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Pair of items including: * Photo of Mao Zedong and Harrison Forman, on glossy paper, 8" x 10", mild toning, small crease to upper right corner. * Mao Zedong. ON THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC DICTATORSHIP AND SPEECH AT THE PREPARATORY MEETING OF THE NEW PCC. Peiping : English Language Service, New China News Agency, 1949. 7.25" x 5". [4], 25, [2] p., including portrait. Printed paper wrappers foxed, contents with moderate toning, some underlining and notations in red colored pencil (likely in Forman's hand.) Scarce imprint. ********************** From the collection of Harrison Forman. Harrison Forman (1904-1978), known as America’s "Marco Polo,” was a photographer, reporter, and author of several books. Most notably, Forman provided some of the earliest photographic images of Tibet. He also interviewed Mao Zedong and covered China during World War II. While best known for his work in Asia, Forman travelled extensively and provided numerous photos and reports from locations around the globe. His reports and photos appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic, and other publications. He authored several books and also collaborated with Frank Capra on the 1937 film, “Lost Horizon” (Forman’s copy of the script to be offered in this sale.) Provenance: Acquired from the family of Harrison Forman.

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[Harrison Forman] Mao Zedong, Photo & Book

Estimate $200 - $300Nov 3, 2018