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* Nobuyoshi ARAKI "Faces of Japan Osaka 1" 2002 Photobook SIGNED Association Copy +drawing


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Nobuyoshi ARAKI, photographer. “Nihonjin no Kao: Osaka 3-1" - "Faces of Japan: Osaka 3-1.” Japan: Kinokuniya Shoten, 2002, First Edition, HB, dj, 30 cm x 22 cm, 320 pp of full page b/w photos and 32 pp of text in Japanese.

Condition: Very Good, spectacularly SIGNED by Araki, “Yoshiko Arakiss,” with a self-portrait caricature drawing. A unique association copy from the "Hanaguruma" collection. "Hanaguruma" is Araki's favorite Shinjuku bar hangout, recently closed, that he has frequented most evenings for years. With a quick search you can find videos of him drinking and socializing with his girlfriend Kaori and friends. Yoshiko” along with “Kyoko” were the two proprietresses of the bar, easily recognizable from a number of Araki's photos, usually singing karaoke. This was her personal copy.

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.