1942. Item #89663
[CREATIVE PRINT MOVEMENT] Hiratsuka Un'ichi. KÔYÔ KUYÔ Hiratsuka Un'ichi Shôgashû. Signed by Un'ichi, numbered 12 of 300 copies. Published by the important NIHON AISHOKAI group. Shôwa 17  Small 8vo., Bound western-style in paper-covered boards. There are 12 wood-engraved illustrations and other devices within, as well as wood-engraved illustrations on the cover and dustwrapper. In near perfect condition, unusual for such an ephemeral item published during the Pacific War. Un'ichi is one of the seminal members of the Creative Print Movement. The amount of artistic activity conducted by individuals and artist groups during the war is quite remarkable.