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 Beginner’s Guide to South African Shells

Binding shaken, but intact.

A Cape Country Chronicle

Clean text and crisp binding. DW has light creasing on front panel.

A Field Guide to the Eastern Cape Coast

Numerous illustrations. An invaluable reference.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A First Guide to South African Birds

Seventh edition first published 1971. Includes common names in English and Afrikaans. Text clean and binding tight. DW has faded spine and tears on front panel with pieces missing at lower edge.

A Guide to the Identification of the Frogs of the Witwatersrand

Text pages clean and unmarked; binding firm. Boards scuffed, especially at edges.

A Guide to the Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones of Southern Africa

Includes a pull-out colour and hardness table.

A History of British Birds

Half brown leather over black leather covered boards. Numerous wood engravings by the author. Volume 1 is land birds and volume 2 water birds. A very good set.

Price – $680.00 (ZAR-7800.00)

A Monograph of the Coraciidae or Family of the Rollers.

Twenty Seven hand coloured plates by Keulemans, with facing text.

Price – $9000.00 (ZAR-90000.00)

A Naturalist on the Prowl, or In the Jungle

Slight shelfwear to boards. Fore edges of pages slightly discoloured. A very clean copy.

A Naturalist Remembers

Binding is good with clear and neat text, with and a dated (1964) ink inscription on fep.

Acadian Geology. The Geological Structure, Organic Remains and Mineral Resources of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.

A good copy with some browning throughout. Folding map to pocket at the rear.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Amid Snowy Wastes. Wild life on the Spitsbergen Archipelago

Illustrated with two maps and 114 illustrations from photographs by the author. Ex-circulating library, with bookplates to the paste down

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Animal Life in South Africa

Some bubbling and wear to boards and a slight crack in the binding, but all pages still clean and tight Previous owners name on fep. Charmingly illustrated throughout by author.

Animals and Maps.

The history of animal illustrations on maps. Red boards in very good condition. DW is price clipped and has a 4cm tear to the front with some chipping to the top edge. Illustrated feps. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)


A collection of the pencil drawings of trees and animals by the famous Dieter Aschenborn.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-580.00)

Birds of Malawi : a Supplement to Newman’s Birds of Southern Africa

Text clean and clear with numerous colour plates. Cover shows little wear.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Birds of the Lowveld

The Bundu Series. Text clean and binding tight. Covers show light general wear with faded spine. Base of spine bumped.

Birds of the South Western Cape

Text is clean and clear with colour plates throughout. Boards and DW show very little wear.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Birds of the South Western Cape

Price – $14 (ZAR-150)

Birds of the South Western Cape.

Former owner’s name inscribed on front pastedown.

BWP Update, The Journal of Birds of the Western Palearctic.

Two volume set, each in 3 parts (six parts in a slipcase). Published date 1997-1998. Volume one covers the Shag, Greater Flamingo, Lesser Flamingo, Whooper Swan, Pink-footed Goose, Lesser Kestrel(number 1), Beswick’s Swan, Cory’s Shearwater, Golden Eagle (number 2), Northern Gannet, White Pelican, Dalmation Pelican, Pink backed pelican, Night Heron, Squacco Heron, Barnacle Goose (number 3). Volume Two covers The Gyrfalcon, Quail, Audouin’s Gull, Masked Booby, Cape Gannet(number 1), White Stork, Honey Buzzard, Kestrel(number 2), Steller’s Eider, Ruddy Duck, Black Grouse (number 3). Text is clean and clear with some colour plates.

Price – $260.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Check List of the Birds of Northern Rhodesia

Publication sponsored by the Dept of Game and Tsetse Control. “This is the fourth in the series of check lists…” (blurb).  Illustrated by seven coloured plates, twenty pages of b/w photos and a fold out map. Boards show fading on edges and spine, mottling on fore edges of pages. DW slightly scuffed with chipping at top and bottom edges and small pieces missing.

Collins Illustrated Checklist : Birds of Southern Africa

Text is clean and clear with more than 80 colour plates. Cover shows little wear.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-90.00)

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)