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Adamson, Joy – The spotted sphinxItem
(London, Collins & Harvill, 1969) Large octavo laminated pictorial dustwrapper edges very slightly worn endpaper map pp. 217 + (6) frontispiece plates. The story of Pippa a cheetah given to Joy Adamson.
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.
Akeley, Mary L Jobe – Restless jungleItem
(London, Harrap, 1937) Original green cloth a little worn and marked pp. 317 plates. Some foxing. Binding a little slack. Fair condition. Signature of author Carel Birkby on the half-title-page. Includes hunting for American Museum of Natural history. Visits to Zululand and Swaziland.
Bailey, Alfred M. – Dusky and Swallow-tailed Gulls of the Galapagos IslandsItem
(Denver Museum of Natural History, Museum Pictorial No. 15, January 20, 1961) 229 x 152mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wraps; Lammergeyer” bookplate of Jack Vincent inside front cover; pp. 32; map; black-and-white photographs. Very good condition. “During July and August 1960 seven members of the Denver Museum of Natural History field party worked among the volcanic islands […]
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.
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.
Berg, Bengt – Abu Markúb; mit der Film Kamera unter Elefanten und ReisenstörchenItem
(Berlin, Dietrich Reimer / Ernst Vohsen, 3rd edition, 11 – 15 thousand, 1927) Original cloth worn and soiled pp. 200 photographic illustrations. Owner’s name on the front free endpaper some foxing. Fair. Includes some African hunting. Giant storks. Elephant. Photo-safari on the upper Nile.
Bews, J.W. & R.D. Aitken – Researches on the vegetation of Natal. Series II …Item
(Pretoria, Government Printer, 1925) Wraps pp. 65 illustrations plates in the pagination.
Bonner, Raymond – At the hand of man; peril and hope for Africa’s wildlifeItem
(New York, Simon & Schuster, 1993) Laminated pictorial dustwrapper pp. (xi) + 322 + (1). ‘Bonner reveals and documents for the first time the ways in which some wildlife organisations suppress facts and ignore opinions of forward-thinking conservationists – opinions that might get in the way of good public relations. Examining these organisations as no-one […]
Bradt, Hilary – Guide to MadagascarItem
(Chalfont St Peter, Bradt Publications, 1990, 2nd edition) 215 x 135 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; spine slightly cocked; signed on title page by previous owner ornithologist Gordon Maclean; pp. x +230 incl. index; maps line drawings black-and-white photographs and full-colour photographic plates; some discreet marginal annotations. Very good condition. Highly informative travel guide by an […]
Broadley, Donald G. (revision) – FitzSimons’ Snakes of Southern AfricaItem
(Johannesburg: Delta Books, 1983) 4to; original fawn cloth with gilt-on-brown spine title; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 376 incl. index; large regional map; profusely illustrated with full-colour plates after P.J. Smit’s outstanding watercolours line drawings photographs and distribution maps. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed and somewhat sunned especially to spine panel; occasional light spotting. Very good condition. […]