Recent acquisitions
☞ The Photographic Prints, Posters & Postcards on one hand, and the Original Artworks, Drawings and Prints on the other, now have their own, especially dedicated pages! These sections had grown so vast that navigation was getting unpractical. Better now, we hope.

History of Japanese Photography 1840-1945 (1971)

Nihon Shashinka Kyokai-hen (Japan Photographers Society). Nihon Shashin-shi 1840-1945 (History of Japanese Photography). Tokyo: Heibon-sha, Showa 46 (1971). First ed. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — Thick oblong 4° (30.5 x 22 x 3 cm), (520) p., 1.9 kg.
Hardcover, vertical pict. slipcase, (696) color and b&w photographs, b&w vignettes.
Texts, illustrated chronology, index, afterword by WATANABE Yoshio, in Japanese.

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Remarques & avis / Review — A beautiful and massive pictorial history of Japanese photography from Meiji to the end of WW2, focused on photography itself (more than 700 plates!) as a capital material for an historical draft, in a superb, large, well-crafted volume. A personal favorite.

Divers / Misc. — See also:
Nihon Shashinka Kyokai-hen. Nihon Gendai Shashin-shi 1945-1970 (1977)

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