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Specialising 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.. 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

COLOURED FIGURES OF THE BIRDS OF TH...

COLOURED FIGURES OF THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (Complete in Seven Volumes)
1891-1897[98]. Portrait frontispiece of Lord Lilford to vol. I.; complete with 421 chromolithographic or hand-coloured lithographic plates mostly after A. Thorburn and J.G. Keulemans (a few by Lodge and Foster) , mounted on linen stubs throughout. Fi...

£2610.00
Inventory No: 029519

THE JUNGLE BOOK

THE JUNGLE BOOK
pp. vi, [2], 212; illustrated throughout. Original blue cloth binding with gilt vignette of three elephants to the front board, gilt lettering to the spine with cobra and mongoose. All edges gilt. Binding with some general wear and rubbing, cloth sc...

£405.00
Inventory No: 029496

Featured New Naturalist

COLLECTING THE NEW NATURALISTS [sig...

COLLECTING THE NEW NATURALISTS [signed By Timothy Loe]
352 pages, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Contents clean and tight, signed to the title page by Timothy Loe. A fine tight as new copy. A comprehensive gude and bibliography for the New Naturalist collector.

£31.50
Inventory No: 029325

New Naturalist No. 80 WILD & GARDE...

New Naturalist No.  80 WILD & GARDEN PLANTS
An fine copy of the first and only hardback edition; pp. 200, with sixteen pages of colour plates and over 60 black and white photographs and drawings. Dust jacket fine, perhpas a hint of fading to the band on the spine only, there is no change in co...

£387.00
Inventory No: 029438

Featured Art

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

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