Izawa Kotaro, Kaneko Ryuichi

Masterpieces of Japanese Photography

Kokusho Kankokai

2005 - 2007

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Complete set of Masterpieces of Japanese Photography, a lavishly produced collection of six facsimile reprints of the most historically significant pre-war Japanese photography works with a supplement book.

  • Sold as a set of 7.
  • Izawa Kotaro (Japanese).
  • Kaneko Ryuichi (Japanese).
  • Tokyo: Kokusho Kankokai, 2005-2007.
  • Housed in a cardboard box and includes a leaflet with English and Japanese text by Izawa Kotaro and Kaneko Ryuichi providing scholarly background information.


Volume 1: The Photography of Nakaji Yasui (Yasui Nakaji shashin sakuhin-shu). Originally published in 1942, this volume was issued in 2005 with a limitation of 500 copies.

Volume 2: Early Summer Nerves (Shoka Shinkei) by Kiyoshi Koishi. Originally published in 1933, this volume was issued in 2005 with a limitation of 600 copies.

Volume 3: Camera Eye x Steel: Composition (Kamera me x tetsu kosei) by Masao Horino. Originally published in 1932, this volume was issued in 2005 with a limitation of 480 copies.

Volume 4: Japan Through a Leica by Ihei Kimura. Originally published in 1939, this volume was issued in 2006 with a limitation of 400 copies.

Volume 5: Tampei Photography Club: Light (Tampei shashin Club: Hikari). Originally published in 1940, this volume was issued in 2006 with a limitation of 400 copies.

Volume 6: Paris and the Seine (Paris et la Seine) by Shinzo Fukuhara. Originally published in 1922, this volume was issued in 2007 with a limitation of 300 copies.

Volume 7: Supplement – Masterpieces from Koga Magazine (Bessatus – Koga kessaku-shu). Originally published in 1932-1933, this volume was issued in 2006.

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Sealed in original publishers' cardboard boxes.

Cardboard boxes have minor creases and top closures that are not flush when closed.

Dimensions

Volume 1 Width: 12.5 inches/ 31.75 cm

Volume 1 Height: 17 inches/ 43.18 cm

Volume 2 Width: 12 inches/ 30.48 cm

Volume 2 Height: 15.5 inches/ 39.37 cm

Volume 3 Width: 10 inches/ 25.4 cm

Volume 3 Height: 13 inches/ 33.02 cm

Volume 4 Width: 12.5 inches/ 31.75 cm

Volume 4 Height: 13.5 inches/ 34.29 cm

Volume 5 Width: 11.5 inches/ 29.12 cm

Volume 5 Height 14 inches/ 35.56 cm

Volume 6 Width: 14 inches/ 35.56 cm

Volume 6 Height: 17 inches/ 43.18 cm

Volume 7 Width: 6 inches/ 15.25 cm

Volume 7 Height: 8 inches/ 20.32 cm

Language
English, Japanese, Modern
Subject
Art, Photographs
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