Some Chinese Ghosts by Lafcadio Hearn

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Some Chinese Ghosts by Lafcadio Hearn

49.00

Condition:

Gently Worn
(Cover has been bent along the middle. Cover shows some shelf-wear. Spine is faded. Pages iii through ix have some crumple damage just at the top. Interior is otherwise clean and free of marks. Tight binding.

Description:

Vintage hardcover version. Originally written in 1886, this magnificent collectible edition is from 1927! Richly atmospheric, this collection features supernatural tales rooted in ancient Chinese legends. The author, an expert in Oriental lore, was praised by The New York Times for his "rare skill" and "gorgeousness of description." The originality, power, and literary charm of these stories will captivate readers of all ages. In his introduction to "Some Chinese Ghosts," written in 1886, Lafcadio Hearn states that he was searching for tales of "weird beauty," of the elegance hidden within Oriental tales of the supernatural which evoked a mood more than outright fright or horror. This book is brick-colored cover with gold gilt. This book is from 1927! Books of this age are incredibly rare and hard to find. Smoke-free, pet-free household. All sales final.

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