10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
Tokyo Lucky Hole. Tokyo: Ohta Shuppan, 1990.
Octavo (210 x 130 mm). Black and white photographs throughout (light marginal browning). Original red card covers (edges lightly rubbed); original illustrated dust-jacket; original printed wrap-around band; cloth folding box. Araki's inscription in black marker on the front endpaper.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY ARAKI WITH A SELF-PORTRAIT DRAWING. "One of Araki's best-known and most controversial books" (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol. I, pp.306-7.
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