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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF THE LAKE DISTRICT
Written by John Parker.
Stock no. 1827944
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer Series No. 74. With 8 Colour plates and 67 Black and white photographs. ISBN: 0723215707. Minor fading to lower edge of boards. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, red title to spine faded to orange. A nice copy.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF KITCHEN ANTIQUES
Written by John Woodforde. Illustrated by Trevor Aldous.
Stock no. 1827943
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 lightly browned and red title to spine faded to pink. Lower corners lightly bumped. Edges of pastedowns are grubby. Text block and endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF HERBS
Written by Mary Page. Illustrated by Norman Barber.
Stock no. 1827942
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition.

Observer Series No. 85. Laminate Boards. With 10 b/w and 63 colour illustrations. ISBN: 072321610X. Boards browned. Some minor foxing present. Contents otherwise clean.

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THE GIRLS OF GWYNFA
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1327262
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gitl title to spine, embossed title and decoration to front cover. Colour frontis. 310 pages, top edge dyed blue. Spine and corners bumped. Some slightly darkened, a few small and light marks to covers. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Foxing else contents clean.

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THE GIRLS OF GWYNFA
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1327252
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1945. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Bedford Library. Blue cloth, brown titles to spine and brown title labels to front cover (also brown decorative lines). B/w frontis. 310 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown, name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss to top and tail of spine.

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PATCH AND A PAWN
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1327050
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Orange cloth, black titles. B/w frontis. 250 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers a bit grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and some grubby fingermarks to contents.

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COLLECTING AND BREEDING BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS
Written by Brian Worthington-Stuart.
Stock no. 1827625
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Wayside and Woodland series. Glue to front board holding down cloth is starting to dry out (cloth moves slightly). Spine is lightly sunned. Text block lightly browned. A few minor foxspots and some light browning to prelims. Blue dustwrapper with pictorial onlay to front is creased, a couple of small closed tears to lower edge (no loss) and a little marked.

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BEES, WASPS, ANTS & ALLIED INSECTS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Edward Step.
Stock no. 1827624
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt titles, gilt vignette of bee with open wings to front. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Wayside & Woodland Series. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf-worn. Boards bright. Text block lightly browned. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. Foxing to text block else contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper with pictorial onlay to front is a little grubby, browned to spine, worn at corners with slight loss.

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WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND FERNS
Written by Edward Step.
Stock no. 1827622
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A pocket guide to the British ferns, horsetails and club-mosses. Small format. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Coloured illustrations. B/w photos. Boards clean and bright. Text block lightly browned. Name & date in ink to half-title page. A few foxspots present, mainly to prelims and last couple of pages. Contents generally clean. Green dustwrapper has a pictorial onlay to front, is heavily browned, worn at corners with a little loss.

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BUTTERFLIES AMD MOTHS OF THE WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1827621
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Wayside and Woodland series. Blue cloth boards, black titles and vignette to front board lower corner. Colour plates. Boards a little spotted and browned. Base of spine shelf-worn. Name & address in ink and bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing mainly to prelims and text block. Contents are generally clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few small chips, a bit grubby.

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KATE GREENAWAY'S ALPHABET
Written by Kate Greenaway. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1326670
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

A miniature book 2.75 x 2.5". Yellow pictorial boards. All edges olivine. Illustrated letter to each page. Later printing. Front cover very slightly grubby. Some light foxing else contents clean. A nice copy of a scarce little book.

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THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Richard South.
Stock no. 1326418
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1943. Almost very good condition.

Wayside and Woodland Series. Small format. Blue cloth, gilt decoration, colour and b/w plates. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint at title-page has cracked. Spine browned. Spine and corners bumped.

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