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From One China to the Other

From One China to the Other

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From One China to the Other

by Cartier-Bresson, Henri

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NY: Universe Books, 1956. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Universe Books, 1956, first printing. 4to., 8 3/4" x 10 3/4", unpaginated. Text by Han Suyin. Edited by Robert Delpire. From the dust jacket flap: "This book is the picture diary of one of today's most brilliant roving photographers. Henri Cartier-Bresson lived in China from December 1948 to September 1949. In those eventful and dangerous months he watched from close at hand the withdrawal of the Nationalist government and the inrush of the Communist armies. He caught these events on the fly and came back from China with an unbiased graphic document of enduring historical interest." Beige cloth with white stamped titles. Minor toning to the cloth along the top and bottom edge, light, occasional age spotting to the covers, flyleafs/pastedowns and top edge of page block, else near fine, clean, crisp, bright, unworn in very good dust jacket frayed along the edges, surface scuff line on front panel, few small chips, with a couple of old internal tape repairs near top edge. Very scarce in dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4to.


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From One China to the Other
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