Item #76129 THE HISTORY OF JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY. Anne Wilkes Tucker, Kaneko Ryuichi, Dana Friis-Hansen, Takeba Joe.


New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. A comprehensive account of Japanese photography from its inception in the mid-19th century to the early 21st century, designed to reveal to English-speaking audiences the importance and beauty of this art form. Written by a team of Japanese and Western scholars, the volume establishes that photography began to play a vital role in Japanese culture soon after its introduction to Japan in the 1850s. With Essays by Iizawa Kotaro and Kinoshita Naoyuki. Edited and Translated by John Junkerman. Quarto: xxiii, 405 p. with 356 color illustrations. Original pictorial paper wrappers. Some mild, uneven fading to the extremities, with the original price label to the rear panel; otherwise very good. Fine / Fine. Item #76129
ISBN: 0300099258

Price: $75.00