Die Ilias : Uit Die Oorspronklike Grieks Vertaal
Pro Ecclesia-Drukkery, Stellenbosch. 1952, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 404 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Signed by van Rensburg on the title page (dated: 27 Aug 1955). A benign copy. First edition of this first translation of the great story, The Iliad, to Afrikaans. The book is housed in a cloth covered slipcase. This is much worn, scuffed, frayed, sunned. The slipcase is still hardy and fit for purpose. Full leather. Stamped gilt titling. These boards are a little worn about the corners and shelving edges. However, they are venerable and pleasingly hale. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. The pages are relaxed, assured. They have some user wear and handling marks. The contents are bold, companionable, clean, clear, sound, tranquil. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 91ja
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 92 | £UK 82.5 | JP¥ 11481]