10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
11:02 Nagasaki. Tokyo: Shashindojinsha, 1966.
Quarto (220 x 190 mm). 119 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated boards (spine lightly browned, light rubbing at extremities); original printed cardboard slipcase (light wear); black cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION. A very good copy, complete with the printed leaflet laid-in. One of "the most significant memorials to the defining event in twentieth-century Japanese history", which illustrates "a clear progression towards truly world class Japanese photographic expression" (The Photobook). The Open Book, pp.226-27; The Photobook, vol. I, pp.274-77.
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