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Hiroshi HAMAYA "Calendar Days of Asaya Hamaya 1948-1950" 1985 Photobook SIGNED Very Rare


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Hiroshi HAMAYA, photographer. "Calendar Days of Asaya Hamaya 1948-1950." Kyoto: Self-published/Benrido, 1985, First Edition, Portfolio with loose pages, 30 cm x 21.5 cm, 24 loose photographic plates + presentation and title sheets, b/w images.

Never printed in a commercial edition, this book was privately published by Hamaya in an unspecified limited edition. Presented by Hamaya to friends at his wife’s funeral. The photos were taken between 1948-50 and show Asaya posing in traditional kimono and settings. The collotype printing by Benrido is of the highest quality.

Condition: Excellent. Exterior of case has an area of slight though visible rubbing.

A unique presentation copy to the famous Japanese photographer Komaro HOSHINO - "Hoshino Komaro-sama" is written and signed by Hamaya on the presentation sheet.

Shipping costs: International EMS (express mail service) delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $22.20 (USA), $26.00 (Europe). Shipping weight: approx. 850g.