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SPLENDORS OF TIBET Audrey Topping 1980 1st edition
By Topping, Audrey
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New York, 1980, 1st edition. 185 pp, many color photos. Results of a 1979 visit to Tibet by the author and her husband, New York Times veteran far eastern correspondent Seymour Topping on assignment. This is a fair-minded assessment in its attempt to find a middle way between the propaganda put out by the Chinese authorities and the refugee community.
 
The author's photographs include a rare set of pictures of the controversial series of clay sculptures representing the former feudal oppression of the serfs. Audrey Ronning Topping is a photo journalist specializing in China with five books to her credit. Daughter of a former Canadian ambassador to China and granddaughter of Lutheran missionaries there, she was educated there. Seymour Topping was Managing Editor of the New York Times at the time of writing. Large Format, Hardcover, No DJ, Fine.

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