The Observer's Book of Flags

EVANS, I. O. The Observer's Book of Flags.

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EVANS, I. O. The Observer's Book of Flags. London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1959.

12mo., blue boards, lettered in black to upper cover and spine; original clipped pictorial jacket; pp. 204, [iv]; boards a little sunned to edges; previous ownership inscription covered with tippex to ffep; internally very clean; in jacket which is chipped in places, particularly to head and foot of spine, darkened to spine and with the odd splash mark; with one previous internal tape repair.
First US edition. Containing 80 vibrant colour plates and 74 line drawings, this title describes over 400 national flags, badges and signal codes, emphasising identification and historic development.