Africana - Birds from Chapter 1 Books

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Roberts Birds of Southern Africa - VIIth Edition

by Hockey, PAR; Dean, WRJ; Ryan, PG; Maree, S; Brickman, BM (eds)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2005
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Fine
Edition
7th Edition
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$70.00

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Trustees of the John Voelcker Bird Book Fun/ Africa Geographic Books, 2005. 7th Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Weiersbye, IB; Arnott, G; Meakin, PRM; Cook, RJ; Rooyen, CS van; Barlow, A; Clarkson, ACV. 1296 pages (complete). A gratifyingly fresh-faced copy. The dustjacket has light rubbing and scuffing. There are some shallow stacking marks. The edges and… Read more
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Newman's Birds of Southern Africa

by Newman, Kenneth; Sinclair, Ian

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780869541364
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$200.00

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Macmillan South Africa (Publishers) (Pty) Ltd., Johannesburg, 1983. Limited. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed. 461 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 2 of a limited collector's edition of 100 copies. Signed by Kenneth Newman on the certification page. Full leather. Blind stamped borders. Stamped gilt decoration and titling. The boards have some slight storage marks.… Read more
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$200.00
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The Birds of Southern Africa

by Kemp, Dr Alan

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1982
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As New
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780620056779
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$400.00

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Winchester Press, Johannesburg, 1982. Limited. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. Finch-Davies, Claude Gibney. Complete. Hand-numbered 214 of a limited de luxe Collectors' edition of 250 copies. Half-leather, marbled boards. A MOST pleasing copy. The book is housed in a brown cloth covered slipcase with leather lips, marbled sides. The case has some light wear… Read more
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$400.00
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South African Natural History Publication Co., Cape Town, 1977. Limited. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Lighton, Norman C K. Signed. Complete. An elegant copy. Numbered 166 of a limited subscriber's edition of 350 copies. Signed by both Lighton and Bird on the certification page. Full leather with gilt titling. Folio sized. The boards have just… Read more
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$500.00
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Birds of Southern Africa

by Kemp, Dr Alan (text)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780620056779
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$250.00

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Winchester Press, Johannesburg, 1982. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Finch-Davies, Claude Gibney. Signed. 489 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 30 of a limited collectors' edition of 250 copies. Signed by Alan Kemp on the title page. Inscribed to Roydon C Peden (whose ex-libris plates and stamp appear on the front pastedown and frontispage). Half leather. Marbled… Read more
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$250.00
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Nesting Birds: The breeding habits of southern African birds

by Steyn, Peter

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1996
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As New
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9781874950165
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$480.00

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Fernwood Press, 1996. Limited. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. Signed. 240 pages (complete). Hand-numbered D of a limited sponsors' edition of 26 copies. Signed by Steyn on the certification page. Inscribed to Jurgen Kogel. Full leather, stamped gilt decoration and titling and colophon. The book is housed in a dove grey slip-case with a… Read more
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$480.00
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Winchester Press, Johannesburg, 1986. Limited. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Signed. 190 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 30 of a limited collectors' edition of 250 copies. Signed by Alan Kemp on the title page. Half leather. Marbled boards. A wonderful, tranquil copy. Included: publisher's blad for the book, associated press clippings. The book is housed in an… Read more
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$250.00
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Ducks of Sub-Saharan Africa

by Maclean, Gordon Lindsay

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1986
Condition
As New
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780620091763
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$480.00

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Acorn Books, Randburg, 1986. Limited. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. Darroll, Gail. Signed. 151 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 14 of a limited collectors' edition of 200 copies. Signed by both Maclean and Darroll on the certification page. Certified name: William Barlow. Quarter leather. The book is housed in a clay coloured slipcase (leather lips/ brown… Read more
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$480.00
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The Ibis, 1919. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. Signed. 11 pages (complete). A UNIQUE copy of this very rare pamphlet. The front cover is intimately INSCRIBED and SIGNED by FINCH-DAVIES: "Beatrice - from Claude May 1919". Signature authenticated. Not only is Finch-Davies' signature rarely found, but the use of first name only is exceptional. The… Read more
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$450.00
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Notes on South African Accipitres (From The Ibis for April 1920, pp 409-438)

by Finch-Davies, Lieut C G

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1920
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Good
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$450.00

