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Wild Flowers of the Northern Cape / Veldblomme van Noord-Kaapland, Adams, Jill
1 Adams, Jill Wild Flowers of the Northern Cape / Veldblomme van Noord-Kaapland
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 0620020415 / 9780620020411 First Edition Softcover Good No Jacket Softcover 
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 
Price: 3.80 USD
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More Cape Flowers by a Lady : The Paintings of Arabella Roupell, Bird, Allan (text)
2 Bird, Allan (text) More Cape Flowers by a Lady : The Paintings of Arabella Roupell
The South African Natural History Publication Company, Johannesburg 1964 First Edition Hardcover Good Poor Hardcover 
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 
Price: 23.75 USD
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The Ecology of Fynbos: Nutrients, Fire and Diversity, Cowling, R. M. [Editor]
3 Cowling, R. M. [Editor] The Ecology of Fynbos: Nutrients, Fire and Diversity
Oxford University Press, Cape Town 1992 0195706617 / 9780195706611 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
411 pages (complete). A sound copy. The laminated boards have storage marks and wear about the edges. It is otherwise smart. Within, the contents are most assured. The pages are clean, clear, confident, diligent, very certain. fk 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Wild Flowers of the Transvaal, Dyer, R A ; Verdoorn, Inez C ; Codd, L E
4 Dyer, R A ; Verdoorn, Inez C ; Codd, L E Wild Flowers of the Transvaal
Trustees (of the) Wild Flowers of the Transvaal Book Fund 1962 Limited Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover Letty, Cythna (illustrator) Signed
362 pages (complete). Subscriber's special edition. Hand-numbered 542 of a limited edition of 600 copies. Signed by Cythna Letty and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, John Voelcker on the certification page. Quarter bound in leather. Green cloth boards with gilt stamped decoration. The boards are rustic, neat, tidy. The leather corners have some very light shelving wear. The leather spine has some storage (?) marks and sunning. Otherwise, the spine and corners are most agreeable and sure. The contents elegant and serene. The illustrations are fresh, genteel, refined, colourful. The pages are clean, clear, very confident, most diligent, almost endearing. fk 
Price: 171.00 USD
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Die Aalwyne van Suid-Afrika, Suidwes-Afrika, Portugees Oos-Afrika, Swaziland, Basoetoland en 'n speciale ondersoek van die klassifikasie, chromosome en areale van die Aloe Maculatae, Groenwald, B H
5 Groenwald, B H Die Aalwyne van Suid-Afrika, Suidwes-Afrika, Portugees Oos-Afrika, Swaziland, Basoetoland en 'n speciale ondersoek van die klassifikasie, chromosome en areale van die Aloe Maculatae
Die Nasionale Pers Beperk, Bloemfontein 1941 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 
172 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A shabbily genteel book that has been generously, if benevolently owned. The boards are tanned, foxed, scuffed and worn to the edges and corners. The spine too foxed and has some light wear. Spine and boards are sure and sound. Within, there is evidence of contented use throughout. The pages are gently aging. They are mild, mellow, amiable, clean, clear, lightly marked here and there. The illustrations are gentle, clear, diligent. Some of the folded tables have some wear (repaired) but are generally neat, healthy and secure. A more than competent, comfortable copy. fk 
Price: 85.50 USD
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The Flora Capensis of Jakob and Johann Philipp Breyne, Gunn, Mary ; Plessis, Enid du
6 Gunn, Mary ; Plessis, Enid du The Flora Capensis of Jakob and Johann Philipp Breyne
Brenthurst Press 1978 0909079072 / 9780909079079 Limited Hardcover Fine Very Good Hardcover 
218 pages (complete). An unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 850. An elegant, restful copy. The dustjacket is neat, genteel. The has some light corner and spine head and foot wear. The back of the dj has a short closed tear by the spine. The camel coloured cloth covered boards have storage wear to the edges. They are sublimely contented and assured. Within, the contents are just wonderful. The pages are thick, clean, clear, bright, neat, refined - as new throughout. fk 
Price: 134.90 USD
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Aloes (Pride of South Africa Series: 11), Jeppe, Barbara
7 Jeppe, Barbara Aloes (Pride of South Africa Series: 11)
