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Band of Troubadours: An Anthology of 2005-2007 winners - South African Literary Awards

By: ka Mathe, Themba (Ed) ; Seakhoa, Raks Morakabe (Publishing Ed)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Nutrend Publishing, Pietermaritzburg: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: arqk

ISBN: 1920244956

Condition: Very Good


254 pages (complete). Softcover with flaps in very good, smart condition. The cover is tight, attractive and neat. The papertrims are trim and tidy with very mild handling marks to the corners. Inside, the contents are bright, fresh, neat, confident, eager and vital. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Effortless Tears (Southern Africa Specialised Studies Series)

By: Kanengoni, Alexander

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Baobab Books: 1993-04-01

Seller ID: bqna

ISBN: 0908311613

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Wraps are edgeworn.Minor damage on half title page only.Excellent binding.This richly evocative collection of short stories powerfully conveys the texture of life in a society that has lived through a war.[R.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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More Than Once Upon a Time - stories

By: Kersh, Gerald

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: arja

Condition: Fair


228 pages (complete). In general fair to good condition. The dustjacket is whole, intact and secure. There is wear and creasing about the edges and seams. The cover is strong. The top edge has a knock to it. The corners have shelving wear. The cover is smart and comfortable, secure and firm. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. The front and end papers have adhesive tape residue. The pages are clear, clean, tight, accessible and certain. 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: Kock, Leon de and Southey, Peter (compilers and editors)

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Juta Gariep (Pty) Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ambq

ISBN: 1869033027

Condition: Fair


156 pages (complete). Primarily aimed at schools this is a carefully chosen anthology of short stories examining how South Africans define themselves. The cover has edge wear and some creasing along the spine seams. The binding is firm and sure. The paper trims are thumbed and used. The early pages have slight creasing. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. The pages are bright, relaxed, comfortable, clean, clear and assured. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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This was the Old Chief's Country

By: Lessing, Dorris

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cdcs

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly tanned and a bit edge worn. It will still look presentable in cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition. There is a small rubber stamp within the front board. Signs of foxing are visible on the front and back end pages. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 256 pages.[B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Vita Anthology of New South African Short Fiction

By: Leveson, Marcia (ed)

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Justified Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: anas

ISBN: 0947451021

Condition: Fair


Signed by Author(s)216 pages (complete). Genially signed by Leveson on the frontispage. A tight, secure book. The cover has scuffing, mild wear and surface marking. The back cover has the remnants of retailer stickers. The papertrims are tanned with some mild evidence of thumbing. The pages are sure against the binding, clear, clean, assured and amiable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Firetalk : Selected Short Stories

By: Leveson, Marcia (Ed)

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Carrefour: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ogyk

ISBN: 095830601X

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed. thorough tanning. light marks. 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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Africana Short Stories; An Anthology from South Africa's Past

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

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Varia Books: 1969

Seller ID: bagv

Condition: Good


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

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The Complete Stories of Alan Marshall

By: Marshall, Alan

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Nelson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cdgp

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. It shows some minor marks too. The boards are in a good condition, though the front is somewhat bent. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 497 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Collected Short Stories

By: McCullers, Carson

Price: $21.85

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: 1982

Edition: Subscribers' Limited Edition

Seller ID: bhqf

Condition: Good


209 pages (complete). Full leather. Embossed in gilt. Three ridges; four panels. The covers are handsome, neat and most agreeable. The papertrims are edged in gilt. There are small areas of storage wear and light insect abrasions. Largely the gilt is very smart and bright. The moiré front and end papers are in most elegant. Satin bookmarker attached. The pages are in excellent condition. They are tight, fresh, clean, clear, creamy and most pleasant. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Encounters: An Anthology of South African Short Stories

By: Medalie, David

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ojjo

ISBN: 1868143252

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed, edge worn and a it creased. underlining and annotations in text. 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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Encounters: An Anthology of South African Short Stories

By: Medalie, David

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bajo

ISBN: 1868143252

Condition: Used: Very Good


236 pages (complete).Wraps are rubbed and marked.A few inscriptions.Excellent binding.This selection ranges across time,culture and style.[Restored]21-10-2019. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Focus, A Collection of Short Stories

By: Meyer, R.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Isando Books: 2004

Seller ID: ogkz

ISBN: 1868132641

Condition: Good


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

Die Slagter van Samaria en Ander Verhale. 'n Bloemlesing vir Suid-Afrikaanse Skole

By: Mikro et al.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Voortrekkerpers Bpk: 1957

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 59fu

Condition: Fair


182 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. "Saamgestel en van 'n Inleiding voorsien deur P. J. van der Watt". The dustjacket is much worn and torn about all edges, corners and seams. The dj spine is sunned and very worn at the head and foot. The foot also has a library (?) label. The blue cover is secure and sure. The frontispage has a previous owner inscription. There are annotations throughout the text. Otherwise the pages are clean, healthy, comfortable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Bullies, Beasts and Beauties

By: Morris, Isabella; Schlettwein Sylvia

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Wordweaver Publishing House: 2012

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bwpw

Condition: Good


The wraps are in a good condition, except for a damp mark and minor crease on the front. The mark is also on the front end page and affected the other pages slightly. Both authors made and inscription after the title page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 153 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Short Writings from Bulawayo

By: Morris, Jane (Ed.)

Price: $8.55

Publisher: amaBooks Publishers: 2003

Seller ID: arrk

ISBN: 0797425403

Condition: Fair


wraps are shelf rubbed, edge worn and creased. both book and pages are damp marked and stained. light soiling and marks. scribble marks and waviness on pages. fair copy.[S.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

"Mrs Noltjie" and Stories of the Karroo

By: Muller, Joey

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Dassie Books/ Central News Agency, Ltd:

Seller ID: 60fu

Condition: Fair


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 "Table Mountain" stamp. For a paperback of its age the pages are in good condtion: firm to the binding, clean, clear and su... View more info

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Fables of Leonardo da Vinci

By: Nardini, Bruno (Interpretor & Transcription)

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Collins: 1974

Seller ID: orvi

ISBN: 0001381350

Condition: Near Fine


The boards are a touch edge worn, but remain strong and square. The dust jacket is rubbed, marked and edge worn, but remains whole and intact, with only some light creasing and fraying along the edges. Internally, there is a previous owner's signature and inscription on the front end page but the rest of the pages within are clean, crisp and complete. The binding is tight, and it is presented charmingly in cellophane. JV.K. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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History of My Life

By: Nataniel

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Human & Rousseau: 2002

Edition: 4th Impression

Seller ID: ccff

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition and appear as new. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 162 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Salvation City

By: Nussey, Wilf

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Stephan Phillips (Pty) Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ahex

ISBN: 0958424764

Condition: Very Good


The illustrated cover is vivid and clear. There is just very minor handling marking. The front cover has the remains of a former retailer promotional sticker. The paper trim edges have handling marking. The pages are clear, clean, bright and a joy to read. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info