Synopses & Reviews
During the occupation after World War II, most items imported from Japan were marked "Made in Occupied Japan." It is these now highly-collectible items which Gene Florence covers in five totally different books. Each edition in this series is a beautiful, full-color volume with thousands of pieces illustrated, including everything from figurines to rugs. All the items featured are accompanied by complete descriptions, sizes, dates, and current values. Every edition is entirely new with no repeated pictures from earlier editions. As each popular edition was released, many new finds surfaced, creating the need for companion volumes. Gene Florence is regarded as the foremost authority in the field of Occupied Japan. With his series, collectors have gained a vast amount of knowledge on Occupied Japan collectibles. The complete set of five books in the Collector's Encyclopedia of Occupied Japan series is the final word on Occupied Japan collectibles.