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Masterpieces of Chinese Art by John Hay, 1974 1st edition


Masterpieces of Chinese Art by John Hay, 1974 1st edition.

Very good overall. Price clipped dustjacket. Some foxing to endpapers and dustjacket flaps. Text very ggod. Signed presentation dedication from 1978 to Eddie Tseng Po and his wife Betty (see below).

Published by Phaidon as part of the Phaidon Colour Plate series. 16pp text + 48 plates in both colour and black and white. Hardback.

Dimensions: 310mm high x 235mm wide x 15mm deep.

Provenance: Collection of Eddie Tseng Po (1915-1989). He was a top newsman, at the centre of many world events. He held position such as the Far East Bureau chief of CNA, editor of the Hong Kong Times, President of the Hong Kong Correspondents Club, and undertook diplomatic roles on behalf of the Republic of China government in Taiwan. He was given a near state funeral in Hong Kong and a second one, with military honours, in Taiwan.