DOMEI TSUSHIN SHA. Japan Photo Almanac. Volumes for 1941, 1942 and 1943. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Small folio, bound in publisher's tan cloth. Tokyo: 1943.
A set of three war time volumes published by the official Japanese news agency. A spectacular set of these volumes of Japanese propaganda published during the first three years of the Second World War. The volume also contain some striking advertisements, and are packed with photographs depicting the successes of Japan in the opening years of the war, including dramatic photographs of Pearl Harbor. Fascinating volumes which bears comparison with contemporary publications of the Russians and Italians. The binding of the 1941 volume is slightly worn, but all three volumes are basically fine. Rare.
Item nr. 165032