Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    With a Signed Photograph of Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela. The Illustrated Long Walk to Freedom. The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1996].

    Number 236 of 425 limited edition copies, with a laid-in portrait photograph signed and dated by Nelson Mandela. Signature on the photograph reads "N Mandela / 28 10 96." Quarto. 208 pages.

    Specially bound in South African Wassa goatskin over orange cloth. With silk ribbon bookmark. Housed in the original clamshell box with a pictorial title label on front and silk pull tab. All edges gilt. One tiny rub to the front board. Light dust-soiling to the box. A fine copy of a fascinating Mandela autobiography with a signed photograph.

    This extensively illustrated autobiography of one of the towering figures of the Twentieth Century. First published in 1994, this signed limited edition has been abridged but enriched with the photographic illustrations.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,361

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 39 days left to consign to the 2018 June 20 Cartography Signature Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $327,896