The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn.

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1923. "Koizumi Edition," first issued under a different edition title and in a different format the previous year. 8vo. 16 volumes. Illustrated with color frontispieces in each volume, as well as other plates from photographs and color illustrations. The photographs are by Charles S. Olcott. BAL 7981. Contents by volume: I, Diary of an Impressionist, Creole Stories, Chinese Ghosts; II, Stray Leaves from Strange Literature, Fantastics and Other Fancies; III, Two Years in the French West Indies; IV, Chita, Youma; V and VI, Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan; VII, Out of the East, Kokoro; VIII, Gleanings in Buddha Fields, Romance of the Milky-Way; IX, Exotics & Retrospectives, In Ghostly Japan; X, Shadowings, A Japanese Miscellany; XI, Kotto, Kwaidan; XII, Japan, an Attempt at Interpretation; XIII-XV, Life and Letters; XVI, Japanese Letters. Some rubbing to bottom of volume one and a few other volumes with light soiling to the boards, but a very good set. Publisher's brown three-quarter leather (most copies were issued in cloth), gilt, and cloth, gilt spine titles, top edge gilt. (#2619). Item #58912

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