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Shadowings by Lafcadio Hearn - First Edition - 1900 - from 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA, IOBA and


by Lafcadio Hearn

Condition: Good

Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, 1900. Hardcover. Good. Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, London 1900. First UK Edition / First Printing. Matching dates of 1900 on the title and copyright pages. Cloth boards. Illustrated plates. Rare Book. Book Condition: Good+, tight spine, shelf wear, spots on the boards, age toning.
  • Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 8250
  • Title: Shadowings
  • Author: Lafcadio Hearn
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sampson, Low, Marston and Company
  • Date published: 1900
  • Keywords: Shadowings First Edition Lafcadio Hearn UK 1st Printing 1900 Rare Book

Book summary

This a collection of Japanese folk tales about the supernatural, gleaned by Lafcadio Hearn during his life in Japan. At least one of these stories (the reconciliation) featured in the 1960's classic Japanese movie 'Kwaidan' (pronounced 'Kai-dan in modern Japanese).


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