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Taiyo Monthly 191: Ehon (Japanese Picture Books, 1979)

Taiyo / The Sun, Monthly Deluxe. Tokushu: Ehon (Special: Picture Books). No. 191, March 1979. Tokyo: Heibon-sha, 1979.
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Description — 4to (29.5 x 21 x 1 cm), 168 p., pict. softcover. Text in Japanese.

Condition — VG.

Review — The wonderful issue of Taiyo Monthly dedicated to Japanese picture books, including pop-up and movable books, kamishibai, picture cards, textbooks.. in the Meiji, Taisho & Showa eras (1860s-1970s) with hundreds of illustrations reproduced over 100 pages. Capital visual documentation & resource for Japanese children books!

Misc. — Also in this issue: Popular Showa Songs, Travel in Hokuriku (photos by NAGANO Shigeichi) and in Egypt (photos by SAKAMOTO Masafumi).

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