10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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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