Kitarubeki Kotoba no Tameni / For a Language to Come.
Tokyo: Fudosha, 1970. First Edition. Quarto. Nakahira was one of the founders of the Provoke movement of Japanese photography and literature. His blurred, distorted, dark, and depressing pictures capture the reality of a postindustrial Japan hurtling out of control. The use of bleeds and double page spreads adds a cinematic freneticism to the work. (Parr / Badger, v1, 292-293; Auer 524). Fine in wrappers in an almost near fine jacket, rubbed a bit along the edges, and housed in a very good example of the distinctive bullet slipcase, a bit darkened at the edges, with a small red ink stamp over the printed label.
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