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Photographs by Toshio Shibata by  Toshio; James Eyenart; Koko Yamagishi Shibata - Signed First Edition - 1992 - from A&D Books and Biblio.co.uk

Photographs by Toshio Shibata

by Shibata, Toshio; James Eyenart; Koko Yamagishi

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Tokyo: Asahi Shimbun, 1992. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition. Fine clothbound hardcover with crisp gilt titling to the spine in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light soiling and two small stains to the fore edge. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The Japanese photographer Toshio Shibata's first monograph, a collection of work divided into two sections: "First Pictures: 1983-1987" and "Photographs by Toshio Shibata" (1987-1990.) Shibata is known for his landscape images exploring the delicate balance between human-made structures and nature. Photographs by Toshio Shibata; essay by James Eyenart; edited by Koko Yamagishi. SIGNED BY SHIBATA on the ffep; no inscription. 84 pages; 58 full-page duo-toned b&w plates; 12.5 x 12 inches. Caption list, chronology. Text in Japanese and English. LAID-IN are three illustrated gallery exhibition announcement cards for NYC shows of the artist's work held in 1998, 2003, and 2006. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.


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