Die Vogelwelt – Sudwestafrikas

German text. A first-hand guide to the birds of South West Africa. Some fine full-page illustrations by Joachim Voigts.




Price – $55.00 (ZAR-480.00)

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)

Diving Companions: Sea Lion, Elephant Seal, Walrus

Clean neat copy, covers slightly scuffed. Translated from the French.

Ducks of Sub-Saharan Africa

A large folio sized volume in slipcase with full colour illustrations and descriptions of all 30 species of waterfowl found in Sub-Saharan Africa. Collector’s copy, bound in quarter leather, signed by author and illustrator, with gilt titles to spine and gilt device to front board. Condition VG overall, Slipcase VG. Limited to 2726 copies of which this is number 97.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

East African Mammals in the United States National Museum. Parts I., II. & III.

Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Bulletin 99. Previous bookseller’s label to the back fep. Previously repaired. Boards and endpapers have been dyed.





Price – $20.00 (ZAR-180.00)

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)

Eugene Marais and the Darwin Syndrome / Die Dowwe Spoor Van Eugene Marais

Text is clean and clear. Boards show slight wear and bumping.

Feathered Friends of the Bush

Booklet on the some New Zealand avifauna, with b/w illustrations. Bound in pictorial red card wraps. Edges slightly frayed and light foxing to title and last pages, otherwise VG.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Fishes of the Transvaal

Fishes of the Transvaal

Numerous colour illustrations

Freshwater Fishes of the Zambesi River, Lake Kariba, Pungwe, Sabi, Lundi and Limpopo Rivers

With a map and numerous colour and black and white illustrations. Some wear to edges of covers with minor chipping to head and tail of spine and corners. Bookseller’s sticker on front pastedown. Some ink marginalia on title page. Otherwise clean and sound.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Frogs of South Africa – their fascinating life stories

183pp, with drawings and photographs.

Price – $25 (ZAR-270)

Genera Palmarum – A Classification of Palms Based on the Work of Harold E. Moore, Jr.

A thorough work on the Palm tree genus, The morphology, anatomy, ecology and evolution of the palm trees are discussed in great detail. The book includes several black and white and colour photographs.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Geological Survey of Natal and Zululand

A set of the three reports compiled after the geological survey of Natal and Zululand in 1901. Includes black and white plates and fold-out maps.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Gladiolus in Tropical Africa

A study in the systematics, biology and evolution of the genera. Fully illustrated with colour plates and representative sketches and maps. Bound in brown, cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Book and dust jacket very good, dust jacket with small scratch to outer edge of front panel.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Guide to the Birds of Madagascar

A thorough and exciting field guide to Madagascar’s unique bird life. Text is clean and clear with 40 full colour plates. Boards and DW show very little wear.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-990.00)

Hawk Moths of Central and Southern Africa

Guide to the Hawk Moths of Southern, Central and some parts of East Africa. Special edition, bound in quarter leather over white cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated in b/w and colour. Cloth is spotted, along with prelim pages and page edges.


Price – $85.00 (ZAR-980.00)

Helm Identification Guides : New World Warblers

Text is clean and clear with many black and white and colour illustrations. Boards and DW show minimal wear.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-220.00)

High Tide.

A collection of articles by South African scientist and author – also known as the Coelacanth man – bringing to light many secrets and little-known marine life off the shores of Southern Africa. B/w photographs and illustrations. Price – $21.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Hints to South African Farmers

A very neat ex-library copy, with bookplate and library pocket to the fep’s and single stamp to pg.9. Some very minor marginalia.

Historia Dos Animais E Arvores Do Maranhao

A history of the animals and plants that are native to Maranhao, a state in North-eastern Brazil.

Price – $53.00 (ZAR-600.00)

In Korean Wilds and Villages

Tape repairs to the title page/frontis piece, page 20/21. Several plates/pages detached from binding. Binding is shaken. Previous owner’s inscription to ffep and name inked to page 9.




Price – $90.00 (ZAR-850.00)

International Geological Congress, XVII Session, USSR, 1937 : Twelve Volumes of Sessions / Edited By AA Polkanov

Twelve volumes detailing the geological Excursions of the Congress. Text in French or English.

Itinerario de uma vlagem a Caca dos Elephantes.

Text in Portuguese. Green card wraps with edge-wear. Pages uncut. Closed and open tears to spine cover. Foxing to page edges with some foxing scattered throughout text.

Price – $180.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Just Dogs: Sketches in Pen and Pencil

Ink presentation inscription on front fep. Random light foxing in text. Ends of spine frayed and corners of boards bumped.

Land and Sea Birds of the South-West Cape

“A quick reference guide containing descriptions of all the birds of the area, with notes on their habits and every device for rapid identification.” With 57 colour plates and a chart.

Price – $16 (ZAR-150)