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"Mrs Noltjie" and Stories of the Karroo

By: Muller, Joey

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Dassie Books/ Central News Agency, Ltd,


173 pages (complete). No publication or edition date printed. However, this series (Dassie Books) of 30 titles of popular South African fiction, published during the 1950s. In fair condition. The cover has little wear and marking. However, there is a storage impression mark that transfers through to the pages - fading in appearance. The spine is sunned and has wear to the head and foot. There is some storage creasing along the top run. The front cover has an inked "T... View more info

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... Den Oka-Fluss entlang - F??nfzehn Kurzgeschichten und eine Erz?ñhlung

By: Solshenizyn, A

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Possev-Verlag, 1965

Edition: First Edition


77 pages (complete). In German throughout. Early German translation of "Journey Along the Oka", Solzhenitsyn's lyrical tribute to the Russian Church. A kindly, genial copy. The wrapper has some tanning, wear from storage. It is secure. The covers and contents are mild, patient, generous and clean. fk View more info

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A Bekkersdal Marathon

By: Bosman, Herman Charles

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Human & Rousseau, 1974

Edition: 2nd Edition


170 pages (complete). A scruffy but secure copy. The cover is much worn and torn, sunned and marked. It is intact and whole. The board cover is benign. The frontispage is missing. The papertrims are foxed. The contents are relaxed, comfortable, assured, mild, clean, clear and certain. fk View more info

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A Cask of Jerepigo : Sketches and Essays

By: Bosman, Herman Charles

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Human & Rousseau, Cape Town & Pretoria, 1964

Edition: 1st Edition


172 pages (complete). A comfortable, agreeable copy with a new introduction. The dustjacket has thick clear plastic protective cover. The dj has some mild wear and scuffing. The boards are benign with some corner knocks. The frontispage has previous owner signatures. The contents have some tanning from age. Otherwise, the pages are clear, contented, clean, alert and companionable. fk View more info

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A Century Of South African Short Stories

By: Trump, Martin : Marquard, Jean (Ed.)

Price: $32.30

Publisher: AD. Donker, 1993


jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. light marks. gift inscription. well bound. very good copy.[S.K] View more info

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A Collection of South African Short Stories - 2003/2004 winners in the ERA/Anglo Platinum Short Story Competition

By: Grey, Thandi ; Maluleke, Eddie ; Collings, Paul ; Zitha, Nicholas ; Khumalo, Skeelo ; Skosana, Ingrid ; Makgrato, Sam ; Merwe, Susan van der ; Britton, Michael

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Beulah Thumbadoo & Associates / MTN, 2004

Edition: 1st Edition


95 pages (complete). Stapled spine that is in healthy, sure condition. The cover has general handling and shelving wear but is otherwise bright and confident. The contents are fresh, clean, clear, smart, as if unread. fk View more info

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A Memory This Size and other stories : The Caine Prize for African Writing 2013

By: N/A

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Jacana Media, 2013

Edition: 1st Edition


wraps are shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. some annotation in text. light soiling marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

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A New Graft on the Family Tree

By: PANSY

Price: $3.80

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, 1902


The boards are in a very good condition, except for some minor insect damage. The pages are slightly tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 275 pages. [B.N.] View more info

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A Point Of No Return

By: Mulikita, Fwanyanga M.

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Macmillan, 1968


Jacket is edgeworn and creased.Tanning.Well bound.A collection of short stories.[R.K] View more info

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Advance, Retreat: Selected Short Stories

By: Rive, Richard

Price: $12.35

Publisher: David Philip, 1983

Edition: 1st Edition


jacket is shelf rubbed. light edge wear on boards. mild tanning and marks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Africana Short Stories; An Anthology from South Africa's Past

By: Loubser, J.W. (M.A.Oxon)

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Varia Books, 1969


Jacket is edgeworn and marked.Previous ownership inscription.Minor stains on the edges of the book,not affecting text.An anthology consisting for the most part of stories that are no longer readily available to the reading public.[R.K] View more info

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Afrikansche Erz?ñhlungen

By: Trümpelmann, G P J

Price: $3.80

Publisher: J L van Schaik Bepk., Pretoria, 1957

Edition: 2nd Edition


272 pages (complete). In German throughout. Stories written by the author whilst in South West Africa. Trümpelmann was also and later much involved in Afrikaans theatre. A much owned copy. The boards are worn, scuffed and marked from handling and storage. The pages are benign. They have marks, previous ownership stamps, pencilled annotations. The pages are comfortable, clear and genial, and most charmingly illustrated with Holm's woodcuts. fk View more info

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At the Rendezvous of Victory & Other Stories

By: Oliphant, Andries Walter

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Kwela, 1999

Edition: 1st Edition


wraps are a little shelf rubbed. light marks. internally clean. well bound. near fine copy .[S.N] View more info

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Ballads and Stories from Tun-Huang

By: Waley, Arthur

Price: $20.90

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd, 1960

Edition: First Edition


The dust jacket is sunned at the spine and shows age related marks all over. It is chipped at the spine with some short tears at the edge. It will still look good in cellophane though. Internally clean and tightly bound. The starting and ending pages show some age related marks too. Complete with 273 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Bananafish Braai : Selected Stories

By: Gaylard, Rob : Loedolff, Janine

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Content Solutions, 2007


wraps are shelf rubbed. light marks. internally clean. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info