Lot 318 of 364:
Original art in children’s book by former Japanese political refugee  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Umbrella
Author:
Yashima, Taro
Place:
NY
Publisher:
Viking
Date:
1959
Description:

33pp. Written and illustrated by Yashima (pseudonym of Atsushi Iwamatsu).  21x23.8 cm (8x9.5”), original  green cloth binding in pictorial dust jacket. Second Printing.

 

Inscribed by Yashima on February 1961 with signed inscription and chop and a fine original multi-color drawing of an Asian girl. Ten years after his classic wartime “picture book” (see 1943-47 listing),  Yashima began writing children’s books. Umbrella was the fourth of his seven books of children’s fiction.

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Condition:
Light wear to extremities; near fine.
 
Item number:
288683
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