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Author - Title - Publisher - Edition - Year - Comments
Price
Reserve
Alston M - Wanderings of a Bird-Lover in Africa
Witherby 1st Edn 1937. This copy has been re bound and is in good condition.
8 .00 SOLD
Baines Thomas - Birds of South Africa
This spectacular porfolio of the 'Birds of South Africa', painted by Thomas Baines, is published in a limited edition of 825 sets. This set is No 456 of the first 500 distributed to collectors of Africana. It comprises of:- one text sheet, one self portrait, and nine full colour bird prints, enclosed inn a plastic sleeve. It comes in a beige mottled presentation box with a colour print on the front. The Portfolio measures 600 X 470 X 15mm
271 .00
Benson C W & White - A Check List of the Birds of Nyasaland
including data on ecology and breeding seasons - Nyasaland Soc 1953. This is a blue, soft covered book which is a good working copy in good condition.
16 .00 SOLD
Benson C W & White - Check List of The Birds of Northern Rhodesia
- Gov Printers Lusaka 1957. This is a h/b edition with a d/j in fine condition. It contains 4 colourprints and is an ideal reference book
14 .00
Benson C W & White - Check List of The Birds of Northern Rhodesia
Gov Printers Lusaka 1957. This is a h/b edition, faded on spine, with no d/j. Inside of book in fine condition. It contains 4 colourprints and is an ideal reference book
11 .00
Brown Leslie - African Birds of Prey
A study of 89 Diurnal raptors and owls- Collins 1st Edn 1970. This is a cream h/b book in good condition. The red illustrated d/j is faded on spine and is torn.The inside of the book is in good condition
11 .00
Brown Leslie - Birds of the African Bush
Collins 1975 - A beautiful book in fine condition. The hard cover is fine and the dust jacket is almost as new . Book measures 300 X 390 mm. Contains 24 full page colour painting and pencil sketches throughout , by Rena Fennessy. A delightful coffee table book.
38 .00
Calburn S - Calburn's Birds of Southern Africa
paintings, field sketches and Field Notes. Purnel 1969. This is a coffee table book in good condition. The hard cover is royal blue with gold labelling and is in fine condition. The dust jacket is chipped on the edges and has minor tears and creases.
33 .00
Condry. W - Birds and Wild Africa
Collins 1967. This is an 'Uncorrected Advance Proof' in a soft red cover.
16 .00
Ellis Malcolm - The World of Birds
Hamlyn 1971. This book is in fine condition, the h/b and d/j are in new condition. It contains 190 photographs of which 40 are in full colour. This is a book for all bird lovers.
14 .00
Finch-Davies & Kemp - The Birds Of Southern Africa
Winchester Press - 1982. This spectacular book is volume 476 / 3000 of the Standard Subscibers' volumes. It is in as new condition.It is a large heavy brown hardback book with a perfect dust jacket. The book is contained in a matching brown slip case . The book contains 176 paintings by C G Finch-Davies. The text is written by Dr A Kemp of the Transvall Mueseum Pretoria RSA. It is a comprehensive reference work on the bird life of southern Africa.
271 .00
Finch-Davies C G - Gamebirds & Waterfowl of Southern Africa.
Winchester Press. 1986. This coffee table book is No 2004/5000. It is in fine condition. In a fine dust jacket and sleeve.
49 .00
Fitzsimons F W - The Natural History of South Africa Birds
Volume I & II. Longmans 1923 1st Edition. These two volumes are in green h/b which are foxed and bumped. The inside of the books are in good condition. Volume l deals with the economic side of bird life and Volume ll is a more detailed bird study.
22 .00 SOLD
Fry C H , Fry K & A Harris - Kingfishers Bee Eaters & Rollers
Russell Friedman Books 1992 -This book is in fine condition. The colourful dust jacket is perfect and the hard cover as new. It contains 40 plates and 350 portraits. A beautiful book.
27 .00
Garett, Valerie - The Black Eagle
Russel Friedman - 1990. This magnificent coffee table book contains- 40 Colour Plates, 53 Figures and 60 Tables. It measures 290 X 225 mm. It comprises of the most detailed comprehensive and prolonged single study of an eagle species ever undertaken. It contains exquisit paintings by renowned bird artist Graeme Arnold and sketches by Robert Davies.
