Europe: Where Time Has Stopped



Ikko Narahara Kashima Kenkyujo Shupankan, Tokyo. 1967. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. This is a first edition, first printing of the critically acclaimed photobook, Europe: Where Time Has Stopped published by Kashima Kenkyujo Shupankan, Tokyo in 1967. Measuring approximately 11.75 x 8 inches and containing 105 black and white and 30 color photographs including 5 gatefolds, the book is bound in blue cloth boards and housed in a photographically illustrated slipcase with acetate cover. Included in the book is the original publishers post card as issued. The book is in Good condition, with a fragile binding. The slipcase is in Good condition with some wear to the corners, chips across spine and loss to the head of the acetate covering. This is a notoriously fragile title and is very rarely found in collectible condition. Overall, this is a good copy of an influential photobook that is becoming increasingly scarce.