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An African Game Ranger on Safari

By Cowie, Don

Rowland Ward Publications, 2006. Limited10sb. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed. 227 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 10 of a limited collectors' edition of 200 copies. Signed by Cowie on the certification page. Gift inscription (not from Cowie) on a presentation page (a little marked by hand). The book is housed in a hide-covered (elephant?) slipcase. The case is sound and sturdy. The book is also fully bound in hide (again, elephant?). Five ridges with pull ridges on head and foot. Gilt titling and borders on red leather patches. The boards are most handsome and very healthy. The contents are near immaculate. They are bright, very clean and clear, fresh-faced, generous, keen - as if almost new throughout! Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa extra postal charges may be required. fk

$350.00

Wild Heart of Africa: The Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania

By Baldus, Rolf D (ed); Atanas, George; Bigurube, Gerald; Bonham, Richard; Hahn, Rudolf; Kibonde, Benson; Kuhnert, Wilhelm; Meier, Bodo; McCarthy, James; Ngwatura, Ireneus Ndunguru; Nicholson, Brian; Pitra, Prof Dr Christian; Rodgers, Dr Alan; Rohwer, Rolf;

Rowland Ward Publications, Johannesburg, 2009. Limited. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. Meier, Bodo. Signed. 268 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 6 of a limited collector's edition of 250 copies. Signed by Baldus on the certification page. A beautiful copy. Quarter leather. Stone coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titling and design. The book is housed in a black slipcase (smart, sound). The boards and spine are in immaculate condition. Spine has two ridges with gilt titling. Within, the contents are most gratifying. Illustrated end-papers. The contents are fresh-faced, bright, clean, clear, vivid - as if new throughout! fk

$240.00

Man-Eaters: Portfolio of three prints
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Man-Eaters: Portfolio of three prints

By Bulpin, TV

Patrick Nicholson. Softcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Miller, Penny. Three small prints (complete set). Prints of lions (including one of the famous hunter, Wolhuter, being attacked by a lion) by Penny Miller. Text by Bulpin on the rear cover. Card covers have wear, tanning, scuffing, creases, marks. They covers are sound. The prints are in excellent condition. They fresh, bright, smart, vivid, visceral. fk

$15.00

African Wild Life: Official Journal of the Wild Life Protection Society of South Africa - complete issues 1946-1970 - 24 volumes
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African Wild Life: Official Journal of the Wild Life Protection Society of South Africa - complete issues 1946-1970 - 24 volumes

Wild Life Protection Society of South Africa, 1946. First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket. 24 volumes. Bound copies of the uniquely successful Wild Life magazine. Vols 4-24 = 1 volume for each year from 1950-1970. Most pleasingly bound. Each in quarter leather. Claret coloured boards. The spines have five ridges. Gilt titling on black leather patches. The spines of each volume are very handsome, smart. The boards are also healthy, sound, clubbable. Volume I: Please note that No. 4 appears to be absent. The cover indicates the issue to be No 4, the title page indicates that it is No 5. The covers of each issue are scuffed and creased from use and age. There are occasional incidences of foxing. The contents are otherwise most pleasing. Volume 2: No 1, Vol 2, May, 1948-No 4, Vol 2, March,1949. Each copy is most gratifying and agreeable. Volume 3: No 1, Vol 3, July 1949 - No 4, Vol 3, March 1950. The front cover of No.1 has a previous owner signature. The covers of each have scuffing, wear. The contents are certain, tight, clean. Vol 23: the spine is sunned, worn, scuffed. Each of the other volumes are good-looking, hale, sturdy, fresh, clean, generous, bountiful. This is a VERY, VERY RARE collection of this invaluable, irreplaceable journal, with such extent and condition. fk

$1200.00

I Speak of Africa - The Story of Londolozi Game Reserve 1926-1996
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I Speak of Africa - The Story of Londolozi Game Reserve 1926-1996

By Buchanan, Molly (text) ; Varty, Shan (Director)

Londolozi Publishers, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Hes, Lex ; Johnson, Peter ; Stubbs, Guy (photogs). Signed. 216 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Dave Varty, the owner of Londolozi Game Reserve: "Dear Clara, Thank you for all your wonderful support in launching Bateleur Club - Good luck for the future - all the very best - Dave and Shan Varty - [signed] Dave B Varty 13th October 2000". Bateleur Club was founded by Varty as a super exclusive travel option for South Africans only. The dustjacket is very smart, tidy. The boards have shallow shelving depressions to the corners. They are otherwise attractive healthy. The contents are gloriously fresh, bright, clean, clear, bountiful. fk

$90.00

The Mammals of the South African Sub-region
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The Mammals of the South African Sub-region

