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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF KITCHEN ANTIQUES
Written by John Woodforde. Illustrated by Trevor Aldous.
Stock no. 2130466
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Observer book No. 97. Laminate boards. Illustrating and describing of 230 household objects from the 17th century to the 20th century. ISBN: 0723216371. Spine is browned. Couple of corners are bumped. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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WILD BIRDS IN BRITAIN
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2130442
Published by Brooke Bond. Almost very good condition.

Brooke Bond Picture Cards Album. Collect the cards from the packs of tea and coffee to fill the spaces in the book. Oblong format. Card wraps. Some creasing and browning to covers. Chipping to top and tail of spine. Creasing to page corners. A few of the Picture Cards are not present.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH COINS (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Howard W.A. Linecar.
Stock no. 2130417
Published by Frederick Warne. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Observer's book No. 69. B/w photographs and diagrams. In rare advertising wrapper. Laminate boards. Bumping to base of spine. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF KITCHEN ANTIQUES
Written by John Woodforde. Illustrated by Trevor Aldous.
Stock no. 2129487
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observer book No. 97. Laminate boards. Illustrating and describing of 230 household objects from the 17th century to the 20th century. ISBN: 0723216371. Very slight bumping and some browning to spine. Couple of corners are bumped. Browning to outer page edges, but contents are still fine!

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ELITE UNIT INSIGNIA OF THE VIETNAM WAR
Written by Leroy Thompson.
Stock no. 1817194
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors. With 1987/88 price guide. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 085368815X.

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EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Eric Quayle.
Stock no. 2125802
Published by David & Charles; Barnes & Noble Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An important reference work covering over 400 years of children's literature. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Green cloth with gilt titles top spine. 256 pages. ISBN: 0715383078. Bumping to base of spine. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOYS
Written by Constance Eileen King.
Stock no. 1609297
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. In addition to a general historical description of each category, the book includes alphabetical entries on the major manufacturers, and also advice for the collector as well as comments on care and cleaning. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0707917126. Corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, edge creased and torn.

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SHOULDER-BELT PLATES AND BUTTONS
Written by H.G. Parkyn.
Stock no. 1813727
Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A classic reference work, of interest to collectors of British militaria and those interested in British military history. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine with slight fading to top of spine. One or two foxspots and grubby marks but generally contents clean. Plain dustwrapper with red titles is worn at corners with slight loss, faded to spine and grubby.

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THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Written by Eric Quayle.
Stock no. 2122426
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Describing works from the late 16th century to the present day.Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0289702038. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper is a little faded to spine.

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THE TREASURES OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Iona Opie; Brian Alderson.
Stock no. 2122414
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The material is drawn from the Opie collection of rare children's books, toys and games. Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1851453342. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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SWANSEA PORCELAIN
Written by W.D. John; et al.
Stock no. 2120379
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Some light fade marks along cover edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned/faded with some edge-creasing and a few grubby marks.

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ENGLISH BOOKS WITH COLOURED PLATES 1790 TO 1860
Written by R.V. Tooley.
Stock no. 1607691
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. A comprehensive collation of books illustrated by coloured plates and published in England between 1790 and 1860, with the exception of books on Botany and Ornithology. A definitive bibliography which represents a necessary standard work to all collectors of coloured plate books. Some scuffing to corners and top & tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge chipped with some tears and loss, and corner cut from front flap.

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