260 pp. Illustrated by Paul Hogarth. Copy 852 of 1500. Glassine wrapper and Club literature laid in. Very Good in slip case. Bookseller Inventory # 51113
Title: The Story of an African Farm.
Publisher: New York, Limited Editions Club, 1961.
Publication Date: 1961
Book Description The Limited Editions Club at the Westerham Press, Westerham, Kent, Great Britain, 1961. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Hogarth, Paul (illustrator). Signed Limited Edition. 258 pages, 4to. Includes slipcase. Limited Edition of 1500 copies, of which this is no.1353. Signed by the illustrator Paul Hogarth on limited page. Minor shelfwear: light rubbing along edges and covers. Tightly bound, no marks. Volume is in Near Fine condition. Shelfwear to slipcase: scuffing along edges and covers, a few light scratchs and some light smudges on slipcase covers. Slipcase is in Very Good condition. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 52680
Book Description Great Britain: The Limited Editions Club, 1961, 1961. One of the First Feminist NovelsIllustrated by Paul Hogarth - A Descendant of the Great William HogarthSCHREINER, Olive. [HOGARTH, Paul, Illustrator]. [DINESEN, Isak, Introduction]. The Story of an African Farm. With an Introduction by Isak Dinesen and Illustrations by Paul Hogarth. Great Britain: The Limited Editions Club, 1961.One of fifteen hundred copies signed by the illustrator, of which this is number 1483. printed by The Curwen Press; designed by Hans Schmoller. Large octavo (11 x 7 5/16 inches; 280 x 186 mm.). xx, 259, , [1, blank], [1, limitation] pp. Illustrated by Paul Hogarth with crayon drawings and color lithographs. Full chestnut-brown bark cloth from Uganda bound by Russell-Rutter Company. Title label stamped in gilt with a design from Schmoller. Pictorial endpapers. Housed in the original orange-brown cloth slipcase. A fine copy.The Story of an African Farm (first 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.Paul Hogarth, OBE, RA (1917-2001) was an English artist and illustrator. He is best known for the cover drawings that he prepared in the 1980s for the Penguin edition of Graham Greene's books. He was a descendent of the great English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic and editorial cartoonist, William Hogarth (1697-1764). Bookseller Inventory # 03165