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Title:The Observer's Book of Aircraft
Price:AUD$10.80 (about USD$7.30)
Item ID:SB00-0113633
Publisher:Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, London . New York, 1961
Illustrator:Dennis Punnett
Dust Jacket:Poor
Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, Reprint, Illustrated By: Dennis Punnett

introduction to the 1961 edition, acknowledgements and index of aircraft types. The text is illustrated with either black-and-white photographs or black-and-white silhouettes by Dennis Punnett. Blue coloured textured boards with blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing American fighter jet, with blue coloured background and Green and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and blue and red coloured titles to the backstrip. The 1961 edition of this particular book, for this series, dealing with the new innovations in aviation. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the lower book edges. Some browning to the book panels and to the textblock edges and internal pages. Faint foxing to the top textblock edge. The end papers have been affected by moisture and the fold over panels have stuck and have left residue when pried from the endpapers. Previous bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the front paste-down and previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Some stains to the endpapers. This dustwrapper is in horrible shape. Chipping two. The dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. In fact, the lower edge of the backstrip is missing the last 0 .25". Chipping and tears to the top dustwrapper edge and rubbing to the lower edge. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and the front spine gutter has split for 2.5 "from the lower edge. The fold over panels are dreadful, show water damage and aforementioned removal from endpapers and also have large abrasions of their surfaces. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Size: 16mo - up to 6 ¾" tall - Sextodecimo. (4), 5-287, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Dennis Punnett. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Aviation; Inventory No: 0113633.
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