ESSAYS IN EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL LITERATURE ... Arranged and Edited by Albert Mordell. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1923. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xiii [xiv-xviii] [1-2] 3-339 [340-342: blank], title page printed in red and black, original red cloth, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, top edge stained green, fore-edge rough trimmed, bottom edge trimmed. First edition. Forty-seven essays on literary topics published in the TIMES-DEMOCRAT between 1883 and 1887, including twenty on French literature. Hearn was a pioneer in translating and writing about contemporary French writers: Zola, Maupassant, Loti, Bourget and others. BAL 7979. 1923 Christmas gift inscription on front free endpaper and recipient's name and address stamped in the front and rear endpapers. cloth a bit rubbed at edges, a very good copy. (#164096).
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