Collection: Stephen Griffin Collection >> Kusa-Hibari from the book "Kottō" / by Lafcadio Hearn.
from the book "Kottō" /
by Lafcadio Hearn.
|Main Creator:||Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.|
|Published / Created:||
Indianapolis : [Benham & Munday], 1939.
"Three hundred and fifty copies of this little book were printed for Howard Waldemar Sams by Benham & Munday, in December, 1939." - colophon page. A very similar Christmas memento was printed in Montreal in 1924. There is a two page preface by Howard Waldemar Sams for this Christmas token. In the selection, Hearn recounts the great sadness and guilt he felt in neglecting to feed one of his singing insects.
Green boards, green ink on greyish paper, red ink for title, paper label on front cover panel, sparkling paper on boards and in text. Very festive.
Physical description: 15 pages : frontispiece ; 22 cm.
|Contained in:||Stephen Griffin Collection|
GR P 648: Stephen Griffin Collection
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|GR P 648||Main Reading Room||Griffin|