The author's scarce first novel

Van Der Post, Laurens

In A Province

Published: Van Der Post, Laurens


The First UK printing published by The Hogarth Press in 1934. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light fading to the edges with slight ghosting of the spine. Light offsetting to the front end paper. Mild dustiness to the upper text block. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. Correctly priced at 7s 6d. net. A sliver of loss to the upper spine and the upper corners. Light toning to the spine. The Anthony Butts wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. This is van der Post's exceptionally scarce first novel published by his friends the Woolf's. Woolmer states there were 1250 copies of the first printing of which 300 were pulped. A sharp copy of an extremely scarce title.

Near fine


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