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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. Please contact us if looking for a gift.

New selection of Darwin feature this month.

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

THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE

THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
327 pages. B/w frontispiece and further illustrations throughout. Original dust jacket very good to near fine with some rubbing and general wear, professional and sensitive repair, with Japanese tissue, to the base of the spine, text to spine a li...

£342.00
Inventory No: 021097

NOTES OF PROCEEDINGS AND OCCURRENCE...

NOTES OF PROCEEDINGS AND OCCURRENCES, During the BRITISH EMBASSY TO PEKIN IN 1816
pp. viii, 480. Original marbled paper covered boards, expertly rebacked and re-cornered to style with tan calf, black spine label with gilt lettering, gilt ruled lines to either side of slightly raised bands. Contents clean and tight, a few corner t...

£2160.00
Inventory No: 016164

Featured New Naturalist

New Naturalist No. 61 INHERITANCE ...

New Naturalist No.  61 INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY (SIGNED)
The first edition signed by the auther to the title page. 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 "d...

£126.00
Inventory No: 021891

New Naturalist No. 37 THE OPEN SEA...

New Naturalist No.  37 THE OPEN SEA: ITS NATURAL HISTORY Part II: Fish and Fisheries
A near fine first edition copy ; pp. xv, 335; b/w photographic plates, fine colour plates, line drawings & diagrams by the author. Dust jacket is bright and fresh, no fading, not price clipped, a little browning to the spine, now protected in a cle...

£72.00
Inventory No: 026009

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 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