“BEHIND THE ‘SELF-GOVERNMENT’ TALKS LIES A GRIM PROGRAMME OF MASS EVICTIONS, POLITICAL PERSECUTION, AND POLICE TERROR”
MANDELA, Nelson. No Easy Walk to Freedom. Articles, Speeches, and Trial Addresses. New York: Basic Books, (1965). Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $3500.
First American edition of this collection of writings by the South African leader.
This 1965 collection of writings, speeches, and transcripts from Mandela's early years in the anti-apartheid movement illustrates what made the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize winner a symbol of the struggle and a source of inspiration for his countrymen. With four pages of black-and-white photographs. Preceded in the same year by the British first edition. Small owner signature. Early "Final Sale" stamp and price on front dust jacket flap.
Book fine, dust jacket near-fine with only most minor rubbing and toning to extremities.