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South African Fish & Fishing

By: N/A

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Irvin and Johnson: 1964

Seller ID: 22iv

Condition: Good


The boards are in a good condition, except for some marks - especially at the back. Internally clean, however, age related marks are visible throughout. This tall book is tightly bound and complete with 90 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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A Beginner's Guide to South African Shells

By: Barnard, K.H.

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town:

Seller ID: aggq

Condition: Poor


This book has been much damaged, marked and worn by damp storage conditions. The blue cloth cover is damp-warped at the front and back covers. There are water/ damp stains on the cover and throughout the book. The back cover has cloth bubbling. The spine is light faded, marked and worn. The print, though, is bold. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the author). There is discolouration to the front and end papers. All pages have stains from damp, but the text and illustrations are unimpeded. fn View more info

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Two Oceans: A Guide to the Marine Life of Southern Africa

By: Branch, G M; Griffiths, C.L.; Branch, M.L.; Beckley, L.E.

Price: $24.70

Publisher: David Philip: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ahjh

ISBN: 0864862946

Condition: Good


This book has been much owned. The vibrantly illustrated cover, although marked and shelf worn, is bright. The extremities have shelf wear. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the authors). The front pages have handling marks. The contents, although used, are clear, clean, firm and vivid. fk View more info

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Two Oceans

By: Branch, G.M; Griffiths, C.L; Branch, M.L; Beckley, L.E.

Price: $42.75

Publisher: David Philip Publishers (Pty) Ltd: 1994

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: ccaz

ISBN: 0864862946

Condition: Very Good


The boards are in a very good condition and appear as new. Internally clean and tightly bound. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page and an author's inscription - by G.M.Branch - on the title page. Complete with 359 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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The Living Shores of Southern Africa

By: Branch, Margo & George (Bannister, Anthony - photographer)

Price: $14.25

Publisher: C. Struik, South Africa: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: afml

ISBN: 0869771159

Condition: Very Good


The dustjacket is affixed with lamination protection to the book. This has scuff marks and some lamination bubbling and wear. Previous ownership inscription. The book and page condition is fine, clean and clear throughout.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. View more info

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Danger Shark!

By: Butler, Jean Campbell

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1965

Edition: First Brittish

Seller ID: bqel

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn with minor insect damage. It will still look good with cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition. There are signs of foxing on the blocks. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 191 pages. [B.N.] View more info

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What Sea Shell is That?

By: French, G and Freeman, D.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Purnell & Sons (SA) Pty Ltd, Cape Town: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ajxr

Condition: Good


74 pages. Pocket sized. This small book has a clear plastic protective cover. The board cover beneath is mildly shelf marked and worn. The frontispage has sticker residue. The book has been kindly owned. The pages are clean, confidently affixed to the binding, complete and provident. fk View more info

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Seals

By: Godwin, Sara

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: bpox

ISBN: 0792452585

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket as well as the boards are in a very good condition and appear as new. Internally clean and tightly bound.This very tall book is complete with 121 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Cry of the Jackass

By: Holmes, Mike

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Hugh Keartland Publishers: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ohcv

ISBN: 0949997307

Condition: Fair


128 pages (complete). A photographic study of the Jackass penguins along the South African shoreline. The dustjacket is much worn and torn. It is intact and secure. The cover has wear about the edges and the head and foot of the spine with some light markings. Inside, the pages are clean, clear, bright, devoted and spritely. fk View more info

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Encounters with Sharks, Dolphins and Big Fish

By: Jones, Len

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Len Jones: 2006

Seller ID: osyh

ISBN: 0620306912

Condition: Very Good


3rd impression. The wraps are shelf rubbed, edge worn and lightly creased at the corners, but they remain whole and intact. Internally, there is a gift inscription in ink on the dedication page. There are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are pristine, crisp and complete. The binding is sound. JK View more info

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Marine Shells of South Africa

By: Kennelly, D.H.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Books of Africa: 1969

Seller ID: bstg

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly edge worn, but it will still look good with cellophane. The boards are in a very good condition and appear as new. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 123 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Sea - Shells of Southern Africa

