19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,500
Hareta Hi -- A Fine Day. Tokyo: Heibon-sha, 1975.
Quarto (290 x 220mm). 230 colour photographs. Printed prospectus laid-in. Original black boards, sides and spine gold-lettered, original vinyl dust-jacket printed in white, original printed cardboard slipcase with yellow label printed in red on side (dust-jacket with small chip at the spine-foot, light soiling on the slipcase). Shinoyama's signature in black felt on the front endpaper.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. AN EXCELLENT COPY complete with the printed prospectus, dust-jacket and slipcase. A 'baffling, hypnotic book... by one of Japan's best known commercial photographers' (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol. I, p.303.
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