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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 92


    Price Realised  


    Hiroshima. Tokyo: Kenkosha, 1958.

    Quarto (347 x 255 mm). 1 color and 164 black and white photographs. Original black cloth, spine and front cover blocked in white; photo-illustrated dust jacket (some minor chipping at edges and ends of spine panel, small closed tear at top edge of front panel); white printed cardboard slipcase; original cardboard box (some minor soiling, repaired along edges); black cloth folding case.

    FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY DOMON, AND IN THE ORIGINAL SHIPPING CARTON. One of "photography's most significant memorials to the defining event in twentieth-century Japanese history... the events are recorded in a careful and respectful way, as if the act of making the book could somehow begin the process of reconciliation and healing" (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol. II, pp.274-75.

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