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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GEORGENS (Jan Daniel) & GAYETTE (Jeanne Marie von)
The Ladies' Book of Needle Work, Including Embroidery, Braiding, Knitting, Crotchet, &c. A Series of Sixty-Four Entirely New Designs Printed in Colours, with Instructions by D. Georgens and J. M. von Gayette Georgens.
Plans, Elevations and Sections, of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Houses, and Also of Stabling, Bridges, Public and Private, Temples, and Other Garden Buildings; Executed in the Counties of Derby, Durham, Middlesex, Northumberland, Nottingham, and York. By James Paine, Architect, One of the Directors of the Society of Artists of Great-Britain. Part the First. Illustrated by Seventy-Four Large Folio Plates.
DESIGNS FOR VASES.
Vases, Modern and Antique, from Various Examples, Proper for Metal, Stone, or Wood. Engraved on Thirty-Nine Plates.
PERRET (Jean Jacques)
La Pogonotomie, ou l'art d'apprendre à se raser soi-meme, avec la manière de connoître toutes sortes de pierres propres à affiler tous les outils ou instrumens et les moyens de préparer les cuirs pour repasser les rasoirs ... Suivi d'une observation importante sur la saignée.
(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