Chapter 1: Africana - Birds
found: 22 books

 
BARNES, KEITH N. (ED)
The Important Bird Areas of Southern Africa
Birdlife South Africa, Johannesburg. 1998, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620234237). Paperback. 394 pages (complete). A comfortable, competent copy. The covers have some user wear about the edges. They are otherwise healthy and sure. The page trims have storage and handling marks. Within, front and end papers have some foxing. By far the pages are clean, clear, confident, diligent, very certain. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bsxt
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2685]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0620234237

 
BIRD, ALLAN (TEXT)
First Folio of South African Birds - 12 Colour Plates
The South African Natural History Publications Company (Pty) Ltd. Johannesburg. 1959, First Edition. Softcover. Folio of 12 colour plates (loose), plus descriptive text. Inscribed and signed by Dick Findlay on the front page (dated: Feb. 1962). First series; first printing. The covers have a clear cellophane protective cover. The covers are worn about all edges and along the spine. Although a little fragile, it is secure. The contents are loose from the covers. The frontis and end pages are tanned and crisp. The text pages are mildly marked by age. They are affable, clean, clear. The plates have some tanning about the edges but the bodies are fresh. The plates are vivid, gentle, vibrant, calming, most suitable for framing and decorative use, healthy and sound. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: ceke
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 133 | £UK 115 | JP¥ 16782]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds

 
HILTON-BARBER, BRETT & ARTHUR, LOU
The Prime Origins Guide to Best Birding in Kruger: The Essential Companion to Birding in the Kruger National Park
Prime Origins, Cape Town. 2005, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620375094). Paperback, with dust jacket. 350 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The covers have user wear and creases about all edges and seams. There is some scuffing. The covers are assured and sure. The contents have been affected by some damp storage conditions and the top edges have been lightly wrinkled. Otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, bright, confident, generous and most diligent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: btop
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 5035]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0620375094

 
HILTON-BARBER, BRETT & ARTHUR, LOU
The Prime Origins Guide to Best Birding in Kruger: The Essential Companion to Birding in the Kruger National Park
Prime Origins, Cape Town. 2005, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620375094). Paperback. 350 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Brett Hilton-Barber on the frontispage (dated: August 2007). A healthy copy. The covers have user wear about the edges, some creasing. They are otherwise sure and secure. The contents are agreeably clean and clear. They are bright, fresh, confident, generous, vividly illustrated - as if barely used throughout. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 50hn
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 11188]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0620375094

 
CLANCEY, PHILLIP A.
The Birds of Southern Mozambique
African Bird Book Publishing. 1996. Soft cover, with dust jacket. 312 pages. Plus: 17 pages of index and 4 pages of empty pages for notes. The general condition is good. The cover has general shelf wear and scuffing. The colours on the cover are vivid. The title page has a previous owner inscription. The colour plates are vibrant, rich and eloquent. All pages are complete and clean. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ajav
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1343]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: JPG~

 
CLANCEY, PHILLIP A
Kingfishers of Sub-Saharan Africa
Jonathan Ball and AD. Donker Publishers, Johannesburg. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0947464654). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Clancey, Phillip A. 212 pages (complete). A decent, contented book. The dustjacket is fresh, comfortable, worn and scuffed. It is gentle. The boards have some storage sunning. They are otherwise sound. Within, the front and end pages have light foxing. In general, the contents are most agreeable. Wonderfully, memorably illustrated. The pages are clean, clear, kind, generous, diligent, utterly engaging. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: bsxu
USD 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.5 | £UK 37 | JP¥ 5370]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0947464654 Clancey, Phillip A

 
FINCH-DAVIES, CLAUDE GIBNEY
Gamebirds & Waterfowl of Southern Africa: A Collection of 68 Water-Colours
Winchester Press, Johannesburg. 1986, Limited. (ISBN: 0620095237). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 190 pages (complete). Numbered 2311 of a limited subscribers' edition of 5000 copies. Oh! Happy copy! The book is housed in an illustrated laminated slipcase. This is smart, most pleasing. The book is in stunning condition. The dustjacket is hale, healthy, neat. The pheasant red cloth boards are elegant and sound. The contents are immaculate. They are very clean, very clear, very bright, very fresh, utterly captivating - as if new throughout! fk. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: cbog
USD 58.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.5 | £UK 44.5 | JP¥ 6489]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0620095237

 
EARL?, ROY ; GROBLER, NICK ; TOIT, HESTER DU ; WET, MARIANA DE
First Atlas of Bird Distribution in the Orange Free State
National Museum, Bloemfontein. 1987. (ISBN: 0947014268). Softcover. 428 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The manila card covers have a clear plastic protective cover (worn but healthy). The covers are creased, worn and marked. They are placid and patient. Within, the contents have considerable evidence of avid use throughout. The early and later pages are marked from use and storage. They also have handling wear. Nonetheless, the contents are by far clean, clear, generous, thorough, diligent, certain, more than competent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: byum
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 | £UK 5.5 | JP¥ 783]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0947014268

