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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

Narrative of a journey to the Zoolu...

Narrative of a journey to the Zoolu country, in South Africa. By Captain Allen F. Gardiner, R.N., undertaken in 1835.
complete, 412 pages, Two folding maps, with outline coloring, 26 original lithographic plates with tissue guards, two fine coloured plates of figures which includes the frontispiece . Original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine, very good...

£535.50
Inventory No: 020983

Featured New Naturalist

New Naturalist Monograph No. 11 TH...

New Naturalist Monograph No.  11 THE HERON.
pp. xiii, 177, b/w photographs, maps and illustrations. Dust jacket near fine, bright and fresh, edges crisp, no foxing, careful repair with a small slip of acid free paper to the rear and touched in professionally, to the bottom edge of the front...

£198.00
Inventory No: 021088

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, protected in the publisher's clear "duraseal" sleeve. Dark green buckram boards fine. Contents clean and tight, appears unread, no inscrip...

£112.50
Inventory No: 025817

Featured Art

ORIGINAL COLOURED ENGRAVING - Lychn...

ORIGINAL COLOURED ENGRAVING - Lychnis vaccaria etc. - Plate No. 684 from Phytanthoza Iconographia
A fine original mezzotint line engraved plate printed in colour and hand finished; this is plate No. 684 from Weinmann's magnum opus "Phytanthoza Iconographia" published in four large volumes in Regensburg (Germany) between the years 1734 & 1745 Ove...

£144.00
Inventory No:014404

A FINE LARGE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR O...

A FINE LARGE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR OF A LILY CULTIVAR, BY LORNA B. KELL
This is an original botanical watercolour painting of a lily cultivar painted by Lorna B. Kell. The dimensions are 380x570mm. "Lorna Beatrice Kell born in London 1914. Painter of still life and abstracts, printmaker and textile designer. She stu...

£137.70
Inventory No:007663