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Book cover for Eikoh Hosoe "Ba-ra-kei Shinshuban [Ordeal by Roses Re-edited]" Preface by Yukio Mishima. Design and illustrations by Tadanori Yokoo (Tokyo: Shuei-sha, 1971)
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 15, 2008, #2146, Lot 96)
Elegantly illustrated with full-page gravure reproductions of Hosoe's photographs and Tadanori's illustrations. Oblong elephant folio, black velvet with a mounted photographic reproduction and a black-and-white portrait of Mishima on metal, signed in the plate; folding chemise, white cloth, foxed; with a colorful, allegorical scene on the pastedowns. Parr/Badger I 282; Hasselblad 276. revised edition.