Lot 8

Mao Tse-Tung (Zedong.): Photograph of Mao

Mao Tse-Tung (Zedong.): Photograph of Mao

Image signed by Mao on verso, with caption in lower margin in Russian, image with small horizontal 10mm tear, inserted into an ‘autograph album’ with 10 printed images, many of Mao and a page inscribed ‘2nd World Congress of Defenders of Peace. Warsaw, Poland November 17th.
1950’, stamped Chinese chops to front endpaper, original embroidered binding, 8vo., [1950]

Provenance: From the collection of Awni Khalidy (b. 1912), an Iraqi diplomat who was: Representative of Iraq on the United Nations Trusteeship Council, 1952; Acting Permanent Representative to the United Nations until May 1954; thereafter, Permanent Representative. Thence by descent and acquired by the present owner at auction.

Estimated at £20,000 - £30,000


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