OLD TALES OF JAPAN: Volume I.
Edition: First edition.
Japan: Dai-Nippon Printing Co, (1947). Hardcover first edition - Three Japanese folk tales translated into English by Yasuda and illustrated with full color plates and some smaller black and white drawings by Yoshinobu Sakakura. Includes The Story of Shitakiri Suzume (The Tongue-cut Sparrow), The Story of Nezumi No Yomeiri (The Marriage of a Mouse) and The Story of Urashima Taro (The Fisherman). The first of four volumes of Japanese folk tales published just after World War II. Foreword by Elizabeth Grey Vining. 92 pp plus final illustration and a list of the 4 volumes. Decorative endpapers.
Condition: Good overall in illustrated red boards (usual toning to the pages)