LAFCADIO HEARN: SELECTED WRITINGS 1872-1877. Edited and Comoiled by Wm. S. Johnson. Indianapolis: Woodruff Publications, 1979. Octavo, pp. [i] ii-x 1-226, frontispiece photographic portrait of Hearn, illustrated endpapers, cloth. First edition. Limited to 750 numbered copies (this copy not numbered). A presentation copy with brief signed inscription by Johnson on the title page. A selection of Hearn's writings published in the CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL in the 1870s. "The Early Writings of Lafcadio Hearn: A Bibliography," compiled by O. W. Frost, an important 421-item bibliography and key to Hearn's early work (1872-1878) published in books through 1939, is appended, pp. 209-225. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at edges, small chip from the upper left corner of the front panel, and some wrinkling to rear panel. (#164100).
"This first edition numbers 750 copies / of which 700 are for sale. / This is number" on page 226.