Porte-Greffes et Producteurs-Directs: Caracteres – Aptitudes


Library stamps to the fep’s and title pg. Some light pencil underlining. Text in French. Photo illustrations. Leather spine with marbled boards and ep’s.

Proteas, Know Them and Grow Them

Foreword by Prof H.B Rycorft, Director of the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Proteas. A (SASOL) Field Guide to the Proteas of Southern Africa.

The updated edition of this useful guide. Previous owner’s stamp to verso of front wrap. Numerous colour photographs and illustrations.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Remarkable Trees of the World

The author’s second book on trees, this edition covering 60 new and interesting specimens. Illustrated by the author’s own photographs in full colour.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Restios of the Fynbos

Illustrated with numerous colour photographs. Chapters on identifying and growing restios. Previous owner’s stamp. Highlighting to 2 pages.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Sketch of the Flora of South Africa

Limp covers in firm condition displaying wear and staining, with an inscription to J.H. De Villiers, first Chief Justice of South Africa, inscribed by the author on the top edge. Booklet has been folded down the middle. Off-print from the ‘Official Handbook of the Cape of Good Hope’

South African Parasitic Flowering Plants.

Minor shelf wear and bumping to boards. Previous owner’s name penned on feps. Browning to paste-downs and feps. Two small tears and minor chipping to top edge of DW with scuff marks to folds. Contents and colour photographs clean and tightly bound.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

South African Poisonous Plants : Being Notes on South African Plants Poisonous to Stock, with Particulars of Symptoms and Treatment

Preface date 1909. On cover: Presented by Lennon Limited 1931.

South African Succulents: Mesembryanthemum and Some Allied Genera

“Limp covers in firm condition displaying some wear and staining, with a previous owner’s name inscribed on the front top edge. No date of publication indicated, presumably circa 1928. Being chapter VI of the First Book of Wild Flowers. (Second Print)””.”””

South African Wild Flowers for the Garden : How to Grow Them, Identify Them and Use Them for Effect. Bulbs, Annuals, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Succulents.


Completely revised. Contains 407 colour and black and white photographs. Dw shows some wear and tears. Large book, will incur extra postage.

Succulent Flora

Numerous black-and-white and colour photos.

Succulents in the Veld

Slight foxing to endpapers.

Succulents in the Veldt

Dust jacket in fair condition, well worn on edges . Some foxing and previous owners inscription to endpapers. Firm copy

Table Mountain. A Natural History

Illustrated with numerous colour photographs. This book looks at the intricate relationship between animals and plants in the Cape Floral Kingdom. Previous owner’s bookplate to the fep.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-260.00)

The Aloes of South Africa.

Minor shelfwear to board edges. Foxing to pastedowns, free end pages and fore-edges. DW has small area of loss to top of spine; two large closed tears and creasing. Some chipping and small nicks to top edge. Contents are clean and tightly bound.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

The Annals of the Bolus Herbarium

‘Contributing to our knowledge of the vegetation of South Africa’. Botanical articles and reviews of books and papers on botanical subjects. 1914 to 1928. Volumes 1 to 4 in 15 parts. Lacks part 2 of Volume 3. 6 parts are loose in folders. Black-and-white and some colour illustrations. Slight browning to edges of some covers. Minor fraying to some spines. Pages clean and sound. Price – $200.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

The Complete Gardening Book

With some pen and pencil marginalia.

The Complete Gardening Book – Revised Seventh Edition

Text clean and binding tight. Fore edges of pages marked. DW stained and scuffed with chipping to top and bottom edges of spine.

The Flora Capensis of Jakob and Johann Philipp Breyne.

This printing is limited to 1000 copies. This copy is one of 850 bound in cloth.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

The Genera of Southern African Flowering Plants (2 Vols of 2)

No dust jackets. Green skivitex covers in good condition with minor staining. Volume one’s spine cracked internally, and repaired with cellotape. Volume one: Dicotyledons ISBN 0621028541 published 1975; volume two: Gymnosperms and Monocotyledons ISBN 0621028630 published 1976.

The Genus Babiana

No dust jacket. Green cloth covers in good condition with minor edge wear. Supplementary Volume No. III of The Journal of South African Botany.

The Medicinal and Poisonous Plants of Southern Africa.

Being an account of their medicinal uses, chemical composition, pharmacological effects and toxicology in man and animal. Remnants of perhaps a bookplate or label on front pastedown. Contents and plates clean and tightly bound.


Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

The Springing of the Year

A South African Country diary. Delightful illustrations.

The Way to Kirstenbosch

Volume 18 of the Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens. A look at the history of Kirstenbosch and other Botanic gardens in South Africa. Some highlighting from a previous owner.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Thomas Baines: An Artist in the Service of Science in Southern Africa.

Paintings from the Collections of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and The Natural History Museum, London. Edited by Michael Stevenson. A few small nicks on the top edges of the boards.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)