Natural History

Front Cover of Underwater Guide to Coral Fishes of the Indian Ocean by Brent Addison and Jeremy Tindall
Underwater Guide to Coral Fishes of the Indian Ocean - Brent Addison and Jeremy Tindall

Underwater Guide to Coral Fishes of the Indian Ocean by Brent Addison and Jeremy Tindall contains descriptions of 113 species of fish with accompanying full colour photos.

R65.00
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The Black Panther Of Sivanipalli - Kenneth Anderson

The Black Panther of Sivanipalli by Kenneth Anderson concentrates on panthers rather than tigers, a very different animal in its habits and quite different to deal with. These are no mere hunter's stories: thrills there are, but difficulties too, failures and disappointments. Illustrated with b&w photos.

R450.00
Front Cover of Lions by Anne and Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Lions - Anne and Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Lions by Anne and Yann Arthus-Bertrand is a photo essay of lions of east Africa preceded by observations made by the authors/photograhers. Text in French but there is a booklet inside which repeats the text in English. This book also has 2 dust jackets - one in French and one in English.

R90.00
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The First Eden - David Attenborough

The First Eden by David Attenborough explores the history and current state of this fascinating region which became the cradle of civilisation. Fully illustrated in colour.

R90.00
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Botswana - Paul Augustinus

Botswana by Paul Augustinus takes us on a journey through the wilderness areas of the country's northern region, into the 'secret' places, where the feeling of remoteness is complete. .As traveller and artist, Paul Augustinus has for many years lived in this wilderness. Illustrated by the author's paintings, photographs, and pencil sketches, while detailed maps of each region give the would-be explorer practical help in keeping on the right track

R600.00
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The African Leopard - Theodore N Bailey

The African Leopard by Theodore N Bailey concentrates on the endangered leopard in South Africa's Kruger National Park. The author presents traditional studies of population, sex, age and composition, and more controversial topics, such as leopard hunting patterns and observed relationships with spotted hyenas, lions, wild dogs, cheetahs and humans. Illustrated with maps, photos, sketches and graphs.

R400.00
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The End of the Game - Peter H Beard

The End of the Game by Peter H Beard documents the history and future of African wildlife. Focusing on the widespread destruction of the African elephant, Beard tells of the enterprisers, explorers, missionaries, and big-game hunters whose quests for progress and adventure were to change the face of Africa forever. Illustrated in b&w.

R600.00
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Amazon Wildlife - Hans Hofer

Amazon Wildlife created by Hans Hofer is the first guide book to address the region's untapped potential for nature tourism. It features excellent photographs and takes a look at the region's national parks complete with maps and practical information.

R60.00
Front Cover of African Seasons by Craig Bone
African Seasons - Craig Bone

African Seasons by Craig Bone is a unique record in paintings and drawings of one year's observations around the Sapi waterhole deep within the Mana Pools National Park in the Zambezi valley. Numerous line drawings and full page colour plates.

R125.00
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Game Ranch Management - J du P Bothma

Game Ranch Management edited by J du P Bothma is a comprehensive guide to establishing and maintaining a healthy and profitable wildlife enterprise. Illustrated.

R250.00
Front Cover of Snowcaps on the Equator by Gordon Boy and Iain Allan
Snowcaps on the Equator - Gordon Boy and Iain Allan

Snowcaps on the Equator by Gordon Boy and Iain Allan captures the awe inspiring and remote beauty of the mountains of east and central Africa. The mountains mentioned include The Virunga Mountains; The Ruwenzori Mountains; Mount Elgon; Kadam, Sekerr and the Cherangani Hills; Kenya's Northern Mountains; Kenya's Aberdare Mountains; Mount Kenya; Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. With full colour photo illustrations and maps.

R180.00
Front Cover of Field Guide to the Insects of the Kruger National Park by Leo Braack
Field Guide to the Insects of the Kruger National Park - Leo Braack

Field Guide to the Insects of the Kruger National Park by Leo Braack describes each group and its life cycle, food and feeding methods, and habits and habitats.

R90.00
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Madagascar Wildlife - H Bradt, D Schuurman and N Garbutt

Madagascar Wildlife by H Bradt, D Schuurman and N Garbutt combines lively descriptions of the animals and their behaviour with practical information on where best to see them. Includes over 200 colour photos.

