Size: 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (197 x 268 mm).
Item#: SD-108. Artists: leading Japanese art photographers from 1937.
Image or title: ARS Photographic Annual 1937 (Arusu Shashin Nenkan Showa Juni-nen Ban).
Date: 1937 Medium: book Price: ¥25,000 JPY

Description: photographic annual published by the ARS Publishing (Arusu Shuppan Shu), this publication showcases the works of Japan's top photographers including: Yasuzo Nojima, Nakaji Yasui, Hoko Shimamura, Kiyoshi Nishiyama, Masataka Takayama, Hachiro Suzuki, Kihei Tamamura, and Roso Fukuhara to name a few. Printed in photogravure, this book contains 104 pages of photographs and 26 pages of Japanese text detailing the year in review and the latest camera equipment.

Condition: a very clean copy; the slipcase is a little shelf worn but is still very solid. Overall this copy in very good condition and a great example of this book.

Frontispiece by Yasuzo Nojima