Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Numbers 1 - 16 bound in four volumes.
Edition: 1st Edition
London: Griffth Farran & Co, No Date [circa 1895-1900]. The first sixteen titles of this series printed on crepe paper, beginning with MOMOTARO and ending with THE WOODEN BOWL. The set bound in green cloth, gilt. Each endpaper with a gift inscription dated 1902. Front inner joint of volume 1 just cracking; else a very handsome set. The 16 titles are; Momotaro; Tongue Cut Sparrow; Battle of the Monkey and the Crab; The Old Man who made the Dead Trees Blossom; Kach-Kachi Mountain; The Mouses's Wedding; The Old man and the Devils; The Fisher-Boy Urashima; The Serpent with Eight Heads; The Matsuyama Mirror; The Hare of Inaba; The Cub's Triumph; The Silly Jelly-Fish; The Princes Fire-Flash & Fire-Fade; My Lord Bag-O'-Rice; The Wooden Bowl.