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The Ibis, 1920. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. Signed. 29 pages (copy). A UNIQUE copy of this very rare pamphlet. The front cover is intimately INSCRIBED and SIGNED by FINCH-DAVIES: "With Love from Claude". Signature authenticated. Not only is Finch-Davies' signature rarely found, but the use of first name only is exceptional. The ink is… Read more
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$450.00
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African Handbook of Birds - 2 v

by Mackworth-Praed, C W; Grant, Captain C H B

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$18.00

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Longmans, London, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Two volumes. A benign set of books. Varying details. Vol 1: Series Two - Vol 1: "Birds of the Southern Thirds of Africa". Pub 1962. The dustjacket has wear, creasing, scuffing, marks all about. It is comfortable. The front board has a clipped… Read more
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Ducks of Sub-Saharan Africa

by Maclean, Gordon Lindsay

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780620091756
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$120.00

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Acorn Books, South Africa, 1986. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Darroll, Gail. 151 pages (complete). Numbered 849 of a limited edition of 2700 copies. Included is a title-plate with illustration that also notes the book's limitation number. An elegant, pleasing copy. The dustjacket has some light storage wear, shelving wear to the edges, very light… Read more
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$120.00
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Birdlife in Southern Africa

by Newman, Kenneth ; Blaker, D ; Elliott, C C H ; Frost, P G ; Jensen, R A C ; Kemp, A C ; Maclean, G L ; Milstein, P le S ; Oatley, T B ; Siegfried, W R ; Steyn, P ; Vernon, C J

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1971
Condition
Good
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780360001473
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$120.00

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Purnell & Sons SA (Pty) Limited, 1971. Limited. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Signed. 250 pages (complete). Deluxe edition. Hand-numbered 70 of a limited edition of 250 copies. Signed by Newman on the certification page. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage conditions. The final pages of the book have wrinkles,… Read more
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$120.00
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Our Wagtails

by Gill, Leonard & Marion

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.00

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Central News Agency, Limited, South Africa, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed. 40 pages (complete). A placid copy of this rather sweet book about visiting wagtails. Inscribed (in pencil): "With Best Wishes from the Authors December 1949". The covers are grubby. They have wear, handling and storage marks. They are however,… Read more
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Birds of the Gauntlet

by Michaelis, H von

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1952
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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Hutchinson, London, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Signed. 223 pages (complete). A benignly aging copy. Signed by von Michaëlis at the end of the Prologue. The photocopied dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj has some mild sunning, wear, marks. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are scuffed, worn… Read more
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The Birds of Southern Africa

by Kemp, Alan

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780620056786
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$115.00

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Winchester Press, Johannesburg, 1982. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Finch-Davies, Claude Gibney. 489 pages (complete). A healthy copy. Numbered 2545 of a limited edition of 3026 copies. Included: publisher's blad for the book. The dustjacket has some sunning about the edges, some wear about the edges, corners, seams. There is scuffing and user marking. However,… Read more
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Garden Birds of South Africa : A householder's guide to the common birds of the urban areas

by Newman, Kenneth

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited
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$150.00

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Purnell and Sons (SA) Pty Limited, Cape Town / Johannesburg, 1967. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Newman, Kenneth. Signed. 103 pages (complete). Numbered 104 of a limited edition of 125 copies. Signed by Newman on the certification page. Full leather. A most pleasing copy. The book has a clear plastic protective cover. … Read more
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Waterbirds of Southern Africa

by Ginn, Peter; McIlleron, Geoff

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780908393954
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$48.00

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Chris van Rensburg Publications, 1982. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Signed. 143 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 44 of a limited edition of 150 copies. Signed by both Ginn and McIlleron on the loose certification sheet. Paper wrapping (tidy). Full leather boards with stamped gilt borders and titling. The boards are handsome, healthy, fresh. The… Read more
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Voels van die Krugerwildtuin en ander Nasionale Parke / Birds of the Kruger and other National Parks - 4 Vols

by Labuschagne, R J ; Merwe, Dr N J van der ;

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1958
Condition
Fine
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$15.00

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Nasionale Parkeraad van Suid-Afrika, Pretoria / National Parks Board of South Africa, 1958. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Campbell, T ; Findlay, R . Four volumes of this journal bound together (complete). The casual boards have some light sunning, fading. The cloth spine has storage marks and wear. Boards and spine are healthy and steady. The… Read more
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Waders of Southern Africa

by Hockey, Phil

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780947430450
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$43.00

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Struik Winchester, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Douie, Clare ; Barlow, Andrew. 288 pages (complete). A most gratifying copy. The book is housed in a thick board slipcase. Illustrated laminated boards that are very smart, clean, healthy. The dustjacket of the book is fresh, very pleasing. The blue cloth boards are elegant, handsome.… Read more
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