Welcome to Forest Books
Forest Books was established in 1979, issuing regular catalogues and exhibiting at bookfairs throughout the UK. More
We offer a changing selection of interesting and unusual antiquarian books on a wide range of subjects.
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The Art of Painting in Miniature: teaching the speedy and perfect acquisition of that art without a master. ... To which are added certain secrets of one of the greatest Italian painters for making the finest Colours, Burnish'd Gold, Shell-Gold, &c. Done from the original French.
SOWERBY (J., Jun.)
The Mushroom and Champignon Illustrated, Compared with, and Distinguished from, the Poisonous Fungi that Resemble them.
[SMITH (Charles) & HARRIS (Walter)]
The Antient and Present State of the County of Down, Containing a chorographical description, with the natural and civil history of the same. Illustrated by observations made on the baronies, parishes, towns, villages... &c. With a survey of the new canal; as also a new and correct map of the county...
SHAW (Rev. Stebbing)
The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire... Interspersed with Pedigrees and Anecdotes of Families; Observations on Agriculture, Commerce, Mines, and Manufactories; and Illustrated with a Very Full and Correct New Map of the County... Volume II. Part I. [All Published].
(A catalogue of rare and curious books, pamphlets, & printed ephemera)
We Buy Books
We are always keen to purchase books that are rare or of collectable value, either singly or collections. We give very fair prices for books that are in very good or better condition. More