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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. Please contact us if you have started looking for Christmas gift!

Our prices are always lower than other sites where our books are listed. 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 problems in 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

GERANIOLOGIA seu Erodii, Pelargonii...

GERANIOLOGIA seu Erodii, Pelargonii, Geranii, Monsoniae et Grieli Historia Iconibus Illustrata
A superb complete set of the original 44 plates of Geraniologia (no title leaf), all very bright and clean without foxing or other marks, they are in their original uncoloured state and printed on wove paper. Because they have never been bound, the ...

£5490.00
Inventory No: 016537

The Country Gentleman and Farmer's ...

The Country Gentleman and Farmer's Monthly Director. Containing necessary instructions for the management and improvement of a farm, in every month of the Year. Also Bound in Virgil's Husbandry Second Edition. 1724
Sixth edition with large additions and improvements, pp.xxi, 185 also bound to the rear is the complete Virgil's Husbandry 2nd edition, second book 1724 pp.xxviii, 50, and notes. Frontisepiece, half title and title page present to both. Original boar...

£468.00
Inventory No: 021184

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

£99.00
Inventory No: 026455

New Naturalist No. 61 INHERITANCE ...

New Naturalist No.  61 INHERITANCE AND NATURAL HISTORY (SIGNED)
The first edition signed by the auther to the title page. pp. 350; "with 12 colour photographs and over 130 black and white photographs and line drawings". Dust Jacket (designed by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis) fine with publisher's original clear "d...

£126.00
Inventory No: 021891

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

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