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Group of items relating to China and Harrison Forman, including book, photos, other: * Sun Yat-sen. THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHINA Calcutta: Chinese Ministry of Information, 1942. 8vo in wrappers, G+ to VG, Harrison Forman's copy with his name/address penciled to front cover. * 2 photos approx. 8" x 10, one being of Forman and General Ho Lung, 1936, and one showing a Japanese patrol in Shanghai in 1932. * 1 smaller and faded photo of a car on a Shanghai street. * 2 Provisionary Press Cards issued to Harrison Forman by the Shanghai Telegraph Office, both dated 1937. * 2 signed condolence letter sent to Sandra Forman after Harrison's death, both from Chinese ambassadors, typed and signed on 4to leaves. * Clipping of Forman's obituary from the New York Times, tipped onto leaf. 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] Collection

Estimate $200 - $400Nov 3, 2018