This past September, photographer John Gossage and bookdealer Harper Levine traveled to Japan to scout for books in Tokyo’s Jimbocho book district, to take photographs for a forthcoming Gossage book, and to meet with Japanese photographer Kazuo Kitai. Below are excerpts from a recent conversation with them about their trip and their interest in Japanese… Continue reading Hello Japan!
Colophon: a statement occurring at the rear of a volume following the text, relating information about the printing history and physical aspects of the book; often includes name of printer, type of paper, typeface, size of edition, date of printing, etc. Early books often had a colophon instead of a title page imprint and modern… Continue reading Colophon Fun
2010 really had a lot going for it and in photobook terms many folks have been producing the 'best of' lists. There is some overlap and some duplication in choices and there is also some real hidden gems brought to our attention. Best Books of 2010 brought to us by Photo eye – with insightful… Continue reading The Best Lists