Illustrated Exhibition Catalogue of the Art Collection of Ryukyu Prince Sho Jun Prince (later Baron) Sho Jun was killed in the Battle of Okinawa
Very scarce catalogue of an exhibition held at Takashimaya Department Store in Osaka in 1940. Sho Jun (1873-1945) was the fourth son of King Shō Tai, the last king of the Ryukyu (Okinawa) kingdom. He founded the Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper and the Bank of Okinawa. Family crest inside front and rear covers. Title slip on front cover and each item has a neatly handwritten English translation.
Osaka. Takashimaya. 1940. 44pp+6pp single sided prints+2 fold-outs. 31.3 x 22.8cm.
In good condition. Covers worn, mostly at edges. Internally very good.