Lot 960

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Good group of ten Chinese propaganda publications, mostly selections of anti-American cartoons, includes: "The Downfall of MacArthur the Demon", by Wu Xu and Ya Wen (Shanghai: Sparkle Publishing House), 1951, 66pp. 12mo., softcover, a collection of anti-American propaganda cartoons, specifically attacking Gen. Douglas MacArthur, who appears on the front cover as a rotting severed head, ex. Chongqing People''s Library; "American Imperialism is the Most Sinister Enemy of World Peace", by Mi Gu, et al. (Shanghai: Shanghai People''s Art Publishing House), 1960, 48pp. 12mo., softcover, a collection of anti-western cartoons; "Cartoon Collection on Aiding Korea to resist the U.S. and Guard the Motherland"(Guangzhou: Southern China People''s Publishing House), 1951, second edition, 45pp. 12mo., a selection of Korean War-era anti-Western cartoons, ex. Library of the People''s University; "Yankees Make a Spectacle of Themselves", by Tian Ma and Fang Cheng (Beijing: Juvenile and Children''s Publishing House), 1965, 40pp. oblong 8vo., softcover, a collection of humorous poems and illustrations lampooning the U.S. military, ex. Inner Mongolian People''s Publishing House; "Yankees Make a Great Spectacle of Themselves: A Cartoon Selection on Vietnam Resisting the U.S. and Saving the Nation" (Hanoi: Foreign Language Press of Vietnam), 1965, 64pp. 12mo., softcover, a collection of Vietnam War-era cartoons by Chinese artists lampooning the U.S. military, published in Vietnam; "Mysterious Missile: Comic Dialogues for Children'', by Ma Ji and Guo Qing (Beijing: Juvenile and Children''s Publishing House), 1958, 32pp. 12mo., softcover, with some anti-American illustrations and content; "Fine Art Selection on Assisting Vietnamese People Combating the U.S., Vol. II" (People''s Fine Art Publishing House), 1965, 48pp. 8vo., softcover, a collection reproducing pro-Vietnamese and anti-American propaganda posters; "Reference Material for Posters, Vol. I" compiled by Resisting U.S. and Aiding Korea Committee at Central Academy of Fine Arts (Shanghai; People''s Fine Art Publishing House), 1950, 16pp. 8vo. softcover, a collection of propaganda depictions of Chinese soldiers and citizens, as well as caricatures of western leaders, including Douglas MacArthur and Harry Truman; "The No. 1 Bastard", by Qi Yuanfu et al. (Beijing: Juvenile and Children''s Publishing House), 1965, 32pp. oblong 8vo., a collection of particularly unflattering anti-American cartoons, most notably depicting Ku Klux Klan harassment of African-Americans; "U.S. Imperialism - The Most Atrocious Enemy of People All Around the World"(Beijing: The World Knowledge Publishing House), 1963, a collection of anti-American cartoons, most notable for its many unflattering depictions of President John F. Kennedy; and an unbound collection of nine anti-U.S. military cartoons in color. All bear some toning, creasing and chipping, else very good.

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