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Cape Flora - South Africa

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: SA Protea Producers and Exporters Assoc, Bot River, South Africa:

Seller ID: cgxh

Condition: Good


40 pages (complete). A bright copy. The covers have some handling wear about all edges and seams. The covers are sure. The contents have mild user wear. They are also bright, eager, clean, clear, informative. fk View more info

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Flora of South Africa - 41 Colour Plates

By: N/A

Price: $190.00

Publisher: 1915?

Seller ID: 57ja

Condition: Very Good


41 loose engraved colour plates for Marloth's Flora of South Africa. All are of Vol. IV (pub. 1915). A number of plates were either printed and/or distributed separately from the book either by design or necessity or accident. Please note that this bundle is not a sequential set. It is rather a haphazard collection (with some duplicates). Included are two of the infamous plate No. 59 which was mistakenly missed out of the first edition of Volume IV. This was later distributed separately for inclusion. All the plates have some evidence of age about the rims and edges. The coloured illus... View more info

Image for Botanical Studies from the Botanical Research Institute / Plantkundige Studies van Die Navorsingsinstituut vir Plantkunde

Botanical Studies from the Botanical Research Institute / Plantkundige Studies van Die Navorsingsinstituut vir Plantkunde

By: N/A

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Government Printer, Pretoria: 1986

Seller ID: 63os

Condition: Good


33 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. A mild copy of this short booklet of b/w pen drawings by Fay Anderson, Auriol Batten, Gillian Condy, Jill Kimpton, Esme Hennessy, Rosemary Holcroft, Herrat March, Marguerite Scott, Claire Smith, Ellaphie Ward-Hilhorst, Rita Weber. The covers have scuffing, rubbing, handling marks and light wear. They secure and benign. The contents are mild-mannered. They do have very, very light user wear about the edges. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, congenial, generous of spirit. fk View more info

Image for Aloe Marlothii subsp. Orientalis - Natal and Mozambique (Reprinted from 'The Flowering Plants of Africa - vol 49, parts 3 and 4 (1987)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika vol 49 dele 3 and 4 (1987)

Aloe Marlothii subsp. Orientalis - Natal and Mozambique (Reprinted from 'The Flowering Plants of Africa - vol 49, parts 3 and 4 (1987)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika vol 49 dele 3 and 4 (1987)

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1987

Seller ID: 56ot

Condition: Near Fine


3 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. The card covers have some light scuffing, handling marking. Tight and secure. The contents are very clean, clear, bright. fk View more info

Image for Rosa Abyssinica - Ethiopia, Somalia, Saudi Arabia and Yemen (Reprinted from Teh Flowering Plants of Africa, Vol 49, parts 3 and 4 (1987)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika Vol 49, dele 3 en 4 (1987)

Rosa Abyssinica - Ethiopia, Somalia, Saudi Arabia and Yemen (Reprinted from Teh Flowering Plants of Africa, Vol 49, parts 3 and 4 (1987)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika Vol 49, dele 3 en 4 (1987)

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1987

Seller ID: 57ot

Condition: Very Good


4 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. The card covers have some light scuffing, handling marking. Tight and secure. The contents are very clean, clear, bright. fk View more info

Image for Gibbaeum Pubescens subsp. Shandii - Cape Province

Gibbaeum Pubescens subsp. Shandii - Cape Province

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1983

Seller ID: 62ot

Condition: Near Fine


4 pages (complete). A tidy copy. The card covers are tidy, neat. The pages are very clean, clear, bright, fresh. fk View more info

Image for Pleiospilos Dekenahii - Cape Province (Reprinted from Flowering Plants of Africa - Vol 47, parts 3 and 4 (1983)/ Herdruk uit Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 47, dele 3 and 4 (1983))

Pleiospilos Dekenahii - Cape Province (Reprinted from Flowering Plants of Africa - Vol 47, parts 3 and 4 (1983)/ Herdruk uit Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 47, dele 3 and 4 (1983))

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1983

Seller ID: 63ot

Condition: Near Fine


4 pages (complete). A tidy copy. The card covers are tidy, neat. The pages are very clean, clear, bright, fresh. fk View more info

Image for Astridia Citrina - South West Africa/ Namibia (Reprinted from Flowering Plants of Africa - vol 48, parts 3 and 4 (1985)/ Herdruk uit Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 48, deele 3 en 4 (1985))

Astridia Citrina - South West Africa/ Namibia (Reprinted from Flowering Plants of Africa - vol 48, parts 3 and 4 (1985)/ Herdruk uit Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 48, deele 3 en 4 (1985))

