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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF MOTORCYCLES
Written by Robert M. Croucher.
Stock no. 1317774
Published by Frederick Warne. 4th 1982. Very good condition.

Fourth Edition. Observer's Book No. 61. Laminate boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0723216282. Covers are lightly browned. A couple of tiny (hardly noticeable) indentations to lower cover edges. Endpapers are very lightly browned. Contents clean.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF INSECTS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by E.F. Linssen. Illustrated by Gordon Riley.
Stock no. 2130454
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers book no. 17. New edition. With over 150 colour illustrations and 96 line drawings and 30 photographs. In rare advertising wrapper. With a section on spiders. ISBN: 072321574X. Small bump along bottom edge of front cover and to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with edge-creasing and a few chips and nicks.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WEATHER (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by Robert Pearce. Illustrated by Ray Martin.
Stock no. 2130418
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 22. Glazed pictorial boards. With 16 colour photographs, 36 b/w photographs and 64 line drawings. In rare advertising wrapper. Front cover is a little bowed. Foxing to outer page edges.

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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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BLUE BLOOD A HISTORY OF GRAND PRIX RACING CARS IN FRANCE
Written by Serge Bellu.
Stock no. 2130111
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Warne's Transport Library. A year-by-year account of the history of all aspects of motor racing in France, the country that held the first Grand Prix race ever in 1906. Glazed boards. B/w photos and illustrations and a few in colour. ISBN: 0723222630. Spine is faded. Bumping to spine. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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THE TALE OF THE TALES
Written by Beatrix Potter; Rumer Godden. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2129871
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The behind-scenes story of Tales of Beatrix Potter, the ballet film. Large format. Brown Boards with gilt title to spine and vignette of frog to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations by Beatrix Potter and pictures from the film. ISBN: 0723214212. Couple of small knocks to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. 3" closed tear to rear panel of wrapper; a few chips and nicks at corners.

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THE MINIATURE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1317413
Published by Frederick Warne. Circa 1989. Very good condition.

12 little paperback books with colour illustrations contained in slide-out pictorial box. ISBN: 0723239886. Books have light creases to spines where they have been held open. Box is very lightly browned and has a small, light stain to base and some very light marks to base.

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THE OBSERVER'S WORLD ATLAS
Written by John Bartholomew.
Stock no. 1317298
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition.

Observer's series No. 91. Laminate boards. ISBN: 072321624x. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Covers are possibly very slightly browned. Contents fine.

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PETER RABBIT'S ABC FRIEZE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1814942
Published by Frederick Warne. Circa 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Appley Dapply, Benjamin Bunny, Cottontail and more of Peter's friends help teach the alphabet. In three sections. ISBN: 0723256373. A few minor marks and light creases to cover. Friezes in excellent condition.

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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 TALE OF MR. JEREMY FISHER
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316349
Published by Frederick Warne; The Penguin Group. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1906. Small format book with cream cloth and silver titles. 56 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher. Contained in a green hinged box with silver title and triangular onlay to front. Also includes a green leather foil-blocked bookmark. ISBN: 0723257299. This is copy no. 59. Presentation box is further protected by a white card slip band. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'cotton' (referring to the binding) written in blue biro to front. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE TALE OF TWO BAD MICE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316346
Published by Frederick Warne; The Penguin Group. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1904. Small format book with cream cloth and silver titles. 56 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Tale of Two Bad Mice. Contained in a blue hinged box with silver title and square onlay to front. Also includes a blue leather foil-blocked bookmark. ISBN: 0723249881. This is copy no. 23. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'cotton' (referring to binding) written in blue biro to front. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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