Ohta Shuppan, 1990, Softcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition
ARAKI, NOBUYOSHI. Tokyo Lucky Hole 1983-1985, Tokyo: Ohta Shuppan, 1990. Octavo, first edition, pp. 269, wraps with dust jacket, should have obi band but doesn't, black and white photos. Extensive documentation of the Tokyo sex district Kabuki-cho in the early 1980s. Although this area was allowed to flourish, Araki's photos of it were censored with black strips covering key body parts, which only adds to the book's humor. Later editions were less demure. Text is almost entirely Japanese. See Parr & Badger, Vol. 1, pp. 306-307. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Obi band is lacking. Leaves clean and tight. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 269. Text is in Japanese. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Photography; Japan; 1980s; Japanese Language; Erotica. ISBN: 4872330021. ISBN/EAN: 9784872330021. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50397.