Item #14843 BA RA KEI. ORDEAL BY ROSES. Eikoh Hosoe, Yukio Mishima.

BA RA KEI. ORDEAL BY ROSES.

New York: Aperture, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. The fierce and lyrical testament of the legendary Japanese writer Yukio Mishima. His elaborate and erotic psyche is captured by the master Japanesee photographer Eikoh Hosoe. BA RA KEI is an extraordinary collaboration between two great creative personalities of modern Japan. Its morbib climax is a prophecy of the writer's shocking ritual suicide which stunned the world in 1970. Basis for the big screen film produced by Francis Ford Coppola. Afterword by Mark Holborn. Purple cloth with egg shaped silver decoration to front cover, with illustrated dust jacket with the original wrap-around band intact. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Item #14843
ISBN: 0893811696

Price: $400.00

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