LITERARY ESSAYS ... Edited by Ichiro Nishizaki. [Tokyo]: The Hokuseido Press, . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] 1-209 [210: blank] flyleaf at rear with printed colophon tipped onto recto, original green cloth, spine panel stamped in silver, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, top edge stained black, yellow endpapers. First edition. Collects fifty sketches and essays written by Hearn for Cincinnati and New Orleans newspapers in his American days. BAL 8041. Spine ends worn, stain on front cover, text block a bit shaken, a good copy. (#164120).