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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 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

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

AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE ...

AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE PERFORMED BY CAPTAIN COOK AND CAPTAIN CLERKE In His Majestys Ships Resolution and Discovery, During the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780; In Search of a North West Passage between the Continents of Asia and America
Title continues "Including a Faithful Account of all their Discoveries, and the Unfortunate Death of Captain Cook. Illustrated with A Chart and a Variety of Cuts." A fine copy of the second edition, complete in two volumes, published just one year ...

£2875.50
Inventory No: 009552

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

£585.00
Inventory No: 018715

New Naturalist No. 20 THE BRITISH ...

New Naturalist No.  20 THE BRITISH AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES
pp. 322, 33b/w photographs, 18 colour photographs 93 b/w diagrams & maps. Dust jacket fine, bright and fresh, no fading, not price clipped, protected in a removable archival sleeve. Green hardcover boards fine. Contents very clean and tight, very...

£81.00
Inventory No: 026592

Featured Art

A FINE LARGE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR O...

A FINE LARGE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR OF A TRICYRTIS, BY LORNA B. KELL
This is an original botanical watercolour painting of an trycitis painted by Lorna B. Kell. The dimensions are 385 x 570mm. "Lorna Beatrice Kell born in London 1914. Painter of still life and abstracts, printmaker and textile designer. She studi...

£57.60
Inventory No:007659

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