Leonard Koren, New Fashion Japan, 1984, First Edition, SC, Very Good

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Koren, Leonard. New York. Kodansha International Ltd. 1984.
English, First Edition, Very Good, SC, 4to, 8 ¾” x 11 ⅝,” 176 pp.
ISBN: 0870116762

Stiff white wraps with photographs to front and back, black text to front and spine, blue text to back, black text to inside gate flaps, metallic blue-toned photograph of city to front and back endpapers. Mild edgewear, mild shelfwear, mild separation of spine from front cover inside, minor soiling to first and last pages near fore edge, minor crease to upper right corner of pages, otherwise clean, tightly bound, and excellent. 176 pp. Replete with full-color and black-and-white photographs. Text, quotes, and photographs highlight the breathtaking creativity and range of Japanese fashion. From the inside flap: “a fully illustrated guide to the new world of Japanese fashion, focusing on leading designers and featuring Tokyo streets and Tokyo people, celebrations of Japan’s great fashion history, sensuous displays of fabrics and bodies…and brief discussions connecting the emerging look of urban culture and the Japanese revolution in clothesmaking.”

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