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The book of tea

By OKAKURA, Kakuzo

subjects: beverages, japan, cookery of,

  • 1. The book of tea | by | Okakura-Kakuzo
    London and New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1906
    18.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii-ix [x], [1-3] 4-160   Green cloth
    Bib:   A40   B349   Noling 315  
    GB:   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
    US:   DLC  

    Okakura gives the origin and history of tea, and describes the tea ceremony in Japan.

  • 2. — The book of tea | a Japanese harmony of art | culture & the simple life | by Okakura-Kakuzo
    Edinburgh and London: T. N. Foulis; [November 1919]
    20.0 x 11.0 cm   Pp [v-x] xi [xii-xiv], [15-16] 17-139 [140], [i-ii] publ ads   [5s on p i of publ ads]   Brown cloth with bamboo branches on front
    Can:   BVaUB  
    GB:   LB   *LoEN   MCe   OB   WYoBCe  
    US:   ViU   TU   IEN   MiD   MBU   MiDW   OClW   RP   MH   NIC   OrU  

    The publication date is printed on the verso of the title-page.% American editions: NUCat lists New York: Fox, Duffield and Co, 1906; second edition, New York: Duffield, 1906; New York: Duffield and Co, 1912; New York: Duffield, 1919; New York: Fox, Duffield and Co, 1921; New York: Dodd, Mead, [c1926]; New York: Duffield, 1926; tenth edition, New York: Duffield, 1928; fourteenth edition, New York: Duffield, 1930; fifteenth edition, New York: Duffield, 1931; and sixteenth edition, New York: Duffield and Green, 1932. LB holds "The book of tea... with foreword and biographical sketch by Elise Grilli", Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co, 1959. OPo(F) has an edition edited and introduced by Everett F. Bleiler, New York: Dover Publications Inc, [1964].% Other editions: There were several editions published outside the United States and Britain, some of which are cited in NUCat.