Japanese Fairy Tale - Princess Splendor Scarce, smaller sized first edition
[Japan] Japanese Fairy Tale. Translated into English by E. Rothesay Miller. Illustrations by Kobayashi (Sensai) Eitaku. This is the scarce, first edition on crepe paper which is noticeably smaller in size than the larger second edition (which has the same date in the colophon). Also, with the Sampson Low, Marston and Co. London imprint on title page.
Tokyo. Hasegawa Takejiro. 1889.
94pp. 15 x 10.5cm
In good to very good condition. Some age wear to covers. Lower part of front cover just starting to come away from silk tie. Internally very good. b35041390