The Illustrated Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography.Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1996 Stock Code: 138910
NotesFirst US edition, signed limited issue. This is copy number 3 from an edition of 425 copies quarter bound by hand in Wassa Goatskin from South Africa. It includes a specially commissioned portrait of Nelson Mandela, taken by Benny Gool, and is signed and dated by Mandela. This illustrated and abridged edition of Mandela's biography was first published earlier the same year; the unabridged edition was first published in 1994.
Quarto. Publisher's black quarter Wassa Goatskin, brown cloth sides, gilt rules to boards, blue textured endpapers, edges gilt. Laid-in is the signed photograph of Nelson Mandela by Benny Gool, within tracing paper chemise as issued. Housed in the publisher's presentation box lined with blue watered silk and the original printed white card box.
Illustrated throughout with photographic reproductions.
A fine copy, without marks of ownership.
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