The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn (16 volumes). Lafcadio Hearn.
The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn (16 volumes)

The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn (16 volumes)

boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1922. Limited Edition #369 of 750 large paper copies, with a leaf bearing Mrs. Hearn's autograph (in Chinese) in Volume I. Hardcover. 8vo. Color frontispiece in each volume with titled tissue guards; photogravure plates, most from photographs by Charles S. Olcott, with titled tissue guards. partially unopened; illustrations. Index. Tan cloth gilt lettered spines over brown paper covered boards. Some wear to extremities; bumping; some loss to paper title label on spines of 3 volumes; slight fading to spines; darkening to upper page edges; lacking manucript leaf in Vol. I else a very good set. Item #18587

Volumes include: I. Leaves from the diary of an impressionist. Creole sketches and Some Chinese ghosts.--II. Stray leaves from strange literature and Fantastics and other fancies.--III. Two years in the French West Indies, vol. I. Appendix: Some Creole melodies.--IV. Two years in the French West Indies, vol II. China and Youma.--V-VI. Glimpses of unfamiliar Japan.--VII. Out of the East and Kokoro.--VIII. Gleanings in Buddha-fields and The romance of the Milky Way.--IX. Exotics and retrospectives and In ghostly Japan.--X. Shadowings and A Japanese miscellany.--XI. Kotto and Kwaidan.--XII. Japan, an attempt at interpretation.--XIII-XIV. Life and letters, ed. by Elizabeth Bisland, vol. I-II.--XV. Life and letters, ed. by Elizabeth Bisland, vol. III and Japanese letters.--XVI. Japanese letters, ed. with an introduction by Elizabeth Bisland. (BAL 7976 & 7977).

Price: $450.00

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