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Gere, Richard (Photographs and Introduction by); the Dalai Lama (Foreword by); Patti Smith (Poem by)

Published by A Bulfinch Press Book / Little Brown and Company, Boston; New York; Toronto; London, 1997
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Folio. Unpaginated. Original burgundy cloth, with pasted b/w photograph on front board, and gold lettering to spine and front cover. Fly leaf inscribed and signed by the author. Laid in, a printed invitation to assist to the signing of the book at the Fahey / Klein Gallery, in Los Angeles. "Actor Richard Gere has pursued and developed an interest in photography since childhood. This is a volume of the photographs he has taken in the last 15 years of his friendship with and study under the Dalai Lama. They document his trips through India, Nepal and Tibet, and his own spiritual journey. Gere's painterly photographs capture the motion that occurs even in stillness, and they possess surprising depth; the longer you gaze at them, the more you see. Some are detailed; others explore the stark contrast between shadow and light, and all subtly evoke the contrast between the cruelty of the Chinese army and the compassion of Tibetan Buddhists" (from the publisher). Minor stain at upper margin of title page. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39441

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Bibliographic Details


Publisher: A Bulfinch Press Book / Little Brown and Company, Boston; New York; Toronto; London

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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