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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[BLISS (Philip) & BANDINEL (Bulkeley)]
A Catalogue of the Books, Relating to British Topography, and Saxon and Northern Literature, Bequeathed to the Bodleian Library, in the Year MDCCXCIX. By Richard Gough.
Orchestral Part Books. The bound volume of symphonies and overtures consist of sets of parts for the following instruments: Violino Primo, Violino Secondo, Violoncello, Oboe I, Oboe II. This means that the sets are not complete, missing parts for viola (Taille/Tenor) and horns 1 and 2 (where called for). The composers represented include: Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809), a rare 1764 edition of Symphony No 22; Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz (1717 – 1757); Franz Xaver Richter (1709 – 1789); Carl Fri...
The Practice of Perspective: or, an easy method of representing natural objects according to the rules of art. Applied and exemplified in all the variety of cases; as Landskips, Gardens, Buildings of divers Kinds, their Appendages, Parts, Furniture, &c. With Rules for the Proportions, Positions, &c. Figures, both in Draught and Relievo. Also the Manner of conducting the Shadows by divers Luminaries; and Practical Methods of Designing truly, without understanding any Rules at all, A Work highly n...
The Life of Richard Nash, of Bath, Esq; Extracted principally from his Original Papers.
A selection of books pertaining to the book arts, particularly relating to bookbinding, printing & bookselling history - Including books from the working library of Roger Powell (1896-1990), bookbinder
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