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OUT OF THIN AIR: RUNNING WISDOM AND THE MAGIC FROM ABOVE THE CLOUDS IN ETHIOPIA
Written by Michael Crawley.
Stock no. 1822378
Published by Bloomsbury. Circa 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The author spent 15 months in Ethiopia training alongside (and sometimes a fair way behind) runners at all levels. Navy blue boards, red title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781472975324. Second printing.

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THE RIVER COTTAGE MUSHROOM HANDBOOK
Written by John Wright; Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.
Stock no. 1822290
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

River Cottage Handbook No.1. A thoroughly practical guide to gathering, identifying and cooking Britain's best mushrooms. Matt pictorial cloth boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780747589327. Base of spine has light shelf wear. Small (minor) grubby mark to half-title page. Else contents fine.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1321430
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Harry Potter's 6th year at Hogwarts. Pictorial boards. 607 pages. ISBN: 0747581088. Spine slightly bumped, minimal rubbing at corners. Page edge browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1321429
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fifth in the Harry Potter serie. Adult binding: black boards (instead of pictorial), gilt title to spine. 766 pages. ISBN: 0747569401. Spine bumped. Page edge browning else contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1321428
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The final instalment of the Harry Potter saga. Pictorial boards. 607 pages. ISBN: 9780747591054. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Presentation label to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed, very small mark to centre of spine.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Written by J.K. Rowling.
Stock no. 1321174
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Harry Potter's 6th year at Hogwarts. Pictorial boards. 607 pages. ISBN: 0747581088. Spine slightly bumped. Textblock is very lightly browned. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE
Written by J.K. Rowling. Illustrated by Levi Pinfold.
Stock no. 1321173
Published by Bloomsbury. Circa 2017. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

20th anniversary edition. Black boards with gilt title to spine. Orange endpapers. 350 pages with yellow and black textblock. ISBN: 9781408883808. 2nd printing of this edition. Minimal rubbing at edges of wrapper and scuff mark to rear panel.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1821607
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st thus 1989. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist publication. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1870630637. A few small marks to rear board and more marks to corresponding area of inside of dustwrapper. Text block browned and grubby. Pale foxing to endpapers. A few grubby margin marks. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and rubbed at corners.

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M
Written by Peter Robb. Illustrated by Caravaggio.
Stock no. 1320358
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st thus 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

M is the name of an enigma. In his short and violent life, Michelangelo Merisi, from Caravaggio, changed art forever. The author looks at the crisis in politics, religion, art and science as the seventeenth century began. Colour plates. ISBN: 0747545995. Spine bumped. A few small ink marks to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to half-title. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed and creased at edges.

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THE MOTORING CENTURY THE STORY OF THE ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB
Written by Piers Brendon.
Stock no. 1320200
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 1997. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0747530343. Spine bumped. There is a 1.5" split to lower edge of spine on front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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DICTIONARY OF AVIATION
Written by David Crocker.
Stock no. 1820965
Published by Bloomsbury. 2nd 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Second edition. Over 5,500 terms clearly defined. White pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0747572194.

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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF ALFRED BESTALL
Written by Caroline G. Bott. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133893
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life of Alfred Bestall, best known as the illustrator of Rupert Bear. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and many b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 074756194X. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Browning to pages. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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