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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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A TOY FOR THE LION
Written by T.R. Nicholson.
Stock no. 1815440
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The amazing story of Bede Bentley who heard that the Emperor of Ethiopia wanted a new car. He satisfied that wish by driving 3000 miles to provide it in 1907. Text block browned. Some scattered foxing. Overall look of contents is grubby to endpapers and outer page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn, scuffed, and has a few edge tears.

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THE BIRDS OF BRITISH SOMALILAND AND THE GULF OF ADEN VOLUME III
Written by Geoffrey Archer; Eva M. Godman. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Henrik Gronvold.
Stock no. 1811162
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1961. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 7 superb colour plates and folding map to rear. 1042 pages. Deckle-edged. Light marks to endpapers (minor). Contents clean. Front flap of dustwrapper sports '1965' in blue ink to top. Dustwrapper slightly faded at spine and slightly scuffed to side of onlay.

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A CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF ETHIOPIA
Written by Emil K. Urban; Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2112201
Published by Haile Sellassie I University. 1971. Very good condition.

Limited to 2000 copies. Cardwraps. 143 pages including index. Creasing to cover edges and corners. Some browning.

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WHEN THE WORLD BEGAN
Written by Elizabeth Laird.
Stock no. 1601847
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stories Collected In Ethiopia. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0192745352. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial wrapper is edge rubbed with approx. one inch tear at base of spine.

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ETHIOPIAN EPISODE
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1803556
Published by Country Life. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Colour & b/w photos. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper has a name in ink to lower edge of front flap and is edge-worn with slight loss.

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A CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF ETHIOPIA
Written by Emil K. Urban; Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1803238
Published by Haile Sellassie I University. 1st 1971. Very good condition.

Limited to 2000 copies. Cardwraps. 143 pages including index. Covers a little creased, contents clean.

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