Far East by Cecil Beaton


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Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good Plus. Beaton, Cecil (photog) (illustrator). First Edition – 1945. 111pp, bw photos, drawings, col frontis. Or orange cloth with yellow title on jacket.  No Dust Jacket available Endpapers foxed, some light even toning throughout, slight fading at head and foot of spine. The jacket is rubbed at folds and edges, the top 2/3 of spine is missing. Size: 8vo.

Following on from Near East published two years earlier, Far East continues the story of Beaton’s work and experience as a war photographer working for the Ministry of Information. The book covers his travels to India, Burma and China. Whilst there he took photographs of the locals, the landscape and the military, many of which are reproduced here. These are supplemented by Beaton’s rich descriptions of these countries, their people, and his wartime experiences. His accomplished line drawings appear throughout the text.

Ink inscription on front page

First Published Autumn 1945

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Weight 0.410 kg
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