[JAPANESE FAIRY TALE SERIES]. JAMES, Mrs. T.H. (transalator). [Suzuki KASON (illustrator)]. Schippeitaro: Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No. 17. Tokyo; T. Hasegawa, circa 1890.
8vo. Original processed silk crêpe paper wrappers printed in woodblock colours with original silk stitching to spine; pp. , including wrappers; printed throughout on crêped paper in woodblock colours on Japanese-folded leaves, an attractive copy with some spotting and dusting to covers, with a couple of indentations to upper wrapper; internally clean throughout.
Early edition of this fairy tale involving phantom cats.