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SUCCULENTS IN THE VELD
Written by Rolf Rawe.
Stock no. 1823718
Published by Howard Timmins. 1st 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed account of how succulents grow in their natural state and most gardeners will be able to have these plants in their own gardens as a result of studying his exhaustive book. Green cloth boards, black title to spine and small vignette to front corner of board. B/w and colour photos. Lower corners lightly bumped. Contents clean. Price-cut, black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges and a little scuffed.

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THE CULITVATION OF THE MESEMBRYANTHEMACEAE
Written by G. Schwantes.
Stock no. 1823717
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Succulent plants indigenous to South Africa and include the well-known mimicry plants. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Text block & endpapers browned else contents clean. Pink pictorial dustwrapper with colour onlay to front panel is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly faded at spine.

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THE GIBBAEUM HANDBOOK
Written by G.C. Nel.
Stock no. 1823709
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1953. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A genus of highly succulent plants, native to South Africa. A comprehensive guide to the general and indoor cultivation. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos, 7 colour tipped in plates. 117 pages including index. Lower rear corner bumped, top of spine lightly shelf worn. Text block lightly browned. Browning and a few pale foxspots to endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and marked.

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HOW CAN MAN DIE BETTER: THE SECRETS OF ISANDLWANA REVEALED
Written by Mike Snook.
Stock no. 2138335
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed analysis of the Isandlwana campaign. Burgundy boards with silver title to spine. Essential reading for anyone interested in the wider Anglo-Zulu War or the Victorian Army. B/w photos. 320 pages. ISBN: 185367656x. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; old price sticker to rear panel.

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LIST OF CASUALTIES IN SOUTH AFRICAN FIELD FORCE, FROM 11TH OCTOBER, 1899, TO 20TH MARCH, 1900
No author listed.
Stock no. 2138084
Published by Oaklands. Very good condition.

Very large format; red cloth with gilt titles. A few light marks to covers. Knocks and a little bumping along cover edges. Browning to outer page edges.

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5,000 MILES WITH THE CHESHIRE YEOMANRY IN SOUTH AFRICA
Written by John H. Cooke.
Stock no. 2137729
Published by Mackie & Co. Limited. Circa 1914. Good condition.

Large format. Red cloth with black titles. Limited Edition to 500 Numbered Copies. A series of articles, compiled from letters and diaries written by officers, Non-commissioned Offices and men of the 21st and 22nd (Cheshire) companies of Imperial Yeomanry, relating their experiences during the South African War in the years 1900-1901: also articles from "The Times", "The Times' History of the War," and other papers relating to the marches, movements and operations of the two companies. B/w photos. SIGNED by author (compiler) to Front endpaper, with dedication. Also signed to Numbered page; This is Copy No. 214.Bumping and wear to spine and corners; fading to spine, with fraying to cloth all up rear side of spine split - a few threads are holding on. Joints are cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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GARDENS OF SOUTH AFRICA
Written by Dorothea Fairbridge. Illustrated by Elizabeth Drake; Ethel Driscoll; E. Barter.
Stock no. 2137418
Published by T. Maskew Miller. 1934. Almost very good condition.

Green covers with gilt titles and cream borders. 28 colour plates. With some chapters on Practical Gardening under South African conditions and some Notes of the Cultivation of South African Wild Flowers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Scattered foxing - heavy in places.

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FROM SKETCH-BOOK AND DIARY
Written by Elizabeth Butler. Illustrated by Elizabeth Butler.
Stock no. 2137357
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. 28 colour plates + b/w illustrations. A & C Black 10 Shillings Series. 2 page original booklist + 4 page additional booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to covers, especially spine and edges. Some fraying to cloth at edges. Foxing throughout. Light browning to plates.

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THE CAPE PENINSULA
Written by Rene Juta. Illustrated by W. Westhofen.
Stock no. 2137353
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 25 tissue-guarded colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book 7s 6d Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Foxing to varying degrees throughout and to outer page edges.

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A FIRST GUIDE TO SOUTH AFRICAN BIRDS
Written by Leonard Gill; J.M. Winterbottom.
Stock no. 2134680
Published by Maskew Miller. 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

8th edition, revised. Colour & b/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Name in ink to title page. Some ink annotations in margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased; some tape repairs to verso and a few chips of loss.

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MAFEKING DIARY: A BLACK MAN'S VIEW OF A WHITE MAN'S WAR
Written by Sol T. Plaatje; John L. Comaroff.
Stock no. 1819553
Published by Southern Book Publishers. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A sharp-sighted view of the siege of Mafeking by a budding African intellectual and leader of his people. Orange boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1868122123. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and slightly scuffed.

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LOOKING FOR MRS LIVINGSTONE
Written by Julie Davidson.
Stock no. 1818662
Published by Saint Andrew Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An enthralling story of an extraordinary and courageous woman. Her bravery, stoicism and African upbringing were critical to the career of world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780715209646.

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