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Aan Stille Waters

By: Langenhoven, C J

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Nasionale Pers Beperk, Kaapstad, 1930

Edition: First Edition


478 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A steady copy. The boards are scruffy. They have wear, scuffing and marks all about. However, they are sure, sound. The contents are comfortable and contented. They are clean, clear, mellow, certain, congenial. fk View more info

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Beelde en Stemme : Joernalistieke Essays

By: Kruger, Jannie

Price: $47.50

Publisher: 1953,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


135 pages (complete). Signed by Kruger on the title page. In Afrikaans throughout. Jannie Kruger was an ambitious, energetically establishment Afrikaner journalist and quasi-politician. As a dutifully 'verkrampte' head of the SA Censorship board he achieved the infamous honour of banning Andre Brink's "Kennis van die Aand" - the first Afrikaans language book to be banned. These essays are from some twenty years before this act of cultural diligence and enfor... View more info

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Die Asvaal Ou Karoo en ander essays

By: van der Berg, Willem

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel, Johannesburg, 1951

Edition: First Edition


113 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A passive copy. The simple dustjacket has tanning, wear and scuffing. It is yet comfortable. The boards are benign with shelving wear to corners and edges. It is secure. Within, the contents are annotated in pencil (neatly). The pages are, in general, clean, clear, competent. fk View more info

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Die Galeie van Jorik - Joernaal van Jorik: Faksimilee en transkripsie van die oorspronklike dokumente met 'n weergawe van die finale teks Geredigeer en ingelei deur J C Kannemeyer

By: Opperman, D J ; Kannemeyer, J C

Price: $114.00

Publisher: Tafelberg-Uitgewers, 1979

Edition: First Edition


234 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. An extraordinarily detailed and dedicated book based on Opperman's drafts and galleys of his famous epic poem about nationalism. The dustjacket is much worn and torn, scuffed and marked. It is intact and secure. The page trims have storage marks. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. The boards have wear about the edges from shelving. They are otherwise neat and smart. Within, the contents are foxed early an... View more info

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Die Opdraende Pad

By: Langenhoven, C J

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Nasionale Pers Beperk, 1923

Edition: First Edition


149 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A benign copy. The boards are much worn, marked, scuffed all about. They are calm, sure. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, tight, thick, contented, assured. fk View more info

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Eugene Marais : Versamelde Werke I/II

By: Rousseau, Leon [Editor]

Price: $114.00

Publisher: J L Van Schaik Publishers, 1984

Edition: First Edition


Two volumes (complete). The ISBN quoted above refers to Volume 1, the reference number refers to the set of both books. Volume 1: Die Siel van die Mier, Burgers van die Berge, Die Skepbekertjie, Natuurkundige en Wetenskaplike Studies, 'n Paradys van Weleer, Verspreide Artikels, Die Mielies van Nooitgedacht, Margriet van Laastelust, Die Huis van die Vier Winde. Die dustjacket has storage stains and mild wear. The dj is comfortable. The boards are much worn and marked ... View more info

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Kaalkop2

By: Nataniƫl

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Human & Rousseau, 2008

Edition: First Edition


196 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. An excellent copy of this collection of writings from the Afrikaans performer, Nataniël. The matte dustjacket is neat and comfortable. It has some very light shelving wear to the edges. The dj, as is wont with matte covers, has light storage scuffing. The boards are elegant and attractive. Within, the contents are in near excellent condition. The pages are very clean, very clear, very confident, most generous - as i... View more info

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Langenhoven, Die Volkskrywer

By: Nienaber, P J (compiler)

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel, 1951


138 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A stoic, resolute copy. The dismembered dustjacket is included. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage conditions. There are consequent marks, wear, stains and some warping. The covers, despite the storage consequences, are firm and competent. Within, there is a previous owner signature on the frontispage. The early and later pages have damp tide-marks. Otherwise, in general, the pages are sure, cle... View more info

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Snel Dan Jare - Overbergse Sketse en Verhale

By: de Villiers, C G S

Price: $57.00

Publisher: A. A. Balkema, Amsterdam, Kaapstad, 1954

Edition: First Edition


131 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A placid copy. Quarter leather. Marbled boards. The boards have wear about the edges and corners. The boards are benign. The leather spine is neat, tidy with light wear to the head and foot edges. The contents are companionable and congenial, clean and clear, certain and comfortable. fk View more info

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Tyd van Vernuwing: Opstelle oor tyd en samelewing

By: De Klerk, W A

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Tafelberg, 1979

Edition: First Edition


112 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The dustjacket has wear, tear, scuffing. It is secure and sure. The boards are tidy. They have some shelving wear to the edges. The contents are placid, benign. They are serious, clean, clear, confident, competent. fk View more info

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Versamelde Prosa - 2 Volumes

By: Louw, N. P. van Wyk

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Human & Rousseau, 1986

Edition: First Edition


Two volumes (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The ISBN refers to Volume I; the reference number refers to the set of two. Both are smart and very assured. The dustjacket of volume has some storage tanning and scuffing. It is comfortable. The boards are simple and healthy. Within, the contents are near immaculate: they are clean, clear, very certain. Volume Two (ISBN: 0798120053) too, is most gratifying. The dustjacket has mild tanning to the spine from shelvi... View more info

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Versamelde Werke : Deel I

By: Langenhoven, C. J.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Die Nasionale Pers Beperk, Bloemfontein, 1935


382 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Volume I only: "Skaduwee van Nasaret", "Loeleraai", "Wagtende Wereld". A benign, passive copy. The book has, at some stage, been subjected to damp storage conditions. Consequences are apparent throughout the book. There are some stains on pages, some light warping. There is foxing through and about. However, the pages are certain, benevolent, clear and sure. fk View more info

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Versamelde Werke : Deel VI

By: Langenhoven, C. J.

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Die Nasionale Pers Beperk, Bloemfontein, 1937


414 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Volume 6 only: "Die Eensame Hoop", "Die Goeie Burger", "Van die Aarde na die Sterre I", "Van die Aarde na die Sterre II", "Water en sy Aard". A benign, passive copy. The firm red boards have some storage wear and marking. They are certain and assured. The contents have marks and stains from damp storage. There is foxing throughout. However, the pages are clear, certain, generous.... View more info

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Versamelde Werke - 16 Volume Set

By: Langenhoven, C J

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Tafelberg-Uitgewers / Letterkundige Nalatenskap Langenhoven, 1974

Edition: First Edition


Sixteen volumes (complete) published to coincide with the Langenhoven centenary in 1974 on behalf of Letterkundige Nalatenskap Langenhoven. In Afrikaans throughout. A contented set. Note: the ISBN refers to Volume I. The reference number and price refers to the whole set. Ex-library (Laerskool Oranje, Maitland) with consequent debris, stamps, marks, wear and genial resolve. The dustjackets are benign, simple, neat. The boards are most agreeable and healthy. In gene... View more info

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Versamelde Werke : Deel V

By: Langenhoven, C. J.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Die Nasionale Pers Beperk, Bloemfontein, 1936


440 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Volume V only: "Die Boekie Sonder Naam", "Brollocks en Bittergal", "Die Krismiskinders", "Verhaaltjies". A benign, passive copy. The book has, at some stage, been subjected to damp storage conditions. Consequences are apparent throughout the book. There are some stains on pages, some light warping. There is light foxing about. However, the pages are certain, benevolent, clear and sure. ... View more info