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FitzPatrick, Sir Percy; Introduced and Edited by Deborah Lavin

South African Memories. Scraps of History (1979)

To Cecily and Jack Niven

Published: Ad Donker, Johannesburg, 1979

Edition: First thus

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South African Memories was originally published in London in 1932, but this revised 1979 edition, edited and with an introduction by Deborah Lavin, "can be virtually considered a new book [from the front flap] . . .  Four chapters appear here for the first time [including] accounts of magnate politics, the 1910 Botha election, and a chapter devoted to the notorious Karl Ludwig Von Veltheim - all of which were considered too contentious to publish at the time of the first edition, which appeared soon after FitzPatrick's death".

The dustjacket is illustrated with a Pierneef painting, reproduced in colour, and a b/w photograph of Percy FitzPatrick. Chocolate cloth-boards, plain endpapers, 308 pp of prelims, text, notes at the end of each chapter, a "Who's Who?", bibliography and index + an 8 pp inserted section of b/w photographs on art paper.

CONDITION. The dustjacket is chipped at the edges and rubbed at the folds. The binding remains tight but the boards are lightly shelf-rubbed. There are no ownership or other marks and the contents, including the photographs, are complete and undiscoloured.

  • Jacket Condition: Good+ (repaired)
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 230 x 160
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0486/+79 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft (South Africa), SWIFT (rest of world), or $ checks for US or Australian buyers
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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