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The Planting and Cultivation of the Maize Crop (Farmers' Bulletin 84)

By: Burtt-Davy, Joseph

Price: $30.40

Publisher: Transvaal Department of Agriculture: 1909

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33jt

Condition: Good


11 pages (complete). The pamphlet signed by Joseph Burtt-Davy on the front page. Burtt-Davy was an extraordinary man: in 1903, he was appointed botanist and agrostologist with the newly founded Transvaal Department of Agriculture. He started a collection of Transvaal plants of which he already had an intimate knowledge of the subject. These first specimens came from Meintjieskop, Irene and a trip to the western Transvaal - at the time of his retirement in 1913, his col... View more info

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Botanical Characters of the Maize Plant (Code Leaflet No 3 (Nature Study)) (Being a reprint from the Transvaal Agricultural Journal)

By: Burtt-Davy, Joseph

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Transvaal Education Department, Pretoria: 1909

Seller ID: 34jt

Condition: Very Good


Complete. A placid copy of this booklet by the excellent Burtt-Davy. Burtt-Davy had been appointed, in 1903, botanist and agrostologist with the newly founded Transvaal Department of Agriculture. He started a collection of Transvaal plants of which he already had an intimate knowledge of the subject. These first specimens came from Meintjieskop, Irene and a trip to the western Transvaal - at the time of his retirement in 1913, his collected specimens numbered 14,000. T... View more info

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Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Transvaal and Swaziland

By: Burtt-Davy, Joseph; Pott-Leendertz, Reno

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Government Printing and Stationery Office: 1912

Seller ID: 81ok

Condition: Fair


The boards are shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remain strong and sturdy. Internally, the title page is rather worn, but remains intact and legible. There are ink notes on the "Introductory Note" page and there is tanning and edge wear throughout. Despite this, the pages are legible and complete. The binding is secure. JK View more info

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Manual of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Transvaal with Swaziland, South Africa: Part I - Pteridophyta to Bombacaceae

By: Davy, Joseph Burtt

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co. Ltd., London etc: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 30qk

Condition: Good


271 pages (complete). Signed by Burtt Davy on the frontispage. A mild-mannered copy. The thin card covers have storage/ shelving wear to the edges and spine. They are scuffed and a little marked by handling. They are yet comfortable, secure. The thin paper pages are assured. Rough-cut. They have some very light user wear about the edges. They are otherwise clean, clear, most diligent and tidy, more than competent, orderly, keen. fk View more info

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A Manual of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of The Transvaal, with Swaziland, South Africa - 2 volumes

By: Davy, Joseph Burtt

Price: $237.50

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58mx

Condition: Good


Two volumes (complete). Two avidly owned copies from the library of JAN SMUTS, the South African war hero, statesman, politician. These two are UNIQUE, as they were extensively ANNOTATED by SMUTS in his OWN HAND throughout both books. The books have much evidence of repeated happy use. The spines too were repaired by Smuts and the titles written in his hand. Both books have near pristine ex-libris plates for 'Jan Christiaan Smuts' on the inside front covers. Part I... View more info