1943. Item #86419
Onchi Kōshirō 恩地孝四郎, author. Kusa Mushi Tabi 草・虫・旅 [Grass, Insects, Travel]. Tokyo, Ryuseikaku, Showa 18  Small 12mo., bound Western-style, stiff wrappers. Publisher's slipcase. Near fine in original glassine. With textual illustrations by Onchi throughout, this is a journal of his "random thoughts" while travelling and thinking about nature, life, art and what it means to be an artist and author. An interesting work of this vitally important figure of 20th Century Japan. A record that deserves to be translated into English, if any does. A lovely copy of this book.