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Dinesen ( Isak)

OUT OF AFRICA

Published: Random House, New York, 1938

Edition: First American Edition

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First American edition: ix, 389 pages, rust cloth boards with bird on the upper cover – the boards are worn with marks on them and black cloth spine titled gilt is faded, bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, starting to wear at the front hinge, uncut fore-edge and top edge dyed green, a good copy.

Isak Dinesen, pseudonym of Karen Christence Dinesen, Baroness Blixen-Finecke, (born April 17, 1885, Rungsted, Denmark - died September 7, 1962, Rungsted), Danish writer whose finely crafted stories, set in the past and pervaded with an aura of supernaturalism, incorporate the themes of eros and dreams. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Isak-Dinesen

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (210 x 140 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa & Mastercard and Bank transfers
  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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