London, South Kensington
19 May 2009
11:02 Nagasaki. Tokyo: Shashindojinsha, 1966.
Quarto (220 x 190 mm). 119 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated boards, original printed cardboard slipcase (spine and edges browned, slipcase with light wear). Tomatsu's signature on the half-title.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY TOMATSU. One of 'the most significant memorials to the defining event in twentieth-century Japanese history', which illustrates 'a clear progression towards truly world class Japanese photographic expression' (The Photobook). The Open Book, pp.226-27; The Photobook, vol. I, pp.274-77.
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