BUYING CHRISTMAS TOYS AND OTHER ESSAYS ... Edited by Ichiro Nishizaki. [Tokyo]: The Hokuseido Press, . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] 1-166, flyleaf at rear with printed colophon tipped onto recto, original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, top edge stained black, cream endpapers. First edition. Collects forty-five sketches and essays written by Hearn for the Cincinnati and New Orleans newspapers in his American days. BAL 8040. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with 16x16 mm chip from head of spine panel and some dust soiling. (#80585).