54 .00
Garett, Valerie - The Black Eagle
Russel Friedman - 1990.This is a Collector's Edition Volume 100 of 200 copies, signed by the Author. It is half/bound in french goat skin and hand marbled paper by master crafts man Peter Carstens, with silk head and tail bands, in a matching lined and leather trimmed slip case. This magnificent coffee table book contains; 40 Colour Plates, 53 Figures and 60 Tables. It measures 290 X 225 mm. It comprises of the most detailed comprehensive and prolonged single study of an eagle species ever undertaken. It contains exquisit painting by renowned bird artist Graeme Arnold and sketches by Robert Davies.
271 .00
Gill Leonard E - A First Guide to South African Birds
Maskew Miller 2nd Edn 1940. This is a blue h/b book with a faded and torn spine. The inside of the book is in good condition and is an ideal reference book.
4 .00
Gill Leonard E - A First Guide to South African Birds
Maskew Miller 2nd edn 1940. This is a blue h/b book with a faded spine. The inside of the book is in good condition
4 .00
Gill Leonard E - A First Guide to South African Birds
Maskew Miller 5th Edn. 1956. This is a blue h/b book in good condition. The D/j is torn in places. The inside of the book is in good condition and is a good working copy.
5 .00
Ginn Peter - Bird Safari
Longmans 1974 . This is a colourful paper back edition in fine condition. The book contains 63 illustrations which includes the author's own photos and the fine paintings of Graeme Arnott. It includes a wealth of information and personal observation on some 76 species of bird found in southern Africa
8 .00
Ginn Peter - Bird Safari
Longmans 1974 . This is a colourful paper back edition in fine condition. The book contains 63 illustrations which includes the author's own photos and the fine paintings of Graeme Arnott. It includes a wealth of information and personal observation on some 76 species of bird found in southern Africa
8 .00
Ginn Peter - Bird Safari
Longmans 1974 . This is a green hard back copy in fine condition. The dust jacket is clean and bright but has small tears on top edge. The book contains 63 illustrations which includes the author's own photos and the fine paintings of Graeme Arnott. It includes a wealth of information and personal observation on some 76 species of bird found in southern Africa
14 .00
Godfrey R - Bird-Lore of the Eastern Cape Province
Wits University 1941. This book is signed by Robert Godfrey. It is a delightful book about Native proverbs that draw their inspiration and value from Bird life in general. It is a hard covered book with cloth spine in good condition.
14 .00
Haagner and Ivy - South African Bird-Life -Sketches of
Maskew Miller 3rd Edn. no date. This book is a brown hard back with gilt labelling and a picture of an African Hoopoe on the front . It is in good condition No d/j. The book contains 158 illustrations.
11 .00
Harris T & Arnott G - Shrikes of Southern Africa
Struik 1988. This fine coffee table book it in pritine condition, in a fine dust jacket and sleeve.
81 .00
Hey D - Some Protected Birds of the Cape Province
Produced by the Dept Of Nature Conservation of The Cape Province 1954 This is a delightful little hand size, guide book in a soft red cloth cover. It is in good condition and in both Afrikaans and English.
5 .00
Hosking & Newberry - Intimate Sketches from Bird Life
Country Life Reprint 1945. It gives an admirable sample of British Bird life, containing 53 photos. This is a blue hard covered book with a faded spine. The inside of the book is in fine condition.
14 .00
Howard Len - Birds as Individuals.
Collins 5th Impression 1952. A green hard covered book in good condition.
11 .00
Kearton R - Our Bird Friends.
Cassell & Co Reprint Dec 1904. A green cloth hard cover with gilt labelling and a embossed picture of birds on the front, is in good condition. A few minor rubbings on cloth. A nice copy.
5 .00
Lowe, Percy. R. - Our Common Sea Birds,
Hudson & Kearns - No date approx 1930's- First edition. This is a large hard covered book measuring 290 x 220mm. It has a green cloth cover with an inset picture on the front. The cover is foxed, but the inside of the book is in fine condition. It contains 305 black & white photographs. It is a study of Cormorants, Terns, Gulls, Skuas, Petrels and Auks.
43 .00
Mackworth-Praed & Grant - Birds of Eastern & North Eastern Africa
Series One- Volume Two - Longmans 1st Edition-1955. The beige cloth hard cover is in fine condition The dust jacket has usual shelf wear and tear. This is a book written by two ornithologists as an attempt to give others what they themselves wanted when they first went to Eastern Africa and became interested in the birds around them. This 2nd volume gives further information on particular habits, habitat and breeding data. Contains 43 coloured plates.(This will be sold as a set with the book above.)
