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SA Auction #95 begins on 11 Nov 2021

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Lawrence G. Green

The Drums of Time

Being the Life and Memories, Travels and Encounters of a South African Writer

Published: Stanley Paul, London, New York and Bombay & Johannesburg, 1956

Edition: First UK

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Dust jacket has paper loss along edges. Foxing throughout. 248 pages. With 31 illustrations. Frontispiece of Green on a camel in one of the far corners of South West Africa.

Green ranks as one of the most prolific writers to come out of Africa. Sales of all his published books amount to more than 750,000 copies. In all, he produced 34 books (including a writer's guide), at least 16 stories for foreign and local magazines and many newspaper articles and letters. Six of his best-selling books were subsequently reproduced and published under different titles in the UK and at least three translated into a foreign language. He published on average a book a year between 1933 and 1972, other than the World War 2 years where his duties with the Royal and South African Air Force in north Africa impacted on his free time. (wikipedia)

  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Fair
  • Size: 8vo (215 x 150 mm)
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
  • Contact Person: Charl Yates
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0833219905
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT & Paypal
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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