New Picture Book Of Manchuria..

NOMA, SEIJI., EDITED BY..

Bound in original patterned maroon and black half cloth, gilt over blind stamped decorated red cloth in worn slipcase with decorative borders enclosing titles. Slight wear to head and tail of spine but otherwise a very good copy. Bookseller's label on front pastedown and Japanese inscription on first free endpaper.

£450.00

Publisher

Dai-Nihon Yubenkai Kodansha.,

Place

Tokyo

Date

1932

Item Description

4to. 7.75 x 10.25 inches. [12] + 160 + 84 + [2] pp. Text in Japanese.

Illustrations

Illustrated by folding two sided panorama, coloured folding map, 6 colour plates and throughout by black and white photographs, plans and facsimiles. Decorative red borders to title page.

Notes

A largely pictorial account of Manchuria, focusing on the the military operations of the Japanese Occupation of 1931, which established the puppet state of Manchukuo. It was edited by Seiji Noma (1878-1938) owner and publisher of the Kodansha magazine empire. A scarce title.

[Stock No. 24453]

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