Publisher: Tokyo: Daiwa Radiator Factory Co., Ltd., 2005
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 108381
First edition, first printing. Signed in black marker recto the front free endpaper by Matsue. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper-covered boards with two-inch white paper obi (Japanese wrap-around band) with a quote printed in pink text (in Japanese and English) by Daido Moriyama, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Taiji Matsue. Designed by Masayoshi Kodaira, Flame, Inc. Unpaginated (64 pp.), with 62 black and white plates beautifully printed in Japan by Kashimura Co., Ltd. 11-5/8 x 9 inches. Out of print.
Near Fine (a very small bump to the lower right boards, obi has a repaired 1-inch tear at the spine, and a 1/8-inch closed tear at the front fold, else Fine).
From Daido Moriyama (text printed on the obi): "This view almost exposes the city; it's nothing but a visual scandal."