Purnell, Cape Town 1974 0360002412 / 9780360002418 Softcover Fair No Jacket Softcover 
24 pages (complete). In general fair to good condition. The covers have scuffing and some general, mild wear. The pages have some light creasing at the bottom spine corner. They are, yet, clean, clear, competent, generous. fk 
Price: 5.70 USD
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Suid-Afrikaanse Aalwyne, Jeppe, Barbara
8 Jeppe, Barbara Suid-Afrikaanse Aalwyne
Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel, Johannesburg 1970 2nd impression Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover Signed
144 pages (complete). Signed by Jeppe on the titlepage. In Afrikaans throughout. The dustjacket is bright, scuffed, rubbed, a little worn all about. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are modest, smart and healthy. There is light wear to the shelving edges. Within, the front pastedown has a tidy ex-libris label. The contents are pleasingly neat and clean. The coloured plates are fresh, gentle and bright. The pages are certain, confident, unblemished, unassumingly studious and diligent. fk 
Price: 118.75 USD
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Spring and Winter Flowering Bulbs of the Cape, Jeppe, Barbara; Duncan, Graham
9 Jeppe, Barbara; Duncan, Graham Spring and Winter Flowering Bulbs of the Cape
Oxford University Press, Cape Town 1989 0195705351 / 9780195705355 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover Jeppe, Barbara 
144 pages (complete). A genteel, sure copy. The dustjacket is fresh. It has some light shelving wear about the edges. It is otherwise contented. The boards are sound, steady, healthy. The contents are most pleasing. There are occasional storage related marks. However, the book is wondrously clean, clear, bright, kindly, diligent, decorous, very assured. 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 
Price: 28.50 USD
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Wild Flowers of the Cape Peninsula, Kidd, Mary Maytham; Salter, Capt. T M (text)
10 Kidd, Mary Maytham; Salter, Capt. T M (text) Wild Flowers of the Cape Peninsula
Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press 1950 Limited Hardcover Good Fair Hardcover Signed
Complete. Numbered 71 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Signed by Mary Maytham Kidd on the title page. The frontispage has an additional leaf of paper inscribed by Kidd, affixed. The frontispage also has a receipt addressed to Dr J F Midgley, made out in Kidd's handwriting. There is a revenue stamp that has been initialled by Kid. The dustjacket has a clear, thick plastic protective cover (scruffy). The dj is worn, marked and scuffed. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are bound in blue leather with gilt edge decoration. These are benign and tidy with some mild shelving wear. The frontis and end papers are foxed. The guttering along the title page is a little cracked, but the security of the book is unaffected. The pages are clean, clear, genteel, bright, fresh. fk 
Price: 55.10 USD
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Children of the Hours : Indigenous plants with peculiar habits - drawings, paintings and poems by ..., Letty, Cythna
11 Letty, Cythna Children of the Hours : Indigenous plants with peculiar habits - drawings, paintings and poems by ...
AD. Donker / Publisher 1981 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover Letty, Cythna (illustrator) Signed
63 pages (complete). Signed by Cythna Letty on the title page. A gentle, genteel book and copy. The dustjacket is sound and decent. It has some shelving wear and very light tanning about the edges. It is kindly. The boards are fresh. The contents are lovely, gentle. The pages are firm, clean, clear, contented, comforting, kindly. fk 
Price: 18.05 USD
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The Stepelieae of Southern Africa / Die Stapelieae of Suidelike Afrika, Lückhoff, C A
12 Lückhoff, C A The Stepelieae of Southern Africa / Die Stapelieae of Suidelike Afrika
A. A. Balkema, Cape Town, Amsterdam 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover Lang, Herbert (Photog) ; Vergnani, G (drawings) and others 
283 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. A most agreeable copy. Caramel cloth covered boards with gilt titling. These are a little rubbed, scuffed. They are dignified. Within, the contents are most satisfying. The pages are very clean, very clear, most generous, assiduous and amenable. fk 
Price: 62.70 USD
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PROTEAS OF THE WORLD., Matthews, Lewis J.
