Arabia. Photographs by Kishin Shinoyama. Design by Shoichiro Shiwatchi. Edited with art direction by Shozo Tsurumoto. PHP Institute Inc., International, Tokyo, 1976. Unpaged. Small folio. First edition. SIGNED in Kanji on front free-endpaper. Glossy hardcover. Photo-illustrated boards. No jacket as issued. Color reproductions.
Shinoyama's ravishing photographs of the Arabian peninsula convey an exoticism that is brought down to earth by his brilliant use of color to convey textures, surfaces and atmosphere. Uncommon signed.
Fine in Near Fine- slipcase that is worn and lightly abraded at extremities.