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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

ISBN: 0723215553

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 072321509X

Condition: Very Good


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 Birds

By: Benson, S. Vere

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1958

Seller ID: 067910

Condition: Good


This little pocket book describes British birds, their nests, haunts, eggs, & food. Describing two hundred and thirty six species wth 200 illustrations 100 of which are in full colour. 224 pages. Print line 802.958. Previous owner's name and address on front endpaper else a good clean hardback with little indent on front cover which lacks a dustjacket. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Companion Book Club: 1956

Seller ID: 047592

Condition: Good


Biography of Leonard Cheshire the highly decorated RAF fighter pilot, who was the official British observer of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, who lost and refound his faith and converted to Catholicism. A good clean hardback which has faded spine. No dustwrapper. 256 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051131

Condition: Very Good


Biography of Leonard Cheshire the highly decorated RAF fighter pilot, who was the official British observer of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, who lost and refound his faith and converted to Catholicism. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear - 127 pages. Some foxing to page edges but text block is clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Wild Animals of the British Isles

By: Burton, Maurice

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 047847

Condition: Very Good


Describes 69 species with 29 colour and 35 b/w illustrations. Brown covers with black lettering. A very good clean hardback. 207 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 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

ISBN: 0723215391

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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No Second Chance

By: Coben, Harlan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 2004

Seller ID: 026925

ISBN: 0752842803

Condition: Near Fine


Unread paperback with small nick to spine. "A consummate and thrilling piece of storytelling" The Observer. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 Music

By: Dinn, Freda

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052096

Condition: Good


Good, clean hardback. No jacket. Sections on sound, musical instruments, concert programme 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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Brixton Memories

By: Dixon, Ken

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Brixton Society: 1994

Seller ID: 048146

ISBN: 1873052065

Condition: Good


Reprints the memories of eight local residents the oldest of whom was born in 1895 and also includes an intriguing paragraph from the Clapham Observer of 1822, and a chapter on the lost streets of the area. Some darkish marks to covers, but internally text block is completely clean. 48 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A good copy of this now hard-to-find title. Next post UK dispatch. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 Ships

By: Dodman, Frank E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 061695

Condition: Very Good


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 Revisited. 1963-64

By: Dunn, Cyril (compiler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031714

Condition: Good +


An anthology of newspaper articles selected from The Observer 1963-4 including The Killing of Kennedy and A Change at the Vatican. A good clean copy which has some slight tanning to page edges. 256 pages. 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

ISBN: 0723215286

Condition: Good


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 Geology

By: Evans, I. O.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1958

Seller ID: 061940

Condition: Very Good


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 Sea and Seashore

By: Evans, I. O. (Editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061599

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Naked Lady or Storm Over Adah

By: Falk, Bernard

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1934

Seller ID: 044016

Condition: Good


Biography of the four times married American performer who scandalised the prim Victorians, and of whom the Observer said "she is delightfully unhampered by the shackles of talent". A good clean hardback which is a little sunned to spine strip and rear cover. Eight plates by Frank C. Pape including a lovely colour title page, + twenty five other illustrations. 306 pages + adverts. View more info