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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. 

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

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

SEVERAL ESSAYS IN POLITICAL ARITHME...

SEVERAL ESSAYS IN POLITICAL ARITHMETICK THE TITLES OF WHICH FOLLOW IN THE ENSUING PAGES: (FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF SIX WORKS ON DEMOGRAPHY AND ECONOMICS)
Each work with with separate title page, but paginated continuously; pp. 276 (Pages 47 and 265 misnumbered 46 and 253 respectively); NOTE: the general title and license pages are not bound in, in this copy. The six title pages either dated 1698 or 16...

£2430.00
Inventory No: 020160

Featured New Naturalist

New Naturalist No. 66 THE NATURAL ...

New Naturalist No.  66 THE NATURAL HISTORY OF WALES
pp. 287, "With 65 photographs in black and white" Dust jacket fine, no fading to the spine, not price clipped, tiny impression on the duraseal to the front panel, no loss or edge wear, protected in the publisher's clear "duraseal" sleeve. Dark green...

£103.50
Inventory No: 021169

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...

£72.00
Inventory No: 021882

Featured Art

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

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