Sumo 1964

Kokichi Otani


Publisher: Kawade Shobo Shinsha
Place Published: Japan
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1964
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: square 8vo

Photographic celebration of the world of Sumo in the mid-1960’s, with spectacular photos in full-page b&w and some in colour, showing the moment of clash, Dohyr-iri, Shikiri, portraits of the wrestlers; photographs by Kokichi Otani (whose name appears as Otani Koukichi to title page); title page shows Japanese calligraphy with a waxed transparent page overlaying with green ink motif; lengthy gift-inscription to title page in red ink, minor foxing, o.w. Very Good and clean throughout in Very Good dustwrapper.

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