DAVISON, Brian K. The Observer's Book of Castles. London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1979 .
12mo., grey boards with printed title in white to backstrip and upper cover; clipped original jacket; printed end papers showing the locations of the castles in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland; pp. 185; a fine copy with a slightly spotted upper edge in jacket which is less toned than usual.
First edition, and a comprehensive guide to the role, development and architectural elements of castles.