In Ghostly Japan

Hearn, (Patrick) Lafcadio Hearn ( Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo )

Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Company, London, 1906
Condition: Fair/good Hardcover
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ix + 241 pages. Original hardback with embossed gilt title front & spine, in fair/ good condition, minor wear, darkened spine. Contents good, Illustration opposite title page still retains it's tissue paper in good condition, no inscriptions, decorative ex libris of Maude Dade inside front cover. Has 4 full-page b/w plates and 5 b/w illustrations within the text. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn 1850 - 1904), known also by his Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (?? ???), was born in Lefkada ( his middle name), a Greek Ionian Island, the son of Sergeant Major Charles Bush Hearn (of Ireland) and Rosa Antoniou Kassimati, a noble Greek woman, Lived in various countries, Ireland, from 1872 to 1875 a reporter for the Cincinnati Daily Enquirer, West Indies as a correspondent in 1887. In 1890 he was in Japan, found a home, a Japanese wife and his greatest inspiration. The Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum and his old residence are still two of Matsue's most popular tourist attractions. He became a naturalized Japanese, assuming the name Koizumi Yakumo, in 1896 after accepting a teaching position in Tokyo. 13 x 19.5cm Approx. Bookseller Inventory # 001904

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Title: In Ghostly Japan

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Company, London

Publication Date: 1906

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition:Fair/good

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