A Dictionary of South African English on Historical Principles.
First edition, number 66 of 100 copies signed on the title page by Nelson Mandela, in his capacity as Founder and Chairperson of the Nelson Mandela’s Children’s Fund. The book is the culmination of over three decades’ work towards a thoroughly historical dictionary of South African English, published by the Oxford University Press.
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Octavo. Original full dark blue morocco, titles to spine and front board gilt, raised bands to spine ruled either side in gilt, marbled endpapers. Housed in the blue and grey cloth slipcase as sissued. A fine copy.