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Gendai Gokan (Popular Life Today) (Eizo no Gendai vol. 6)

Publisher: Tokyo: Chuo-Koronsha, Inc., 1971
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 105836



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. White laminated paper-covered boards with title printed in black on cover and spine, with matching gray and black printed dust jacket and 3-1/2 inch white printed obi (lacking the original fitted clear vinyl protective cover). Photographs by Haruo Tomiyama. Essay (in Japanese and English) by Takeshi Kaiko. Includes a list of plates (in Japanese only), an "About the Works" essay (by Shoji Yamagishi) and a chronology (both in Japanese and English). Unpaginated (120 pp.), with 84 black-and-white plates. 10-3/8 x 8-1/2 inches.


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket and obi (slight shelf wear to the extremities of the dust jacket, else Fine with Fine obi; lacking original fitted acetate dust jacket cover). A bright, tight copy in a very presentable dust jacket and obi.


Tomiyama's social documentary photographs offer a glimpse into wide-ranging aspects of Japanese culture during the 1960s.