Chapter 1: Africana - Mammals
found: 4 books

 
SKINNER, JOHN D AND SMITHERS, REAY H N
The Mammals of the Southern African Subregion
University of Pretoria, Pretoria. 1990, Limited. (ISBN: 0869798014). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 771 pages (complete). Numbered 7 of a limited subscriber's edition of 750 copies. Signed by Skinner on the certification page. A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket is placid and comfortable. The dj has some wear and marking about the edges. The cloth covered boards are most handsome and dignified. The faces are immaculate, the gilt decoration and titling are fresh and genial. The page trims have marks from storage and handling. Within, aside from occasional very light tanning about the edges, the pages are clean, clear, very confident, diligent, gratifyingly generous. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: boke
USD 240.00 [Appr.: EURO 213.5 | £UK 184.75 | JP¥ 26860]
Keywords: 0869798014

 
ROBERTS, AUSTIN. BIGALKE, DR R ; FITZSIMONS, DR V ; MALAN, PROF D E (EDS)
The Mammals of South Africa
"The Mammals of South Africa" Book Fund. 1951, Limited. Hardcover. 701 pages (complete). Numbered 352 of a limited Subscribers' Edition of 500 copies. The certification plate is signed by John Voelcker, the Chairman of the Trustees. Quarter bound in green leather. A sound, if a little worn copy. The leathered corners and spine are worn, scuffed, marked. The boards too are scuffed and worn. The gilt zebra decoration is placid. Illustrated end papers. The op-certification page has a previous owner's ex-libris plate. The early pages have been wrinkled and a little marked from damp storage. Otherwise, the contents are fresh, clean, bright, clear, diligent, benevolent, generous. The papertrims are edged in gilt (bright and genial although worn along the bottom edges). A companionable, contented copy despite the wear. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bkyz
USD 340.00 [Appr.: EURO 302.5 | £UK 261.75 | JP¥ 38051]

 
SKEAD, C. J
Historical Mammal Incidence in the Cape Province - 2 Volumes
Dept. of Nature and Environmental Conservation of the Provincial Administration of the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town. 1987. (ISBN: 0798401060). Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Both sound, steady and very healthy. Note: The ISBN is for Vol 1, the reference number and price is for BOTH volumes. Volume 1: The Western and Northern Cape, fifth impression, 1987, 903 pages. The sand coloured boards have pressed gilt titling. The boards have some mild shelving and handling wear to the edges and corners. They are sound and sturdy. The paper trims have storage foxing and marks. The early and final pages have rashes of foxing. Otherwise, the contents are smart, tidy, most pleasing. Volume 2: ISBN: 0798401796 : The Eastern Half of the Cape Province, including the Ciskei, Transkei and East Griqualand. First Edition, 1987, 1121 pages (the final line of the book is worth the price of the set!). Fully bound in leather. Titling in gilt. The boards are hale and sturdy and very handsome. The page trims have light storage foxing. The contents are most confident, detailed, exhaustive, very clean and clear, generous. A pleasing set! Please note that due to the weight of the books, should the set need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges will be made. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: chek
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 222.5 | £UK 192.5 | JP¥ 27979]
Keywords: 0798401060

 
SMITHERS, REAY H. N
The Mammals of the Southern African Subregion
University of Pretoria, Pretoria. 1983, Limited. (ISBN: 0869795384). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 736 pages (complete). Subscriber's Edition. Numbered 704 of a limited edition of 900 copies. Signed by Smithers on the certification label that is affixed onto the first free page. A most decent copy. The dustjacket has wear about all edges. The spine is lightly sunned. Otherwise the dj is atmospheric and pleasing. The boards are handsome. The gilt decoration is alert and bright. The edges do have some light shelving wear. The pagetrims have some mild marks. The contents pleasantly approachable and agreeable. The pages are clean, clear, certain, diligent, smart and very sure. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: bojv
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 267 | £UK 231 | JP¥ 33575]
Keywords: 0869795384

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