Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Co, 1906. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +. 2 vols. 8vo. viii,(4),475,(1);(6),554,(1)pp. Index. Illustrated with 16 plates. The special edition limited to 200 sets, containing a leaf of Hearn's manuscript inserted. Orig. dark green cloth, paper spine labels, a bit darkened, and labels with a few very minor chips. Added labels at back of each volume. The original leaf in this set is from THE ROMANCE OF THE MILKY WAY, 1905, the chapter titled "Goblin Poetry," found on p. 59 of the book. There are 17 lines of manuscript on the leaf, including a transliterated Japanese poem of 5 lines, its English translation and additional notes. The original leaves of manuscript found with this set vary considerably, some with just 5 or 6 lines of text. (Inventory #: 8734)
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