19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 900
Tokyo Lucky Hole. Tokyo: Ohta Shuppan, 1990.
Octavo (210 x 130 mm). Black and white photographs throughout. Original red card covers, original illustrated dust-jacket, original printed wraparound band (short tears and light spotting on the band). 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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