Travel, Voyages & Exploration
Gardening & Natural History
rare, antiquarian, collectable & unusual books
Catalogues (click for full list)
For old, rare and collectable Travel books, antiquarian Natural History books or unusual Gardening & Horticultural books, please check our lists of thousands of collectable, antiquarian & hard-to-find books, in 69 catalogues or subject areas, available for browsing. Our travel section includes travel literature, travellers' tales, guidebooks, adventures, exploration, plant hunting as well as travels of naturalists, botanists, geographers, anthropologists, archaeologists, scientists, adventurers as well as tourists. We have strong sections on travels in Asia, Africa, Latin America, North America, Polar, Pacific, Indian Ocean and Australasia, in fact, most parts of the world. Check our updated lists on travels and natural history of Brazil, and of China,
Our natural history section has old and scarce books on ornithology, marine, animals, insects, geology and mining, and a large section on botany. while our gardening section has a good section on landscaping and many hard-to-find titles on all aspects of gardens and plants,including roses and orchids, plus gardening history. We also have a catalogue on Scientific Instruments including Microscopes and their uses, and a catalogue on Aquariums & the Aquarium Hobby.
We have been selling out-of-print and rare books on the internet since 1993 with our current web site has been running since 1995. We specialize in antique & collectible books on Travel, Voyages & Exploration, Nature, Gardening, Horticulture & Landscaping, but also have rare books on other topics, including history of science & technology, agriculture, books about books, and we have expanded our section on reference books. Our Antique Print Gallery has many fine prints and engravings, with images of each. These include views of Europe, China, North America, Asia, polar travels, Pacific islands, as well as botanical and natural history subjects.
We continue to add more items regularly. Our New Arrivals section has the latest additions in all our subjects.
Check our BARGAIN books section with all books priced under $10, in all our specialties. Discounted prices on hundreds of books. And our section on fine illustrated books lists many rare works in all of our specialties, many with fine color plates and engravings. Rare books at wholesale prices.
Horizon Books is owned and operated by Errol Porter. We are located in Toronto, Canada and have shipped to over 130 countries. We sell through the internet and mail order. We would be happy to give you more information on any of the books listed on this web site, including a picture, upon request. Anyone in the area who wishes to see a particular book or two or to pick up your order in person is welcome if a prior appointment is made.
Books are packed securely and shipped efficiently.
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