The Observer’s Book of British Awards and Medals (Warne, 1974) Hayward Edition
The Observer’s Book of British Awards and Medals
Edward C. Joslin
Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd/J. B. Hayward & Son, 1st edition 1974
A variant copy with the cancel title page of the medal specialist shop J. B. Hayward & Son.
Hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 191pp including b/w illustrations plus colour plates. 5.75 x 3.75 inches approx. (145mm x 93mm).
Light age toning to dustwrapper especially to spine; slight fade to spine lettering but remaining strong; light wear to head of spine/rear panel juncture. Boards a touch bruised to corners; a little spotted and marked to top edge and fore-edge of page block; small patch of adhesion damage to rear endpaper.
Overall, showing light wear but otherwise a nice, clean and bright copy of this somewhat uncommon variant.