY OF WALES
pp. 287, "With 65 photographs in black and white" Dust jacket fine, no fading to the spine, not price clipped, tiny impression on the duraseal to the front panel, no loss or edge wear, protected in the publisher's clear "duraseal" sleeve. Dark green...

£103.50
Inventory No: 021169

Featured Art

LIMITED EDITION PRINT OF SQUIRRELS ...

LIMITED EDITION PRINT OF SQUIRRELS 56/250
A superb, very large and impressive limited edition print by Amuchastegui. The overal paper size is 91 x 64 cm with the print area measuring approximately 76 x 50cm. Published by London's Tryon Gallery and printed to a very high standard. This examp...

£81.00
Inventory No:018828

SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTIN...

SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING - PLATE 122 FROM  WILD FLOWERS OF THE WORLD Featuring the Following European Species Thunbergia Grandiflora, Aeschynanthus Longiflorus and Phlogacanthus Guttatus
This is the original plate No. 122 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...

£315.00
Inventory No:007903