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Collection of 2 photos and 4 books from the Harrison Forman collection, including: * Photo of Forman and Mao Zedong. 8" x 10", verso unmarked. * Photo of Forman and Chinese Marshal Yeh Chien-ying. 8" x 10", verso unmarked. * Forman's CHANGING CHINA, 1948. Sandra Forman's copy, inscribed by Harrison to her on title. VG hardcover in G jacket. * First American edition and first British edition of Forman's REPORT FROM RED CHINA, both VG in jackets, the British edition with frontis using the same photo of Forman and Mao sold with this lot. * Smedley, Agnes. BATTLE HYMN OF CHINA. 1945. Inscribed and signed by author, presented to Sandra and Harrison Forman. Lot of 6 items, as-is. ************************** From the collection of Harrison Forman. Harrison Forman (1904-1978), known as a modern “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, China, Mao Zedong, Group]

Estimate $300 - $500Nov 3, 2018