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Tokyo on a Five Day Pass:  With Candid Camera by  Horace Bristol - Hardcover - 1951 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 34209)

Tokyo on a Five Day Pass: With Candid Camera

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Tokyo on a Five Day Pass: With Candid Camera

by Bristol, Horace

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  • hardcover
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards worn at corners, jacket lightly tattered at corners and spine, a few minor tears.
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Tokyo: East-West. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards worn at corners, jacket lightly . tattered at corners and spine, a few minor tears.. 1951. Hardcover. Photo-illustrated boards with red cloth spine. Unpaginated. Measures 22.5 x 21 cm. Many photograph reproductions. Horace Bristol was an American photographer best known for his photojournalism with LIFE magazine and for the photographs he took as a military photographer during World War II under the command of Edward J. Steichen. After the war, Bristol lived and worked in Japan, where he established the East-West Photo Agency and published photo books about Asia. This book is presented as an instruction in using the new Japanese 35 mm cameras capturing scenes of traditional Japanese life by a typical GI "on a five day pass". Images include sumo wrestlers, a fully-tattooed man at a bath, many pretty women in kimonos, Noh performers, temples and other upbeat scenes. Uncommon to find in such nice condition. .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
34209
Title
Tokyo on a Five Day Pass: With Candid Camera
Author
Bristol, Horace
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards worn at corners, jacket lightly tattered at corners and spine, a few minor tears.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
East-West
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Date published
1951
Keywords
Horace Bristol, PHOTOGRAPHY
Bookseller catalogs
Photography;

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Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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