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The Observer's Book of Farm Animals

By: Alderson, Lawrence

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064137


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. Gift inscription on front endpaper else a very good clean hardback in price-clipped jacket which has minor staining to top edge of rear cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Sea Fishes

By: Bagenal T. B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064598


Very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustjacket. Describing 215 species with 139 illustrations of which 32 are in full colour. 184 pages. View more info

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The Observer's Book of British Steam Locomotives

By: Casserley, H. C.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1974

Seller ID: 063080


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Pond Life

By: Clegg, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062835


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. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Music

By: Dinn, Freda

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052096


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. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Music

By: Dinn, Freda

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061603


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 programme terms, composers. With numerous illustrations, many of which are in colour. 190 pages including index. Print line 596.754 View more info

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The Observer's Book of Ships

By: Dodman, Frank E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 061695


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 View more info

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The Observer's Book of Ships

By: Dodman, Frank E.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061701


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 View more info

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The Observer's Book of Trees

By: Edlin, Herbert L.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062362


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. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Birds

By: Evans, G

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 063428


Describing 243 species with 200 illustrations, 100 of which are in colour. A good, clean copy in very good unclipped jacket which shows signs of wear/tear and minor loss. . 224 pages including index. Print line 958.863 View more info

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The Observer's Book of Birds' Eggs

By: Evans, G

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1967

Edition: Tenth Reprint

Seller ID: 064714


Square, tight hardback in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs water damage/wear & tear and which has been taped to pastedowns leaving yellow residual marks. 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 531.1166. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Geology

By: Evans, I. O.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1958

Seller ID: 061940


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 View more info

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The Observer's Book of Flags

By: Evans, I. O.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 064491


Aims not only to help the observer to recognise the most important of the world flags, but to increase his/her knowledge of flag-lore. Some faint sunning to spine else a clean square hardback with previous owner's sticker partially removed from front endpaper. 74 plates in colour plus 60 line drawings. 191 pages plus index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Sea and Seashore

By: Evans, I. O. (Editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061599


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of British Geology

By: Evans, I.O.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1957

Seller ID: 039049


Describing the principal rocks, minerals and fossils with 170 illustrations in b.w. and 12 pages in colour. Observer's book no 10. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Larger British Moths

By: Ford, R. L. E.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059365


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. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Larger Moths

By: Ford, R. L. E.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061699


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Painting & Graphic Art

By: Gaunt, William

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061591


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 View more info

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The Observer's Book of Modern Art from Impressionism to the Present Day

By: Gaunt, William

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064305


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 View more info

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The Observer's Book of Basic Aircraft - Civil

By: Green, William

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061639


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info