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SA Auction #87 begins on 03 Dec 2020

US Auction #5 begins on 07 Jan 2021

Meintjes, Johannes

Olive Schreiner. Portrait of a South African Woman

Published: Hugh Keartland, Johannesburg, 1965

Edition: First

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The unclipped (R3) chipped and rubbed dustjacket has a famous portrait of Schreiner on the back. The pale blue cloth boards, gilt to upper panel and spine, plain endpapers and xii + 195 pp of text, bibliography and index + frontispiece are all very good or better and unmarked except for an owner's name on the front free endpaper.

The writer-painter Meintjes's biography of one of South Africa's iconic authors may have been the best for its day and is still sought after.

  • Jacket Condition: Fair to Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 220 x 125
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft or, for overseas buyers, PayPal
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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