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21 Nov 2019 16:30 GMT

M.L. du Toit, Pierneef (eds)

DIE NUWE BRANDWAG 1929-1933. Tydskrif vir Kuns en Lettere Deel I, ll, lll, lV, V (Complete set of 20 Editions)

Published: JH de Bussy, Pretoria, February 1929-November 1933

Edition: First Editions

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Afrikaans quarterly periodical devoted to art and literature, with contributions from the leading literary figures and artists of the time. Black-and-white illustrations and plates of artwork, artists and writers.

An uninterrupted run of 20 editions, from the first edition that was published in February, 1929 to the last edition in November 1933. Deel I, I - IV 1929; Deel II.I - IV, 1930; Deel III.I - IV, 1931; Deel IV.I - IV, 1932; Deel V.I - IV, 1933. Previous owner's name appears at top of cover of magazines, wear to edges of covers and spines with some loss, internally fine.

"Die Nuwe Brandwag was published over the period 1929 - November 1933 and was edited by Prof. M. L. du Toit and Pierneef. The place of its now defunct predecessor had largely been taken over by another magazine Die Huisgenoot, so that the focus of Die Nuwe Brandwag was on literature and art of a high standard. Articles on music, sculpture and painting appeared regularly, with a large section devoted to art reproductions. It became a forum for original Afrikaans work in prose, poetry and drama, as well as hosting critiques on Afrikaans, Dutch and English literature, and is regarded by many as one of the best Afrikaans literary publications ever produced" (Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa (NASOU 1970)).

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good - Very Good
  • Sold By: Richmond Books and Prints
  • Contact Person: John Donaldson
  • Country: South Africa
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