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The Leica Monthly: Issue 8 August, 1935. - Koshiro Onchi

ONCHI, Koshiro (design). 
The Leica Monthly: Issue 8 August, 1935. 

Brochure in bright illustrated wrappers (26 x 19cm), 40pp, b&w plates, illustrations and technical information. Tokyo: ARS Publishing Company Ltd., 1935.  
Wrappers and spine chipped and discoloured. 

Beautiful example of a specialist amateur magazine for Japanese Leica users. The striking cover design is by the important modernist designer Koshiro Onchi. At this time Onchi was designing for major photography publications at ARS publishing whilst also experimenting with photograms. This Leica volume contains advertisements for equipment, articles about photography methods and technical information. The publication also includes a section of richly printed plates demonstrating photographic work by Leica enthusiasts.

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