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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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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

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

REFERENCE LIBRARY A Set of 12 books...

REFERENCE LIBRARY A Set of 12 books Finely Bound in Half Vellum Housed in a bespoke bookcase:  J.C.Vicery Atlas of the World; Dictionary of Dates, English -German, French-English, English, Political Quotations, Daily Reckoner, Gazetteer, Etc.
Other titles include English - French and German - English. All 12 volumes are housed in the original polished mahogany bookcase. No date but c. 1910 (foreword to Atlas dated 1910). All edges gilt and all endpapers blue marbled. The dictionary of...

£558.00
Inventory No: 025715

Featured New Naturalist

New Naturalist No. 68 MAMMALS IN T...

New Naturalist No.  68 MAMMALS IN THE BRITISH ISLES
A fine copy of New Naturalist No. 68. Pp. 207, b/w photographs, maps and diagrams. Dust jacket fine with no fading to the spine, not price clipped, still in publisher's plastic "Duraseal" protector. Green buckram boards near fine, fine streak, adhe...

£81.00
Inventory No: 021882

New Naturalist No. 82 THE NEW NATU...

New Naturalist No.  82 THE NEW NATURALISTS. Half a Century of British Natural History
pp. 304. With sixteen colour plates and over 100 black and white photographs and drawings. This is the first impression of the first edition with jacket showing a book (New Naturalist No 1 Butterflies) being removed from a shelf. Jacket design by R...

£207.00
Inventory No: 022009

Featured Art

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

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