London: Hogarth Press, 1955. Hardcover. 12mo (7.8 in, 19.8 cm). 159  pp.
First edition: Sir Laurens Van der Post (1906-1996) was a prolific African writer outspoken against apartheid. "In The Dark Eye he explores the tension between the white and black people in Africa in a dimension we truly believe to be new." - front flap.
British Library 014345032. OCEL 1027. London Times, A Prophet Out of Africa, 1996. Publisher's maroon cloth with gilt-lettered spine. "To Sarah and Lloyd / with good wishes. / From / Laurens van der Post. / Nairobi May 9 1961." Spine creased; dust jacket with spine ends chipped, rear panel with short closed tear, scratch, and light soiling, and flaps sunned at edges with backs acid-stained. Tight, bright, clean, inscribed first edition in presentable dust jacket. Very good+ in very good dust jacket. Item #1079
Inscribed by author.