AN AMERICAN MISCELLANY ... ARTICLES AND STORIES Now First Collected by Albert Mordell. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1924. Octavo, Two volumes: [i-iv] v-lxxix [lxxx] lxxxi-lxxxii [lxxxiii-lxxxiv] 1-227 [228: blank]; [1-2] [i-iv] v-vii [viii] 1-265 [266-268] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], title pages printed in red and black, original red cloth, paper labels affixed to spine panels, top edges stained green, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Early articles, sketches, prose poems and stories published between 1874 and 1890 during Hearn's American days, 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) as well as seven articles published in CENTURY MAGAZINE, SOUTHERN BIVOUAC, HARPER'S WEEKLY, COSMOPOLITAN (two articles) and HARPER'S MAGAZINE. Includes several ghost stories: "The Cedar Closet" (1 March 1874), the earliest discovered Hearn story, "Banjo Jim's Story," "The Restless Dead" and "Some Strange Experience." BAL 7985. Some chipping to edges of spine labels, a clean, tight, very good set. (#164093).
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