 
GILL, E LEONARD
A First Guide to South African Birds
Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town. 1936, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 223 pages (complete). A gently aging copy. Included: a card signed by (and for his sister Marion) Leonard Gill on one side and a photograph of a "baby wagtail in nest on our balcony" on the other side. Also included is a much foxed and worn typed information sheet (in Afrikaans) on the "Spotted Starling". The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (worn and scuffed). The dj itself, is worn and marked. It is passive. The boards have corner wear and scuffing. They are secure. Within, the book is foxed throughout from age and storage. However, it is affable, devotedly conceived and produced, clear, the illustrations are clear and genial. A still useful and giving book. fk. Fair/Poor. Signed.
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Book number: borw
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1231]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds

 
HORSBRUGH, BOYD ROBERT
The Gamebirds and Waterfowl of South Africa
Winchester Press, Johannesburg. 1978, Limited. (ISBN: 0620030178). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Davies, Claude Gibney. 160 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 167 of a limited edition of 500 copies of this facsimile reprint of the original 1912 edition. Quarter leathered. Marbled boards, green leather spine, gilt-blocking on spine and three ridges. The spine has a small stain. Otherwise, the book is MOST satisfying. It is clubbable, elegant. The boards are sound, healthy and very neat. The contents are immaculate. The illustrations are vivid, vibrant, vivacious. The pages are wonderfully clean and clear, fresh and bright : as if new throughout. A WONDERFUL book. fk. As New/No Jacket.
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Book number: bybq
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.75 | £UK 69 | JP¥ 10069]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0620030178 Davies, Claude Gibney

 
LIVERSIDGE, RICHARD ; ADAMS, JILL AND LIGHTON, NORMAN (ILLUS)
The Birds Around Us: Birds of the Southern African Region
Fontein. 1991, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 1874851018). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Signed by Author(s)487 pages (complete). Signed by Richard Liversidge on the title page. A sturdy, competent book. The laminated, illustrated boards have some mild rubbing, sunning and shelving wear. The back cover has some unobstrusive and unimpeding damage to the bottom rim and the foot of the spine. They are strong and healthy. Two woven bookmarkers are attached (one very worn). The pages are neat, tidy, clear, bright, elegant and diligent. fk. Good/No Jacket. signed.
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Book number: aviq
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: JPG~ 1874851018

 
KEMP, A.C. DR.
Birds of Prey of Southern Africa
Winchester Press, Johannesburg. 1980, Limited. (ISBN: 0620045787). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 339 pages (complete). Numbered 1176 of a limited edition of 1700 copies. A stunning book. The book has a cardboard slipcase, the glue for which has dried away. The book is nonetheless well protected. The dustjacket is smart, fresh and healthy. The spine has some mild wear from storage. The boards are handsome and sound and sure. Within, the contents are in near immaculate condition. The illustration plates are vivid, detailed and diligent. The pages are bright, fresh, clean, clear, bountiful and breathlessly beautiful. fk. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: bvtw
USD 210.00 [Appr.: EURO 186 | £UK 161 | JP¥ 23495]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0620045787

 
NEWMAN, KENNETH WITH BREDENKAMP, IRENE; PERDIKIS, PHOEBUS
Newman's Birds by Colour - Southern Africa's Common Birdds Arranged by Colour
U.S.A.: Struik Publishers. 2000, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 1868724484). Soft cover, with dust jacket. 304 pages (complete). In general scruffy, well used and owned condition. The cover has a clear plastic protective cover that is unkempt and worn. The book has considerable evidence of usage, but is clear, vivid, vibrant and eager. fn. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 85gg
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 | £UK 5.5 | JP¥ 783]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: JPG~ 1868724484

 
MACLEAN, GORDON LINDSAY
Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa
The Trustees of the John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, Cape Town. 1985, 5th. (ISBN: 062007681X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 848 pages (complete). SIGNED by GORDON MACLEAN, KENNETH NEWMAN, GEOFF LOCKWOOD on the title page. A smart copy. The dustjacket has light shelving wear about the edges, it has very shallow scuffing. The boards are most handsome, smart. The contents are gratifying. The end papers have some light wear. Otherwise, the pages are pleasingly clean and clear, diligent and dedicated. The illustrations are bright, fresh, vibrant, vivacious. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk. Near Fine/Good. Signed.
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Book number: 47ie
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 46 | JP¥ 6713]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 062007681X

 
RANDALL, RODNEY MICHAEL
Biology of the Jackass Penguin 'Spheniscus Demersus' (L. ) at St Croix Island, South Africa - Thesis Submitted in Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of Philosophiae Doctor in the Faculty of Science at the University of Port Elizabeth
The Author. 1983. Hardcover. 262 pages (complete). Thesis. A confident copy. The boards are healthy if lightly scuffed. The early and later pages are flecked with foxing from storage conditions. The pages are most diligent, studious, clean, clear, assured. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzbf
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71 | £UK 61.5 | JP¥ 8950]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds

