19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Pari -- Paris. Tokyo: Nora-sha, 1974.
Quarto (258 x 180mm). Original printed leaflet laid-in. (Very minor spotting on the last leaf of text.) 154 colour photographs, the majority double-page. Original cloth, spine titled in blue, original photo-illustrated slipcase (light spotting on the slipcase).
FIRST EDITION, A FINE COPY in the original slipcase, complete with the original printed leaflet laid-in. A remarkable work, 'well ahead of its time', most of which having been shot in colour in the 1950s. The Photobook, vol. I, p.297.
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