Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1904.
Early reprint with copyright date of 1904 and no date on title page.
Twenty kwaidan, or "weird tales," culled from Japanese literature and storytellers. Nelson Bentley’s copy with his signature and date (September 1950) first free endpaper. Nelson Bentley (1918-1990) was an American poet and professor at University of Washington who studied under W. H. Auden at the University of Michigan (1941-1942) and co-founded Poetry Northwest and The Seattle Review.Item #901732
5-1/8 x 7-1/2", orange and green decorated black cloth, orange print, 240pp, two black & white illustration of drawings by Keishu Takenouchi, one as frontispiece (with tissue guard) and one facing page 203.
Fore-edge of one pair of leaves rather sloppily opened, a little bumping and wear to extreme corners, a tight, square copy in very good condition.