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Chin Chin Kobakama. Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 25

Rendered into English by Lafcadio Hearn. Story by Suzuki Kason or Arai Yoshimune (uncredited)

Published by T. Hasegawa, Tokyo
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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N.d, circa 1903. Probably first edition. Unpaginated, twelve folded-over leaves, including cover. Larger format, 7.5 by 5.25 inches, or 19 by 13.5 cm. Probably the best tale ever built around toothpicks! A fairy tale of the supernatural retribution meted out to lazy women, with a second shorter variant of the same story included as well. This copy has particularly crisp and bright color! Light soiling to covers, and some minor waviness where fabric dinged by bottom edge. Bookseller Inventory # 001866

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Title: Chin Chin Kobakama. Japanese Fairy Tale ...

Publisher: T. Hasegawa, Tokyo

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