Publisher: Kyoto: Korinsha Press & Co., Ltd., 1999
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 110851
First edition, first printing. Signed in black marker (in English) on the title page by Moriyama. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with title stamped in white on cover and spine, with red photographically illustrated dust jacket; missing 3-1/8-inch wide printed white paper obi (Japanese wrap-around band). Photographs by Daido Moriyama. Text (in Japanese) by Toshiharu Ito. Includes a biography, exhibition history and illustrated bibliography (in Japanese). Unpaginated (108 pp.), with 76 black-and-white plates, and 11 additional reference illustrations (reproductions of covers of some of Moriyama's books, included in the bibliography section), finely printed on coated paper. 8-1/4 x 8-1/2 inches. Out of print. Very scarce.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket (fine scratches to crown of spine, lacking printed obi).
Contrary to the title's implication, "Visions of Japan" actually features Moriyama's photographs of Paris, its streets, shop windows and advertising, all presented through the artist's singular lens.