By Lafcadio Hearn; Elizabeth Bisland [ed]
Boston   Houghton Mifflin Company
9" by 6" lx, 468pp.
The first trade edition of this collection of letters written by Lafcadio Hearn detailing his life in Japan.
By Lafcadio Hearn; Elizabeth Bisland [ed]

1910 The Japanese Letters of Lafcadio Hearn

Boston   Houghton Mifflin Company
9" by 6" lx, 468pp.
The first trade edition of this collection of letters written by Lafcadio Hearn detailing his life in Japan.
£85.00
: 0.75kgs / : 905Z12

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

The first trade edition. Also published in a limited edition in the same year. 

Illustrated with a monochrome frontispiece and five monochrome plates. Collated complete. 

In the publisher's original cloth. 

This work features a collection of letters written by Lafcadio Hearn and was edited with an introduction and preface providing bibliographical information on Hearn written by Elizabeth Bisland. Lafcadio Hearn was best known for teaching the West about Japanese culture, having moved from America to Japan. Lafcadio wrote many works on Japanese culture, with a particular interest in their legends and ghost stories. This collection of letters provides insight into Lafcadio's life in Japan.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth. Externally very smart with bumping and slight rubbing to the extremities and very minimal marks to the boards. Past owner's signature to the front free endpaper with the odd spot to the front endpapers and rear hinge starting. Front hinge strained after contents page. Internally firmly bound with clean and lightly age toned pages.

Very Good

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