27 .00
Mackworth-Praed & Grant - Birds of Eastern & North Eastern Africa
Series One; Volume One - Longmans 2nd Edition 1957. The beige cloth hard cover is in fine condition. The dust jacket has usual shelf wear and tear. This is a book written by two ornithologists as an attempt to give others what they themselves wanted when they first went to Eastern Africa and became interested in the birds around them. Contains 53 coloured plates. (This will be sold with the following book as a set.)
27 .00
Mackworth-Praed C W - African Handbook of Birds. Birds of Eastern and North Eastern Africa
. Series one Volume one and two. Longmans . Vol 2 1955 vol 1 1957. Vol 1 s a nice clean copy with a dust jacket. Dustjacket has chips and creases but complete. Vol 2 has fading on the spine but a good copy.
108 .00
Maclean Gordon - Roberts Birds of South Africa
John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 1st Ed 5th Imp 1985. A red hard covered book in good condition. Dust jacket is fairly thick and in good condition.
19 .00
Mannering R - Canaries & Cage Birds, for Pleasure and Profit
Foulsham No date. This is a small green hard covered book in fair condition. Measures 150mm x 90 mm.
3 .00
McLachlan G R & Liversidge R - Roberts Birds of South Africa.
A nice tight copy. John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 3rd Ed 3rd Imp 1972. A red hard covered book in good condition. No dust jacket.
14 .00
McLachlan G R & Liversidge R - Roberts Birds of South Africa.
A nice tight copy. John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 4th Ed 1st Imp 1978. A green hard covered book in good condition. Dust jacket is in fine condition.
11 .00
McLachlan G R & Liversidge R - Roberts Birds of South Africa.
A nice tight copy. John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 4th Ed 3rd Imp 1978. A green hard covered book in good condition. Dust jacket is in fair condition.
11 .00
Millais J G - Game Birds and Shooting Sketches
Illustrating the Habits, Nmodes of Capture, Stages of Plumage and the Hybrids & Varieties which occur amongst them. 2nd Edition 1894. The hard cover is tan with detailed illustration of birds on the front cover. The spine labelling is detached but the book is in very good condition otherwise.
43 .00 SOLD
Miller W T - Birds at Home, Camera study of Birds of South Africa
Maskew Miller !st Edition 1947. This book has a red h/b in good condition. The D/j is badly torn but the inside of the book is unmarked. It contains 50 b/w photos of the 50 birds covered in the book
11 .00
Mundy Peter - The Comparative Biology of Southern African Vultures
Vulture Study Group 1982. This is a paperback book in near new condition. Peter Mundy has signed this copy . This is a thesis that earned Peter Mundy a doctorate with the support of the Endangered Wildlife Trust. A purely Academic Book.
54 .00
Mundy Peter - The Vultures of Africa
Russel Friedman 1992 Standard edition. This book was composed of 80 combine man-years of study, by the four authors : Mundy, Ledger, Butchart and Piper. It is in new condition. Both dust jacket and hard cover iare unmarked. It measures 290 X 225mm. The book covers all 11 species of Vultures found in Africa. It contains more than 100 pencil sketches and over 130 photographs.
54 .00
Peterson, Mountford & Hollom - A field Guide to Birds of Britain & Europe
Collins 1954. This h/b book with no d/j is a good reference book. It is in fair condition with a missing front eps.
11 .00
Pickford Peter & Beverley - Southern African Birds of Prey
Struik - 2nd Impression 1990. A beautiful coffee table book measuring 285 X 270mm. The hard cover and the dustjacket are in near new condition. It is a photographic study of South African Birds of Prey, with emphasis on their conservation.
27 .00
Pitman Ian - And Clouds Flying. A book of Wild Fowl.
Faber & Faber mcmxlvii. A long green hard back book with gold and silver labbelling in fair condition. Minor chips to edges. Internal pages foxed. But not a bad copy.
19 .00
Priest C D - A Guide to the Birds of Southern Rhodesia and a Record of their Nesting Habits
William Clowes 1st Edition- 1929. The hard cover is green with gold labelling -in good condition, Corners slightly bumped. The inside of the book is as new. This book contains 14 coloured and 112 Black & white Illustrations. All coloured plates are protected by unblemished tissue paper. The book is primarily intended to be a guide to the birds of Rhodesia and their habits.
27 .00 SOLD
Priest C D - Birds Tales, A Book about Rhodesian Birds for Rhodesian Children
Philpot & Collins - No date approx 1930's. A unique hard cover book with an inset picture of a King Fisher. It is a delightful book of short stories written by Cpt & Mrs. C D Priest aimed at educating children on the habits of the commoner birds, with illustrations intended to impress the minds of children upon some peculiar habits or other, of the birds being described. It is in good condition, with one corner bumped.
