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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 137


    Price Realised  


    Chicago, Chicago. Foreword by Harry Callahan. Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppansha, 1969.

    Quarto (280 x 270 mm). 208 black and white photographs. Original black cloth, spine and front cover lettered in white; original photo-illustrated slipcase with glassine wrapper and original bellyband (glassine worn, edges of slipcase repaired).

    FIRST EDITION, COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL BELLYBAND. "At a time when most of the leading Japanese photographers were actively caught up in their country's volatile political situation, Ishimoto seems deliberately to have maintained his distance, declaring his independence with a body of work that was different in both style and approach" (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol. I, p.289.

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