Item #22672 King Published Monthly. Japan - 20th Century - Culture.

King Published Monthly

Tokyo, Japan: Dai Nippon Yubenkai Kodansha, 1930. F. 512 pages; with a color fold-out plate of a woman in traditional Japanese costume; another single-page color plate by Kodera; an approx. 23" long folding cartoon-illustrated story tinted in reds; a blue half-tone fold-out section illustrated with male athletic sculptural figures; and black and white illustrations throughout via line drawings, cartoon stories, some photo-portraits accompanying articles, sporting figures including American swim team; text in Japanese; approx. 6" x 8 1/2" size; illustrated paper covers, with information for California importation, perhaps the publication targeted for the Japanese community there; front cover edge-chipped, about detached, old tape residue; colors faded; no back cover or spine covering; still about good condition and an interesting compendium of pre-WWII Japanese culture and society, in good condition. Item #22672

Price: $125.00

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