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SA Auction #84 begins on 30 Jul 2020

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Goldblatt (David) and Gordimer (Nadine)

ON THE MINES (Signed by the photographer)

Published: C.Struik, Cape Town, 1073

Edition: First Edition

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First edition: Unpaginated (15 pages of text + 56 full-page plates with captions opposite), grey cloth titled gilt on the spine, a very good copy with the dust jacket now housed in a Brodart protector.

Signed by David Goldblatt on the title page

Editor's note: Nadine Gordimer has contributed an introductory essay, 'She describes an extraordinary scene now fast disappearing. She writes at first hand of the mining community, where black men put gold and power into the hands of white men.' 'This book is an essay in the understanding of men and the style, grace and significance which inhabits their most mundane activities.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 4to (300 x 240 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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