Japanese Children's Book

TSUJI (Jiro, editor) – YAMASHITA (Ken-ichi, illustrator) Kisen [Steamship]. Shogaku Kagaku Ehon Dai Gokan [Elementary Science Picture Books, volume 5].

Tokyo, Tokyo-sha, Showa 12 (1937).

Large square 8vo, in publisher’s brown paper boards, first side with title in red and mounted colour illustration, colour illustrated doublure and endpapers. (32) pp. Japanese text. Complete.

Illustrated throughout in colour, including many full-page plates.

First Edition.

A scarce pre-war Japanese children’s book on ships, and a marvellous example of period style and design.

A very good copy.

Ref. Not in Catalogue of the Cotsen Children’s Library

Price: 450,00 euros

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