Kingu Bukku. [World War II era Japanese children's book with scenes of life in contemporary Japan]. JAPAN - CUSTOMS - CHILDREN'S BOOK.
Kingu Bukku. [World War II era Japanese children's book with scenes of life in contemporary Japan].
Kingu Bukku. [World War II era Japanese children's book with scenes of life in contemporary Japan].
Kingu Bukku. [World War II era Japanese children's book with scenes of life in contemporary Japan].

Kingu Bukku. [World War II era Japanese children's book with scenes of life in contemporary Japan].

Showa 11. 1936.
Color illustrated throughout, unpaginated (12pp plus covers), 13 x 9 1/2 inches, color pictorial thick card covers with cloth binding. Overall light soiling to covers, bump to two lower corners, scattered light soiling to margins, interior clean. This children's book provides a fascinating glimpse into life in pre World War II Japan. There are a total of 18 color images including the front and back covers. Under the interior images there is a brief descriptive text in Japanese. The images include a children practicing military drills, a street scene with toy shop with many Western style toys in the window, glass making etc. Item #51694

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