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Mandela (Nelson)


The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela.

Published: Little Brown and Company, Boston New York Toronto London, 1996

Edition: Limited edition

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Limited Edition: 208 pages, frontispiece portrait, profusely illustrated throughout with colour and black & white photographs, quarter black morocco, brick-red cloth sides, all edges gilt, silk place marker, a very good copy in the original black cloth solander case with a faded title label and slightly soiled on the upper cover, lined with blue moiré cloth and a dark blue silk ribbon lifter.

This edition is quarter bound by hand in Wassa goatskin from South Africa. It is limited to four hundred and twenty-five copies and includes a specially commissioned portrait taken by Benny Gool of Southern Images Rondebosch. Each portrait is signed by President Mandela.

This is copy number 372.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 4to (310 x 250 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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