13 Matthews, Lewis J. PROTEAS OF THE WORLD.
Bok Books International 1993 187484903X / 9781874849032 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover Carter, Zoë 
256 pages (complete). A happy, serene copy. The dustjacket has some mild wear and scuffing. It is comfortable, healthy, secure. The boards are tidy and handsome with mild shelving wear. Within, the contents are in most pleasing condition. The illustrations are fresh, bright, vivid. The pages are very clean, very clear, most generous. A lovely book for anyone loves proteas. fk 
Price: 55.10 USD
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Veld and Flora - Part 2, Powrie, Elizabeth ; Villiers, Helene de (Eds)
14 Powrie, Elizabeth ; Villiers, Helene de (Eds) Veld and Flora - Part 2
The Botanical Society of South Africa, Kirstenbosch, Cape 1975 0620016183 / 9780620016186 Limited Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover Signed
80 pages (complete). Numbered 130 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Signed by seven of the illustrators: Frances Franklin, Hilda D Mason, Elise Buitendag, Auriol Batten, Marjorie Wille, Stanley Charles Seagrief, Fay Anderson. A pretty, cheerful copy. The dustjacket has wear and scuffing but is still secure and benevolent. The boards have some shelving and aging marks. The front pastedown has a donation plate. They are otherwise passive and hale. Within, aside from frontis and end foxing, the pages are wonderfully bright, energetic, diligent, competent, clean, clear, generous. fk 
Price: 42.75 USD
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The Proteas of Southern Africa, Rourke, John P
15 Rourke, John P The Proteas of Southern Africa
Centaur Publishers, Johannesburg 1982 0908379102 / 9780908379101 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover Anderson, Fay ; Ripley, Lura et al 
260 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. Included: "Characteristics and Uses of Indigenous Proteaceae Species" by G D McCann (Pamphlet 193; Department of Forestry, Pretoria, May 1977), ISBN: 0621032646, 18 pages, in good condition; "B8 The Bearded Protea: Protea Magnifica (P. Barbigera), Protea Grandiceps and Protea Neriifolia" (Farming in South Africa: Series: Flowers, Decorative Shrubs and Trees No B8/1977) by Marie M Vogts, 16 pages, in good condition ; "Proteas" by Prof HB Rycroft, Third Definitive Series/ Derde Vaste Reeks 1977, published by Philatelic Services / Filateliedienste, Pretoria, 24 pages, in decent condition. The boards are smart and healthy. The foot of the spine has light wear. The contents are very neat and happy. The pages are clean, clear, certain. The coloured illustrations are fresh, vivid, fresh. fk 
Price: 35.15 USD
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Pelargoniums of Southern Africa, van der Walt, J.J.A
16 van der Walt, J.J.A Pelargoniums of Southern Africa
Purnell 1977 0868430064 / 9780868430065 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover Ward-Hilhorst, Ellaphie 
Complete. A charming copy. The dustjacket has some mild wear about, but in general is wholesome and contented and sure. The boards are agreeable and healthy. The frontis and end places have some tanning. The contents however, are gentle, genteel, clean, clear, bountiful. fk 
Price: 57.00 USD
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Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society: Revised List of the Flora of Natal, Wood, J Medley (compiler)
17 Wood, J Medley (compiler) Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society: Revised List of the Flora of Natal
South African Philosophical Society 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
159 pages (complete) (pp: 121-280 as intended). Reprinted from the Society's journal. Rebound. From the private library of arborist, H B Nicholson. The boards have a clear plastic protective cover. The spine has a Dewey classification label. The early and later pages have freckles of foxing and aging marks. In general, by far, the pages are clear, placid, mild, diligent and studious. fk 
Price: 95.00 USD
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