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WATANABE Shiro. Family Zoo / Dobutsu Kazoku (1959)

WATANABE Shiro. Family in the Zoo / Dobutsu Kazoku. Tokyo : Tokyo Sogen-sha, 1959. Edition originale, premier tirage / First edition & printing. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — In-4° (26,5 x 18,5 x 2,5 cm), (180) p., 800 g.
Pict. hardcover (design pattern drawn by a chimpanzee!), pict. slipcase, color frontispiece, 112 b&w pictures. Introduction by Aya KODA, Notes, in Japanese.
Cartonnage ill. (motif dessiné par un chimpanzé !), étui ill., frontispice coul., 112 photographies n&b. Introduction par KODA Aya, Notes, en japonais.

État / Condition — Fine (light wear to slipcase edges; otherwise VG).
Bon (bords étui un peu frottés ; sinon TB).

Remarques & avis / Review — A superb tour in Ueno zoo (Tokyo) in the late 1950s by Shiro WATANABE: profusion of excellent b&w animal photography in a fine, well-crafted volume! Quite uncommon.

Un superbe passage au zoo d'Ueno (Tokyo) à la fin des années 50, par WATANABE Shiro : foison d'excellentes photographies animalières en noir, dans un beau volume bien fini ! Assez peu courant.

Divers / Misc. — x

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