By Smithers, R.H.N.; Skinner, John D

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 1990. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Findlay, Dick. Signed. 771 pages (complete). A sturdy copy of this heavy book. Numbered 92 of a Subscribers' limited edition of 750 copies. Signed by John Skinner, and the then Vice-Chancellor of Pretoria University, D M Joubert on the certification page. The dustjacket is mild mannered. It has wear, scuffing, some very, very mild tanning (about the edges). It is comfortable and secure. Lichen coloured cloth boards with gilt titling and decoration. The boards are very smart, very handsome, very healthy. The contents are most pleasing. They are assiduously bountiful, very clean and clear, very confident and certain, most diligent and keen - as if almost new throughout! Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$180.00

Wilderness Window - Collector's Edition
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Wilderness Window - Collector's Edition

By Winchester-Gould, Dennis

Ridgeback Publishers, 1986. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Gray, Ginger. Signed. 208 pages (complete). Numbered 21 of a limited edition of 150 copies. Signed by both Winchester-Gould and Ginger Gray on the title page. There is another signature possibly from a previous owner. A most comfortable and happy copy. Buckskin covered boards. Stamped gilt titling. The boards are healthy, steady with some very light user wear about the edges. The pagetrims are gilded (fresh). The contents are most genial and gratifying. They are contented, clean, clear, generous, diligent, proud, assured, companionable. A lovely copy. fk

$48.00

The Leopards of Londolozi - Collectors' Edition
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The Leopards of Londolozi - Collectors' Edition

By Hes, Lex

Sturik Winchester, Cape Town, 1991. Limited. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Signed. 172 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 47 of a limited edition of 150 copies. Signed by Lex Hes on the certification page. Half-leather. A stunning copy. The book is housed in a sand-coloured cloth covered slipcase. Leather edging. Marbled siding. Tipped-in illustration. The case has some light wear, some light marks from handling and shelving. It is sturdy, secure. The boards are most handsome. Gilt borders. The leathered corners are smart, fresh. The spine has four ridges with gilt titling. Two-tone second panel. Most clubbable. The marbled boards are in wonderful condition. They are neat, attractive. The contents are in immaculate condition: bright, clean, clear, astonishingly generous and thrilling, graceful and serene - as if new throughout! fk

$260.00

Mammals of the Southern African Subregion
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Mammals of the Southern African Subregion

By Smithers, Reay H. N

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Abbott, Clare. 736 pages (complete). A sound, alert copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (slightly worn). The dj has very light shelving wear to the edges. It is otherwise tranquil. The boards are handsome. Gilt titling, decoration (agleam and smart). The boards have very light shelving wear to the edges. The contents are most agreeable. They are tight, authoritative, most diligent and competent, fresh, assiduously generous. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$75.00

Complete Book of Southern African Mammals
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Complete Book of Southern African Mammals

By Mills, Gus ; Hes, Lex (compilers)

Struik Publishers, 1997. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 356 pages (complete). A thrilling copy. The book is housed in an illustrated board slipcase. This has shelving and handling wear, some scuffing and light marking. It is sturdy and fit. The dustjacket is very tidy and elegant. The boards are handsome and healthy. The contents are most agreeable. They are bright, vivid, vital, clean, clear, sharp, keen, certain, generous to a fault - as if new throughout! Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, additional postage charges may be required. fk

$80.00

Elephant Management: A Scientific Assessment for South Africa
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Elephant Management: A Scientific Assessment for South Africa

By Scholes, R. J. [Editor]; Mennell, K. G. [Editor]; Van Schalkwyk, Marthinus [Foreword];

Wits University Press, Johannesburg, 2008. First Edition. Softcover. Fine/No Jacket. 619 pages (complete). An excellent copy. The matte covers have very light shelving wear about the edges, very shallow scuffing. They are healthy and very sure. The contents are excessively pleasing. They are very clean, very clear, most diligent, agreeably smart and orderly - as if new throughout! fk

$70.00

The First Hundred Years : national zoological gardens of South Africa
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The First Hundred Years : national zoological gardens of South Africa

By van den Berg, Philip ; Berg, Ingrid van den ; Hopkins, Pat

Zoroaster, Centurion, South Africa, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 195 pages (complete). A most beautiful copy. The matte dustjacket is thrillingly healthy. It has scuffing, some wear about the edges, some very, very mild marks. The illustrated boards are elegant and sound. The contents are in wonderfully serene condition. They are very clean, very clear, vivid, excessively generous, certain, bright - as if new throughout! fk

$115.00

Classic African Animals: The Big Five
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Classic African Animals: The Big Five

