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Ikko Kagari: Document Tsuken Densha (Document Tsuken Express Train)

Publisher: Tokyo: Hama Shobo, 1982
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 110076



True first edition, first printing. Soft cover. Printed white wrappers, with photographically illustrated dust jacket and 4-1/4 inch rare publisher's printed obi. Photographs by Ikko Kagari. 96 pp., with black-and-white plates throughout. 11-3/4 x 8-3/8 inches. [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume III. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2014)].


Fine in Fine dust jacket and Near Fine obi (1/4-inch red liquid stain near rear fore-edge of obi, slight rubbing to folds, else Fine).


With the help of an infrared camera, Kagari's surreptitious photographs capture numerous views of women's underwear and document the then-prevalent practice of men groping women on commuter trains.