The Observer's Book of Birds by S Vere Benson
1963. Reprinted. 224 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over brown cloth. Contains black and white, and colour in-text illustrations. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Soft crushing to spine ends. Unclipped jacket has heavy edge wear with some areas of loss, heavy tears, chips and creasing. Mild rubbing and marking to surfaces, with scuffing to edges and small splits to joints.