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KPC NGS Kaigo no Hana "Sha Girl 2008 VIP Edition" Photobook


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"Sha Girl 2008 VIP Edition." Numerous photographers. Japan: Nippon Geijutsu Shuppan-sha (NGS), Kaigo no Hana Photography Club (KPC), 2007, First Edition, textured embossed boards, slipcase, 30 cm x 22 cm, 144 pp of color and b/w photos plus 16 pp of appendix, Japanese and English text.

"...a collection of exceptional photographs of women which includes prizewinning photographs taken from the Annual Kaigo no Hana Photography Club (KPC) contest and works of professional photographers. This high quality collection will be treasured for the subtlety and beauty of its images of women. The name of our organization was inspired by a classical Chinese tale about the famous concubine Yang Kuei-Fei, who was reputed to be one of the most beautiful women in history."--KPC

Some of the photographers included: Shoji OTAKE, Hideki FUJII, Hajime SAWATARI, Yoji ISHIKAWA, Komaro HOSHINO, Masaaki MORIYA, Michael ANCHER, Suze RANDALL, Paolo TALLARIGO, Siwer OHLSSON, Jean ROUGERON, John KELLY,. From the long-running annual series devoted to nude photography. As always the styles run the gamut from classic gravure b/w to slick fashion to abstractions both formal and exaggerated.

Not to be confused with the annual commercial editions, this is the privately distributed "VIP" edition, unencumbered by Japanese censorship standards.

Condition: Excellent, perfectly as-new, with slipcase.

Shipping costs: Checkout settings are for International airmail "small packet" (available for packages up to 2 kg), delivery estimated at 5-8 days - $27.60. Two other shipping options are also available: Economy airmail shipping SAL (surface/air), delivery estimated at 2-3 weeks - $19.80; and International EMS (express mail service), delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $40.00 (USA), $46.00 (Europe).Package weight: approx. 1850g.