Japan: The Hokuseido Press, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. 209pp. Small octavo [19.5 cm] Olive green cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title and bamboo designs on the spine. Very good. The spine is barely perceptibly rolled, and the spine ends are just a little bumped. There is a bookseller's tiny label on the front free endsheet. The pages are slightly browned. In a very good dust jacket. The spine of the jacket is faded. Brief numerical notation on the front inside flap. The edges are a lightly chipped, and have several short closed tears. There are 4 or 5 very small stains on the panels. Item #33375
Lafcadio Hearn is most famous for his books about Japan, particularly his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories.