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The Observer's Book of Farm Animals, Alderson, Lawrence
1 Alderson, Lawrence The Observer's Book of Farm Animals
London Frederick Warne 1978 0723215553 / 9780723215554 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Written to encourage a deeper understanding of farm animals and to assist in the identification of many breeds that are used in agriculture. 8 colour plates and 109 b/w photos. 192 pages inc index. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped jacket. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Commercial Vehicles, Baldwin, Nick
2 Baldwin, Nick The Observer's Book of Commercial Vehicles
London Frederick Warne & Co 1981 New Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
No.40 in the Observer's Series. Good, tight copy in illustrated laminated boards. 192 pages. Print line 1474.980. Describes models from 135 companies. 239 illustrations. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of British Steam Locomotives, Casserley, H. C.
3 Casserley, H. C. The Observer's Book of British Steam Locomotives
London Frederick Warne & Co 1974 0723215391 / 9780723215394 Hard Back Very Good Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
With over 140 b/w illustrations. A condensed outline of the steam locomotive in the British Isles from its beginning early in the 19th C until the cessation of steam traction in the nationalized BR system in 1968. Clean, square hardback in unclipped d/w which has slight tanning to spine strip- 190 pages including index. Print Line 9.874. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Pond Life, Clegg, John
4 Clegg, John The Observer's Book of Pond Life
London Frederick Warne 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Intended as an aid to the identification of the wealth of plant and animal life that abounds in or near ponds and streams. With 32 plates in full colour and 16 in monochrome by Ernest C. Mansell and 16 other photographs by the author. A good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which has some minor edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Music, Dinn, Freda
5 Dinn, Freda The Observer's Book of Music
London Frederick Warne & Co 1966 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall Sharp, Paul 
Good, clean hardback. No jacket. Sections on sound, musical instruments, concert prgramme terms, composers. With numerous illustrations, many of which are in colour. 190 pages including index. Small squiggle in pen across section of the index page. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Music, Dinn, Freda
6 Dinn, Freda The Observer's Book of Music
London Frederick Warne & Co 1954 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Fair 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall Sharp, Paul 
Very good, clean hardback in an unclipped jacket which has been internally repaired with tape. Original price 5/-. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Sections on sound, musical instruments, concert prgramme terms, composers. With numerous illustrations, many of which are in colour. 190 pages including index. Print line 596.754 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Ships, Dodman, Frank E.
7 Dodman, Frank E. The Observer's Book of Ships
London Frederick Warne & Co 1964 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Observer's Books No 15. A square, tight clean hardback which lacks a dustwrapper. 192 pages including index. 16 colour & 16 b/w plates + line drawings. Information on the many types of ships - warships, merchantmen, sailing yachts, fishing and harbour craft etc as well as on miscellaneous craft ancient and modern. Print line 1604.664 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Ships, Dodman, Frank E.
8 Dodman, Frank E. The Observer's Book of Ships
London Frederick Warne & Co 1961 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Fair - Repaired 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Observer's Books No 15. A square, tight clean hardback in tatty jacket which has been repaired internally with tape. 191 pages including index. 16 colour & 16 b/w plates + line drawings. Information on the many types of ships - warships, merchantmen, sailing yachts, fishing and harbour craft etc as well as on miscellaneous craft ancient and modern. Print line 575.861 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Trees, Edlin, Herbert L.
9 Edlin, Herbert L. The Observer's Book of Trees
London Frederick Warne 1979 0723215324 / 9780723215325 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Describes 74 species, with 51 colour illustrations and 58 half tone photographs. Spine strip of dustwrapper has darkened. Small rubbed patch to front endpaper where previous owner's name has been erased. Text block clean. Binding tight. A very good clean copy of this popular little volume. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Birds, Evans, G
10 Evans, G The Observer's Book of Birds
London Frederick Warne 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Describing 243 species with 200 illustrations, 100 of which are in colour. A good, clean copy in very goodunclipped jacket whichshows signs of wear/tear and minor loss. . 224 pages including index. Print line 958.863 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Birds' Eggs, Evans, G
11 Evans, G The Observer's Book of Birds' Eggs
London Frederick Warne & Co 1962 Eighth Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Poor 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Swain, H. D. 
