Minomura Kou: Beautifully Bound

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”美しき縛しめ / Beautifully Bound” (1953) Rope by Minomura Kou, photos by Tesuzo Tsukamoto. Editor Shigeru Kayama. Called ”the first artistic photo album of bondage published in Japan”. Printrun: 500 copies.

Zetsu has a post about this book, recommended reading:
https://fetlife.com/users/93955/posts/1213149

This book is ”number one” on Master K:s shortlist of ”The 10 Greatest Kinbaku Photography Books Ever Published”, check it out here:
http://www.thebeautyofkinbaku.com/kinbakuandartchap2.html

PS I have now added a full scan of all the images in the book, including a translation of all the text to English, and made a Powerpoint. You can access it here: https://kinbakubooks.wordpress.com/2015/01/21/beautifully-bound-1953-a-presentation/

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