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  TitleTotal Sales (1000s)First year Sales (1000s)
  Sea & Seashore (8?)250 
  Lichens (1977 edition)60 
  Modern Art (4)115 
  Furniture (6)250 
  Old English Churches (6)200 
  Sculpture (2/3)30 
  Commercial Vehicles (6)250 
  Heraldry (5)160 
  Postage Stamps (6)250 
  Cathedrals6023
  Flowering Trees (3)12525
  Zoo Animals (3)13028
  House Plants (5)16517.5
  Soccer (5) 44
  Manned Spaceflight (3)16525
  Cricket (3/4)12025
  London (3)11028
  Pottery & Porcelain (3)8717.5
  Unmanned Spaceflight5731.5
  Motor Sport (2)8024.5
  European Costumes3515.5
  Awards & Medals (2/3)5514.5
  Ancient Roman Britain (2)4625
  Sewing4217
  Golf (3)7516.5
  Coarse Fishing (4)10030
  Show Jumping (2)5522.5
  Motorcycles (4)15544
  Glass3013.5
  Tourist Atlas (2/3)6226
  Small Craft8012
  Tropical Fishes (2)8118.5
  Farm Animals (2)64 
  Vegetables2818
  Fly Fishing (2)4516
  Coins (2/3)5021.5
  Seashells3017.5
  Fossils3112
  Pets (2)5023.5
  Cotswolds & Shakespeare Country2010.5
  Lake District (2)3818
  Firearms (2)50 
  Jazz2012
  Big Bands (2?)2012.5
  Castles 15
  Caterpillars (2?)2115
  Rocks & Minerals2313.5
  Tennis 8
  Sea Fishing (2)2512
  Devon & Cornwall1210
  Roses1814
  Herbs1512
  Folk Song in Britain75
  Silver10 
  Tanks and other Armoured Vehicles   13.5
  Victoriana65

Numbers in brackets refer to numbers of different editions printed.
Source of sales figures : The Observer's Book of Observer's Books - by Peter Marren & John Carter

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