Two Beautiful LEC Books with Superb Photographs

    [Limited Editions Club]. Junichiro Tanizaki. A Portrait of Shunkin. Photographs by Eikoh Hosoe. New York: The Limited Editions Club, [2000]. One of 300 copies signed by the photographer (who has also initialed the Afterword) and the calligrapher, Shunkei Yahagi (this being copy number 249). Quarto. Approximately 13 x 9 inches. [vi], [68] pages. With three photogravure plates inserted throughout. Publisher's full rose silk over boards, printed label affixed to front board, gray silk bound clamshell case. Fine. With the Limited Editions Club newsletter laid-in. [Together With:] [David Hamilton, photographer]. Souvenirs. New York: William Morrow and Company, [1974]. First edition in English, one of 2,500 copies with an original silver print signed by Hamilton in pencil (this being copy number 0289). Oblong folio. Approximately 15 x 12 inches. Sixty-eight loose photographs (including the signed silver print), thirty-two of which are in color, and an eight-page unbound gathering of text. Housed in publisher's folding cloth case, with a color plate affixed to the front, and the spine lettered in brown. Some rubbing to the case (some rubbing to spine lettering, one corner of the box a bit damaged), else fine. Art photos of young female nudes.

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