KOIKE, K: Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)

Book cover. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)Koike, Kazuko. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition). Taschen. ISBN: 9783836555227. Unmarked. Bumped edges. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30644) $65.00

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Text in English and Japanese.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 12 inches square. 510p.

This definitive history of Miyake’s clothes offers expert insight into the designer’s vision and daring. Stunning photographs from Miyake’s contemporary Yuriko Takagi capture his clothes in their particular quotidian originality, including a breathtaking shoot in Iceland. In her far-reaching essay, meanwhile, leading cultural figure Kazuko Koike offers both a complete chronology of Miyake’s work, and an unprecedented personal profile.

OKINAWA: Okinawa Today: Outline of Okinawa Prefecture in ’98

Okinawa Today: Outline of Okinawa Prefecture in ’98. Okinawa Prefecture Government, 1998. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30210) $15.00

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Text in English. Beautifully illustrated. 66p. Includes map, Okinawa Prefectural People’s song, and more.

Okinawa is a Japanese prefecture comprising more than 150 islands in the East China Sea between Taiwan and Japan’s mainland.