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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 165

    NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

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    NOBUYOSHI ARAKI
    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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