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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ANCIENT AND ROMAN BRITAIN
Written by Harold Priestley.
Stock no. 2123735
Published by Frederick Warne. 1976. Very good condition.

Observers Series No. 56. Laminate boards. With 74 b/w photographs, 10 maps and 4 line drawings. Covers and page edges are browned.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS
Written by S. Vere Benson.
Stock no. 2123616
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 1. Brown cloth with black titles to spine and front. Describing two hundred and twenty-six species with 200 illustrations, 100 of which are in full colour. Damp spotting along edges of covers. Name to front endpaper. Hinge next to half-title page is partially cracked. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper has become a bit faded in places. Is edge-chipped with a few tears and small pieces of loss. What looks like ink splash marks and dark brown spots, also to wrapper. Still remarkably full wrapper for its age.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES OF BRITAIN
Written by H.C. Casserley.
Stock no. 1507620
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1957. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

1957 edition. Observer book no. 23. Revised edition. Describing the steam locomotives of Britain, with 8 colour plates and over 200 photogrpahs. Also incuding a list of diesel and electric locomotives in general use. Peach covers with green titles. Bumping to base of spine and corners. Lower edges of covers darkened and grubby. Light foxing and browning to endpapers. Crease to corner of title page. Odd fox spot to text block. Dustwrapper is edge torn and chipped with a little loss, panels and spine are grubby.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES OF BRITAIN
Written by H.C. Casserley.
Stock no. 1406241
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 5th 1966. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Observers book no. 23. Describing the steam, electric and diesel locomotives of Britain, with 8 colour plates almost 200 photographs. Spine and corners bumped. Slight crease to first couple of pages. 15 in pen to front endpaper. Foxing especially to first half of the book. Brown marks to text block and some pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears. Wrapper is grubby and spine is browned. Printer's code is 1791.965.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF VEGETABLES
Written by Allan A. Jackson.
Stock no. 1406240
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 67. With 8 Colour plates, 82 b/w photographs and 5 diagrams. ISBN: 072321557X. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine and board edge a little browned. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper edge rubbed and browned with some grubby marks.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green; Gerald Pollinger.
Stock no. 1607920
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 7th 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 11. 7th edition January 1959. Describing 148 aircraft with 272 illustrations. Some rubbing and browning to edges of boards. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is a little grubby, with edge tears and chips and some loss. Printer's code is 889.958

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF HERALDRY (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Charles MacKinnon.
Stock no. 2119475
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer Book No. 41. With 12 Plates in full colour and 118 Line Drawings. In rare advertising wrapper. Laminate boards. ISBN: 0723200831. Covers are browned. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned, with foxing to verso.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FIREARMS (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Nicholas Du Quesne-Bird.
Stock no. 2119472
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Observer's Book No. 75. With 119 Black and white photographs and 9 line drawings. Light wear to top and tail of spine. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges with a little edge-creasing.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ANCIENT AND ROMAN BRITAIN
Written by Harold Priestley.
Stock no. 1315336
Published by Frederick Warne. 2nd 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Series No. 56. Laminate boards. With 74 b/w photographs, 10 maps and 4 line drawings. Spine slightly bumped. Original price sticker to rear cover. Some pale foxing.

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OBSERVERS BIRDS
Written by Rob Hume.
Stock no. 2118120
Published by Frederick Warne. 1989. Very good condition.

N26 in the New Observer's Series. Paperback. ISBN: 0723216851. Creasing to front cover next to spine. Some wear to covers. Grubby marks to outer page edges.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by A. Laurence Wells.
Stock no. 2117509
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1941. Almost very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Observer's book No. 6. Describing 82 species with 76 illustrations, 64 of which are in full colour. Uneven fading to spine and cover edges. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is very badly torn and price-cut. Loss to wrapper at base of spine; messy tape repairs to front panel and spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF THE LAKE DISTRICT
Written by John Parker.
Stock no. 1404320
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1978. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer Series No. 74. With 8 Colour plates and 67 Black and white photographs. ISBN: 0723215707. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine a little faded. Wrinkling to top of pages throughout. Slight damp mark to some pages. Pages 145 - 160 have been bound in the book upside down and back to front (i.e. page 160 follows page 144). Wrapper browned and a little edge worn.

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