(JAPAN -- WORLD WAR I.) Offset color-lithographed Japanese pictorial map of Europe at the outset of World War I. 21 1/2x31 inches; old folds, two small stains and minor edge wear. Tokyo, Taisho 3 (1914)
Manga-style map depicting naval positioning and troop movements with large caricatures of British, Russian, French, German, Austrian, and Serbian soldiers.
together with:Ashura Cho. Volume of 100 color woodblock cartoons with printed captions. 8vo format, 10x8 1/2 inches, original woodblock-printed paper boards stitched with heavy cord, minor rubbing. Japan, Taisho 10 (1921). Among other general topics, some themes involve World War I and the wake of the war, the Siberian Intervention (or Siberian Expedition), and international politics - including a cartoon depicting Woodrow Wilson's defeat of Charles Evans Hughes in the 1916 American presidential election.