Document Obscene Culture [Document Waishoku Bunka]. Photographs by Takano Hiroshi. Hama Shobo, Tokyo, 1982. 128 pp. Quarto. First edition. Stiff photo-illustrated wrappers in photo-illustrated dust jacket. With [scarce!} Obi. Black-and-white reproductions.
A visceral look at the everyday lives of prostitutes inside Tokyo brothels and sex shows. We are shown woman at home, at work and at play; we see Yakuza gangsters getting tattooed, various sex acts being caught on film, biker gangs, S&M, drug addicts and much more: the title is really quite accurate!!
Fine-; slight wear to edges. Jacket Near Fine with very faint 3" sq. damp-stain lower portion of front panel (see illustration, visible on verso); wear and slight loss to Obi upper front corner.