“I WAS NOT BORN WITH A HUNGER TO BE FREE. I WAS BORN FREE”: SIGNED BY NELSON MANDELA
MANDELA, Nelson. The Illustrated Long Walk to Freedom. Boston: Little, Brown, (1996). Quarto, original half black morocco gilt, all edges gilt; original clamshell box with pictorial label. $8200.
Limited edition, number 333 of 425 copies specially bound in South African Wassa goatskin, with a laid-in photographic portrait of Mandela signed and dated (“6.10.96”) by him.
The photo-illustrated autobiography of one of the towering figures of 20th-century African history. First published in 1994, this signed limited edition has been abridged and extensively illustrated.
Light wear to box. An impressive production in fine condition.