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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2002) 0624040828. 8vo; original brown boards, lettered in white on spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 692, incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper slightly edgeworn; a little shelf-rubbed; light bump to bottom fore-corner of lower board; trace of foxing to edges. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. 'Waarom kan Uys Krige die goue seun van die… Read more
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Dikjandoeridaai

by Malherbe, Marie

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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1958). Presentation slip, presumably from the author, mounted to front free endpaper reads: "Vir die 3 (?) dogters van Tannie Marie - 21-1-60 Stellenbosch." Small 4to; cloth-backed pictorial papered boards; pp. 111 + (i); line drawings. Boards a bit rubbed; some light foxing. Good condition. Afrikaans text. "Hierdie boek is bekroon in die afdeling Kinderboeke… Read more
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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1922). Tall 8vo; original pictorial tan cloth blocked in black, red and green; pp. 52 + (iii); line drawings. Uncommon early Afrikaans childrens' book. Somewhat rubbed and soiled; archival tape repairs to hinges; picture of rose mounted to front free endpaper; binding very slack and just holding; some fingering and foxing; some pencil crayon colouring-in… Read more
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Die swerftog van die Helena

by Johanssen, Holmer

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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1963). Loosely inserted typescript card with the message "Met die beste groete en wense van Die skrywer". 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in black on spine; dustwrapper; pp. 198; plate. Dustwrapper edgeworn, partially sunned and a bit foxed; endpapers, outermost leaves and edges a somewhat foxed. Good. Afrikaans text. Holmer Johanssen was the pseudonym of… Read more
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Gety

by Johanssen, Holmer

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(Cape Town: Unie-Volkspers, 1938). Author's presentation inscription to his brother on front free endpaper. 8vo; grey cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. 218. Spine slightly cocked and partially tanned; some foxing to endpapers and edges, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good condition. Afrikaans text. (Nienaber I, p. 159) Holmer Johanssen was the pseudonym of Johan… Read more
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Ogus. Die storie van 'n mak bobbejaan

by Niemeyer, S[ara]

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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1929). First edition. 8vo; original grey pictorial cloth, lettered in blue on spine and upper cover; pp. 143; line drawings by D. Ogilvie. Spine somewhat cocked; cloth a touch rubbed; a little foxing. Good condition. Afrikaans text. (Nienaber I, p. 267) Uncommon. Besides some examples held by South African repositories,… Read more
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Die kort-verhaal as kunsvorm

by Malherbe, F. E. J.

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(Cape Town: Nasionale Pers, 1929). Author's signed presentation inscription, dated December 1929, to front free endpaper. 8vo; pale cloth, lettered black to spine and upper cover; pp. (vi) + iv + 196 + (i); some plates. Backstrip darkened, and fractured along much of joints; cloth lightly soiled; occasional fox spot. Good. Afrikaans text. (Nienaber I, p. 231) An analysis of… Read more
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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1947). 12mo; original cream papered boards; dustwrapper; pp. 38 + (i). Dustwrapper a little edgeworn and partially tanned; neat gift inscription from year of publication to front free endpaper; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. First edition of this slim collection of war poetry by an influential Afrikaans poet. 'Oorlogsgedigte (1942), met wysigings… Read more
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Op die Groot Spore

by Schoeman, P. J.

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(Cape Town: Nasionale Pers, 1942). First edition. Squarish 8vo; original burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; tinted top edge; pp. (xiv) + 300; illustrations. Front free endpaper and flyleaf signed by several members of a women's organization; some browning to edges and endpapers. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. (Nienaber I, p. 329) Pieter Johannes Schoeman was… Read more
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Gety

by Johanssen, Holmer

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(Cape Town: Unie-Volkspers, 1938). Author's presentation inscription to his mother-in-law on front free endpaper: "Aan die moeder van Maryke, met 'n gevoel van diepe dankbaarheid / Hans 1 Okt. 1938". The boek is dedicated to Maryke. 8vo; grey cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. 218. Spine slightly cocked; some foxing to endpapers and edges,… Read more
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Ontmoetings

