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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

THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS With...

THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Observations (Complete in 75 volumes)
A highly attractive and complete set, in excellent condition of the second edition, which includes an additional fourteen poets, (including Johnson himself), added to the original selection of 1779-81. Numerous engraved copper plates to accompany Joh...

£4500.00
Inventory No: 024366

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

Featured New Naturalist

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, hint of fading to the spine, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green Buckra...

£585.00
Inventory No: 021817

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, no fading to the spine, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green Buckram boa...

£585.00
Inventory No: 018715

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

SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTIN...

SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING - PLATE 42 FROM  WILD FLOWERS OF THE WORLD Featuring the Following Mediterranean Species Iris Chamaeiris and Pancratium Maritimum
This is the original plate No. 42 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 co...

£810.00
Inventory No:007909