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New Century of South African Short Stories

By: Chapman, Michael (ed)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ad Donker Publishers: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aglw

ISBN: 0868522279

Condition: As New


The condition of this book is as new. The paper trim has minimal storage marking. Inside the condition is as new throughout. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Seventh Street Alchemy: A Selection of Writings from the Caine Prize for African Writing 2004

By: Chikwava, Brian; de Nyeko, Monica Arac; Baingana, Doreen; Kantai, Parselelo et al

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Jacana Media: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aqil

ISBN: 1770091459

Condition: Good


228 pages (complete). In general good friendly condition. The cover is tight and pleasant. There is mild user wear about the edges and corners. The papertrims have user and shelving marks. Inside, the pages are clear, bright, comfortable and eager. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Urban 2: Collected New South African Short Stories

By: Chislett, Paul (ed)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Spearhead: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ajxs

ISBN: 0864865457

Condition: Very Good


143 pages. In very good condition throughout. The busy, lively cover has minimal wear. Inside the contents are near fine. The pages are bold, bright, clean, clear, confident, assured. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Identities: South African Short Stories

By: de Kock, Leon : Southey, Peter

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Juta Gariep: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: okxf

ISBN: 1869033027

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. ownership stamps. no inscriptions well bound. good copy.[S.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Cross-Currents - An Anthology of Short Stories

By: Ferguson, I. : King, M. : Ryan, P. : Scherzinger, K. : Williams, M. (Eds.)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Acacia: 1997

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 54hc

ISBN: 0868170631

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed and edge worn. tanning. light marks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.N]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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I Wandered Alone: 40 Short Stories of Travel

By: Fishman, Frank

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Printing House:

Seller ID: orzs

Condition: Very Good


The boards are a touch shelf rubbed and edge worn, with some fraying and surface damage to the spine. Aside from this, the boards are strong and square. Internally, the front end page has been removed, and there are some tape residue markings on the title and back end pages. Aside from this, there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound. JK. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Bits of Paradise

By: Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Fitzgerald, Zelda

Price: $23.75

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: osst

ISBN: 0370014944

Condition: Fine


First UK edition in unusually nice condition. The wraps have the slightest evidence of edge wear, but remain otherwise bright, whole and intact. The boards are strong and square, with bright gold gilt to the spine. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are immaculate, pristine and crisp. Tightly bound and presents beautifully in cellophane. JK. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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New South African Writing - The South African PEN Centre presents its selection of the best original writing of the day - Vol 3

By: Fleischer, Tony ; Patridge, Prof A C; Bernstein, Edgar ; Webster, Mary Morison ; Fleischer, Dolores (Editorial Committee)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Purnell, Cape Town: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: awvh

Condition: Fair


179 pages (complete). Cover illustration by Yvette Bonfa. Contributions from: Theo Aronson, Phillipa Berlyn, Edgar Bernstein, Amanda Blewett, N H Brettell, Professor Guy Butler, Winifred Anne Kate Dashwood, June Elizabeth Edgar, Sima Eliovson, Hugh Finn, Broughton and Eve Gingell, Professor T J Haarhoff, Geoffrey Haresnape, Jenny Hobbs, Hans Hofmeyer, Maureen Jabour, Elizabeth Noel Jonsson, Alan Keating, Bernard Levinson, Chaim Lewis, John McIntosh, Johannes Meintjies, Adele Naude, Professor A C Patridge, Doreen Rankin, Dr Olive Hope Robertson, Mary Roebuck, Dr Brian Rose, Dr Eve Slatter, Lewi... View more info

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New South African Writing - The South African PEN Centre presents its selection of the best original writing of the day - Vol 4

By: Fleischer, Tony ; Patridge, Prof A C; Bernstein, Edgar ; Webster, Mary Morison ; Fleischer, Dolores (Editorial Committee)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Purnell, Cape Town: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: awvi

