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ASAI Shimpei. Kairyu no Naka no Shimajima (1977)

ASAI Shimpei. Kairyu no Naka no Shimajima (Islands in the Stream). Tokyo: Canon Graph, 1977. First ed., SIGNED. — AVAILABLE: cf. Divers / Misc.

Description — In-4° (30 x 22 x 2 cm), (162) p., 1 kg.
Cloth binding, slipcase, full-page color pictures. Foreword in Japanese. Cf. Misc.
Reliure toile, étui, photographies coul. à pleine p. Préface en japonais. Cf. Divers.

État / Condition — Cf. Divers / Misc.

Remarques & avis / Review — A beautiful photobook by Shimpei ASAI in Jamaica, dedicated to Ernest Hemingway. This is outstanding photography and matte color printing: sea, sun, beaches, cities, portraits of locals, and an invariably excellent sense for details and colors. A sure favorite.

Superbe ouvrage d'ASAI Shimpei en Jamaïque, dédié à Ernest Hemingway. C'est remarquables photographie et impression mate en couleur : mer, soleil, plages, villes, portraits de locaux, et un excellent sens du détail et de la couleur. Un favori certain.

Divers / Misc. — There are two editions of this photobook: while the content is identical, the first one comes with a plain slipcase, while the second, published one month later, comes with a fine pictorial dj and is by far the more uncommon of the two.
Il y a deux éditions de ce photobook : le contenu est identique, mais la première est sous simple étui muet, alors que la seconde inclut une jaquette illustrée et est de loin la plus rare des deux.

Available copies / Exemplaires disponibles :

1.1. ASAI Shimpei. Kairyu no Naka no Shimajima (slipcase / 1977)
E.O. / 1st ed. - Étui / Slipcase.
État / Condition: VG (binding a bit browned on the edges; otherwise excellent). / TB (rel. un peu brunie sur les bords ; sinon excellent).

1.2. ASAI Shimpei. Kairyu no Naka no Shimajima (dj / 1977)
Pict. dj, obi / Jaquette ill., bandeau éditeur.
Copy inscribed & signed by Asai Shimpei (blue felt-tip pen). / Envoi autographe signé d'Asai shimpei (feutre bleu).
État / Condition : EXCELLENT.
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