Tokyo: Gitsujyou no Nipponsha, 1970. First edition, first printing. Softcover perfect bound in illustrated wraps. Pocket edition, 4 ¼ x 6 ¾ in. 134pp. Gravure printing. Includes two gatefold spreads. Mylar dust jacket for protection. Text in Japanese. Very good condition, rubbing and wear to wraps, spine heavily creased. Inside pages clean and binding tight. Item #5850
A landmark Japanese photobook of the 1970’s inspired by the story of Salome and the Aubrey Beardsley illustrations from Oscar Wilde’s play of the same name. Inspired, striking, dark nudes displayed in a cinematic narrative, beautifully printed on matte paper.