Shoku (Banquet). Photographs by Kishin Shinoyama. Ushio Shuppan, Tokyo, 1992. Unpaged (appx 350 pp.). Folio. First edition. SIGNED on preliminary page and dated 1993. Hardbound in gold mylar covered boards with matching gold dust jacket and slipcase. White outer case with gold lettering [small sticker states it is signed] (complete package). Full-page color reproductions. |
A lavish production--similar in many ways to Araki's book of the same title. Both present luxurious looking Japanese meals in a manner than suggests none to subtly the connection between gastronomic and erotic pleasure. Gorgeous!
Lightly rubbed jacket; otherwise book, jacket and inner case Fine; outer case Near Fine+ with some shelf wear.