DescriptionLafcadio Hearn. Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin & Company, 1904.
First edition. Small Octavo. 240 pages. Frontispiece and a second inserted plate. Drawings by Keichu Takenouche.
Pale green sateen-like cloth boards with cover and spine art by Bruce Rogers, featuring gilt lettering with a floral design stamped in red and green. Minor bumping and rubbing to board edges, slightly more to spine ends. Spine faded, bumping to spine tail, moderate rubbing to spine head. Text printed throughout in orange and black. Textblock is generally fine, with one or two heavily age toned pages. An unusual collection of weird tales from Japanese and Chinese legend. Very good to fine.
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