R65.00
Front Cover of Mountains of South Africa by David Bristow
Mountains of South Africa - David Bristow

Mountains of South Africa by David Bristow takes a close look at the high altitude world and the montane plants that flourish in this rigorous environment, the animals that roam the slopes and the raptors that soar among the peaks. The book looks at the mountains in SA's history and the people that chose to live in a harsh environment. Beautifully photographed by Clive Ward.

R65.00
Front Cover of Kakuli by Norman Carr
Kakuli - Norman Carr

Kakuli by Norman Carr consists of extracts taken from the authors newsletters written in his safari lodge set in the Luangwa Valley. Illustrated with photos and drawings.

R350.00
Front Cover of The Kruger National Park by Jane Carruthers
The Kruger National Park - Jane Carruthers

The Kruger National Park by Jane Carruthers is an important pioneering work in the growing field of environmental history. Lavishly illustrated.

R175.00
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A Guide to the Identification of the Frogs of the Witwatersrand - Vincent Carruthers

Vincent Carruther's A Guide to the Identification of the Frogs of the Witwatersrand is a collection of descriptive notes and photographs written expressly to enable people without formal biological training to recognise the frogs which can be found in the Witwatersrand. It includes a record entitled 'The Calls of Frogs of the Witwatersrand'.

R125.00
Front Cover of Sandton Field Book edited by Vincent Carruthers
Sandton Field Book - Vincent Carruthers

Sandton Field Book edited by Vincent Carruthers is a guide to every living thing likely to be found in the northern Witwatersrand with the exception of the flora. This guide is both scientifically accurate and easily understood. Fully illustrated in colour and b&w.

R65.00
Front Cover of The Wildlife of Southern Africa by Vincent Carruthers
The Wildlife of Southern Africa - Vincent Carruthers

The Wildlife of Southern Africa by Vincent Carruthers is the first field guide to combine the animals and plants of the region in one easy to use volume. This is the ideal companion for all who venture into the outdoors - visitors to game parks, hikers, holiday-makers, birders, game viewers and gardeners. It is ideal for all nature lovers, with over 1200 species vivdly illustrated and many more identifiable from the text by reference to similar species. With colour illustrations.

R40.00
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The Elephants of Knysna - Nick Carter

The Elephants of Knysna by Nick Carter, who successfully organised the capture of rhinoceros in East Africa by first injecting an anaesthetic by means of darts shot from a cross-bow, has now written the story of his recently completed survey of the elephants which live in the Knysna Forest.

This copy is inscribed by the author.

R125.00
Front Cover of The Arm'd Rhinoceros by Nick Carter
The Arm'd Rhinoceros - Nick Carter

The Arm'd Rhinoceros by Nick Carter describes how the author set up a rhino catching unit for the Kenya Game Department, darting rhino with a crossbow and describes his experiences in trying to save this fascinating animal from poachers. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs.

R125.00
Front Cover of The Fate of the Elephant by Douglas H Chadwick
The Fate of the Elephant - Douglas H Chadwick

The Fate of the Elephant by Douglas H Chadwick is an exploration of the natural history and troubled fate of the elephant. Douglas Chadwick travels the world to acquaint us with these awesome giants. India, Siberia, Botswana, Thailand, Malaysia, Kenya and even an American zoo are all visited and in each place the elephant is revealed as a playful and surprising being, ready to smash the narrow confines from which we traditionally view animals.

R120.00
Front Cover of The Atlas of Snakes of the World by John Coborn
The Atlas of Snakes of the World - John Coborn

The Atlas of Snakes of the World by John Coborn is the ultimate snake reference book, with short discussions of all the families, subfamilies and genera and over 1400 full-colour photos.

R350.00
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Pink Africa - Nigel Collar

Pink Africa by Nigel Collar is a beautifully illustrated account of the Lesser flamingoes of the alkaline lakes of Kenya and Tanzania. Nigel Collar's authoritative test accompanies Carlo Mari's outstanding photographs.

R180.00
Front Cover of Guide to the Sharks and Rays of Southern Africa by LJV Compagno, DA Ebert and MJ Smale
Guide to the Sharks and Rays of Southern Africa - LJV Compagno, DA Ebert and MJ Smale

Guide to the Sharks and Rays of Southern Africa by LJV Compagno, DA Ebert and MJ Smale describes the 171 species found off the shores of southern Africa. Illustrated with colour drawings.

R40.00

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