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“DALAI LAMA and Panchen Erdeni in Beijing”.

Shanghai: People’s China Gallery, published by the Fine Arts Publishing House, issued by Xinhua Bookstore, June 1955.

With 40 photographs (including front wrapper) showing the official visit to Beijing of the Dalai Lama and the 10th Panchen Lama (September 1954) to attend the first session of the National People’s Congress as a delegate, at which the Dalai Lama was selected as deputy chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress.

Small 8vo, [32]pp; original printed wrappers with ex-library remnants on rear cover and spine.

Only 7000 copies printed, nine months following this historic visit.