Reveries and Studies in New Japan. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1895. 2 pp undated ads. Original yellow cloth decorated in silver.
First Edition, first printing (with the leaves bulking 1-1/8 inches, and with the preliminary and terminal ads as indicated by Blanck). This is a collection of eleven pieces by Hearn, about his adopted country. The binding design is by Sarah Whitman.~This copy is in near-fine condition (scarcely any wear at all, but with very minor darkening of this extremely soil-prone yellow cloth). Blanck 7927. Housed in a (worn) slipcase, this copy bears the small leather "Blairhame" bookplate of the noted collector Mrs. J. Insley Blair. Item #13703