1918 Scarce Edition - Japanese Fairy Tales by Lafcadio Hearn. First Edition.
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Author: Lafcadio Hearn and Others.
Title: Japanese Fairy Tales.
Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright, 1918. First edition in this format. The versions of the first four tales in this volume are by Lafcadio Hearn ("Chin-chin kobakama," "The goblin-spider," "The old woman who lost her dumpling," and "The boy who drew cats"). The others are by Grace James, Professor Basil Hall Chamberlain and others.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 5 ".
Pages: 160 pages.
Binding: Very good original hardcover binding (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, slight diagonal crease in the upper margin of 2 pages - as shown).
Estimate: (Scarce with practically no other copy available worldwide).
The book: Rare and attractive first edition in this format of those Japanese Fairy Tales by Lafcadio Hearn and Others.
The author: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (27 June 1850 – 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲), was a writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In the United States, Hearn is also known for his writings about the city of New Orleans based on his ten-year stay in that city.
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