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Eikoh Hosoe 
Book cover for Eikoh Hosoe "Ba ra kei Shinshuban [Ordeal by Roses Re-edited]" (Tokyo, Shuei-sha, 1971) 
1971 
  
Book cover 
Swann Galleries - New York 
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 13, 2007, Sale 2132 Lot 126) 
  
 
LL/25415 
  
Preface by Yukio Mishima (who also was the model). Design and illustrations by Tadanori Yokoo. Elegantly illustrated with full-page gravure reproductions of Hosoe's photographs and Tadanori's illustrations. Oblong black velvet elephant folio with a mounted photographic reproduction and a black-and-white protrait of Mishima on metal, signed in the plate; folding chemise, white cloth, foxed; with a colorful, allegorical east scene on the pastedowns. Parr/Badger I 282; Hasselblad 276. revised edition. 
 

 
  
 
  
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