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Editors of Nazraeli Press & Ina, Eiji. ONE PICTURE BOOK: WACHT. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2010. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 16 pages. As New.

Artist Book. The 62nd title in the now-legendary "One Picture Book" Series by Nazraeli Press, one of the most superb ongoing projects of contemporary art photography. Limited Edition of 500 numbered and signed copies. Accompanied by one tipped-in, original print by the artist/photographer (hence the Series' name). An elegant production by Chris Pichler: Small-size volume format. Titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Eiji Ina. There is no text. Printed on pristine-white, archival stock paper to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Eiji Ina's dazzling One Picture Book, one of the very best in the entire Series. "In the 72 reproductions that make up 'Wacht', Japanese artist Eiji Ina documents in detail the omnipresence of security cameras around the world. This is a book of anomalies, as the cameras that simultaneously protect and monitor us vary from humorous and ominous, subtle to clunky, hi-tech to classical" (Publisher's blurb). "Wacht" is the German word for "awake" (reverse the letters, it becomes "watch" in English), and Eiji Ina's photographic inventory of "always-wide-awake" and "always-watching-you" surveillance cameras is an instant classic. An absolute "must-have" title for Eiji Ina and photography book collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Edition, indicated as such in pencil on the Back Limitation Page. It comes with a stunningly beautiful original color print that is very prominently and beautifully signed (in Japanese characters) in black pen on verso by Eiji Ina. This title is now highly collectible. This is one of very few copies still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A very scarce signed copy thus. 72 miniature color plates, 1 original print. One of the most brilliant living photographers. A flawless copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ONE PICTURE BOOK TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1590052854. $100.00

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