KOTTO: BEING JAPANESE CURIOS, WITH SUNDRY COBWEBS. New York: The Macmillan Company. London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1902. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii-x] [1-2] 3-251 [252: blank] [253-254: ads], three inserted plates, illustrations in the text by Genjiro Yeto, title page printed in red and black, illustrations in text printed in orange, original pictorial olive cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green, black and gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. Title leaf is integral part of first gathering and the background is printed upside down. This collection of literary sketches includes nine "old stories" selected from "old Japanese books, to illustrate some strange beliefs." Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 H-438. BAL 7938 (noted state 1). Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a bright, nearly fine copy. (#80600).
"October, 1902" on copyright page.