Square, tight hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs water damage. Binding square and tight. Text block clean. Classic pocket guide describes the eggs of more than 180 species with 154 in colour. 224 pages including index. Print line to rear 725.562 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Geology, Evans, I. O.
12 Evans, I. O. The Observer's Book of Geology
London Frederick Warne 1958 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Square tight copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear and slight darkening to spine. Foreword by Prof. H.L.Hawkins. 267 pages including index. Describes the principal rocks, minerals and fossils with 170 illustrations in b./w and 12 pages in colour. Print line 719.158 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Sea and Seashore, Evans, I. O. (Editor)
13 Evans, I. O. (Editor) The Observer's Book of Sea and Seashore
London Frederick Warne & Co 1964 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
No.31 in the Observer's Series. Good, tight copy. Small circular patch on front cover where sticker has been removed. 253 pages including index. Print line 1563.1163. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of British Geology, Evans, I.O.
14 Evans, I.O. The Observer's Book of British Geology
London Frederick Warne 1957 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Describing the principal rocks, minerals and fossils with 170 illustrations in b.w. and 12 pages in colour. Observer's book no 10. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Larger British Moths, Ford, R. L. E.
15 Ford, R. L. E. The Observer's Book of Larger British Moths
London Frederick Warne & Co 1954 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Part of the Observer's Pocket Series. Describes the Super-families Sphinges & Bombyces comprising 104 species, with an additional nine representatives of other families, all illustrated in colour, together with 86 half-tones. Clean, bright copy in a clipped d/w showing light wear & tear and with a few small blemishes to front cover - 224 pages including index. Print line to rear 945.1253. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Larger Moths, Ford, R. L. E.
16 Ford, R. L. E. The Observer's Book of Larger Moths
London Frederick Warne & Co 1969 0723200564 / 9780723200567 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good Pocket-Sized 
Part of the Observer's Pocket Series. Describes the Super-families Sphinges & Bombyces comprising 104 species, with an additional nine representatives of other families, all illustrated in colour, together with 86 half-tones. Small bump to front cover at the bottom corner and previous owner's sticker and gift inscription to front endpaper else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped jacket which has slightly faded spine - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Modern Art from Impressionism to the Present Day, Gaunt, William
17 Gaunt, William The Observer's Book of Modern Art from Impressionism to the Present Day
London Frederick Warne 1968 0723200769 / 9780723200765 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
A very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 148 pages inc. index. Illustrated with 16 colour and 52 monochrome reproductions from the originals. Describes the development of modern art so that the reader obtains a clear idea of the methods and aims of each successive movement. Print line 749.168 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Painting & Graphic Art, Gaunt, William
18 Gaunt, William The Observer's Book of Painting & Graphic Art
London Frederick Warne 1964 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Describes something of the basic principles of art, the techniques employed by the masters, and the characteristics of the various schools of painting and also includes bibliographical notes on the great painters and draughtsmen, and a glossary of technical terms. A good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has some minor staining and fading to spine. Gift inscription on half-title page. 160 including index. Observers print number 1529.264 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Basic Aircraft - Civil, Green, William
19 Green, William The Observer's Book of Basic Aircraft - Civil
London Frederick Warne 1968 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Describes all the most important airliners, executive transports, feederliners, agricultural and utility aircraft, sports and touring light planes and commercial helicopters. With comparison silhouette drawings plus over 400 individual drawings and 135 photographs. Good clean hardback with darkened spine. Dustwrapper is unclipped and shows signs of wear and tear. 272 pages. Print line 818.668. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Observer's Book of Aircraft, Green, William. ( Compiled By )
20 Green, William. ( Compiled By ) The Observer's Book of Aircraft
London Frederick Warne & Co 1969 0723210322 / 9780723210320 Eighteenth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall Punnett, Dennis 
Part of Observer's Pocket Series. 1969 edition. Tight, glossy copy lacking a d/w and with sunning to spine - 288 pages including an index of aircraft types. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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