By: Kensley, Brian

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Maskew Miller Limited: 1973

Edition: First impression

Seller ID: bpsr

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn. It will still look good with cellophane though. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 225 pages. There is a previous owner's inscription within the front board. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 225 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Oceans of Life off Southern Africa

By: Payne, A.I.L. & Crawford, R.J.M. (eds); Dalsen, A.P. van (illust)

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Vlaeberg Publishers, Cape Town: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ahrz

ISBN: 0947461019

Condition: Good


380 pages. Heavily illustrated. This book is in general good condition. The dustjacket has wear particularly to the head and foot of the spine. The back cover is shelf/ storage scuffed. The corners have shelf wear. The blue board cover has wear the edge rims and at the head and foot of the spine. The bodies of the covers and the spine are clear, strong. Inside the reverse frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the authors). The contents are in very good condition. The pages are strong, firm, fresh, clean, complete, thorough.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fk View more info

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South African Shells: A Collector's Guide

By: Richards, Deidre

Price: $5.70

Publisher: C.Struik Publishers: 1981

Seller ID: bpnm

Condition: Fair


The boards are still in a very good condition. There is a rubber stamp within the front board. Internally clean, except for wavy pages at the color plates, due to previous dampness. Tightly bound and complete with 98 pages and 60 color plates. [B.N.] View more info

The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

By: Smith, J. L. B.; Smith, Margaret M. (illust)

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Central News Agency, South Africa: 1953

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: akxf

Condition: Fair


564 pages (complete). Ex-library (Molteno Library Bishops) copy with consequent stamps, markings, labels, usage, wear, annotations. An iconic study of sea fishes by the legendary ichthyologist. The dustjacket (stuck to the cover) is marked and creased. There have been substantive efforts to reinforce the edges with cloth adhesive tape. This hefty, colourful book has shelf and handling markings along the paper trims. The book has been much used. There are user creases and marks throughout the book. The contents are sporadically foxed. The title page has a previous owner inscription. The pages a... View more info

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Smith's Sea Fishes

By: Smith, J.L.B.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Valiant Publishers: 1977

Seller ID: 65iw

Condition: Very Good


The boards are a touch shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remain strong, bright and square. Internally, there is evidence of water damage and staining in the inner bottom corners of the pages. Aside from this, there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, neat and complete. Tightly bound and handsome.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. JK View more info

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High Tide

By: Smith, J.L.B. Proessor

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Books of Africa: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bsiu

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is rubbed and marked. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 165 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Sea and Shore Dangers

By: Smith, Margaret M

Price: $8.55

Publisher: J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology: Undated

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5io

Condition: Good


The wraps are shelf rubbed and worn; with some minor marks. Worn at the front crease too. The pages are slightly tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Some age related marks can be found in the text. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 64 pages. There is an author's inscription on the front end page dated 21/03/82. A good indication of publication date. [B.K.] View more info

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Names of South African: Fishes - Part 1 - Marine: The J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology - Special Publication No. 14 Common and Scientific Names of the Fishes of Southern Africa -

By: Smith, Margaret M

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Rhodes University: 1975

Seller ID: 25ip

ISBN: 0949980595

Condition: Very Good


The wraps, as well as the starting and ending pages show age related marks. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 178 pages. English and Afrikaans language. [B.K.] View more info

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Seaweeds of the South African West Coast (contributions from the Bolus Herbarium Number 18)

By: Stegenga, Herre ; Bolton, John J ; Anderson, Robert J ; Hall, A V (editor)

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: atmy

ISBN: 079921793X

Condition: Good


Signed by Author(s)655 pages (complete). Signed by Robert Anderson on the frontispage. From the library of the Educational Education Centre of the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town (there is a stamp to verify this). A red card cover that has an annotation on the front indicating its ownership by Two Oceans. The edges have user wear, as do the spine seams and the corners. The cover is tight, functional and secure. There is evidence of use throughout. The papertrims have marks from handling and shelving. The early and end pages have marks from handling. The contents are very tight, fresh, bright,... View more info