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(Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904), La Nouvelle Atala ou La Fille de L'Esprit. Legende Indienne Par Chahta-Ima (De la Louisiane), New Orleans, Louisiana, 1879, original printed pictorial wraps, 12mo, (soiling to wraps, spine split and signatures loose, age typical defects). BAL 7910.

Note: This contains Lafcadio Hearn's first contribution to a book, a review called "A Louisiana Idyl."

Estimate $800-1,200

Soiling to wraps, spine split and signatures loose, age typical defects.

Keywords

Esprit, Louisiana, New Orleans, Bookbinding, Foreign advisors to the government in Meiji period Japan, Lafcadio Hearn

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