* HEARN, Lafcaido (1850-1904). Japanese Fairy Tales. Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, [1898-1903].
A very fine set of five volumes of this work, all large-paper format, comprising: ''The Boy Who Drew Cats.'' First edition, BAL 7930 (see intermediate printing B [no priority]). – ''The Goblin Spider.'' Second edition, see BAL 7932. – ''The Old Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling''. First edition, BAL 7937 (printing C [no priority]). – ''Chin Chin Kobakama''. Later edition, BAL 7939 (see printing C and note). – "The Fountain of Youth." Second edition, BAL 7975 (printing B [no priority]). – Together, 5 works in 5 volumes, first editions except where noted, 8vo, original publisher's crepe paper wrappers, stabbed and sewn, cloth slipcase.
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