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CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri.

Face of Asia.

Introduction by Robert Shaplen.

New York: The Viking Press, 1972 Stock Code: 143800
£225.00
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First edition, first printing, published simultaneously in Canada and preceding the French and UK editions. Cartier-Bresson's stunning photographs were taken over a period of twenty years, capturing daily life as well as historical upheavals, such as Gandhi's death or the transition of China into The People's Republic. Countries covered are Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Uzbekistan, Mongolia, India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Indonesia, Burma, China and Japan.

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Description

Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver, green endpapers. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

119 black and white, photographs, mostly full-page.

Condition

An excellent copy in a very good lightly rubbed price-clipped jacket with a couple of short closed tears.

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