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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 108

    GERIBARA 5 (Nobuyoshi Araki, Yoshio Takase, and others)

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    GERIBARA 5 (Nobuyoshi Araki, Yoshio Takase, and others)
    Benjo -- Toilet; [with:] Mizugi no Yangu Redii-Tachi -- Young Girls in Bathing Suits; [and:] Five Girls. Tokyo: Fukushu-shudan, 1971, 1971, 1972.

    3 vols., quarto (c.258 x c.183 mm). Altogether 490 black and white photographs. (Vol. 2 with light spotting on fore-edge.) Original photo-illustrated wrappers (vol. 1 with light soiling).

    FIRST EDITIONS, the third volume signed boldly by Araki. A complete set of Geribara 5, 'three books that are almost as sought after by collectors as the three issues of Provoke'. The Photobook, vol. I, p.296. (3)


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