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Annual Sale, for one month has begun with a bang !

 All stock reduced by a further 15% for November. More stock added today!

(Our website prices are always 10% less than our stock held on abe/amazon/biblio; so there is now an additional 15% on top.)

The reduction appears once you reach the "shopping basket".        

For an "advanced search" click the tab to the left marked "books" . If you wish to see the books recently added select sort by, date added and in descending order.


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. During our sale the stock changes almost daily so if you come across any issues when searching for a title please contact us via our email  or telephone us on 01566 782528. 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!

Refreshed 17.11.17

Featured Books


A PASSION FOR BUTTERFLIES [standard edition]
The standard edition of this finely produced, large-folio publication is limited to 200 signed and numbered copies (numbered 56-255), with the complete print-run limited to just 255 copies. A magnificent synthesis of outstanding entomological art and...

Inventory No: 028809

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...

Inventory No: 014525

Featured New Naturalist

New Naturalist Monograph No. 11 TH...

New Naturalist Monograph No.  11 THE HERON  [Exceptional].
pp. xiii, 177, b/w photographs, maps and illustrations. Dust jacket fine, bright and fresh, edges crisp, no foxing, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green buckram boards fine and with very bright gilt. Conten...

Inventory No: 029812

New Naturalist Monograph No. 10 Mu...

New Naturalist Monograph No.  10 Mumps, Measles & Mosaics
pp. xii, 160 plus adverts..25 colour & b/w illustrations and 10 diagrams. Dust jacket fine, bright, clean and fresh, not price clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green buckram boards are fine and clean, gilt bright. Contents...

Inventory No: 029814

Featured Art


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...

Inventory No:007910


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...

Inventory No:007656