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Paul Kruger - Historical South-African Grand Drama in Four Acts with Epilogue

By: Arioli, Oreste

Price: $76.00

Publisher: The Author, Pretoria: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: buec

Condition: Very Good


131 pages (complete). Warmly inscribed in Italian to Professor D'Omofrio, and signed by Oreste Arioli on the frontispage (dated: 30/11/1968). D'Omofrio signed the last page. A curious, fascistic play about the intentions and cultural legacy of Paul Kruger. In general good, comfortable condition. The covers have light shelving and handling wear about the edges. The spine has been tanned. Within, the strident pages are clean, clear, very certain, neat and assured. fk View more info

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Elders Mooiweer en Warm

By: Brink, André P

Price: $42.75

Publisher: John Malherbe Edms Bpk., Kaapstad: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 78hp

Condition: Very Good


135 pages (complete). Numbered 391 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. In Afrikaans throughout. A most pleasurable copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, creasing, wear all about. It is comfortable and secure. The sand coloured cloth covered boards are most handsome and attractive. They have negligible wear. The contents too, are in excellent condition. They are clean, clear, contented, very healthy. fk View more info

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Bagasie : Triptiek vir die toneel

By: Brink, André P

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Tafelberg: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 68ht

Condition: Good


88 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A RARE copy of this FIRST edition of Brink's very early drama. A placid, affable copy. The dustjacket is assured. It has some light shelving wear to the edges. The boards are sound and steady with some light wear to the corners and edges. The contents are freckled with foxing throughout. They are clear, clean, contented and certain. fk View more info

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Afrikaners is Plesierig - 'n feestlike deurmekaarspel

By: Brink, Andre P.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Human & Rousseau, Kaapstad, Pretoria: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: chaa

ISBN: 0798102128

Condition: Very Good


71 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. An assured copy. The boards are benign, placid. They have some wear, scuffing, rubbing. They are otherwise healthy. The contents are in gratifying condition. They are very clean, clear, certain, confident. fk View more info

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Die Jaar van die Vuur-Os

By: De Klerk, W A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Tafelberg-Uitgewers, Cape Town: 1975

Edition: 12th edition

Seller ID: bxdr

ISBN: 0624005186

Condition: Fair


92 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A much owned copy. The covers are scruffy, marked, worn. They are secure. The contents have some pencilled annotations. Otherwise, the contents are benign, placid, sure. fk View more info

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Die Twisappel : Die Verhaal van 'n Verbode Vrug, 'n Blyspel

By: de Klerk, W A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Nasionale Boekhandel Bpk: 1960

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: bznt

Condition: Fair


102 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A much owned copy. The covers are foxed, worn and marked. They are fit for purpose and are secure. Within, the contents are energetically annotated. They are comfortable, worn, marked. Nonetheless, they are benign, clear and competent. fk View more info

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Die Ouderling en Ander Toneelstukke

By: Fagan, H A

Price: $14.25

Publisher: HAUM, Kaapstad: 1946

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: bwrg

Condition: Fair


207 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A tepid copy. The covers are scuffed, marked and worn all about. They are even yet, secure, sure, effective. The pages are mild-mannered, clean, clear, contented. fk View more info

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Afgode : Toneelstuk in Vier Bedrywe

By: Leipoldt, Dr C. Louis

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Nasionale Pers Beperk: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bzhw

Condition: Fair


58 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. An aging but placid copy. The card covers are worn, a little torn along the spine, sunned. The contents have some light foxing spots. The pages are comfortable, benign, clear, competent. fk View more info

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Confused Mhlaba - a play in nine scenes

By: Mqayisa, Khayalethu

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Ravan Press, Johannesburg: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71ps

ISBN: 0869750410

Condition: Very Good


42 pages (complete). A quiet copy. 'Confused Mhlaba' by the impossibly talented Mqayisa was first published in 1974 (of which edition this is a copy) and was almost instantly comprehensively banned by the apartheid government. Despite appeal, the play, which was hardly incendiary, remained banned. A few years later Mqayisa himself was banned. The play is now regarded as a centrepiece of black writing from the darkest days of apartheid. The covers of this copy are a little worn and scuffed from handling. They are secure and comfortable. The contents are near immaculate. They are tidy, ... View more info

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Vergelegen

By: Opperman, D J

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Nasionale Boekhandel Bpk: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxbl

Condition: Very Good


110 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A decent copy. The boards have storage sunning about edges and the spine. However, they are healthy, tight and hale. Within, the contents are most agreeable. They are fresh, clean, clear, very certain : as if almost new throughout! fk View more info

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Drama and the South African State (Cultural politics)

By: Orkin, Martin

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Wits University Press: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: osgb

ISBN: 1868141942

Condition: Near Fine


The half title page has been signed by the author, Martin Orkin, in black ink. The wraps are ever so slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remain bright, whole and intact. Internally, there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are pristine, crisp and complete. Tightly bound and charming. JK View more info

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Kom Speel Klaradyn

By: van Huyssteen, Hester (opgedra deur)

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel: 1957

Seller ID: bpig

Condition: Poor


60 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Lyrics, music and text for this cultural operetta for High School students, College students, Folk Performers, and members of the Voortrekker movement. A much weathered copy. At some stage the booklet has been subjected to damp storage conditions. This has resulted in colour transfer stains from another book (red). The covers and pages have stain tide-marks. The covers also have wear, tanning and creasing. The pages are benign, resolutely helpful, clear, competent. fk View more info

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Dias : 'n Hoorspel

By: van Wyk Louw, N P

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Nasionale Boekhandel Bpk: 1964

Edition: Fifth edition

Seller ID: bxzs

Condition: Fair


49 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A much owned copy. The dustjacket is worn, marked, torn. It is secure. The boards are benign with some light edge and corner wear. The contents are relaxed. They have been annotated throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are certain, clear, competent. fk View more info

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Die Held

By: van Wyk Louw, N P

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel, Johannesburg: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxzr

Condition: Good


39 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A steady copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, marks, some wear. It is secure and sure. The boards are placid. Within, the pages are tanned from paper quality, but are still assured, clean, clear, competent and certain. fk View more info