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TOMATSU Shomei. Salaam Aleikom (1968)

TOMATSU Shomei. Saraamu Areikomu (Salaam Aleikoum / Salaam Aleikom / Salam Aleikoum): Afghanistan. Tokyo: Shaken, 1968. First ed. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — Small in-4° (22.5 x 19.5 x 2 cm), (134) p., 750 g.
Pict. hardcover, transparent vinyl dj, (101) b&w photographs, one map. Laid in: one leaflet. Foreword in Japanese.
Cartonnage ill., rhodoïd, (101) photographies n&b, une carte. Joint : un feuillet. Préface en japonais.

État / Condition — Fine (copy with acetate dj: light yellowing to cover edges / copy without acetate dj: fine).

Remarques & avis / ReviewShomei TOMATSU's amazing portraits taken in Afghanistan in 1963 while on reportage for the magazine Taiyo. Excellent paper & printing, deep blacks, strong contrasts, and a beautiful, important work, without ado.

Les superbes portraits pris en Afghanistan en 1963 par TOMATSU Shomei alors qu'en reportage pour la revue Taiyo. Excellents papier & impression, noirs profonds, forts contrastes, et un beau et important ouvrage, épuré.

Divers / Misc. — See also the new edition / Voir aussi la nouvelle édition :
TOMATSU Shomei. Kingdom of Mud / Doro no Ookoku (1978)

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