OCCIDENTAL GLEANINGS ... SKETCHES AND ESSAYS. Now First Collected by Albert Mordell. London: William Heinemann, 1925. Octavo, Two volumes: [i-iv] v-xlii [xliii-xliv] 1-275 [276: blank]; [i-iv] v-ix [x-xii] 1-289 [290-292: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], title pages printed in red and black, original blue cloth, spine panels lettered and ruled in gold, front and rear panels ruled in blind, top edges plain, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition, British issue. Previously uncollected early articles and sketches first published in literary papers in Cincinnati (the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER and the CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL) and New Orleans (the DAILY CITY ITEM and the TIMES-DEMOCRAT) between 1872 and 1886 during Hearn's American days, and three other publications for which he wrote in the 1880s. BAL 7990. A fine copy. (#164092).