A Beginner’s Guide to South African Shells

Binding shaken, but intact.

A Bibliography of the Rhinoceros: An Analysis of the Literature on the Recent Rhinoceroses in Culture, History and Biology

DW has two small closed tears at top and bottom edges; slight marking.

A Cape Country Chronicle

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

A Celebration of Birds : C. G. Finch-Davies’s Final Album of Southern African Birds

Facsimile reproduction of 21 coloured paintings, each accompanied by a page of hand-written notes, covering the period 28 March 1918 to 4 April 1920. Slip case in very good condition, showing minor wear.




Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Field Guide to Australian Birds

Two volumes. Text is clean and clear with numerous colour plates. Boards show little wear.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-80.00)

A Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa

Text is clean and clear with a section of nearly 50 colour plates, over 650 illustrations. Boards show very little wear.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-120.00)

A Field Guide to the Birds of East and Central Africa

Previous owner’s name with date inked to the front fep. Tape mark to the front fep. Slightly sunned spine.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-60.00)

A Field Guide to the Birds of Galapagos

‘With 12 plates and 68 line illustrations’. Pages are slightly age toned. Boards show little wear.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-60.00)

A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia. Covering Burma, Malaya, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Hong Kong.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-70.00)

A Field Guide to the Seabirds of southern Africa and the World

A comprehensive guide: 781 birds painted in colour, 138 line drawings, 313 maps. Boards show slight wear and age toning.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-60.00)

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 First Guide to South African Birds

Dust jacket is well worn, with discoluration on spine. Some foxing throughout.

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 Guide to the South African Frogs

45 plates and descriptions.

A History of Botany 1860 – 1900, Being a continuation of Sachs ‘History of Botony, 1530-1860’

Ex-library. Top of spine bumped with bottom of page edges untrimmed. Some foxing to back and front paste down fep.

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)

African Insect Life

New edition revised by John Ledger. 280pp, 148 colour plates and many black and white photgraphs. Price – $35 (ZAR-300)

African Nature Notes and Reminiscences

Limited edition number 1713 of 2112 copies, a facsimile reprint in the Heritage Series. 356pp, with illustrations by E. Caldwell.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

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 Art of Etosha/Tierkunst von Etosha/Dierekuns van Etosha

Short biographies of 7 Namibian artists with reproductions of selected works in colour & b/w. Parallel text in English, German and Afrikaans.

Price – $20 (ZAR-250)