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)

Life Histories of the South African Lycaenid Butterfllies

Ex libris of previous owner pasted to the half title. Previous bookseller’s label to the bottom of front paste down. Pages 17 – 24 is slightly dog-eared. DW shows general wear (especially along the edges), scuffing and slight chipping.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Marine Shells of Southern Africa

30 Black and white plates of illustrating various shells.Faint pricing stamp on fep.Only slight wear and tears to dust-jacket.

Marine Shells of Southern Africa.

Illustrated boards with minor wear on spine edges. Foxing to pastedowns and feps and title page. 46 b/w plates and 1 colour plate. Contents clean and well bound. Pictorial stiff card wraps with creasing to folds, foxing and wear to edges.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Mashesha: The Making of a Game Ranger

The author’s account of his formative years of wildlife conservation.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-230.00)

Medicinal Plants of South Africa.

A photographic guide to the most commonly used and best known South African plant medicines, including their botany, traditional uses and active ingredients. Very good clean copy.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Medicinal Poisonous and Edible Plants in Namibia

Originally published in 1996 as “Heil-, Gift- und essbare Pflanzen in Namibia”. Six hundred entries with Latin and vernacular plant names. With 128 illustrations from original drawings by the author.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Meerkat Valley

A detailed photographic account of a meerkat colony in the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park.

Morning Flight: a Book of Wildfowl

First impression 1936. Text clean and binding tight. Boards a trifle marked, edges faded and corners bumped.

Namib Flora; Swakopmund to the Giant Welwitschia via Goanikontes

A well illustrated description of flora found in the Namib desert.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Natural History of British Butterflies (2 volume set)

Vol I & II. : A complete, original, descriptive account of the life-history of every species occurring in the British Islands, together with their habits, descriptive account of the life-history of every species occurring in the British Islands, time of appearance, and localities. And illustrated With sixty full-page plates in colour, and four in black and white. Home made DW in poor condition. Previous owner’s name in pencil to the front feps. dated 1929. Pages show slight foxing. Boards show slight edge wear. Large items, will incur extra postage.

Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

Neatly rebound with new endpapers and original feps. Text is clean and clear, some foxing to the first and last few pages. Contains 170 black and white illustrations.

Natuurkundige En Ophelderende Aanmerkingen Over Het Eerste En Tweede Deel Van J. F. Martinet’s Katechismus Der Natuur

Cancelled library stamp on the fep and half title. The book is in remarkably good condition for its age.

Neue und wenig bekannte Planzen Deutsch-Sudwest-Afrikas

Description of various South-West African plants with specific focus on succulents. With b/w photographic reproductions to rear. Blue-green card wraps. Ink inscription to rear of text. Leaves lightly age toned.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-950.00)


A collection of beautiful photographs of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Notes By a Naturalist Made During the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger

Previous owner’s name and date (1946) on paste down fep. Shelf wear damage to top and bottom of spine with usual age toning to boards and spine. Binding slightly shaken with foxing to pages.

Ons Visse

“Uit die Natuur”. From the series of radio talks by Prof JLB Smith originally broadcast on the SABC in 1965″

Palms for South African Homes and Gardens.

Front card wrap has crease line. Pencil marginalia throughout with some ink markings at the Index of Palms. Foxing to page edges. Contents well bound.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)


An informative, practical guide to palms of the world.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Palms. An informative, practical guide to palms of the world: their cultivation, care and landscape use.

Minor bumping and shelfwear to board edges. Free end page removed. Previous owner’s name on half title page. Foxing to top and front edges of pages. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Popular Handbook of Indian Birds

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Prehistoric Man in Johannesburg. The Archaeology and Human Ecology of Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Priest’s Eggs of Southern African Birds

Revised by Prof. J. M. Winterbottom. With colour plates. 235pp with index.

Price – $30 (ZAR-400)

Rails of the World: Portfolio Edition

Introductory chapters and abbreviated species account; a monograph of the family Rallidae, with 41 loose prints of colour paintings.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Remarkable Trees of the World

The author’s second book on trees, this edition covering 60 new and interesting specimens. Illustrated by the author’s own photographs in full colour.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-140.00)