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Price Realized: $5,500 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2512 Lot 34
(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, folding into original pictorial printed envelope (11 1/2x8 1/4 inches); minor foxing and light wear. Japan, Showa 7 (1932)
Estimate $1,800 - 2,200
An excellent Japanese manga cartoon map of the world relating political tensions and popular culture around the globe in the 1930's. 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. Rare with the map's original printed outer envelope.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,500