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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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Featured Books

SIEBOLD'S FLORILEGIUM OF JAPANESE P...

SIEBOLD'S FLORILEGIUM OF JAPANESE PLANTS Florilegium Plantarum Japonicarum Sieboldii  Held in the Library of the Komarov Botanical Institute (Complete - 3 vols. in 4)
A sumptuous work limited to just 450 copies. Loosely inserted are two copies of the original folding prospectus including three examples of the same illustration of a tiger lily. Three volumes bound in four: vols. 1a & 1b (Botanical drawings, mostly ...

£3420.00
Inventory No: 026860

RACCOLTA DELLE PIU BELLE VEDUTE ANT...

RACCOLTA DELLE PIU BELLE VEDUTE ANTICHE, ET MODERNE DI ROMA. (Two vols. in one)
Two volumes bound in one; two letterpress title pages set within double-rule borders, both with engraved vignettes; 211 engraved plates (numbered 1-100 in vol. I with 7 additional unnumbered plates - one between plts 25 & 26, two between plts 32 & 33...

£9000.00
Inventory No: 023238

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. 76 THE HEBRIDES...

New Naturalist No.  76 THE HEBRIDES [Exceptional un-faded]
An excellent copy of the first and only hardback edition; pp. 416, with 21 colour photographs, and over 150 photographs in black and white. Dust jacket fine, bright and fresh, no fading to the spine, colours strong on the front panel and spine, (ver...

£756.00
Inventory No: 029818

Featured Art

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

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