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‘Wasifiri’ – Hilmar, Son of the ForestItem
(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, ) 4to; original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. 79; plates. Cloth very slightly worn; sunned on spine; trace of spotting to top edge. Very good condition. A series of sketches of East African animals with such chapter titles as ‘Chui the leopard’ […]
Aitken, R.D. & G.W. Gale – Botanical survey of Natal and Zululand (with a sketch map)Item
(Pretoria, Government Printing and stationery Office, 1921) Wraps browned and beginning to tear at the spine pp. 19.
Andrews, Michael Alford – The Flight of the Condor: a wildlife exploration of the AndesItem
(London: Collins & British Broadcasting Corporation, 1982) 4to; original grey boards lettered in silver gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 158 incl. index; maps; plates several of which in full colour. Dustwrapper slightly curled and sunned; bookplate to front pastedown; light spotting to top edge. Very good condition. South America is a continent of […]
Arnold, E.N. and J.A. Burton – A Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain and EuropeItem
(London, Collins, 1978) Illustrated by D.W. Ovenden. 8vo; pictorial boards; pp. 272 including index; colour plates; black-and-white illustrations; distribution maps; date written on front pastedown. Severe tape scarring to endpapers else very good condition. Here is the first comprehensive guide to a fascinating group of animals – the British and European salamanders frogs and tree […]
Arnold, G., and C. L. Boulenger – On a Freshwater Medusa from the Limpopo River System, with a Note on a Parasitic InfusorianItem
(London: Zoological Society of London, 1915) Inscribed ‘K. H. Barnard fr. G. A. to upper cover. Keppel Barnard was a famous taxonomist and curator of the South African Museum. George Arnold was curator of the Rhodesia Museum. Offprint from the ‘Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London’ March 1915. 222 x 152 mm; printed blue […]
Bannister, Anthony (photographs), and René Gordon (text) – The National Parks of South AfricaItem
(Cape Town: Struik & Leserskring, 1983) 4to; original papered boards with red lettering to spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 188 + (iv); profusely illustrated with stunning full-colour photographs; maps. Spine a little sunned; dustwrapper very slightly curled to edges with minor tape marks to reverse. Very good condition. In words and full-colour pictures The National […]
Barnard, K.H. – A beginner’s guide to South African shellsItem
(Cape Town, Maskew Miller, no date) Illustrated by the author. Pictorial dustwrapper rubbed and slightly frayed original cloth worm-hole in the gutter of the upper board pp. (vi) + ii + 215 colour frontispiece numerous illustrations in line. Endpapers preliminary pages and edges a little foxed.
Barnard, K.H. – South African shore-lifeItem
(Cape Town, Maskew Miller, 2nd edition, 1960) Duodecimo original pictorial paper over boards very slightly soiled pp. 133 line-illustrations. Preliminary pages and edges a little foxed.
Bayer, M. B. – The New Haworthia HandbookItem
(Cape Town: National Botanical Gardens of South Africa, 1982) 241 x 170 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (viii) + 124 incl. index; colour plates. Spine slightly sunned; trace of spotting. Very good condition. The essential guide to this interesting succulent genus. In this revised edition 3 new species replace 3 species which cannot be further upheld […]
Bedford, G. A. H. – Anoplura from South African HostsItem
(Pretoria: Division of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Union of South Africa,1919) Author’s presentation inscription to upper cover reads: Mr. F. W. FitzSimons / With the compliments of / G. A. H. Bedford.” Offprint from departmental report; 246 x 152 mm; side-stitched wrappers; pp. [711-736]; four plates. Some foxing and a penned code to wrappers; […]
Begg, G. – The Wetlands of Natal (Part I) An overview of their extent, role and present statusItem
(Pietermaritzburg: The Natal Town and Regional Planning Commission, 1986) The Natal Town and Regional Planning Report Volume 68. 210 x 295 mm; wraps; pp. xiv + 114 + map; black-and-white illustrations. Wraps slightly scratched; backstrip sunned; a litte scattered brown spotting. Very good condition.
Bell, Shirley – Old Man CoelacanthItem
(Johannesburg: Voortrekkerpers, 1969) 8vo; original blue boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 141; photographs. Dustwrapper foxed rubbed and edgeworn with earlier owner’s tape repairs to reverse; some foxing to endpapers and edges. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper. The discovery of a living Coelacanth representative of one of the oldest types of backboned animals is one of […]