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Title: Chine: Texte de Paul Claudel. Photographies D'Helene Hoppenot.
Description: (Geneva, Switzerland): Editions d'Art Albert Skira, (1946). (1946). - Folio [13-3/4 inches high by 10-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in stiff cream-colored printed wraps. The wraps, which are lightly bumped & soiled, are bound upside down, as published. Half-title, title, [10] pages of text plus colophon. Illustrated in black & white with a frontispiece and 80 heliogravure photographic plates printed back to back. Very good. First edition. On a trip to China Helene Hoppenot recorded the everyday life of the Chinese people both in the city and the country. In his introductory essay Paul Claudel writes about the nature of photography and his own impressions of China from his time spent there as a young diplomat. The text is in French. Very good .

Keywords: PHOTOGRAPHY; PHOTOGRAPHER; HELENE HOPPENOT; CHINE; CHINA; LITERATURE; FRENCH AUTHOR; ESSAY; PAUL CLAUDEL; HELIOGRAVURE PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

Price: US$ 50.00 Seller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
- Book number: 95126

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