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Kimura Ihei no Sekai [The World of Kimura Ihei].

KIMURA Ihei (1974.)

£150.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. Numerous photographic illustrations as well as colour plates. Text in Japanese. Large 8vo. Original decorated flexible boards (slightly creased), overall a very good copy. 171pp. Tokyo, Asahi Camera,

Kimura Ihei died on May 31st 1974. Asahi Camera devoted a special issue to Kimura with reminiscenses by Kitai Kazuo, Shinoyama Kisshin, Nakahira Takuma, and Okura Shunji. Ina Nobuo and Otake Koji summed up his achievements. It includes twenty-six colour plates of his travels to Paris, his early work in Okinawa (1935), images from the early post-war period, as well as his famous scenes from Akita.

Stock Code: 207860