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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SOCIETY OF GARDENERS.
Catalogus Plantarum, Tum Exoticarum tum Domeesticarum, quae in Hortis haud procul a Londino Sitis in Venditionem progagantur. A Catalogue of Trees, Shrubs, Plants, and Flowers, both Exotic and Domestic, which are propagated for Sale, in the Gardens near London... by a Society of Gardeners. Catalogus, Arborum, Fruiticumque, &c. or, a Catalogue of Trees and Shrubs, both Exotic and Domestic, which are Hardy enough to bear the Cold of our Climate in the Open Air. Ranged in an Alphabetical Order, acc...
Familiar Architecture: Consisting of Original Designs of Houses for Gentlemen and Tradesmen, Parsonages and Summer-Retreats; With Back-Fronts, Sections, Etc., Together with Banqueting-Rooms, Churches, and Chimney-Pieces, To which is Added, The Masonry of the Semicircular and Elliptical Arches, with Practical Remarks.
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.
MANNING (Rev. Owen) & BRAY (William)
The History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey, Compiled from the best and most authentic historians, valuable records, and manuscripts in the public offices and libraries, and in private hands. With a facsimile copy of Domesday, engraved on thirteen plates. Continued to the present day by William Bray.
(A miscellany of antiquarian books: including agriculture, architecture, naval, law, medicine, photography, science etc.)
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