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Alan Paton

South Africa Today (copy inscribed by the author)

Published: Lutterworth Press, London, 1953

Edition: First Edition

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A very early Alan Paton pamphlet. Published in 1953.

Staple-bound, 31pp.

Warmly inscribed on the title page:

"Hoping that this will be useful to you, & that you both will be very happy at M'house, Alan Paton." 

M'house might refer to Michaelhouse, a private senior boys school in Natal Midlands. It is unclear who the two people are that Paton addresses in the inscription, maybe they were his two sons David and Jonathan.

  • Binding Condition: Near Fine
  • Overall Condition: Very Good to Near Fine
  • Size: 19.5 x 12.5 cm
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
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