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OUR ANNUAL  SALE NOW RUNNING FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. DAY 28!  ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT

Standard Loe Books website prices are 10% cheaper than our books on other internet sales platforms and for November an additional 15% is given at the basket.

 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 you have started looking for Christmas gift!

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 Country Gentleman and Farmer's ...

The Country Gentleman and Farmer's Monthly Director. Containing necessary instructions for the management and improvement of a farm, in every month of the Year. Also Bound in Virgil's Husbandry Second Edition. 1724
Sixth edition with large additions and improvements, pp.xxi, 185 also bound to the rear is the complete Virgil's Husbandry 2nd edition, second book 1724 pp.xxviii, 50, and notes. Frontisepiece, half title and title page present to both. Original boar...

£468.00
Inventory No: 021184

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

Featured New Naturalist

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, no browning, now protected in a clear removable archiv...

£76.50
Inventory No: 025859

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...

£76.50
Inventory No: 026101

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