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30 May 2019 16:30 GMT

Abraham Aaron Moletsane, Morena

AN ACCOUNT OF THE AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR (UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY)

Published: Fisher & Sons, South Africa, 1967

Edition: Limited Edition

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Softcover Quarto bound in maroon cloth, with 44 pages. Silver titles on the front cover, and has some light wear on the top and bottom of the spine.

There is a bit of water staining on the inside front/back pastedowns and end-papers, and on the few front pages. Stunning black and white photography throughout (tipped-in photos).

This is a limited edition, one hundred and twenty copies have been printed - of which this is No. 89. The book contains some underling and inscriptions can be seen throughout.

Overall, the book and the binding are in good condition.

An Account of the Autobiographical Memoir of Morena Abraham Aaron Moletsane: We have received an interesting little book with the above title, from Captain R. S. Webb, of Paarl, South Africa, A fellow of the society from 1916 to 1932; and recipient of the Gill Memorial in 1952. The 'Memoir' of the title is in manuscript, though some of it has been published in southern Sotho in the newspaper Leselinyana la Lesotho (March 1967); and the 'Account' now in the Society’s library is based by Captain Webb on original materials, including letters from Chief Moletsane during 1952-1967.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 243 x 155 mm
  • Sold By: Bookdealers cc
  • Contact Person: Doron Locketz. Vivienne Yudaken.
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: info@bookdealers.co.za
  • Telephone: 011 7821101
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa, Diners, AMEX and Mastercard
  • Trade Associations: South African Bookdealers Association


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