SINKING SHIP BLUES
Edition: First Edition
Toronto (Oakville): Oasis, 1977. Squarish 12mo, yellow card covers, blue card fly leaves. (74),  pp, printed on light tan paper stock. Illustrations by the author. A particularly fine copy, complete with the original plain tissue wrapper. The scarce FIRST BOOK of this dissendent Afrikaaner South African writer who was in prison at time of publication. 26 poems translated from the Afrikaans into English by Andre P. Brink and others. Cover design by the publisher Ludwig Zeller. Introductory note by Laurens Vancrevel and introductory poem "The Freedom Train" by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.