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A Dictionary Of South African English On Historical Principles by  Penny (Ed.)  Nelson & Silva - Signed First Edition - 1996 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: biblio11)

A Dictionary Of South African English On Historical Principles

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A Dictionary Of South African English On Historical Principles: (Signed By Nelson Mandela)

by Mandela, Nelson & Silva, Penny (Ed.)

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Fine/No DJ as issued.
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Published by the Oxford University Press in Association with The Dictionary Unit for South African English in 1996. Original full dark blue morocco, titles to upper board and spine gilt, 3 bands to spine and marbled endpapers. With the blue and grey cloth slipcase. A Fine copy in the near Fine slipcase. This is number '80' of a limitation of only 100 copies, Signed on the title page by Nelson Mandela, in his capacity as Founder and Chairperson of the Nelson Mandela's Children's Fund. Highly collectible. The First edition of this culmination of over three decades' work towards a thoroughly historical dictionary of South African English, published by the Oxford University press. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact. Due to the size and weight of this book, extra postage may be necessary for international buyers.


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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
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A Dictionary Of South African English On Historical Principles
Mandela, Nelson & Silva, Penny (Ed.)
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
No DJ as issued.
Quantity available
Signed Limited Edition
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication
Date published
Africa, Dictionary, Nobel, Mandela, Oxford,

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We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.


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First Edition
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title page
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