1 volume in-4, 320 pp., hardcover, soiled yellow cloth boards, fragile hinges, maps on both endpapers, internally clean, 2 pages of text and fully illustrated on 318 pages. Overall good condition. A rare copy of this propaganda volume on Manchoukuo Territory, with hundreds of photographic illustrations, captions and text in french and english. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Manchoukuo - A Pictorial Record - Le ...
Publisher: Tokyo, Asahi Shimbun, First Printing, 1934.
Book Description Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company, Ltd., Tokyo & Osaka, Japan, 1934. Hard Back. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Hardback book bound in tan cloth-covered boards with brown titles, end pages are illustrated with a map of the country. Book cover has light soiling with wear at spine, former owner's name inside front cover; otherwise clean, tight and unmarked interior. A pictorial of the Manchuria area of China when it was under the rule of the Japanese. Great black and white photos of life in Manchuria in the mid 1930s. Text is given in English and French. 320 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 012902
Book Description Tokyo, 1934. 320 pp. B./w, plts. Hardcover. - Spine-ends slightly damaged. New free-endpapers.Advertisements included. Bookseller Inventory # 245271
Book Description Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, 1934. Hardcover. Book Condition: g. First printing. Quarto. ,320,pp. Pistachio cloth with title in black on cover and spine, French title on rear board. Map front and rear endpapers. Profusely illustrated 1930's Japanese propaganda publication. The Manchu State was a constitutional monarchy in Manchuria and eastern Inner Mongolia. In 1931, the region was seized by Japan following the Mukden incident. After years of brutal oppression by the Japanese, the Manchukuo's government was abolished in 1945 after the defeat of Imperial Japan at the end of World War II. Illustrated with b/w reproductions in photogravure. Advertisement section in rear, as published. Text and captions in English and French. Minor age wear and staining on binding. Corners slightly bumped. Hinges slightly starting, still a firm copy. Overall good to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 27605