By Dyer, Anthony

Winchester Press, New York, 1973. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Kuhn, Bob. Signed. 154 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 193 of a limited edition of 375 copies. Signed by both Bob Kuhn and Anthony Dyer on the certification page. Folio sized. A sound and steady copy. The book is housed in a thick board slipcase. This is much worn, scuffed and marked. Some reinforcement repair has been made at some stage. Nonetheless, it is sturdy and strong. Green boards with green leather spine (quarter leather). The boards are scuffed and worn. They are well balanced, fit, solid. The boards are hinged portfolio style. The book is securely bound. Within, the frontispage has some storage wear about the edges. Six tipped-in coloured plates and many b/w illustrations. The plates are fresh and vivid, visceral. The pages are very clean, very clear, thick, healthy, certain, most generous in spirit and production. All in all most gratifying. fk

$440.00

Mehr Erleben im Kruger National Park
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Mehr Erleben im Kruger National Park

By Jacana Media; Kruger National Park

Jacana, Johannesburg, 1995. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 91 pages (complete). In German throughout. A neat and tidy copy. The laminated boards are healthy and steady. The contents are in excellent condition. They are clean, clear, generous, congenial and companionable. fk

$5.00

A Field Guide to the Tracks and Signs of Southern and East African Wildlife
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A Field Guide to the Tracks and Signs of Southern and East African Wildlife

By Stuart, Chris; Stuart, Tilde

Southern Book Publishers, Johannesburg, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 309 pages (complete). A smart, healthy copy. The illustrated laminated boards are sound, sure. The title-page has a gift inscription (not from either of the authors). The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, bright, clean, clear, generous, diligent, companionable and comfortable - as if new throughout. fk

$50.00

Into the Okavango : The Africa Poems and Photographs
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Into the Okavango : The Africa Poems and Photographs

By Burgoyne, Marianne Harding (poems)

Burgoyne and Burgoyne Publishers, Salt Lake City, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Very Good. Burgoyne, Marianne Harding ; Burgoyne, Robert H (photogs). 202 pages (complete). An exceptionally fine copy. The evocative dustjacket is neat, bright, very healthy. The boards - with gilt titling - are satisfyingly handsome and hale. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean, very clear, very certain, very generous - as if new throughout! A wonderful book at a wonderful price! Please note: due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, additional postage charges may be made. fk

$29.00

The Elephants of Knysna
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The Elephants of Knysna

By Carter, Nick

Purnell, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. Signed. 220 pages (complete). Signed by Nick Carter (dated: 1971) on the first free page. A calm copy. The dustjacket has much wear, creasing, scuffing and marks. It is secure and sure. The boards are tidy and healthy. Within, the early and later pages are foxed. In general the contents are pleasing. They are clean, clear, comfortable, assured, congenial. fk

$35.00

Tierbeobachtung im Kruger Nationalpark : Ein Teil des Erlöse, den dieses Buch erzielt, kommt den Forschungsprojekten des Kruger Nasionalparks zugute, damit auch die kommenden Generationen dieses Refugium der Wildtiere noch erleben und geniessen können
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Tierbeobachtung im Kruger Nationalpark : Ein Teil des Erlöse, den dieses Buch erzielt, kommt den Forschungsprojekten des Kruger Nasionalparks zugute, damit auch die kommenden Generationen dieses Refugium der Wildtiere noch erleben und geniessen können

By Gibson, Clive ; Kaufmann, Bettina (trans)cdcq

Ampersand Press, South Africa, 1996. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 32 pages (complete). In German throughout. A guide in booklet form to the animals of the Kruger National Park. A relaxed copy. The covers are tidy with some mild user wear about the edges. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. The pages are assured, clean, clear, certain, competent. fk

$10.00

Portraits of the game & wild animals of Southern Africa (facsimile reprint of 1840/41 edition)
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Portraits of the game & wild animals of Southern Africa (facsimile reprint of 1840/41 edition)

By Harris, Captain W Cornwallis ; Tabler, Edward C (intro) ; Liversidge, Richard (Zoological note)

A. A. Balkema, Cape Town, 1969. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. A most gratifying copy. The dustjacket has wear, some shelving marks, scuffing. It is comfortable and secure. The heather cloth covered boards are most pleasing. They are healthy, handsome. Within, the contents are immediately engaging. The pages and illustrations are genteel, mild-mannered, confident, most generous and bountiful, very clean and clear, congenial and companionable.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fk

$50.00

Leopard
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Leopard

By Hinde, Gerald

Harpercollins, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Signed. 192 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Gerald Hinde on the first free page. The dustjacket has clear cellophane protective cover. It has some light scuffing. The dustjacket is smart and elegant. The boards have some storage wear and scuffing, but they are otherwise healthy and hale. The contents are in excellent condition. The pages are very clean, clear, confident, generous, utterly engaging. fk

$52.00

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