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* Akio FUJI "Bind" 1992 Photobook


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Akio FUJI, photographer. "Bind.” Nureki CHIMUO, rope artist. Japan: Mole, 1992, First Edition, HB, (no dj as issued), 18 cm x 15 cm, 96 pp, b/w reproductions.

From the legendary Mole publishing house - a small high-quality publication of artsy kinbaku photography.

Number 5 on "Master K"s list of the 10 Greatest Kinbaku Photography Books Ever Published at thebeautyofkinbaku site: "This beautiful little book was produced in the style of nishiki-e, the very small, ultra "pocket book" style of volume that was created for ease of transport in 17th century through 19th century Japan... What makes this book significant is that it is the catalog for the remarkable showing of Fuji's photographs (which, amusingly, were presented in ultra large format as opposed to the show's catalogue) at the Mole gallery in Tokyo in 1992. As such, it is one of the earliest examples of Kinbaku photography presented as mainstream fine art..."

Condition: Book is Excellent, obi has some wear.

Shipping costs: Checkout settings are for International airmail "small packet" (available for packages up to 2 kg), delivery estimated at 5-8 days - $9.60. Two other shipping options are also available: Economy airmail shipping SAL (surface/air), delivery estimated at 2-3 weeks - $5.80; and International EMS (express mail service), delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $15.00 (USA), $18.00 (Europe). Shipping weight: approx. 475g.