10 April 2008
Kitarubeki Kotoba no Tameni -- For a Language to Come. Tokyo: Fudo-sha, 1970.
Quarto (300 x 210 mm). 103 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated wrappers (small chip at head of spine panel); original color printed dust jacket (some rubbing, light wear at extremities); original cardboard slipcase with printed paper label (some light wear); black cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY NAKAHIRA. "Along with Moriyama's Shashin yo Sayonara (Bye Bye Photography), [Nakahira's book] marks THE APOGEE OF THE PROVOKE PERIOD. Nakahira utilized a troubled lyricism to express his disaffection with the colonization of Japan by American consumerism" (The Photobook, pp.292-93).
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