Item #51357 Fightings around Shanghai [cover title]. Zumoto Motosada.
Fightings around Shanghai [cover title]

Fightings around Shanghai [cover title]

Tokyo: The Herald Press, [1932]. First edition, 12mo, pp. [2], ii, 39, [1]; 3 folding maps; rebound in green cloth with original paper cover laid down on upper cover; light toning, a couple shallow closed tears, very good. "The first reliable account in English" of the Shanghai Incident of 1932, essentially apologia for Japan's military aggression. Motosada was one of the most fluent Japanese speakers of English in his time, and his passion for the language led him to become the aide to the first prime minister of Japan and founder of Japan's first English-Language newspaper, The Japan Times. Item #51357

Price: $150.00

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