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The Mystery of the Wooden Stool.

By: COOK, Anne and Peter.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: South Africa: Via Afrika, nd.(c.1970's). 0799405337:

Seller ID: 34378

ISBN: 0799405337

Pp.109, vocabulary translations to last 7 pages, inkstamp(Ukhozi Press Ltd) to title page. Pbk, spine scuffed. G+. View more info

The Story of an African Farm. A Novel.

By: IRON, Ralph. [pseud. Olive Schreiner].

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Chapman and Hall, 1892.:

Seller ID: 42065

New Edition. Pp.296/8(ads for other publications), small bookseller's label(Widdison, Sheffield) to inside rear cover, owner's name to front free endpaper. Dark green cloth, gilt title to front and spine, slightly rubbed. G+.** "Olive Schreiner (24 March 1855 – 11 December 1920) was a South African author, anti-war campaigner and intellectual. She is best remembered today for her novel The Story of an African Farm which has been highly acclaimed since its first publication in 1883 for the bold manner in which it deals with some of the burning issues of the day, including agnosticism, exi... View more info

Second-Class Taxi.

By: STEIN, Sylvester.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cape Town: Africasouth Paperbacks, 1983.:

Seller ID: 28985

Rep. "This is the story of Staffnurse Phofolo, a 'Non-European from Non-Europe'. In this novel of the 1950's, young Staffnurse is an 'illegal' black man. He inhabits a concrete drainpipe (a quite illicit dwelling), he frequents shebeens, he takes part in the Rand bus boycotts, and lives in Johannesburg without the requisite permit. He has no permit, in fact, to exist at all." Pp.209, slight toning to pages, name to fep. P/b, illustrated cover. G+. View more info