Okakura Kakuro - Le livre du thé. Traduit de l'anglais [...]. Illustrations de Loka Hasegawa

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Okakura Kakuro - Le livre du thé. Traduit de l'anglais par Gabriel Mourey. Illustrations de Loka Hasegawa - Paris - André Delpeuch, Éditeur - 1927 - 1st edition - [168] pp - Paper wrappers- 13 x 16,5 cm.

Condition: Fragile - Cover with wear, tear along spine. But neat copy. Added: newspaper clipping and postcard.

Antique booklet with French translation of The Book of Tea (1906) by the Japanese writer Okakura Kakuzō / Tenshin (1863-1913); an important long essay on the traditional tea ceremony in Japan. Illustrated with black and white drawings. With table of contents. Text in French. Series: Orientales.

¶ Attractive oriental cover illustration by unknown artist (initials: E.BL.). The Book of Tea, an important piece of writing in tea and Buddhist Zen literature, is said to have inspired the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Arthur Wesley Dow and Georgia O'Keeffe.

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