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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    SHOMEI TOMATSU AND KEN DOMON

    Price Realised  

    SHOMEI TOMATSU AND KEN DOMON
    Hiroshima-Nagasaki Document 1961. Tokyo: The Japan Council Against the A and H Bombs, 1961.

    2 vols, square quarto (280 x 280 mm), one of these a paperback booklet. 92 black and white photographs. Original white cloth, spine lettered in black, covers with design of concentric circles printed in black (light soiling); original cardboard chemise and slipcase, the slipcase printed in purple, the front side with a design of concentric circles (some wear); cloth folding box. Provenance: Asakura (small ownership signature).

    FIRST EDITION. AN EXCELLENT COPY IN THE ORIGINAL PRINTED SLIPCASE. "One of photography's most significant memorials to the defining event in twentieth-century Japanese history" (The Photobook). RARE. The Photobook, vol. I, pp.274-75. (2)


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