27 .00
Priest C D - Eggs of Birds Breeding in Southern Africa
Maclehose 1st ed 1948. This is a blue h/b book in good condition. Pages are yellowing but neat.eps are stained. No d/j. This book contains 20 Coloured plates , depicting 430 birds' eggs and are protected by tissue. The object of this book is to attempt to help some of the numerous collexctors of bird eggs in southern Africa to identify their eggs in their collection by means of text and coloured plates.
27 .00
Priest C D - The Birds of Southern Rhodesia
Clowes- !st Editions 1933 / 1934/ 1935/ 1936. This is a set of four volumes . They are all covered in blue cloth and are in good condition. It was the author's intent in these volumes, to give the public more accurate knowledge of a subject he himself was fully conversant. His idea was to make these volumes more of a "History" of the "Natural History" of southern Rhodesia, and in so doing make the books more readable .Each volume contains approx 10 coloured plates and from107 to 172 illustrations per volume. This is a marvellous set of books for an avid ornitholigists.
271 .00 SOLD
Prozesky O P M - A Field Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa.
Collins. 1970 The burnt orange hard cover is in good condition. The Dust jacket has a faded spine and minor chips and creases.
16 .00
Roberts Austin - The Birds of South Africa.
Witherby. 9th Imp 1953. The blue hard cover is in good condition with a faded spine. A nice tight copy.
14 .00
Roberts Austin - The Birds of South Africa.
Witherby. 9th Imp 1953. The blue hard cover is in good condition. A nice tight copy.
14 .00
Roberts Dr A - Roberts Birds of South Africa
H F & G Witherby Revised Edition -1st Impression - 1957. This is No 165 of a Limited edition of 300 Subscriber's Editions signed bythe authors McLachlan and Liversidge, the ownerF D Matthyser and the Trustees of the S A Bird Book Fund. This book is bound in half black leather and beige cloth.The book is in very good condition. The dust jacket is complete with slight dicolouration and a small tear. A good collector copy.
163 .00
Roberts Dr A - The Birds of South Africa
Central News Agency - Witherby 2nd Impression 1940. This is a blue cloth hard cover with slight tear on the head. Internal pages in good condition. No dust jacket.
27 .00 SOLD
Roberts Dr A - The Birds of South Africa
Witherby 4th Impression- 1944. This blue hard backed copy is in fine condition. The dust jacket is complete but has been repaired.
16 .00
Sinclair I - Ian Sinclair's Field Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa
Struik !st Edition 1984. This is a colourful paper back reference book in as new condition.
19 .00 SOLD
Sinclair I - Ian Sinclair's Field Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa
Struik 2nd Edition- 3rd Impression1990. This is a colourful paper back reference book in as good condition, although has slight stain on the front eps.Internal pages as new..
14 .00 SOLD
Sinclair Ian - Southern African Birds A Photographic Guide.
Sasol Struik No date. This large coffee table book is in fine condition, coplete with fine dust jacket.
14 .00
Skead C J - The Canaries, Seedeaters & Buntings of Southern Africa
Cape Times 1960. This green cloth hard back copy has gilt labelling and is in good condition. It contains 19 colour plates 18 maps and 39 photos. The dust jacket is in good condition with a slight tear on the tail.The end papers are stained.
81 .00
Skead C J - The Canaries, Seedeaters & Buntings of Southern Africa
Cape Times 1960. This green cloth hard covered copy has gilt labelling and is in good condition. It contains 19 colour plates 18 maps and 39 photos. There is no dust jacket.
38 .00
Smithers Reay - A Check List of the Birds of Southern Rhodesia,
with data on ecology and breeding - Rhodesian Ornithological Society 1st Edition 1957. This is a maroon hard back book with a gold swallow on the front. It is in good condition. It contains 2 colour prints and 2 maps of S Rhodesia. No dust jacketj . Every 2nd page is a page for writing notes.A unique book.
16 .00 SOLD
Smithers Reay - A Check List of the Birds of Southern Rhodesia,
with data on ecology and breeding - Rhodesian Ornithological Society 2nd Ed 1957. This is a maroon Hard back book with a gold swallow on the front. No d/j It is in good condition. It contains 2 colour prints and 2 maps of S Rhodesia.
