The Way of Tea.
New York & Tokyo : Weatherhill, 1971. First edition 329 pp., oblong 8vo. Hardcover in clear dj. First edition. This book has been printed & bound in Japan to the highest standards of Japanese craftsmanship. Illustrated w/ 101 pgs of b&w photos. A comprehensive history of Japanese tea ceremony, including the architecture, utensils & finally the actual practice of formal & informal ceremonies in modern times. Moderate cocking & shaking to spine; binding somewhat loose but holding. Hinges split. Po pen inscription to contents pg & some sm dog ears scattered to otherwise clean & crisp textblock. Very Good Hardcover 0834800594 (Item ID: 156990)