Karusa / Ravens (The Solitude of Ravens) (signed)
Masahisa Fukase

Edition : First / Tokyo / Sokyusha / 1986 / Softcover. / Near Fine / VG+
4to, 132pp. Blindstamped cloth in card slipcase. 63 Black & White plates. Text in English and Japanese. With glassine wrap. Index sheet laid in to rear. Small chip to head of glassine wrap and a little wear to slipcase. Overall one of the better copies I have come across. Signed by Fukase to FFEP.

Cited in both Parr and Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume I" and Kaneko and Vartanian's "Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and 70s", and described by the BJP as 'an obscure masterpiece' when it was nominated as the most important photography book of the past 25 years. "The depth of solitude in Masahisa Fukase's photographs makes me shudder" - Akira Hasegawa.

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