Japan: [in Japanese], (1990). (1990). Japan: [in Japanese], (1990). (1990). Fine. From the Library of American Composer & Comductor Leonard Bernstein, Inscribed to Him by Sakata - Quarto, white paper covered boards titled in black with a black & white illustration on the front board, in a dust wrapper (staining to front panel of the dust jacket; the rear panel is lightly soiled; extremities darkened). 207 &  pages with 198 full-page illustrations from photographic portraits by Eiichiro Sakata. Near fine in very good dw.
From Leonard Bernstein's library, inscribed to him on the fly leaf: "To Maestro Bernstein / Sakata".
Sakata [b. 1941] worked under Richard Avedon in New York beginning in 1966, and Avedon's influence can be seen here. In 1989 he had a one-man show, "Oriental Faces", at the Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
Toshiharu Ito's introductory essay and the photo captions are printed in Japanese and English. Fine .
Keywords: PHOTOGRAPHY; JAPANESE; EIICHIRO SAKATA; PORTRAITS; SIGNED; INSCRIBED; AUTOGRAPH; MUSIC; CONDUCTOR; COMPOSER; LEONARD BERNSTEIN; TOSHIHARU ITO; PHOTOGRAPHS; ILLUSTRATIONS; PHOTOGRAPHER; TALKING FACES; TWENTIETH CENTURY; 20TH CENTURY; ASIAN; JAPANESE.