LAFCADIO HEARN. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1961. Octavo, pp. [i-ix] x-xi [xii-xiii] xiv-xvi [xvii-xviii]  2-362 [363-366: blank], frontispiece, cloth. First edition. Stevenson's fine biography of Hearn was a nonfiction finalist for the 1962 National Book Award. Elizabeth Stevenson (1919-1999), Georgia writer and Emory University professor, the first women to win the Bancroft Prize (1956, for HENRY JAMES: A BIOGRAPHY). Reprinted as THE GRASS LARK: A STUDY OF LAFCADIO HEARN (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1999). A very good copy in very good dust jacket. (#164074).
First printing so stated on copyright page.