19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 900
Koen -- The Park. Tokyo: Sebunsha, 1980.
Quarto (257 x 210mm). 78 black and white photographs. (Small area of colour on top edge.) Original black paper wrappers, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket, original printed wraparound band (dust-jacket and band with light wear).
FIRST EDITION. WITH THE ORIGINAL WRAPAROUND BAND. 'A brilliant piece of social documentation, catching perfectly the loneliness, sadness, and desperation that so often accompany sexual or human relationships in a big, hard metropolis like Tokyo' (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol. II, pp.296-97.
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