Asahi Shimbun ed: THIS IS JAPAN - NUMBER NINE. Tokyo, 1962. 404 pp. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. Including many adverts. 33x26 cm. Paper.
Many articles, of varying length, on Japanese subjects, including New Tokyo, art, treasure houses, ukiyo-e, gardens, toys, jin-ya, food, architecture, helicopter boom, etc. Illustrated throughout. The adverts provide an insight into a fast-developing consumer economy and life in Japan at the beginning of the 1960s.
Item 156 in List 203.
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