Cry, the Beloved Country : A Story of Comfort in Desolation
Jonathan Cape, London. 1948, fourth impression. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 269 pages (complete). Fourth impression of the first edition (published the in same month as the first edition (September 1948)). Signed by Alan Paton the frontispage. Included: a pullout from 'The Forum', July 16, 1949, of an article: 'Juvenile Delinquency in Europe and South Africa - Many Similarities and Only a Few Differences', by Henry Gibbs, which refers to 'Cry, the Beloved Country' and Diepkloof. A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket as wear, scuffing, age-marks. It is secure and sure. The boards are benign and steady. The contents have some mild aging marks here and there. Otherwise, the contents are benevolent, assured, clean, clear, contented, some light tanning, pleasing. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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