by Spies, Lina

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9780624012672
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1979) 0624012670. Author's signed presentation inscription to title page. 8vo; papered boards; pp. (x) + 118. Trace of foxing. Good to very good condition. Afrikaans text. 'Van Lina (Carellina Pieternella) Spies (1939-) verskyn op die gebied van die literêre kritiek die bundel Ontmoetings (1979), waarin sy - naas beskouinge oor "Die digter en die kind" - 'n… Read more
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Oorlogsgedigte

by Krige, Uys

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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1942). Squarish 8vo; original papered boards; pp. 37. Lightly worn boards partially tanned and foxed; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. Remarkably, Van Schaik continued to publish poetry by the soldier Uys Krige during the height of wartime austerity. 'Oorlogsgedigte (1942), met wysigings en die toevoeging van een gedig herdruk as Die einde… Read more
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Klein Duimpie en Klein Pinkie

by Coetzee, J. Alb.

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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1927). Small 4to; pictorial orange cloth blocked in black and blue; pp. 74 + (vi); line drawings. Cover somewhat rubbed; earlier owner's name signed verso of half-title; moderate foxing. Good condition. Afrikaans text. (Nienaber I, p. 93) Uncommon: OCLC finds just three South African repositories holding this title, in addition to the British Library copy.… Read more
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Klawerjas

by Small, Adam

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9780624065456
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2013) 9780624065456. 8vo; original charcoal boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 152. Slightest curl to top edge of dustwrapper's upper panel. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Dit is gedigte wat spreek van deurleefde ervaring, diepe oortuiging en 'n opregte meegevoel met die lot van die veronregtes. En of daar ernstig besin, of ligweg… Read more
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 2001) 0798141875. 8vo; original purple boards; laminated dustwrapper; pp. 424, incl. index. Dustwrapper and bottom edge very slightly rubbed; top fore-corners slightly turned. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Hierdie eerste band van die versamelde gedigte bevat al die bundels wat tot en met 1975 gepubliseer is, asook enkele ongebundelde verse en Skryt wat voorheen… Read more
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Leroux: 'n Lewe

by Kannemeyer, J.C.

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9781869192341
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(Pretoria: Protea Boekhuis, 2008) 9781869192341. 8vo; original purple boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 734, incl. index; plates; ribbon marker. Slight curl to edges of dustwrapper; boards a little shelf-rubbed; binding ever so slack; earlier owner's textual annotations and marginalia, especially to index and final blank. Good. Afrikaans text. "Hierdie biografie bied 'n fassinerende beeld van die ontwikkeling van Leroux se… Read more
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Die ander dors

by Eybers, Elisabeth

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(Johannesburg: Constantia, 1947). "Tweede druk, gedruk in 1000 eksemplare". 8vo; red cloth-backed grey cloth boards, with publisher's device in gilt to upper cover, and spine lettered in gilt; tinted top edge; pp. 36 + (iv). Trace of wear to top edge; some foxing to endpapers and edges. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "In Die ander dors (1946) klink Eybers se… Read more
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1995) 0798133856. Compiled by Ena Jansen and Hans Ester. 8vo; original rust-coloured boards, lettered in white on spine; dustwrapper; pp. 112. Fine condition. Afrikaans text. "Elisabeth Eybers se verhuising na Nederland in 1961 het ingrypende gevolge gehad vir haar lewe en vir haar poësie. Uit en tuis, 'n bloemlesing saamgestel by geleentheid van haar tagtigste… Read more
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D. J. Opperman. 'n Biografie

by Kannemeyer, J. C.

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9780798119993
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1986) 0798119993. 8vo; original salmon-coloured boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 520, incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper a little rubbed and tanned; light browning to edges; some annotations to rear free endpaper. Good to very good condition. Afrikaans text. 'In hierdie omvattende, ryk geskakeerde werk skep prof. J.C. Kannemeyer 'n onvergeetlike beeld… Read more
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(Pretoria: Protea Boekhuis, 2005) 1869191048. Vierde uitgawe. 8vo; light grey boards, lettered in black on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (xiv) + 514; plates. Dustwrapper ever so slightly rubbed; trace of spotting to edges. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Die groot verlange bied nie net 'n fassinerende blik op een van die veelsydigste and merkwaardigste Afrikaners wat ooit… Read more
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