19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Okinawa. Zoku: Senchimentaru na tabi Okinawa -- Okinawa. Sequel: A Sentimental Journey Okinawa. Tokyo: Nobuyoshi Araki, 1971.
Oblong octavo (180 x 126 mm). 200 black and white photographs. (Very light spotting on top edge.) Original photo-illustrated wrappers (extremities lightly rubbed, minor soiling). Provenance: Kato Mina (inscription from Araki).
FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY ARAKI in Japanese rather than the more common latin script. His rare continuation to A Sentimental Journey, also privately published. The Open Book, pp.270-71.
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