NAKED FESTIVAL, photographs by Tamotsu Yato, introduction by Yukio Mishima
John Weatherhill, Inc. / Walker &Co., 1969 First edition. 177 pp., 9 1/4" X 12 1/4"
A year's cycle of 26 of modern Japan's riotously primitive festivals, in 145 dramatic photographs. A photo-essay by Tamotsu Yato, with an introduction by Yukio Mishima, essays by Tatsuo Hagiwara, Mutsuro Takahaski, and Kozo Yamaji, and visual presentation by Gan Hosoya. A Classic Photobook.
A touch of handling, 1/2" closed tear upper right rear of dust jacket a couple of small chips, otherwise clean, square and tight.