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1985

Seller ID: 64ot

Condition: Near Fine


4 pages (complete). A tidy copy. The card covers are tidy, neat. The pages are very clean, clear, bright, fresh. fk View more info

Image for Cyphostemma Oleraceum - Transvaal (Reprinted from The Flowering of Africa - Vol 49, parts 3 and 4 (1987) / Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 49, dele 3 en 4 (1987))

Cyphostemma Oleraceum - Transvaal (Reprinted from The Flowering of Africa - Vol 49, parts 3 and 4 (1987) / Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 49, dele 3 en 4 (1987))

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1987

Seller ID: 58ot

Condition: Near Fine


4 pages (complete). A tidy copy. The card covers are tidy, neat. The pages are very clean, clear, bright, fresh. fk View more info

Image for Nepenthes Madagascariensis - Democratic Republic of Madagascar (Reprinted from The Flowering Plants of Africa - Vol 50, part 1 (1988)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 50, deel 1 (1988))

Nepenthes Madagascariensis - Democratic Republic of Madagascar (Reprinted from The Flowering Plants of Africa - Vol 50, part 1 (1988)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 50, deel 1 (1988))

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1988

Seller ID: 59ot

Condition: Near Fine


4 pages (complete). A tidy copy. The card covers are tidy, neat. The pages are very clean, clear, bright, fresh. fk View more info

Image for Astridia Velutina - Cape Province and South West Africa/ Namibia (Reprinted from The Flowering Plants of Africa - Vol 50, part 1 (1988)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 50, deel 1 (1988))

Astridia Velutina - Cape Province and South West Africa/ Namibia (Reprinted from The Flowering Plants of Africa - Vol 50, part 1 (1988)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika - Vol 50, deel 1 (1988))

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1988

Seller ID: 61ot

Condition: Near Fine


4 pages (complete). A tidy copy. The card covers are tidy, neat. The pages are very clean, clear, bright, fresh. fk View more info

Image for Aloe Thorncroftii: Reprinted from The Flowering Plants of Africa vol 49, parts 1 and 2 (1986)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika Vol 49, dele 1 en 2 (1986)

Aloe Thorncroftii: Reprinted from The Flowering Plants of Africa vol 49, parts 1 and 2 (1986)/ Herdruk uit Die Blomplante van Afrika Vol 49, dele 1 en 2 (1986)

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Water Supply, Pretoria: 1986

Seller ID: 55ot

Condition: Near Fine


4 pages (complete). A tidy booklet. The card covers have some scuffing and marks. Stapled spine is neat. The contents are in immaculate condition: very clean and clear, neat and smart. fk View more info

Image for Wild Flowers of the Northern Cape / Veldblomme van Noord-Kaapland

Wild Flowers of the Northern Cape / Veldblomme van Noord-Kaapland

By: Adams, Jill

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Department of Nature and Environmental Conservation, Provincial Administration of the Cape of Good Hope / Die Departement van Natuur- en Ongewingsbewaring van die Provinsiale Administrasie van die Kaap Die Goeie Hoop, Kaapstad: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bozg

ISBN: 0620020415

Condition: Good


Complete. A benign and contented copy. Flexicover. The covers have a clear plastic protective cover. Within, the pages are clean, bright, clear, fresh, certain. fk View more info

Image for An Introduction to the Flora of Natal and Zululand

An Introduction to the Flora of Natal and Zululand

By: Bews, J W

Price: $66.50

Publisher: City Printing Works, Pietermaritzburg: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 93iv

Condition: Very Good


248 pages (complete). A pleasant copy. The boards are benign and attractive. They have some light wear and scuffing. They are steady and sound. The contents are clean, clear, careful, (even) graceful, gentle, agreeable. fk View more info

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An Introduction to the Flora of Natal and Zululand

By: Bews, J W

Price: $118.75

Publisher: City Printing Works, Pietermaritzburg: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 43ju

Condition: Good


248 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Bews on the frontispage. A passive copy. The boards have some sunning, some wear, some scuffing, some marks from handling and shelving. They are comfortable, secure, steady. The earlier and later pages have strips of tanning around the edges. There are also very light marks from age and use. In general, the contents are tidy, neat, clean, clear, convivial, competent, assiduous, assured. fk View more info

Image for Botanical Survey of South Africa Memoir No 5: Researches on the Vegetation of Natal Series I including accounts of investigations on 1) The Measurement of the Size of the Aeration System of the Leaves of certain Natal Plants by an Injection Method; 2) A New Calcium Chloride Method of Measuring the Resistance of Leaves to Water-Loss; 3) The Measurement of Light Intensities in South Africa with Special Reference to Plant Habitats; 4) The Rate of Water-Loss during the Drying of Leaves; 5) The Distribution and Ecology of Genus Cussonia (Thunb.) / Memoir No 8 Series II including accounts of investigations on 1) The Water Relations of some Natal Plants, with reference to the leaves of Ptaeroxylon utile and Portulacaria afra; 2) The Water-retaining Capacity of certain Woods in relation to their Microscopic Structure; 3) The Water Requirement and Transpiration of a common Natal Weed, Bidens pilosa (L.)

