Shoji Fukai — Yakushiji Main Hall Restoration, SIGNED COPY

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Very rare photobook SIGNED in hand BY THE ARTIST : Built in the 7th century, Yakushi-ji is one of the seven large temples in Nara (Todaiji, Daianji, Yakushiji, Saidaiji, Gangoji, Horyuji, and Kofukuji), and the head temple of the Hosso Sect, the oldest Buddhist sect in Japan. In 1976 the present Kondo (Main Hall) was restaurated and return to an original outlook. Shoji Fukai photographed the process

Stunning book: design is modernist – printing exquisite !

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Yakushiji Main Hall Restoration – SIGNED by the photographer Shoji Fukai

Tokyo: Akira Corporation, 1976. Large very heavy tall quarto in original hardcover with original dustjacket in original slipcase. Illustrated with gorgeous deep gravure photography throughout. Text in both Japanese and English. Minimal wear to jacket and slipcase else a fine clean copy

First (and only) edition. Very rare photobook SIGNED in hand BY THE ARTIST / INSCRIBED by Shoji Fukai to free front endpaper

Shoji Fukai — Yakushiji Main Hall Restoration, SIGNED COPY