Waterfall Rapture. Edited and designed with a preface by Tadanori Yokoo. Essay by Hiroshi Aramata. Shinchosha, Tokyo, 1996. 288 pp. Quarto. First edition. Signed in Kanji on verso of front free-endpaper. Hardbound in dust jacket. Printed obi (belly band). Photo-illustrated endpapers. Thousands of illustrations in color, sepia, and black-and-white. Text in Japanese and English.
This dizzyingly obsessive anthology contains literally thousands of photographic postcards of waterfalls, collected from all over the world. The images are grouped thematically and historically, repeating motifs sprinkled liberally with oddities such as Marilyn Monroe perched atop the guardrailing of a barely perceptible waterfall. Included in The Photobook: A History, Vol. II.
A rare signed copy!!
Fine in Fine dust jacket; obi is lightly creased with two very small (1/8") tears.