1933. Item #88893
[CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE - JAPANESE]. KODOMO NO KUNI V. 12, #2. Tokyo, February 1933. 26.0 x 18.7 cm There are 32 color pages on heavy paper with work by such artists as Takei himself, Maeshima Tomo, Kawakami Shiro^, Kumatani Motoichi, and many others. There is also a 20 page flimsy paper section with advice for mothers, songs, the colophon, etc. Takei Takeo was a seminal figure in THE LAND OF CHILDREN and his wide contacts throughout the artistic and literary world insured that the magazine was the finest of its kind. Its artwork is justly famous and utterly charming. Any issues of the magazine have become very hard to find, particularly ones in as good condition as this one. Slight soiling and edgewear to the covers.Internally clean.