Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1887.
First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 185 pp, in original red cloth with floral patterned endpapers. Boards dust-soiled, cloth frayed along joints and at spine ends. Binding sound, text clean, with the exception of a small spot on the title page. Original owner's signature, dated 1887, on front flyleaf. Small label of bookseller Geo. F. Wharton of New Orleans on front pastedown. One of Hearn's earliest books, a retelling of ancient Chinese legends that he describes in the preface as selected for their "weird beauty." BAL 7916.