Great Britain: Limited Editions Club, 1961. Limited edition. 1/1500. Quarto. (xvii), , 260pp, . Slipcase in light brown buckram boards, tan label with dark brown motifs and lettering mounted on spine. Binding with cinnamon colored African bark cloth boards, gilt ruled brown leather label with gilt motifs and lettering mounted on spine. Color illustrated end papers. Top of paper edges in light brown.
This limited edition, #87 of 1500 copies hand numbered and signed by illustrator Paul Hogarth at colophon, contains b/w and color lithographic illustrations throughout. The Story of an African Farm (published in 1883 under the pseudonym Ralph Iron) was South African author Olive Schreiner's first published novel. It was an immediate success and has become recognized as one of the first feminist novels.
Slipcase with water stains along side edges and covered. Slipcase in very good-, binding and interior in near fine condition overall. vg to near fine. Item #45282