Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1941. First edition, limited. Hardcover. 181pp. Duodecimo [18.5 cm] Dark red cloth covered boards with printed paper title labels on the spine and front cover. Very good. The cloth on the front board has multiple ripples. The largest ripples are about 1/2 of an inch wide by 1/2 inch thick. The spine ends and edges of the covers are lightly rubbed. Very minor spine lean. There is a bookseller's tiny label on the front free endsheet. Tanned pages. In a very good dust jacket. Ever so slightly soiled. The spine is mildly darkened. There is a date and price written in pencil on the front inside flap. Item #33135
One of 500 copies. Lafcadio Hearn was a well-known journalist, author, educator, translator, and interpreter of Japanese life.