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Pots and poetry and other essays

Marthinus Versfeld

Pots and poetry and other essays

by Marthinus Versfeld

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Published by Protea Book House in Pretoria .
Written in English


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Pots and poetry originally published Cape Town : Tafelberg, 1985. Book includes three essays from Sum : selected works, published Cape Town : Carrefour Press, 1991.

StatementMartin Versfeld ; [introduction by André Brink]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB29 .V4346 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24465539M
ISBN 101869193199
ISBN 109781869193195
LC Control Number2009481032
OCLC/WorldCa430806563

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