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Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Auction:
2526B
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$711$600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904), Japanese Fairy Tales, Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, [c. 1920s], comprising five titles bound with silk floss, including "The Goblin Spider," "The Boy who Drew Cats," "The Old Woman who Lost her Dumpling," "Chin Chin Kobakama," and "The Fountain of Youth," hand-printed colored woodcut prints on crepe paper, in cloth fold-over wrap with bone ties, 8vo, (good, minor wear to wrap).
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Tokyo, The Fountain of Youth, Chin Chin Kobakama, Drew Cats, Foreign advisors to the government in Meiji period Japan, Graphic design, Lafcadio Hearn, Silk, Woodcut

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