Dec 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2591 -

Sale 2591 - Lot 36

Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,200
(CARICATURE MAP.) Sagyo Shishido. Hitome de Wakaru Manga Sekai Genjo Chizu. [Cartoon Map of the Current World Situation]. Large color-printed Japanese pictorial world map; verso printed with a smaller map and photographic depictions of international culture. 31x43 inches overall, folding into original pictorial printed envelope (a little clipped); partial reinforcements to a few fold versos. Japan, Showa 7 (1932)

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An excellent Japanese manga cartoon map of the world relating political tensions and popular culture around the globe in the 1930s. Caricatures of notable period figures include Herbert Hoover, Al Capone, Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey, Chiang Kai-shek, Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler, Hindenburg, Gandhi, Ramsay MacDonald, and many others.