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ISHIMOTO, Yasuhiro (San Francisco 1921) Chicago, Chicago

Tokyo,  Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha,  1969 - Prima edizione (First edition)

Foreword by Harry Callahan. Text by Shuzo Takiguchi. 208 black and white photographs by Yasuhiro Ishimoto. Note by Yusaku Kamekura. Layout by Yusaku Kamehura. Text in Japanese and English

Hardback with full black cloth and title to the spine and front cover

4to,  pp. 224 Rilegato tela (cloth) Senza custodia, ma ottima copia (Without original white card slip-case, otherwise fine) Ottimo (Fine) [Parr, Badger, 2004]

"Like the earlier work  the book is split into sections, seven of them this time, revealing various aspects of Chicago and the two major photographic preoccupations of Ishimoto at the time - the formal urban landscape and the street portrait. If the portraits and street-life images win out, it is because people are more interesting then things, and the photographer himself is more challenged by people, less prone to exercising merely formal concerns, though no Ishimoto image is ever less than elegant" (Parr, Badger, The Photobook: A History volume I - p. 289)



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