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VAN DER POST, Laurens.

In a Province.

Published: London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1934

Stock code: 94112

Price: £1,750

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First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his father-in-law from his first marriage, on the front free endpaper: “To Theo Wendt, with best wishes – from Laurens van der Post. London. March 1934.” Theo Wendt was the first conductor of the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra, and his daughter, Marjorie Edith Wendt, married van der Post in 1928.

Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in black. Spine and edges faded, inner hinges cracked but holding; a very good copy.

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