Lafacadio Hearn’s Kwaidan

We have another spooky book from our collection. This one comes from the Limited Editions book club. Published In 1901, Lafacadio Hearn’s Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things contains a variety of legends and ghost stories that Hearn learned while living in Japan during the turn of the 19th century.

This special edition published in 1932 has a beautiful binding, illustrations by Yasumasa Fujita, and most importantly ghosts.

Kwaidan box

Kwaidan clasps

Kwaidan cover

Kwaidan pastedown and endpaper

Kwaidan illustrations

Kwaidan illustration

Kwaidan title page

Kwaidan illustration

Kwaidan illustration

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