Die Helder Halfjaar
Johannesburg: Constantia, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Elisabeth Eybers (1915-2007) was a South African poet. Her first volume of poetry was published in 1934. In 1943, she became the first Afrikaans woman to win the Hertzog Prize, the most prestigious award in Afrikaans literature. This volume contains verse in Afrikaans, and is bound in illustrated dark red cloth.
Condition is fine in a near fine dust jacket. The binding is square, tight, and clean with bright gilt and no visible wear. The contents are tight, clean, and free of spotting. There is a single previous owner's inscription in pencil on the ffep. The illustrated gray dust jacket is crisp, bright, clean, and complete, trivially marred only by two small pencil lines on the front face. One of a thousand copies produced for this first edition. Item #003887