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The Book of Tea, Okakura Kakuzo

The Book of Tea by Okakura Kakuzo

'Perfection is everywhere if we only chose to recognise it'

The Book of Tea describes how the beauty and simplicity of Japanese daily life is inspired by Teasim.

Okakura Kakuzo explains all the different aspects of the tea-ceremony, from th erole of the tea-masters to the stages of making and serving tea. He shows how Teaism interconnects with spirituality, art appreciation and flower-arranging to bring joy to the individual and to enrich Japanese culture. 

First published in 1906, this edition features delightful illustraions by Sayuri Romei and an afterword by Anna Sherman. 

Macmillan Collector's Library

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