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Mountain Odyssey in Southern Africa

by Coulson, David (photographs), and James Clarke (text)

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9780869541371
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(Johannesburg: Macmillan, 1983) 0869541374. Small folio; original blue boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper maps; pp. 240, incl. index; several maps and monochrome illustrations; full-colour photographic plates. Dustwrapper ever so slightly rubbed, and trace of sunning to spine panel; few fox spots to top edge. Very good to near fine condition. "Mountain Odyssey covers a vast area both… Read more
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Dive Guide South Africa

by Koornhof, Anton

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9781859746141
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(Cape Town: New Holland, 2000) 1859746144. 240 x 166 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 183, incl. index; lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs and maps of localities. Ever so slightly rubbed. Very good condition. "Dive Guide South Africa, now completely revised and updated, is an indispensable guide to divers and snorkellers of all levels of qualification and experience. Enhanced by… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1987) 0869774670. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 352, incl. index; maps; colour photographs. Rear free endpaper removed, else very good. Afrikaans text. "Die voetslaan- en wandelpaaie is duidelik en presies beskryf, met bygaande kaarte en volkleurfoto's om selfs die heel onaktiefstes uit hul leunstoele te lok. Die inskrywings volg 'n logiese roete deur Suider-Afrika en bevat 'n… Read more
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Run the Rivers of Southern Africa

by Kruger, Celliers

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9780620281577
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(Parys: Fluid Designs and Dynamics, 2001) 062028157X. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 153 + (vii); profusely illustrated with maps and photographs in full colour; adverts. Lower board ever so slightly rubbed. Near-fine condition. "This book is a guide to the whitewater rivers of Southern Africa, packed with awesome full-colour pictures. If you are a whitewater kayaker, a K1-paddler, a commercial… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Central News Agency, 1995) 1874959269. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. (viii) + 161; numerous photographs in colour and monochrome. Scuff to bottom fore-corner of upper board; boards slightly rubbed and bumped; trace of foxing to edges. Good to very good condition. "The Ultimate Handbook on Diving in Southern Africa is a must for anyone interested in… Read more
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Staproetes in Suid-Afrika

by Olivier, Willie & Sandra

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9781868727896
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(Cape Town: Struik, 2003) 1868727890. 244 x 170 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 304, incl. index; full-colour plates; maps. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Staproetes in Suid-Afrika sal vir elke voetslaner van onskatbare waarde wees. Al die vernaamste voetslaanpaaie in die land is ingesluit en by elkeen is daar 'n duidelike beskrywing van die roete. … Read more
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Verkennings onder die Indiese Oseaan

by Venter, Al J., and others

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9780624005773
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1974) 0624005771. 8vo; original navy blue boards, with white lettering to spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (x) + 131; maps; plates. Dustwrapper somewhat edgeworn, with tear to top edge of lower panel (closed on reverse side with archival tape); slight bump to top fore-corners; slight stain to bottom edges of boards and pastedowns; some minor spotting.… Read more
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The Complete Survival Manual

by McManners, Hugh

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(Halfway House, Southern/Dorling Kindersley, 1994). 4to; laminated pictorial boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 192, incl. index; lavishly illustrated in full colour. Previous owner's name signed in small, neat hand on front free endpaper. Fine condition. "Whether you are an avid outdoors person or a tentative tenderfoot, whether you are setting off on an expedition or… Read more
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Mountain Odyssey in Southern Africa

by Coulson, David (photographs), and James Clarke (text)

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(Johannesburg: Macmillan, 1983). Small folio; original blue boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper maps; pp. 240, incl. index; several maps and monochrome illustrations; full-colour photographic plates. Dustwrapper has been covered with additional lamination by previous owner; gift inscription on reverse of front free endpaper; section of fore-edge of several pages (pp. 63-74) badly scuffed, somewhat defacing a few pictures. … Read more
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(Paris, Paris, 1938). Préface de T.G. Longstaff; traduction Française de P. Granjux; avec 2 croquis et 34 gravures. Marbled quarter calf, pp. 248 + (6: publisher's advertisements), plates, maps. Text lightly browned. Small tape-marks on the pastedown endpapers, bookplate of Jack Vincent on the verso of the front free endpaper. French translation from the English original, published 1937. .
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Underwater Africa

by Venter, Al J. (editor)

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(Cape Town, Purnell, 1971). Quarto, pictorial dustwrapper, a little rubbed, pp. 164, illustrations, including some in colour, maps. Front endpapers pasted together and creased, the slightest offsetting of the text, little foxing, corners slightly bumped. .
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The guide to backpacking and wilderness trails

by Olivier, Willie and Sandra

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(Johannesburg, Southern, 1989). Large octavo, pictorial boards, lightly rubbed, endpaper map, pp. (x) + 298, line illustrations, maps. Ownership inscription on the half-title-page, text edges a little foxed. 'Outdoor enthusiasts seeking to explore the remaining unspoilt reaches of Southern Africa will find The Guide to Backpacking and Wilderness Trails an indispensable companion. It covers backpacking areas where visitors must be… Read more
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(Cape Town, Struik Timmins, 1991). Laminated pictorial card wraps, pp. (vi) + 188, colour photographic illustrations, maps. Light finger-marks in a few margins. .
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(Mountain Club of South Africa Cape Town Section, 1992). 235 x 155 mm; laminated pictorial boards, a little bumped; pp. (xiv) + 230 + adverts; numerous colour photographs. Very good condition. .
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Best Hikes in South Africa

by Bristow, David

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(Cape Town, Struik, 1992). 4to; original dark blue boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper rubbed, with some tear; pp. 144, incl. index; lavishly illustrated with maps and full-colour photographs. Very good condition. "David Bristow's Best Hikes in South Africa presents 20 of the country's premier hiking opportunities. Spread widely through the various natural regions - from fynbos to bushveld,… Read more
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(London, Hodder & Stoughton, reprinted, 1947). The sketches by Bridget Busk. Original cloth, a litle soiled, pp. xi + 274, frontispiece portrait, plates, folding maps. Owner's name on the front free endpaper, light foxing on the preliminary pages and edges. .
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Underwater Africa

by Venter, Al J. (editor)

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(Cape Town, Purnell, 1971). Quarto, pictorial dustwrapper, a little rubbed, pp. 164, illustrations, including some in colour, maps. Yellow tape-marks on the endpapers, the slightest offsetting of the text, edges a little foxed. .
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(Cape Town, Struik Publishers, 1987). 285 x 220 mm; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 352 (including index); maps; colour photographs. Very good condition. More than 400 trails described. .
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Mountain Madness

by Snijders, Henri

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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977 First Edition). 8vo; original black boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (iv) + 106. Boards and dustwrapper a little fishmothed; slightest scattered foxing. Very good condition. Collection of 24 articles reprinted from The Journal of the Mountain Club of South Africa. .
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(Rivonia: Ashanti Publishing, no date, foreword dated 1988). Laminated pictorial boards; pictorial endpapers; pp. 400; numerous illustrations. Boards very slightly rubbed; free endpapers a little fishmothed. Good to very good condition. "This Second Underwater handbook follows close on the publication, in 1987, of the South African Handbook for Divers. And the reason is simple: diving has… Read more
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