PAPARAZZI. Ryosuke Banda, Haruki Murakami, essay.


Tokyo: Sakuhinsya, 1990. First Edition. A little-known volume of celebrity photographs taken by paparazzi, including images of Mick Jagger, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Keith Haring, Divine, Andy Warhol, Jodie Foster, Marilyn Monroe, and Roman Polanski, et al. Contains the first book appearance of Haruki Murakami's nine-page essay "The Third Horn of Celebrities." An uncommon and relatively early appearance, not recorded in Jay Rubin's bibliography of Murakami's works in Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words (Harvill, 2002). Item #2193

Narrow octavo (21.5cm); gold, green, and white vertical-patterned cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover, with circular black and white photograph of Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol at center of same; [96]pp; chiefly illus. Text is entirely in Japanese. A Fine copy.

Price: $450.00

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