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The Long Walk to Freedom. by  Nelson MANDELA - Signed First Edition - 1994 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 142252)

The Long Walk to Freedom.

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The Long Walk to Freedom.: The Autobiography.

by MANDELA, Nelson

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About This Item

London: Little, Brown and Company,, 1994. Octavo. Original black quarter morocco, green cloth sides, spine lettered in gilt, map of South Africa to endpapers. With numerous photographic illustrations. Trivial nick at head of front joint and peripheral bumping; a near-fine copy. First UK edition, signed limited issue, number 724 of 1,000 copies signed by Mandela. Mandela's autobiography met with international acclaim upon its publication, with the South African edition slightly preceding this.

Synopsis

Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the extraordinary story of his life--an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
142252
Title
The Long Walk to Freedom.
Author
MANDELA, Nelson
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Little, Brown and Company,
Date published
1994

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
octavo
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