Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 71 pp. b&w Plates + Essay, First Pictures (5 duotone photographs): 1983-1987; Photographs by Toshio Shibata (53 duotone photographs): 1987-1990; Essay: Terraces of Splendor and Destiny by James Enyeart; chronology. Text in Japanese and English. First Edition, October 1, 1992. Scarce Title. "Shibata began his career as a painter, majoring in oil painting at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. In 1975 he left Japan to pursue his studies at the Royal Academy in Ghent, Belgium, focusing on both painting and print-making. It was during his time in Europe that Shibata’s interest in photography began to develop. On his return to Japan he began to search for what was to become his photographic subject: the Japanese landscape. This volume includes Shibata's earliest work (1983-1987), wherein man-made structures collide with nature." Small stain on front paste down with Laurence Miller Gallery plate on ffep, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: A collection of work by the Japanese photographer Toshio Shibata, 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. The artist's first monograph. Photographs by Toshio Shibata; essay by James Eyenart; edited by Koko Yamagishi. 84 pages; 58 full-page duo-toned b&w plates; 12.5 x 12 inches. Caption list, chronology. Text in Japanese and English. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.
Title: Photographs by Toshio Shibata
Publisher: Hideo Kinoshita/Asahi Shimbum
Publication Date: 1992
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Asahi Shimbun Sha, Tokyo, Japan, 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. Hardcovered book with original dustjacket and band (obi). Sunburned especially the edges of the pages and the jacket front&back. The bottom of the jacket back has a 2cm teared spot. The band is also some suburned, teared, and rubbed, especially the edges. However the plates inside are still intact and keep very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 000830