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Ed van der Elsken: De ontdekking van Japan (Discovering Japan)

Publisher: Amsterdam: Fragment Uitgeverij, 1988
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9065790241
Condition: Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 106056



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Gray cloth-covered boards with blind-stamped title on cover and spine and "rising sun" stamped in red on cover, with photographically-illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text (in Dutch) by Ed van der Elsken. Includes an illustrated list of plates. Designed by Max Kisman Grafische Vormgevers Associatie, Amsterdam. 176 pp., with 151 full-bleed black-and-white plates printed in Belgium by Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon NV, Ghent. 12 x 12 inches.


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (some wear to the extremities).


Elsken's typically quirky street photographs represent his "discovery" of Japanese culture in the 1950s - 1980s.