Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, [c.1905-1925]. Original wrappers. Early large paper edition. 5 volumes. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2." Printed in color by hand from Japanese wood blocks. Pictorial crepe-paper wrappers bound with string in original & unopened tissue sleeves; blue cloth chemise with paper label on front, lettering to spine & bone clasps. An unusually fine set in as new condition; the tissue sleeves have not been opened. Item #17476
Hearn's celebrated series of story books. The titles include: The Boy who Drew Cats, The Old Woman who Lost her Dumpling, Chin Chin Kobakama, The Goblin Spider, & The Fountain of Youth. (BAL 7930, 7932, 7937, 7939, 7975).