MIXED FRUIT. LITHOGRAPHS AND POEMS

Tokyo: Nanteshi Gallery, 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Popular edition, 1500 copies. Inscribed on the title page: "For Dear Ms. Riva Catleman with love Masuo 1976 Oct 4 in East Hmapton" in black ink with an original self-caricature sketch in red ink. Riva Castleman was the head of the Print Department of MoMA. Oblong 8vo, metallic pink covers with reflective inset for title and applied label for artist on front cover. Unpaginated. Introduction in Japanese. Nine poems in Japanese and in English, on foldout (translated by Ikeda "for my wife who cannot read Japanese'), accompanied by a tipped-in color lithograph of a female nude. Edges and corners slightly worn, internals fine. Near Fine. Item #011701

Price: $750.00

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