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BOOKS WANTED


If you have books or maps to sell please contact me.

     Tel: +44(0)1483797293  

 Email: enquire@peterkennedy.com

I buy books in London, Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex, Hampshire, Berkshire and Kent, and I am willing to travel further for interesting material. Distance is no object.

I have been buying and selling books for over 35 years and have an extensive network of clients both here and overseas. I am constantly seeking fresh stock to meet their needs.

Books wanted

I am interested in buying antiquarian and second-hand hardback books in any quantity. 

I buy books on many subjects. Listed below are some of the areas of specific interest, there are many others.

World Atlases and atlases of British maps pre-1900, Maps and charts pre-1900 (including folding maps but not Ordnance Survey) also geological maps.

Books on travel and exploration and accounts of voyages.

Finely bound books including sets.

Most aspects of natural history including birds, mammals, insects, geology etc.

Old gardening books and illustrated botanical books, ferns, flowers, trees etc.

British local history and topography.

Books illustrated by noted artists-Rackham, Dulac, Aldin, John Hassall et al.

Reference works on architecture of any period.

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any queries. If I can't help I can usually put you in touch with 
someone who can.

Recent Additions
Poems Of Dante G Rossetti
Rossetti, Dante G
11.00 GBP
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Gabriel Grub
Charles Dickens
14.00 GBP
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Fenelon Archbishop of Cambrai
10.00 GBP
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The Sportsman's Repository comprising a series of higly-finished engravings representing the Horse and the Dog
Lawrence, John (John Scott)
485.00 GBP
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Chiropodologia, or, A Scientific Enquiry into the causes of Corns, Warts, Onions (sic) and other painful or offensive Cutaneous Excresences....
Low. D
780.00 GBP
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The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Perennials
Loudon, Mrs Jane
850.00 GBP
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Collectio Plantarum Tam Exoticarum, Quam Indigenarum, Cum Delineatione, Descriptione Culturaque Earum...(collection of foreign and native plants with their illustration, description and culture)
Wendland, Johann Christoper
675.00 GBP
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The Natural History of Oviparous Quadrupeds and Serpents arranged and published......by the Count de la Cepede
Buffon, Count de
320.00 GBP
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English Botany; or Coloured Figures of British Plants (complete set)
Sowerby, James and Smith Sir James Edward
1100.00 GBP
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The Painter With Women
Lenkiewicz, Robert O
32.00 GBP
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History of the Battle of Otterburn, fought in 1388 with Memoirs of the Warriors who engaged in that Memorable Conflict
White, Robert
22.00 GBP
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The Adventures of the Caliph Haroun Alraschid
Manning, Ann
35.00 GBP
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Nimrod's Hunting Tours interspersed with characterisitic anecdotes, sayings and doings of Sporting Men, Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)
Nimrod's Hunting Tours interspersed with characterisitic anecdotes, sayings and doings of Sporting Men
Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)
28.00 GBP
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Excursions in the County of Norfolk....historical and topographical delineation of every town and village...(two volumes)
Excursions in the County of Norfolk....historical and topographical delineation of every town and village...(two volumes)
40.00 GBP
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Professional Recollections on Points of Seamanship, Discipline &c, Liardet, Captain Francis
Professional Recollections on Points of Seamanship, Discipline &c
Liardet, Captain Francis
95.00 GBP
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Discourses on the Deceitfulness of Humane Virtues.....to which is added The Duke de la Rochefoucaut's Moral Reflections, Esprit, Jacques
Discourses on the Deceitfulness of Humane Virtues.....to which is added The Duke de la Rochefoucaut's Moral Reflections
Esprit, Jacques
180.00 GBP
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Odd Whims and Miscellanies, Repton, Humphrey
Odd Whims and Miscellanies
Repton, Humphrey
285.00 GBP
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Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Experimental, Enfield, William, LL.D
Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Experimental
Enfield, William, LL.D
125.00 GBP
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (3 volumes), Gibbon, Edward
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (3 volumes)
Gibbon, Edward
36.00 GBP
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The Englishman in China during the Victorian era as illustrated in the career of Sir Rutherford Alcock, Michie, Alexander
The Englishman in China during the Victorian era as illustrated in the career of Sir Rutherford Alcock
Michie, Alexander
290.00 GBP
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The Natural History of Quadrupeds and Cetaceous Animals.....embellished with Numerous Plates accurately coloured from Nature
The Natural History of Quadrupeds and Cetaceous Animals.....embellished with Numerous Plates accurately coloured from Nature
195.00 GBP
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The History and Survey of  London from its Foundation to the Present Time (volume 2), Maitland, William
The History and Survey of London from its Foundation to the Present Time (volume 2)
Maitland, William
445.00 GBP
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A Daughter of Fife, Barr, Amelia E
A Daughter of Fife
Barr, Amelia E
26.00 GBP
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