The True Face of Japan. A Japanese Upon Japan
The True Face of Japan. A Japanese Upon Japan

KOMAKICHI NOHARA. The True Face of Japan. A Japanese Upon Japan.

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KOMAKICHI NOHARA. The True Face of Japan. A Japanese Upon Japan. London, Jarrolds, 1936.

8vo. Original grey cloth, spine lettered in black; pp. 288, [8 publisher's catalogue); cloth a bit faded, rear hinge re-incorced, otherwise clean and fresh.
First English edition. Tomakishi Nohara was the son of a Japanese father and a German mother who lived in Berlin and wrote in German. In the 1920s he had been a member of the Union of proletarian-revolutionary authors, before, working as a translator under the Nazi's, dealing with documents of the German and Japanese military leaderships. He uimmediately passed on all confidential information to Antifascists in Sweden.

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