Alf Lailah Oua Lailah / 1001 Ya Monogatari (1001 nights) - Shuji Terayama & Aquirax Uno

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Alf Lailah Oua Lailah / 1001 Ya Monogatari (1001 nights) - Shuji Terayama & Aquirax Uno

Lailah Oua Lailah / 1001 Ya Monogatari
Shuji Terayama & Aquirax Uno
Tensei-sha, Japan, 1968
1st edition, softcover
18,5 x 13cm, 204 pages
Text in Japanese, illustrations, mixed color papers

Illustrator Aquirax/Akira Uno came to prominence in the 1960's-70's for creating the amazing poster artwork of prolific underground theatre icon Shuji Terayama and his Tenjo Sajiki theatre group. Here is an unusual example of their collaborative work : the wonderful psychedelic interpretation of the 'Tales of 1001 nights', written by Terayama and profusely illustrated by Uno. Very rare and very special. In good condition, some signs of age/yellowing on the inside pages.