Henry Holt, 1943, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
KWOK YING FUNG, China, New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1943. Quarto, first edition, pp. 192, red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, halftone photo plates. Photos edited by Fritz Henle; many were taken by him also. Released in the middle of World War, this book included some photos of the conflict but mostly avoided it. Some images of Chiang Kai-Shek and Madame Chiang but no pictures of Mao. Henle, who died in 1993, was ubiquitous with his Rolleiflex camera and became known as Mr. Rollei. Quoted by Wikipedia, Helmut Gernsheim called Henle "the last classic freelance photographer." In addition to travel, he did portraits, fashion and other commercial work. Condition of this book Boards lightly rubbed and sunned along top and bottom edges. Leaves clean and tight, images fine. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Photography; China; 1940s; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52184.