Timber: The Great Investment

Pamphlet advertising the Rapid Growth Timber Investments, Limited. Prospectus for securing shares pasted in on back endpaper. The company had interests in citrus growing and forestry in the Lydenburg district of the former Transvaal Province, South Africa. Covers a little sunned and corners bent. Some foxing on pages of text.

Trees and Shrubs of The Witwatersrand

Witwatersrand University Press. 1974. Dust jacket torn and fixed with tape on edges. Slight foxing.

Trees of South Africa

Various black and white and colour illustrations throughout. Text is clean and clear. Front fep has large open tear to the top. Fold-out map of The Indigenous High Forests of South Africa at the back. Boards are in good condition with slight edge wear. DW shows significant wear and soiling with chipping to the corners and edges, slight insect damage and several small open tears. Large item, may incur extra postage.

Trees of South Africa.

Delux edition signed by both author and illustrator. Numbered 42 of 200 copies. A book not only for the botanist but for the layman who is interested in South Africa’s varied tree life. Leather spine with bright gilt lettering over marbled boards. Some edgewear. Previous owner’s signature on fep. Stiff card wraps marked, scuffed and age-toned with some loss to spine and folds. Contents clean with colour and b/w photographs and illustrations. Tightly bound.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Veld Plants of Southern Africa.

Beautifully illustrated volume. Illustrated by M C vd R Ginn and Jane Kelly. Errata – Plate 12 note tipped in on verso of title page. Small blue bookseller’s label on front flap of dustjacket. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Welwitschia – Paradox of a Parched Landscape

The welwitschia remains the crown jewel of the plant kingdom. Nearly a century and a half after its discovery in the Namib desert.
To Darwin it was ‘the platypus of the Plant Kingdom’.




Price – $60.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Western Cape Sandveld Flowers

De Luxe Collector’s edition, copy number 166 of 300. Signed by the artist. 203pp, many full page colour plates.

Price – $70 (ZAR-750)

Western Cape Sandveld Flowers

No dust jacket. Green skivitex covers in good condition with an edge worn spine. De luxe collector’s edition. Limited to three hundred copies. This copy is no. 269.

Western Cape Sandveld Flowers

Western Cape Sandveld Flowers

Western Cape Sandveld Flowers

Illustration from Western Cape Sandveld Flowers

Illustration from Western Cape Sandveld Flowers

Wild Flowers of Natal

Two volume set: Coastal region (1975), Inland region (1978). DWs minimally scuffed.

Wild Flowers of Natal (Inland Region)

Previous owner’s name inked to the ffep. Text is clean and clear with black and white and colour plates throughout.




Price – $26.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Wild Flowers of South Africa


Contains over 400 colour plates. Clean copy. DW shows some wear, some scuff marks to the front and back and some minor tears to the front, top.

Wild Flowers of South Africa

Illustrated card covers in good condition displaying minor wear and staining. 1984 third impression of 1980 first edition. Approved by the National Botanic Gardens of South Africa