大阪書籍株式会社]*. Osaka Shoseki Kabushiki Kaisha, Showa 18 [ 1942].
Volume four only of a series, color and black and white illustrations throughout, 27 numbered pages, 6 x 8 1/2 inches, stapled decorative paper wrappers, overall light toning to covers, lightly bumped corners. Odd pagination with one sheet included twice and inserted upside down. Volume four only of a series of drawing instruction books for use in schools (for students approximately 10 years of age), published in the year after Japan went to war against the United States. Of interest are several illustrations relating to warfare, propaganda material that reflect how Japan was educating children in the early years of World War II. An uncommon item, only found on WorldCat in e-book format. Item #56125