Lot 34 of 327:
Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Fairy Tales  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$540
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Japanese Fairy Tales

Author:
Hearn, Lafcadio, translator

Place:
Tokyo

Publisher:
T. Hasegawa

Date:
[c.1905-1925]

Description:

4 (of 5) volumes. Printed in color by hand from Japanese wood blocks. 19x14 cm (7½x5½"), pictorial crepe-paper wrappers bound with string, original tissue sleeves; blue cloth chemise with paper label on front, bone clasps.

Fairy tales include: The Boy who Drew Cats, Chin Chin Kobakama, The Goblin Spider, & The Fountain of Youth. Lacking The Old Woman who Lost her Dumpling.


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Condition:
Chemise in several pieces; books fine.


 
Item number:
286466
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