Joffe (Joel)

THE STATE vs. NELSON MANDELA (Limited edition signed by Mandela)

Published: Oneworld Publications, Oxford, 2007

Edition: Limited edition

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The trial that changed South Africa

Limited edition: 288 pages, 13 black and white plates, full navy morocco binding with plate sunk illustration on the upper cover, title label gilt on the spine with the South African flag, marbled end papers, housed in a matching marbled paper covered slipcase with a paper label pasted onto the spine, a fine copy.

Embossed in blind on the title page: Limited edition signed and numbered 6/10

Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity which is loosely inserted.

Extracted from the obituary of Joel Joffe 20 June 2017 published in the Times of Israel: 
Tributes were paid Tuesday to Joel Joffe, the lawyer who defended Nelson Mandela in the trial that saw the anti-apartheid icon jailed, following his death at the age of 85. Lord Joffe died on Sunday, said Oxfam, the aid agency which he chaired. The Nelson Mandela Foundation said the human rights lawyer died in London.Joffe was a key part of Mandela’s defense team in the 1963-4 Rivonia Trial, which saw Mandela given a life sentence for sabotage against the apartheid South African state.
https://www.timesofisrael.com/joel-joffe-lawyer-who-defended-mandela-dies-aged-85/

  • Overall Condition: A fine copy
  • Size: 8vo (220 x140mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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