LITTLE PICTURES OF JAPAN; Pictures by Katharine Sturges. Olive Beaupré Miller.
LITTLE PICTURES OF JAPAN; Pictures by Katharine Sturges
LITTLE PICTURES OF JAPAN; Pictures by Katharine Sturges
LITTLE PICTURES OF JAPAN; Pictures by Katharine Sturges
LITTLE PICTURES OF JAPAN; Pictures by Katharine Sturges
LITTLE PICTURES OF JAPAN; Pictures by Katharine Sturges

LITTLE PICTURES OF JAPAN; Pictures by Katharine Sturges

Chicago: The Book House for Children Publishers, 1925. Katharine Sturges. Later printing. Pictorial cloth. 4to, black cloth with gold lettering and a circular painting of a Japanese girl petting a deer on the front cover, red endpapers with flying cranes, 191 + [1] pages. Very Fine / None. Item #1654

Charming illustrations and text.

"Japanese poetry, representing, like its art, the best in the Japanese people, is a spontaneous love of beauty, expressed with the simplicity and wondering adoration of a child...The first purpose of the Japanese book is to awaken in children an appreciation for beauty, a real tenderness for it. The poems are so simple that a child old enough to like Mother Goose is old enough for most of them."

Condition: Tight, clean, copy. Pictures are bright and unfoxed; text is very slightly age-toned; light wear to cloth;.

Price: $35.00

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