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HEARN, Lafcadio
STRAY LEAVES FROM STRANGE LITERATURE
James R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1884. Stories Reconstructed from the Anvari-Soheill, Baital, Pachisi, Mahabharata, Pantchatantra, Gulistan, Talmud, Kalewala, etc. Blue-green cloth with decorations and lettering stamped in black and gilt. BAL 7912. First issue of author's first book, preceded by a translation. Housed in a half green morocco slipcase with matching green cloth chemise. Small stain to the margins of several pages. Front hinge with some cracking, as often the case, but still tight. Slight rubbing and soiling to covers, gilt on spine still bright. Near Fine housed in a Very Good half morocco slipcase with rubbing to the raised bands and spine tips of the slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB [Fleetwood, PA, U.S.A.]
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