The Kingdom of Slender Swords by Rives 1910
The Kingdom of Slender Swords. By Hallie Erminie Rives (Mrs. Post Wheeler), Illustrated by A. B. Wenzell, New York, 1910.
What especially touched and concerned me was, of course, the Japanese characters depicted, the motives of these actors in their respective roles, and other Japanese incidents connected with the story. I am most agreeably impressed with the remarkable insight into, and the just appreciation of, the Japanese spirit displayed by the author.
Hallie Erminie Rives (1874-1956) was a best-selling popular novelist and wife of the American diplomat Post Wheeler.
Very good with light soil on rear cover & spine, mild foxing to a few pages & hinge starting on inside front. Colored pastedown and colored full page frontis. About 7-1/2 x 5 with 434 plus one pages. Illustrated.