15 .00
Smithers Reay - A Check List of the Birds of Southern Rhodesia,
with data on ecology and breeding - Rhodesian Ornithological Society 2nd Edition 1957. This is a maroon hard back book with a gold swallow on the front. No dust jacket. It is in good condition. It contains 2 colour prints and 2 maps of S Rhodesia.
15 .00
Smithers Reay - A Check List of the Birds of Southern Rhodesia,
with data on ecology and breeding - Rhodesian Ornithological Society 2nd Edn. 1957. This is a maroon Hard back book with a gold swallow on the front. No d/j It is in good condition. It contains 2 colour prints and 2 maps of S Rhodesia.
15 .00 SOLD
Smithers Reay - A Check List of the Birds of Southern Rhodesia,
with data on ecology and breeding - Rhodesian Ornithological Society 2nd Edn. 1957. This is a maroon Hard back book with a gold swallow on the front.No d/j. It is in good condition. It contains 2 colour prints and 2 maps of S Rhodesia.
14 .00
Steyn Peter - Eagle Days. A Study of African Eagles at the nest.
Purnell 1973. A fine cream hard covered book with gold labelling. Dust jacket has minor chips and creases.
14 .00
Stokes H - Birds' Eggs & Nests
Purnell Pocket Book Southern Africa Series - Rustica Press Ist Edition- 1966. A delighful little hand book in good condition. Hard cover with coloured picture on front, complete with clear plastic d/j.
8 .00
Stokes H - What Bird is That ?
Purnell Pocket Book Southern Africa Series - Rustica Press 2nd Imp 1967. A delighful little hand book in good condition. Hard cover with coloured picture on front, complete with clear plastic d/j.
8 .00
Vincent Jack - A Check List of Birds of South Africa
No publisher 1952. A blue hard covered book in fine condition. A scientific reference book
8 .00
Vincent Jack - A Check List of Birds of South Africa
(no publisher) 1952. A blue hard covered book in fine condition. A scientific reference book.
8 .00
Vorster W J - Our Feathered Friends
Fishwick & Co 1938. This is an illustrated h/b book with 22 illustration.It is a working copy in fair condition
5 .00
Westell W P - Lets Watch Birds
Nelson- Reprint 1946. This is a guide book to British birds. It is a blue h/b copy in good condition. No d/j.
5 .00
White C M N - A Check List of the Birds of Northern Rhodesia.
Government Printer Lusaka 1949. This is a paper back book ideal as a reference book original price 2s 6d !!
8 .00 SOLD
White C M N - A Check List of the Birds of Northern Rhodesia.
Government Printer Lusaka 1949. This is a paper back book ideal as a reference book original price 2s 6d !!
8 .00
White C M N - A Check List of the Birds of Northern Rhodesia.
Government Printer Lusaka 1949. This is a paper back book ideal as a reference book original price 2s 6d !!
8 .00
Williams J G - The Birds of East & Central Afica
Collins 3rd Imp 1967. The Hard cover is in good condition. The dust jacket has normal wear and tear. A good working copy .
11 .00
Winterbottom J M - Common Birds of the Bush
Longmans 1951 1st Edition . A small guide book hard cover with coloured pictures on the front. Good little reference book pages yellowing.
3 .00
Winterbottom J M - Common Birds of the Bush
Longmans 1951 1st Edn . A small guide book hard cover with coloured pictures on the front. Good little reference book, pages yellowing.
3 .00
Winterbottom J M - Common Birds of the Cape
Longmans 1951 1st Edn . A small guide book hardc cover with coloured pictures on the front. Good little reference book, pages yellowing.
3 .00
Winterbottom J M - Common Birds of the Highveld
Longmans 1951 1st Edn . A small guide book hardc cover with coloured pictures on the front. Good little reference book, pages yellowing.
3 .00
Winterbottom J M - Common Birds of the South-East
Longmans 1951 1st Edn . A small guide book hard cover with coloured pictures on the front. Good little reference book, pages yellowing.
3 .00
Winterbottom J M - Common Birds of the Waterways
Longmans 1951 1st Edn . A small guide book hard cover with coloured pictures on the front. Good little reference book, pages yellowing.
3 .00
Winterbottom J M - Common Birds of the Waterways
Common Birds of the Waterways - Longmans 1951 1st Edn . A small guide book hard cover with coloured pictures on the front. Good little reference book, pages yellowing.
3 .00
Winterbottom J M - One Hundred Common Birds of Central Africa - 1935.
This is a small thin blue soft covered, reference guide.
3 .00


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