Kokoku kai (The World of Advertising)
- Kokoku kai (The World of Advertising)
Photography magazine, 4 vols. Vol. XV, no. 12, vol. XVII, no. 9 & no. 12, vol. XVIII, no. 4. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations (the first issue with 8 colour lithograph plates). Japanese text. Large 8vo. Original printed wrappers.
- Photographed by: Domon Ken (土門拳) (cover photo, vol. XV, no. 12)
- Photographed by: Kamekura Yusaku (亀倉雄策) (vol. XV, no. 12)
- Photographed by: Kanemaru Shigene (vol. XVII, no. 9 and vol. XVII, no. 12)
- Photographed by: Kono Takashi (vol. XV, no. 12 and vol. XVII, no. 9)
- Published by: Seibundo
- Photographed by: Tamura Shigeru (cover photo, vol. XVII, no. 12 and cover photo vol. XVIII, no. 4)
- Photographed by: Watanabe Tsutomu (cover photo, vol. XVII, no. 9, also contributions in vol. XVII, no. 12 and vol. XVIII, no. 4)
- Photographed by: Yamana Ayao (vol. XVII, no. 9)
- Published in: Tokyo-to
A rare magazine about advertising art. Vol. XV, no. 12 has a cover photo by Domon Ken, the contents includes work by Kamekura Yusaku, Kono Takashi and others. Vol. XVII, no. 9 has a cover photo by Watanabe Tsutomu, with contributions by Yamana Ayao, Kono Takashi, and Kanemaru Shigene. The cover photo of Vol. XVII, no. 12 is by Tamura Shigeru, with contributions by Kamekura Yusaku, Kanemaru Shigene, and Watanabe Tsutomu. Vol. XVIII, no. 4 has a cover photo by Tamura Shigeru, the contents includes work by Watanabe Tsutomu, Kanemaru Shigene and others. The magazine changed it's English subtitle from 'Advertising and Commercial Art' to 'Industrial Art and Propaganda' in 1939. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)
- PB.373 (Photobook number)
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