Face of Asia.
Introduction by Robert Shaplen.New York: The Viking Press, 1972 Stock Code: 143800
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.
Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver, green endpapers. With dust jacket.
119 black and white, photographs, mostly full-page.
An excellent copy in a very good lightly rubbed price-clipped jacket with a couple of short closed tears.
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