Ideyu no Hito [Women of the Hot Springs]
MIYADERA Mitsuji (1983.)
£150.00 [First Edition]
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First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. 8vo. Original cloth in dustwrapper, overall a very good copy. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Norasha,
Miyadera Mitsuji was born in 1945 in Fukushima Prefecture. He graduated from Rakuno Gakuen University (an agricultural college). In 1973 he took up photography as a hobby and in the following year was awarded the Asahi Camera Prize. The present book documents 'Onsen Geisha' a dying breed of entertainers and courtesans that work in Hot Spring towns. This is his second Nora-sha publication.
Stock Code: 208934