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A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa (South African Travel & Field Guides)

By: Marais, Johan

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Southern Book Publishers, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition


208 pages (complete). Third impression of first edition. A gratifyingly much used book (this usually indicates a level of usefulness!). The book is tight and secure. It is scruffy, worn, marked and scuffed all about the covers. The spine is secure. Inside there are a variety of previous owner notations. There is evidence of use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are agreeable, clear, assured. The illustrations are bright, vivid and detailed. The book is most competent fo... View more info

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A Field Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa

By: FitzSimons, V.F.M.

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Collins, 1970


boards are rubbed, edge worn and knocked. foxing and marks. sticker residue. fair binding and condition. copy.[S.K] View more info

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A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa

By: Marais, Johan; Alexander, Graham

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Struik, 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition


wraps are shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. light marks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Bill Branch's Field Guide to the Snakes and other Reptiles of Southern Africa

By: Branch, Bill

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Struik, 1988

Edition: 1st Edition


wraps are shelf rubbed, edge worn and creased. mild tanning and soiling. light marks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.N] View more info

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Co-existence in South Africa

By: Fagan, H A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Juta & Company Ltd., 1963

Edition: First Edition


The wraps are shelf rubbed and edge worn. Mildew is evident at the back wrap continuing to approximately 10 pages. The pages are slightly tanned. There is a sticker within the front wrap. The front and back end pages as well as the inside of the wraps are all tanned. The pages are slightly tanned too. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 125 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Corn Snakes for the South African Reptile Enthusiast

By: De Wet, Charmaine

Price: $42.75

Publisher: De Wet Snakes, 2009

Inscription: Signed by author


The inside of the front wrap has been signed in ink by the author, Charmaine De Wet. The wraps are the slightest touch shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remain whole, bright and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions aside from that of the author, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and vibrant. JK View more info

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Dangerous Snakes: species identification & treatment of bites / Gevaarlike slange : spesie-uitkenning en byt-behandeling

By: Visser, John (collaborator)

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Dettol,


Complete. In English and Afrikaans on opposing ends. A much used and tatty copy that is nonetheless competent for use and is resolute. The stapled cover is firm and whole. The covers are creased, worn, scuffed and marked. The spine is worn but secure. The first page of the English side has an open tear along the seam. The pages are tanned. However, the illustrations and text are clean and clear, assured and certain, confident and diligent. fk View more info

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Frogs of South Africa: Their Facinating Life Stories

By: Wager, Vincent A.

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Delta Books Pty, 1986


revised edition. jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit chipped. light foxing and marks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Frogs that inhabit the Wild Life Sanctuaries of Natal

By: Wager, Vincent A

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Central Press for the Natal Society for the Preservation of Wild Life,

Edition: First Edition


Complete. Illustrated guide to 36 frogs found in Natal. No publication date but almost certainly from the early 1950s. The covers are marked from handling and storage. There is some light wear. Within, the contents are clean, clear, assured, generous. fk View more info

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Poisonous South African Snakes and Snakebite

By: Reitz, C.J.

Price: $5.70

Publisher: perskor, 1978


wraps are shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. light marks. well bound. English and Afrikaans text. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Reptiles of southern Africa

By: Patterson, Rod : Bannister, Anthony

Price: $19.00

Publisher: C. Struik Publishers, 1987

Edition: 1st Edition


boards are shelf rubbed. light marks. signed by author[Rod Patterson]. well bound. very good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Slange En Slangbyte in Suider-Afrika

By: Marais, Johan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Struik Uitgewers, 1999

Edition: 1st Edition


88 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The cover is tight and bright with the coils and gimlet eyes of deadly snakes. There is user wear about the corners and edges. The spine strong and secure. Inside, there is much evidence of use and ownership: the pages are relaxed and confident. They are clean, certain, clear and well ordered and illustrated. fk View more info

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Snake Versus Man: A Guide to Dangerous and Common Harmless Snakes of Southern Africa

By: Marais, Johan

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Macmillan South African (Publishers) (Pty) Ltd, 1985

Edition: 1st Edition


This copy has general shelf wear. The corners have shelf depressions. Inside, the condition of the pages is fresh and firm, clear and clean. fn View more info

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Snakes

By: Fitzsimons, F. W.

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, London, 1932

Edition: 2nd Edition


286 pages (complete). A copy of the classic book on South African snakes by the legendary first Director of the Port Elizabeth Snake Park. In poor condition. The cover is worn all about. The spine seams are cracked. The spine has been repaired and is secured and tight. The cover faces are much scuffed and worn but are firm and strong. The contents have wear and foxing but are generally fixed, very competent, assured, clear, confident and certain. fk View more info

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Snakes and Snake Catching in Southern Africa

By: Isemonger, R M

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Howard Timmins, Cape Town, 1955

Edition: First Edition


105 pages (complete). A much owned and inconsiderately stored book. The boards and cloth spine are much worn all about. They are scuffed, marked, tatty but still sound and resolute. The contents have evidence of use throughout. Some pages are have handling marks. In general, the contents are comfortable, clean, clear, confident and assured. fk View more info