New York: Fall River Press, 2012. [First Edition, First Printing] Numberline:13579108642. Hardcover. Tall 8vo., 272pp., profusley illustrated in color. Fine. Item #9856
Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford (1837-1916) was a career Britiish diplomat who served for several years in Japan while the country was opening up to Western influences. Fascinated by Japanese culture Mitford published his collection of folktales and traditions under the title "Tales of Old Japan" in 18781.