(Garden View Press)

Kwaidan: Jikininki, Yuki-Onna. Two Japanese Fairy Tales.

Batchelder, Warren (illus.)

Tustin, CA: Garden View Press, (1969). 57pp., frenchfold. One of 200 copies with color illustrations by Warren Batchelder. "Kwaidan," in Japanese, means "weird, haunting tales," and the two stories included tell the tales of a ghostly, shape-shifting priest and a mysterious woman, dressed in white, encountered in a snowstorm. Stab-sewn in a binding of embroidered silk at the Dragon Bindery. Prospectus laid-in. Housed in a folding blue cloth case with clasp, and with the rare original publisher's box. Very fine. (Bradbury, p. 83). (2 1/4 by 2; 58x51mm). Item #30730

Price: $350.00

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