日満支語早わかり大陸風俗写真帖. [Nichi-Man-Shi-go hayawakari tairiku fūzoku shashinchō].
[Mini Photographic Album of Chinese Local Customs and People with Chinese Vocabulary Lists]*.

東京. [Tokyo]. 尚美堂. [Shōbidō]. Showa 13 [ 1938]. Stock ID #174356

Black and white photographic illustrations throughout, 64pp, 7.5 x 11 cm, very attractive little booklet. Pictorial wrappers little worn at head and tail of spine and edges, little stained small section of upper cover. A good copy.

This miniature size photographic album with Chinese word lists has a colourful cover with the Japanese and Manchukuo flags under a Japanese military helmet. The collection of photographs show daily lives of people in Manchuria in urban and country environment. Word lists start with numbers and currencies, and include some phrases which could be used at markets. Interestingly, the last two collections of words are related to war and include phrases, such as "China was defeated" and "Japan is the strongest in the world".

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Price: $250.00 AU

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