 
ROBERTS, DR AUSTIN / LIGHTON, NORMAN C K
The Birds of South Africa
H F & G Witherby Ltd. London ; Central News Agency, Johannesburg for The Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund. 1940, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 463 pages (complete). Second impression of first edition. Inscribed to Dr P M Shepherd, a well known, very popular, most effective missionary doctor in Molepolole in what is now Botswana as a gift for lectures from a group of women in Gabarone (each of whom has signed their name). The cloth cover is a little dusty. There is some scuffing and light wear to the edges and spine head and foot. Inside, there are very neat pencilled annotations throughout. The illustrations are clean, bright and fresh. The pages are benign and contented, diligent and dedicated, benevolent and generous. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 76hm
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2909]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: JPG~

 
ROBERTS, DR AUSTIN
The Birds of South Africa
Central News Agency, Johannesburg / H F & G Witherby Ltd. London for The Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund. 1940, First Edition. Hardcover. Ill.: Lighton, Norman C K. 463 pages (complete). First edition second impression. Colour photocopied dustjacket. This has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj is bright, secure, a little worn at the back. The boards are scuffed and mildly worn and marked. The page-trims are foxed. Within, there are previous owner stamps and annotations. The pages are, in general, benign, dusted with occasional foxing, clean, clear. The illustrations are bright, vivid and companionable. fk. Fair.
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Book number: bdkb
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: Lighton, Norman C K

 
ROBERTS, DR AUSTIN
The Birds of South Africa
Central News Agency, Johannesburg / H F & G Witherby Ltd. London for The Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund. 1940, First Edition. Hardcover. Ill.: Lighton, Norman C K. 463 pages (complete). True First Edition of what is now the bible of bird resource in South Africa. Colour photocopied dustjacket that is bright and clean. This has a clear cellophane protective cover. The boards are benign with some light scuffing and wear. Within, the book is much genial. The gutterings fore and aft are cracked. The security of the book is still competent. The contents are creamy, clean, clear. The pages are clear, bold, resolute, diligent, competent and very certain. The illustrations are bright and cleanly detailed. fk. Good.
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Book number: bdkd
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 221.5 | £UK 191.75 | JP¥ 27970]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: Lighton, Norman C K

 
ROBERTS, DR AUSTIN
The Birds of South Africa
2nd impression. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 463 pages (complete). Second impression of first edition. A benign, kindly copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj has wear and rubbing. It is secure and sure. The colours are fresh, the appearance is agreeable. The blue cloth covered boards are mild-mannered and healthy. Within, the contents are most pleasing. There are signatures from a previous owner. The pages are clean, comfortable, clear, genial, welcoming, the colours bright, diligent and devoted. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: buci
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 310 | £UK 268.5 | JP¥ 39158]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds

 
ROBERTS, DOCTOR AUSTIN (ED) ; VOELCKER, JOHN (FOREWORD)
Our South African Birds / Ons Suid-Afrikaanse Voels
United Tobacco Cos. (South) Ltd / Westminster Tobacco Co ( C T & L) Ltd. / Policanksky Brothers Limited. 1941. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 106 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans (equally). Album of 150 cigarette cards of South African birds (complete). The cards are fresh, tidy and colourful. The cover is marked, stained, worn. It is nonetheless firm and solid. The frontispage is worn from storage. The pages are benign, calm, clear, neat. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: oitj
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 895]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: JPG~

 
SKEAD, C. J
Life-History Notes on East Cape Bird Species: 1940-1990 - 2 Vols
Algoa Regional Services Council, Port Elizabeth. 1995, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620194146). Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). A sound, steady set. An extraordinary set of books that are intensely detailed observations of Eastern Cape birds. Note: the ISBN is for Volume 1, the reference number and price is for both. Rebound. The blue boards of both books are tidy, smart. The gilt stamped titling is a little worn but otherwise benevolent. The front pastedowns have ex-libris plates affixed. The frontispages have gift inscriptions (not from the author). There is very mild evidence of storage conditions particularly to the aft of the books. Volume 1: 1037 pages plus index. The page trims have some storage and handling marks, a splattering of foxing. The early and later pages are splashed with light spots of foxing. Otherwise, the pages are benign, placid, clean, clear, very certain. Volume 2: ISBN: 0620212896 : Bird Biology : 1352 pages. As with the previous volume the trims have storage foxing. A few early and later pages are also flecked with foxing. Otherwise, the pages are diligent, devoted, bountiful, clean and clear. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cahl
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 442.75 | £UK 383.25 | JP¥ 55940]
Catalogue: Africana - Birds
Keywords: 0620194146

 
VILJOEN, P J
Agred's Gamebirds of South Africa : Field Identification and Management
AGRED : The African Gamebird Research Education and Development Trust, Houghton. 2005, First Edition. (ISBN: 0958494339). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 302 pages (complete). A lovely, smart copy. The dustjacket is bright and vivacious with some very light wear to the spine and corners. The full-leather boards are handsome and very clubbable. There is a very light scuff-mark on the front board. The titling is bright. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are fresh, very clean, glossy - almost as if new throughout. A most contented book. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: bnxu
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.25 | £UK 92 | JP¥ 13426]
Keywords: 0958494339

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