Chicago: Rand McNally, (1927); green boards with black and red design of a child in a kimono, plain endpapers, illustrated with charming reproductions of hand coloured photographs of Japanese children, and some little coloured drawings of blossoms and birds in text, 6x7.7"; 119 pp including glossary. Juvenile hardback.
A collection of short, simple dialogues and poems by and about Japanese children, whose smiling photos illustrate almost every page. The author was a professor at the University of the Philippines and also wrote a book of Stories of Japanese history.
CONDITION: Very Good; no names or other marks, tips of extremities worn through to card, tight and straight, pages very clean, with red ink in the margins of leaves 71 & 73 due to a printer's error. Item #19836