Tokyo: Hokuseido, 1928. Octavo; 248 pages; Hard cover with dust jacket. Very good/Good. Stamped by former owner/bookseller on front end paper and then again on the Title Page. Light pencil notations on front end paper and the back of the Title Page. Tight binding. Age toning to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear and rubbing to boards. Light staining to text block. A short tear running along the inside of back boards. Dust jacket has a large piece missing from the back side and shows light shelf wear and visible discolorations; the spine is strongly sunned, and the edges are lightly chipped; overall still good and is wrapped in a protective brodart for added protection. "Thirteen pieces selected out of the lectures by Lafcadio Hearn in his Tokio Imperial University days" - From the dust jacket. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED SALES FLOOR 13'S AREA.
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The Hokuseido Press, 1929. First Edition. octavo., 206pp.; VG; spine green faded to tan with black lettering; minor bumping to corners, spine faded with bumping and peeling to head and tail; text clean; bookplate on ffep; this volume contains fourteen pieces selected from Hearn's newspaper articles, and The nun Ryonen.