1943. Item #87513
Tsubota Jōji, author 坪田譲治 and Onchi Kōshirō 恩地孝四郎, binding. Tsuru no Onegaeshi 鶴の恩がへし [The Crane’s Gratitude]. Tokyo: Shinchōsha 新潮社. Shōwa 18 . 2nd printing, 288+ pp. Small 8vo. Printed wrappers. A retelling of the traditional folk tale Tsuru no Onegaeshi 鶴の恩がへし [The Crane’s Gratitude] in Japanese text illustrated with charming black & white line drawings throughout. Interestingly, not included in the Onchi binding raisonné, Onchi Kōshirō Seihon no Gyō 恩地孝四郎装本の業. Browned, good condition overall.