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10% Discount for package of 10 books or more

Sold:A sought after Afrikana: Vanishing Africa by Mirella Ricciardi, Collins, 1974, hardcover, revised edition, condition: very good - Rand 900

Stellenbosch Writers book Jubilee edition
Stellenbosch Writers
, by Rosemarie Breuer, 1. edition 2005, signed by the author on demand, (new) - Rand 200
A special edition of the bilingual (German-English, 2012) (new, Softcover A4) Zettelwitz commemorates 50 years of De Hoge Hoek in 2012, signed by the author - Rand 220

Coverphoto of Gwens magnificent bookRoses at the Cape of Good Hope by Gwen Fagan and Gabriël Fagan, Breestraat-Publikasies, 1. edition 1988, signed by the author - NOT for sale - do buy it from Gwen directly.

Botanical books:

Afrikana hardcover books in very good condition:

Succulent Flora of Southern Africa by Doreen Court, A.A. Balkema, 1981 - (dust jacket a bit damaged, book very good condition) - Rand 700

The Moraeas of Southern Africa by Peter Goldblatt & Fay Anderson, National Botanic Gardens, 1986 - Rand 500
Gladiolus in Southern Africa by Peter Goldblatt & John Manning with watercolours by Fay Anderson & Auriol Batten, Fernwood Press, 1998 - Rand 1400
Sold:The Genus Watsonia by Peter Goldblatt, National Botanic Gardens, 1989 - Rand 350

The Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs, by John C. Manning, Peter Goldblatt & Dee Snijman, Timber Press, 2002. With John Mannings' signature

South Africa's ProteaceaeWild flowers of the fairest Cape, by W.P. Jackson, Howard Timmins, Timber Press, 1980 - fair condition - R 200
Wild flowers of Table Mountain, by W.P. Jackson, Howard Timmins, Timber Press, Revised edition 1982 - very good condition - Rand 340

Sold:Ericas of South Africa by Gerhard Kirsten, Fernwood Press, 1992 (with the collaboration of Ted Oliver and most of the photos by Dolf Schumann, signed by Ted Oliver -like new - Rand 1500

Sold:Spring and Winter Flowering Bulbs of the Cape by Barbara Jeppe with additional text by Graham Duncan, Oxford University Press, 1989 - Rand 600

Sold:Bulbous Plants of South Africa by Niel Du Plessis & Graham Duncan, Tafelberg, 1989 - Rand 1500 (with watercolours by Elise Bodley (dustcover)

Indigenous Healing Plants by Margaret Roberts, Southern Book Publishers, 1990. First edition, third impression, 1997 - Rand 500

Orchids of Africa, by Joyce Stewart, & Esmé F. Hennessy, Macmillan, 1981 - cover slightly damaged - Rand 400

South Africa's Proteaceae, Know them and grow them by Marie Vogts with photographs by Colin Paterson-Jones , Struik, First edition 1982. with author's signature- Rand 700

Wild flowers of South Africa Struik publishers, first edition 1980, - Rand 250

The Moraeas of Southern Africa Gladiolus in Southern Africa The Genus Watsonia The Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs Ericas of South Africa Spring and Winter Flowering Bulbs of the Cape Elise Bodley

Wild flowers of the Witwatersrand, by Annabelle Lucas with illustrations by Barbara Pike, Struik, 1987 - Softcover and new: Rand 200

Piet van Wyk's Field Guide to the trees of the Kruger National Park , Struik, 1988 - Rand 200

Succulents of South Africa:, A Guide to the Regional Diversity by Ernst van Jaarsveld, Ben-Erik van Wyk & Gideon Smith, Tafelberg, 2000 - Softcover and new - make an offer (Amazon.com: US-Dollars 68)

