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Lot 0318
Heading: -1959
Author: Yashima, Taro
Title: Umbrella
Place Published: NY
Date Published: 1959

33pp. Written and illustrated by Yashima (pseudonym of Atsushi Iwamatsu). 21x23.8 cm (8x9.5"), original green cloth binding in pictorial dust jacket. Second Printing.

Inscribed by Yashima on February 1961 with signed inscription and chop and a fine original multi-color drawing of an Asian girl. Ten years after his classic wartime "picture book" (see 1943-47 listing), Yashima began writing children's books. Umbrella was the fourth of his seven books of children's fiction.


Light wear to extremities; near fine.

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Original art in children’s book by former Japanese

Estimate $300 - $500
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