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 Cape Country Chronicle

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

A Century of Geological Endeavour in Southern Africa/ 1895 – 1995

“This book endeavours to highlight the individuals who have played a part in helping to unravel the vast geological history of our region as well as those who have fostered the aims and objectives of the earth sciences.”

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-320.00)

A Contribution to South African Materia Medica chiefly from Plants in use among the Natives.

Early work on South African indigenous medicine. Previous owner’s details on front fep. Browning to prelims.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2900.00)

A Description of the Shetland Islands comprising an account of their Scenery, Antiquities and Superstitions.

Previous owner’s stamp on front free end page. Foxing to front and rear prelims as well as top and fore-edge of pages. Discolouration mark to lower gutter area of the prelims.

Price – $260.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

A Field Guide to the Eastern Cape Coast

Numerous illustrations. An invaluable reference.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-280.00)

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 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)

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)

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)

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.

Claudius Water-Colours in the Africana Museum.

Frank Connock Publication No. 2. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies of which this volume is No. 457. 25 colour plates in good condition.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

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)

Die Teel van Varswatervis in Suid-Afrika

With numerous black and white illustrations, including a fold-out diagram. Cover shows slight general wear. Ex libris pasted to the inside of front cover.



Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Discovering Wild Flowers in Southern Africa.

An illustrated book designed to guide the traveller to the most colourful flora which are to be seen either along or near the main highways. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Elephants : A Short Account of Their Natural History, Evolution and Influence on Mankind

Various black and white illustrations and photographs throughout. Text is clear. DW shows general wear and some minor tears.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Elephants. A Short Account of their Natural History Evolution and Influence on Mankind.

Bookplate of the Seafarer’s Education Service on front paste-down. Foxing to prelims with ink stamps on the title page and last two pages. 7 b&w plates and 39 illustrations by Maurice Wilson and others.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Engineering Geology of Southern Africa. Vol 3. The Karoo Sequence

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-100.00)