Great Britain: Limited Editions Club, 1961. Limited edition. 1/1500. Quarto. (xvii), (1), 260, (1)pp. Printed on light gray paper. Bound in full Ugandan bark cloth, gilt decorated and lettered brown calf spine label. Housed in publisher's brown cardboard slipcase with paper spine label. Illustrated with colored endpapers and 9 unnumbered leaves of color plates, plus numerous text sketches. Top of text block in light brown. Edition limited 1500 numbered copies (this #1363), printed at the Curwen Press and signed on the limitation leaf by Paul Hogarth. There is a library donation rubber stamp on the endpapers, half title and several text leaves. But for these stamps (and priced accordingly) this would be a near fine copy.
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. vg to near fine. Item #50624