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[Latest Science Pictorial Encyclopaedia] - Koshiro Onchi


ONCHI, Koshiro (design).
[Latest Science Pictorial Encyclopaedia].
An original zoological encyclopaedia (25 x 19cm). 191pp profusely illustrated with images of animals. Decorative boards inside an illustrated slipcase. Japanese text.  [Tokyo?]: ARS, 1931.
Slipcase a little soiled. Boards are fine and bright.

Encyclopaedia with extensive illustrations of animals and a striking cover design by the Japanese modernist Koshiro Onchi. Number 14 in a series of 18 volumes developed in the 1930s to introduce scientific subjects.

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