10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 9,000 - USD 12,000
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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