Condition: Fair


167 pages (complete). In general fair condition. The cover illustration by Jennifer Davids. Pieces by: Lionel Abrahams, Philippa Berlyn, Yvonne Burgess, Zuretha Coetzer, Jack Cope, Henry Edmonds, Irvine Forgan, Geoffrey Haresnape, Jennifer Hobbs, Bernard Levinson, Chaim Lewis, Webster Makaza, 'Maya', John McIntosh, Mary Roebuck, Brian Rose, William Alfred Stear, Rhona Stern, Arthur Saul Super, Arthur Suzman. The cover is gentle. It is marked from handling and storage. It is healthy and sure. Inside, the contents are in very good condition throughout. A greetings card (from a school class to th... View more info

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Bananafish Braai: Short Stories

By: Gaylard, Rob

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Department of English, Stellenbosch University/ African Sun Media: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: amay

Condition: Fair


198 pages (complete). The cover is scruffy: it has wear to the edges and corners, there is scuffing and creasing. The binding is tight and secure. The contents are fresh, bright, clean, clear and content. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Ultimate Safari : Selected Short Stories by Nadine Gordimer

By: Gaylard, Rob

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Department of English, University of Stellenbosch: 2006

Seller ID: ohni

Condition: Good


reprint. wraps are shelf rubbed. clean. well bound. good copy.[S.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Bananafish Braai : Selected Stories

By: Gaylard, Rob : Loedolff, Janine

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Content Solutions: 2007

Seller ID: bhze

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed. light marks. internally clean. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Nieu-Hebreeuse Kortverhale

By: Gemser, Prof Dr B (compiler and translater) ; Dekker, Prof Dr G (series ed)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Firma J H de Bussy, Pretoria / HAUM v/h Jacques Dusseau & Co, Cape Town: 1937

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ofgf

Condition: Fair


155 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Rated fair instead of good only because of damage to the cover. The dustjacket is grubby and worn. It is intact and sure. The cover is smart. It has, however, to both front and rear, knocks to the side edges. The shelving edges have light wear. Inside, the frontispage has a neat previous owner signature. The pages are firm, clean, clear, creamy, attractive and confident. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Tales from Three Chameleons - selected Short Stories

By: Glazier, Jeff

Price: $33.25

Publisher: 3 C Press, George: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ahpt

ISBN: 062044455X

Condition: Fine


This collection of short stories set along the Garden Route of the Western Cape Province in South Africa is in excellent condition throughout. The cover and pages are bright, firm, clear and fresh. As if unread. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Tales from tree Chameleons: Selected Short Stories

By: Glazier, Jeff

Price: $33.25

Publisher: 3 C Press: 2009

Seller ID: oqar

ISBN: 062044455X

Condition: Very Good


Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 297 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. 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

Seller ID: auns

ISBN: 0620326638

Condition: Fair


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Un/ Common Ground

By: Horwitz, Allan Kolski; Rorke, Patrick (illus)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Botsotso Publishing: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ajxd

ISBN: 0620297255

Condition: Good


182 pages. Short Stories with eloquent, intensely engaging illustrations from Patrick Rorke. In general good condition. Mild wear about the edges. The back cover has storage scuffing. There is a previous retailer sticker. Inside, the back page has a corner fold. The contents are fresh, bright, very clean, tight to the binding and assured. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Thoughts on Underwear and other essentials

By: Hough, Estelle

Price: $17.10

Publisher: A Book 2006: 2006

Seller ID: cfen

Condition: Good


The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 159 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Facing Up to the World

By: Jones, Rhodri [Editor]

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers: 1981

Seller ID: bgni

ISBN: 0435134922

Condition: Good


wrap are shelf rubbed and creased. tanning and marks. front end page is clipped on the top. 106 pages. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Uit Dorp en Veld - Kortverhale (Versamel uit Uitgawes van die Nasionale Pers, Beperk)

By: Jonker, Abr. H

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Nasionale Pers, Beperk: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 97gn

Condition: Poor


165 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Abraham Jonker was amongst, all of his other achievements, the father of the extraordinary poet, Ingrid Jonker. This copy of his short stories has been determinedly owned. It is much worn and marked. Yet it continues to maintain a down-to-earth dignity. The cover is secure if somewhat aged. The front cover has the remains of a sticker. Inside, the frontis and end papers have previous owner signatures. The contents are exhaustively, and exhaustingly, annotated. However, the contents are clear, amiable, comfortable and may be read with complete enjo... View more info