Botanical Survey of South Africa Memoir No 5: Researches on the Vegetation of Natal Series I including accounts of investigations on 1) The Measurement of the Size of the Aeration System of the Leaves of certain Natal Plants by an Injection Method; 2) A New Calcium Chloride Method of Measuring the Resistance of Leaves to Water-Loss; 3) The Measurement of Light Intensities in South Africa with Special Reference to Plant Habitats; 4) The Rate of Water-Loss during the Drying of Leaves; 5) The Distribution and Ecology of Genus Cussonia (Thunb.) / Memoir No 8 Series II including accounts of investigations on 1) The Water Relations of some Natal Plants, with reference to the leaves of Ptaeroxylon utile and Portulacaria afra; 2) The Water-retaining Capacity of certain Woods in relation to their Microscopic Structure; 3) The Water Requirement and Transpiration of a common Natal Weed, Bidens pilosa (L.)

By: Bews, J W; Aitken, R D

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Agricultural Department, Union of South Africa: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34ru

Condition: Very Good


2 issues (complete). Memoir No 5: the covers are much worn. The front cover is loose and is included. The contents are pleasing. There are faint indications of age. But, by far, the pages are clean, clear, orderly, confident. Memoir No 8 (pub 1925): the covers have some light shelving and handling wear about the edges and seams. They have scuffing, some handling marks. The spine is a little worn, but the aged staples are still firm, fit. The contents are most agreeable. They are fresh, clean, clear, neat, tidy. fk View more info

Image for Lady of the Cape Flower - 12 Colour Plates

Lady of the Cape Flower - 12 Colour Plates

By: Bird, Allan

Price: $36.10

Publisher: South African Natural History Publication Company, Johannesburg: 1964

Seller ID: 2rh

Condition: Near Fine


Complete. A serene copy. The covers (with flaps) are scuffed, worn, marked. Tipped-in plate on the front that has scuffing and marks. Otherwise, the covers and boards are healthy, neat, sound. The text blad is neat, pleasing. The plates are most pleasant. They are genteel, nice, fresh-faced, healthy, very clean and clear - as if almost new! fk View more info

Image for More Cape Flowers by a Lady : The Paintings of Arabella Roupell

More Cape Flowers by a Lady : The Paintings of Arabella Roupell

By: Bird, Allan (text)

Price: $23.75

Publisher: The South African Natural History Publication Company, Johannesburg: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bzpv

Condition: Good


Complete. A gentle copy. The dustjacket is much worn and is included. The book has been subjected to damp storage as some stage. The back board has damp tide-marks, the end pages have stains to the top edges. The enjoyment of these pages is unaffected. The front boards are placid, marked from handling and storage. Leather spine that has a name noted on it. The contents are genteel. The illustrations are amiable, clean, clear, pleasing. The pages are healthy, hale, generous, contented. fk View more info

Image for The Annals of the Bolus Herbarium - Vol II - Part IV (June, 1918)

The Annals of the Bolus Herbarium - Vol II - Part IV (June, 1918)

By: Bolus, H M L (ed)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1918

Seller ID: 88oc

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Please note that the contents are folded blads (as intended). The covers have light sun-fading from storage and even milder wear about the edges and spine. The covers are tidy and sure. The contents have very light shelving wear about the edges from handling and storage. They are clean, clear, healthy, assured, tidy and smart. fk View more info

Image for Notes on Mesembrianthemum and some Allied Genera with descriptions of a hundred new species - Part I (University of Cape Town Bolus Herbarium)

Notes on Mesembrianthemum and some Allied Genera with descriptions of a hundred new species - Part I (University of Cape Town Bolus Herbarium)

By: Bolus, H M Louisa

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Speciality Press of SA Ltd., Cape Town: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77nx

Condition: Near Fine


156 pages (complete). A contented copy. The card covers have been sunned about the edges. There is also handling and storage wear about the edges and spine. They are yet secure and sure. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, smart, fresh-faced, conscientious. fk View more info