6th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration Catalogue – 8 April to 31 July 1988

Black and white illustrations. Minor wear and tear to the pictorial covers. Book plate sticker to front cover.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

A Bouquet of Wild Flowers

12 colour plates. Foxing throughout, particularly on the white pages.

Price – $28 (ZAR-330)

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Celebration of Flowers

Two hundred years of Curtis’s Botanical Magazine

A Revision of the Genus Haemanthus L (Amaryllidaceae)

Journal of South African Botany. Supplementary Volume No. 12. Red boards with gilt lettering in very good condition. Includes 23 colour plates, 9 b/w illustrations and 23 distribution maps. Previous owner’s name in red ink on fep. Minor foxing to page edges and last few free end pages. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)

A Second Book of South African Flowers

Issued under the Auspices of The Wild Flower Protection Society. Numerous black and white and colour plates throughout. Foxing to the back and front endpapers and flyleaves. Previous owner’s name in ink to the front paste-down. Boards show some wear. DW shows wear and chipping with minor losses to the corners and top and bottom of spine area.

Argitektoniese Skoonheid in Kaapstad Se Kompanjiestuin 1777-1805. With a Summary in English

‘With a summary in English’. An interesting and scarce account of the Company Gardens and their development. With many black and white illustrations and photographs. Boards are covered with clear, protective plastic and with clear tape to the endpapers.

Argitektoniese Skoonheid in Kaapstad Se Kompanjiestuin 1777-1805. With a Summary in English

‘With a summary in English’. An interesting and scarce account of the Company Gardens and their development. With many black and white illustrations and photographs. Previous owner’s name in ink to the verso of front fep.

Bagatelle Et Ses Jardins

No published date, though probably published early 20th century. Text in French. Text is still clear with some age toning. Contains numerous black and white plates.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Beautiful Gardens of South Africa

Full-Colour photographic illustrations of various gardens throughout South Africa. DW shows only minor bends along the edges.

Birds of South Africa

A comprehensive guide to the various bird species of South Africa: their nature, their habitats, their diets etc. Includes colour plates and black and white illustrations. No.24 of 300 subscribers’ editions.




Price – $80.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Bome & Struike Van Die Witwatersrand, Magaliesberg En Pilanesberg

Bulbous Plants of Southern Africa: a Guide to Their Cultivation and Propagation

Comes with a firm and intact illustrated slipcase.

Bulletin No. 4, October 1976

Das Kapland

“Insonderheit das Reich der Kapflora, das Waldgebiet und die Karroo”. With numerous illustrations.

Die Stapelieae van Suidelike Afrika / The Stapelieae of Southern Africa

Largely pictorial volume with b/w and some colour illustrations. Issued w/o dust juacket, bound in brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt device to top board. Slight scuffing to boards and spotting to top edge. Endpapers lightly browned. A very good copy.


Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1300.00)

Durban and Coast Horticultural Society Presents Natal Coast Gardening with Special Reference to Tropical and Sub-Tropical Plants

Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine with corners bumped.

Embroidery from the Garden.

Third volume of embroidery design inspired by the flowers of South Africa. This volume contains a comprehensive flower and stitch glossary with clear drawings indicating the stitches required for each flower. Each embroidered flower is shown in colour and detail.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

English Botany

English Botany or coloured figures of British Plants with their essential characters , synonyms and places of growth. Front cover detached and spine missing. Bookplate to endpaper. Well illustrated.

Ericas of South Africa.

In collaboration with E G J Oliver. A comprehensive illustrated work covering more than 450 species. Some staining on the front fep and half title page. Otherwise contents are clean and tightly bound.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Everyday Gardening

Clean attractive copy, slight wear to corners of boards.

Field Book of Western Wild Flowers

Ex-library. Previous owner’s name on fep. Includes five hundred illustrations in black and white and forty-eight plates in colour. Some foxing to feps




Price – $40.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Flowerless Plants, Part II. of an Introduction to Structural Botany

Ex-library. Includes 127 illustrations and a glossary. Odd Volume.

Fynbos: South Africa’s Unique Floral Kingdom

Excellent clean copy.Full colour plates throughout. DW shows very slight edge wear.

Gardening in East Africa: a Practical Handbook

No dust jacket. Green cloth covers in good condition displaying minor edge wear and staining, with a sunned spine. Cellotape stains on endpapers and light foxing throughout, affecting some of the colour plates. Written by members of the Kenya Horticultural Society and of the Kenya