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* Nobuyoshi ARAKI "Shakyojin Dai Nikki 1990-1999" 2000 Photobook SIGNED Association Copy

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Nobuyoshi ARAKI, photographer. "Shakyojin Dai Nikki” - “Photo-Maniac’s Large Diary 1990-1999." Japan: Switch Publishing, 2000, First Edition, HB, (no dj as issued), 26 cm x 20 cm, 476 pp, ca. 2000 b/w photos.

Condition: Fairly Good, with obi, some wear. SIGNED by Araki and dedicated to “Kyoko” in Japanese script on the front endpaper. 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. “Kyoko” along with “Yoshiko” were the two proprietresses of the bar, easily recognizable from a number of Araki's photos, usually singing karaoke. This was her copy, possibly at the bar along with the many Araki photos and books that decorated the establishment.

Shipping costs: Checkout settings are for International airmail "small packet" (available for packages up to 2 kg), delivery estimated at 5-8 days - $25.35. Two other shipping options are also available: Economy airmail shipping SAL (surface/air), delivery estimated at 2-3 weeks - $16.80; and International EMS (express mail service), delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $36.00 (USA), $41.50 (Europe). Shipping weight: approx. 1550g.

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