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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 151

    NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

    Price Realised  

    NOBUYOSHI ARAKI
    Oh, Nippon! -- Oh, Japan!. Tokyo: Miki Shuppan, 1971.

    Quarto (171 x 206 mm). Black and white photographs. Original pink printed wrappers (tiniest bumps at corners and ends of spine); black cloth folding case.

    FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED WITH A SELF-PORTRAIT SKETCH on the front flyleaf. This is likely Araki's first regularly published book, preceding Sentimental Journey. The images are of nudes in series and collage, printed in dark-toned black and white gravure.


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