London and New York: Phaidon Press, 2011. Abridged Edition. Large format hardcover (33 x 27cm); pp. 196, richly illustrated with both colour and black and white photography; red gloss paper covered boards with lettering in black; grey endpapers; pictorial dustwrapper, white spine with lettering in black, lettering in white on front cover, red internal flaps with lettering in black.
Gentle bruising at the head and tail of the hinges; tender at hinges; top and bottom edges a touch sunned; minor abrasions to bottom corners; faint dust toning and 9 brown marks less than 1mm in diameter to the top edge of the text block; very faint scuffs to covers; pages clean and bright throughout. Dust wrapper is unclipped; faint scuff marks; sunning to the 5mm next to the spine on the back cover, the top 60mm of the back cover and the top 10mm of the verso of the jacket. Item #1269
Nobuyoshi Araki (1940 - present) is a Japanese artist particularly noted for his erotic photography. This volume is the abridged edition of Phaidon's 2005 publication of Araki's work.