JAPAN An Interpretation

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

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Gilt-stamped brown cloth. 2 pages of ads; 8vo; 549 pages; , Lafcadio Hearn (1850 - 1904) is generally regarded as the most perceptive Western writer on Japan and Japanese culture of his time. The present volume is his best-known work on the subject, covering every topic from family life to religious practices. This fourth printing (BAL 7942) , produced three months after the first, is considered significant in its own right because it includes the first appearance of the appendix on pages 529 - 534, a lengthy letter titled "Herbert Spencer's Advice to Japan. "

Title: JAPAN An Interpretation

Author Name: Hearn, Lafcadio

Categories: Other,

Edition: First US Edition; Fourth Printing

Publisher: Macmillan: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Small ink notation on copyright page, just a touch of bumping/wear at extremities, very faint spot to front cover, tight, bright, and near fine overall.

Seller ID: 267