Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

人体美の新構成 Jintaibi no shin kōsei (The new configuration of the beautiful human body)

東京 (Tokyo): 太陽社 (The Sun), 太陽社, [1932]. First edition. Softcover. Folio. [1] (Title and Introduction), 12 loose double leaves (Photographs), as issued. Leaves housed in their original publisher's color illustrated portfolio with a woman in the nude leaping the mounted title volvelle.

This rare work is illustrated with 12 striking tipped-in artistic nude photogravures depicting young and beautiful Japanese models, with an emphasis on form, and composition.

Each of the 12 double leaves consists of a page of text and diagram facing a tipped-in photograph (size 5 1/4 x 7 1/2").

Portfolio rubbed along edges, with sporadic abrasions. Some foxing and offsetting to title. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Text in Japanese. Portfolio in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good, photographs in very good condition. g- to vg. Item #40615

Price: $1,250.00

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