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WATABE Yukichi. Alaska Eskimo (1979)

WATABE Yukichi. Alaska Eskimo. Tokyo : Asahi Sonorama (Sonorama Shashin Sensho 20), Showa 54 (1979). Edition originale, premier tirage / First edition & printing. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — Square in-8° carré (20,5 x 21,5 x 1,5 cm), (120) p., 550 g.
Hardcover, pict. dj, b&w pictures. Postfaces by Yukichi WATABE & Masao GAMO in Japanese and Tatsuo SHIRAI in English. Laid in: Sonorama leaflet, price tag.
Cartonné, jaquette ill., photographies n&b. Postfaces par GAMO Masao en japonais et SHIRAI Tatsuo en anglais. Insérés : prospectus Sonorama, étiquette de prix.

État / Condition — VG (light foxing).
TB (lég. rousseurs).

Remarques & avis / Review — A beautiful and impressive travel in the early 1960s through Alaska by foremost Japanese photojournalist WATABE Yukichi (1924-1993) — splendid landscapes and Eskimo portraits, including a whale hunt and the celebration afterwards.

Un bel et impressionnant voyage au début des années 1960 à travers l'Alaska par le grand photoreporter japonais WATABE Yukichi (1924-1993) — splendides paysages et portraits d'Esquimos, y compris une chasse à la baleine et la célébration qui s'en suit.

Divers / Misc. — Table of contents / À la table :

Part I — Inland Eskimo (Anaktuvuk Pass)
Part II — Coast Eskimo (Point Barrow)
Part III — Whaling Feast (Point Hope)

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