First Edition of Nelson Mandela’s African Folktales; Signed and Dated by Him

  • Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales.

Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales.

$2,250.00

Item Number: 849

New York: Norton, 2002.

First edition of this collection of African folktales chosen and introduced by Nelson Mandela. Wonderfully illustrated throughout. Signed and dated by Mandela on the title page.

Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards over four decades, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, the Order of Merit and Order of St. John by, Queen Elizabeth II and the Presidential Medal of Freedom from George W. Bush. "Mandela rightly occupies an untouched place in the South African imagination. He is the national liberator, the saviour, its Washington and Lincoln rolled into one" (Newsweek).

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