The Winter-growing Gladioli of South Africa by G R Delpierre & N M du Plessis, Tafelberg Publishers, first edition 1974. Hardcover, cover a bit damaged (R 200)
Pot-pourri making by Margaret Roberts, illustrated by Sanmarie Harms, Lowry, 3.imp., 1987 (R 50)
The Margaret Roberts Herbal diary, 1991 (R 50)
Flora of Table Mountain in all seasons by Hazel Stokes (make an offer)
Field Guide to the Flora of Grootbos Nature Reserve by Sean Privett and Heiner Lutzeyer, Grootbos Foundation, 2010 Softcover (R200)
Trees and Shrubs of the Cape Peninsula, by Eugene Moll and Lindsay Scott, An Eco-Lab publication, First edition, 1981 Softcover (R 150)
Namib Flora by Patricia Craven & Christine Marais, Gamsberg 1986 (R 100)
The Lachenalia Handbook by G.D. Duncan, National Botanical Institute (NBI), 1988 Softcover worn, but good condition (R 200)
The New Haworthia Handbook by M B Bayer, National Botanical 1982 like new (R 500)
Flora of Southern Africa Volume 7 Iridaceae by Miriam P.de Vos & Peter Goldblatt, Botanical Reserach Institute, 1999 like new (R 400)
Systematics of Hessea, Strumaria and Carpolyza (Amaryllideae: Amaryllidaceae) by DA Snijman, Series: Contributions from the Bolus Herbarium 16, 1994 new (R 450)
Wild Herbs: An introduction to the Herb Garden at Kirstenbosch by Dorothy Ellis & Jeanette Ludolff (ilustrator), National Botanic Gardens, 1978 Pamphlet like new (R 40)
Origin and meanings of names of South African Plant genera by W P U Jackson, Part 1 University of Cape Town, 1990 Pamphlet (R 40)
Origin and meanings of names of South African Plant genera by W P U Jackson, Part 1 and Part 2, University of Cape Town, 1990 Pamphlet (R 80)
Flowers of the Veld, Bundu Series by Kay Linley & Brian Baker, Longman Rhodesia, 1972 (R15)

Pot-pourri making Field Guide to the Flora of Grootbos Nature Reserve Namib Flora The New Haworthia Handbook

Gardening

Hardcover

Sold:The A-Z Of Gardening In South Africa in 2 volumes by Readers Digest, first edition 1982 - book in good condition - Rand 100
The complete guide to gardening in South Africa, Readers Digest 2 volumes, 3rd edition 1980 - very good condition - Rand 100
Sold: Illustrated guide to gardening in South Africa, Readers Digest, first edition 1984 - good condition, small damage on the back of the spine - Rand 100
Grow South African Plants by Kristo Pienaar, first edition 1985 - very good condition - Rand 150
Plants for Dry Gardens by Jane Taylor, Frances Lincoln, first edition 1993 - very good condition, like new - Rand 150
Wonderful Waterwise Gardening A Regional Guide to Indigenous Gardening by Ernst Van Jaarsveld, Tafelberg, 2000, first edition - excellent condition, like new - Rand 300
Success with House plants Readers digest, first edition 1979 - very good condition - Rand 150

Ato Zet gardening in SA Cook and Enjoy it Grow South African Plants Plants for Dry Gardens Wonderful Waterwise Gardening Success with House plants

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Birdbooks

Hardcover books in very good condition:
What I will not part with:
Ian Sinclair; Phil Hockey; Warwick Tarboton; Peter Ryan, Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, Struik, 2014
The new much enlarged edition
and my Steiner Binoculars for birdwatchers

The Birds Around UsThe Birds Around Us by Richard Liversidge, illustrated by Jill Adams & N. Lighton. This is one of my favourite birdbooks with charming descriptions of the birds and their behaviour. Jill Adams' illustrations of all birds (also in flight) are superb. I wish someone would update the book (first edition 1991) with new names and families and add more to the 876 Southern African birds shown. NOT for Sale, try to find it at second hand book shops or at bidorbuy.co.za

Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa 6th edition by Gordon L Maclean, illustrated by Geoff Lockwood and Kenneth Newman. Published by The Trustees of the John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, Cape Town, 1993
De luxe edition limited to 189 copies of which this is Copy No 41 (Rosemarie Breuer). Signed by the Author and Everard Read, Chairman, John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. Full Navy Blue Leather with gilt lettering to raised ribs on spine. Gilt edges and matching blue endpapers.lxxx plus 871 pages text and illustrations. Excellent condition, like new. - Rand 3500

The famous RobertsThe large Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, VIIth edition by Phil Hockey, Richard Dean & Peter Ryan. John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, 2nd imprint 2006 - Rand 700
Excellent condition. (Dedication to Rosie from Hans)

Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa 5th edition by Gordon Lindsay Maclean and signed by him. Illustrated by Geoff Lockwood and Kenneth Newman. Published by The Trustees of the John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, Fifth edition, third impression, 1985
Fair condition (spine needs regluing). In leather carrier - make an offer

The Complete book of Southern African birds compiled by P. J. Ginn, Peter Ginn, W. G. Mcilleron (Compiler) & P. Le S. Milstein, first edition, Struik, 1989 - very good condition, dustcover fine - Rand 1200

Birdlife in Southern Africa by Kenneth Newman, first edition, Purnell, 1971 - good condition, dustcover a bit worn - R 350

Birds of the South Western Cape by Joy Frandsen, Sable publishers, 1982 - very good condition - Rand 100

As Free As a Bird - Birds of Southern Africa by Peter Johnson, C. Struik, second impression 1984, very good condition - Rand 100

Sold:A Delight of Owls African Owls observed by Peter Steyn, David Philip and Tanager Books, first edition 1984, signed by the author, excellent condition - Rand 300

Sold:The life of Birds - by David Attenborough, BBC, first edition 1998, excellent condition

Birds: Their Life Their ways Their World by Reader's Digest, Ad Cameron (Illustrator), 1979 very good condition, dustcover worn - Rand 120

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds by Christopher M Perrins with International Council of Bird Preservation, Headline, 1990, excellent condition, - Rand 450

Sold:A Field Guide to the Birds of Thailand by Craig Robson, Asia books, 2004, Hardcover, like new - Rand 200

Photographic Field Guide: Birds of Australia by Jim Flegg (and consultant N Longmore), New Holland Publishers, 1994, Hardcover, like new - Rand 200

de luxe edition The Complete book of Southern African birds Birdlife in Southern Africa Birds of the South Western Cape As free as a bird A delight of owls The Life of Birds Birds: Their Life Their ways Their World

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds The World Atlas of Birds 1974 Atlas of the Birds of the Southwestern Cape

Struik Pocket Guides for Southern Africa: Birds of Prey, by Ian Sinclair & Douglas Goode, Struik, 1986. First edition - very good condition, laminated cover touch marked - Rand 30
Garden Birds of Southern Africa by Peter Ginn & Geoff Mc Illeron, Chris van Rensburg publications - first edition, 1980 - Rand 30
More Garden Birds of Southern Africa by Peter Ginn & Geoff Mc Illeron, Chris van Rensburg publications - first edition, 1981 - Rand 30
More Garden Birds of Southern Africa by Peter Ginn & Geoff Mc Illeron, Chris van Rensburg publications - first edition, 1981 - Rand 30
Waterbirds of Southern Africa by Peter Ginn & Geoff Mc Illeron, Chris van Rensburg publications - first edition, 1982 - Rand 50

Softcover:
The World Atlas of Birds 1974 , Mitchell Beazley, 1974, reprinted 1980, excellent condition - Rand 100
Sold:Atlas of the Birds of the Southwestern Cape, Cape Bird Club, 1989, excellent condition
Top Birding Spots in Southern Africa by Hugh Chittenden, illustrated by Tony Clarkson, Southern Book Publishers, 1993 excellent condition - Rand 100
A sought after collector's item: Essential Birding Western South Africa: Key Routes from Cape Town to the Kalahari by Callan Cohen and Claire Spottiswoode, first edition, Struik 2000 - Softcover, like new - Rand 700
Born to Sing by Charles Hartshorne, Indiana University Press, 1973, excellent condition - Rand 300

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Wildlife

African Wildlife Sketches by Jeff Huntley, Ashanti Publishers, first edition 1990, like new - Rand 250
Sold: Veld Sketchbook Wildlife portraits and essays by Jeff Huntley, Sunbird Publishers, first edition 2008, new - Rand 250
Nils Kure, Living with Leopards, Book Description: Cape Town: Sunbird, 2003. Hardcover. First Edition. Condition: like new. Dust Jacket Condition: like new - Rand 2000
Desmond Morris, Animalwatching a Field Guide To Animal Behaviour, Arrow Press 1991, like new - Rand 60
South African Animals in the Wild by Anthony Bannister, CNA, 1985. Hardcover. First Edition. Condition: like new. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. - Rand 200
African Wildlife Sketches Veld Sketchbook Living with Leopards

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