About this book
A new, deluxe edition of the hugely popular and critically acclaimed memoir, with colour illustrations throughout. This new photography of the famous netsuke collection has been handpicked by De Waal from his family archive. The book won a Costa Award and De Waal was named New Writer of the Year at the Galaxy National Book Awards.
Presents photographs of the celebrated netsuke collection - 264 Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox. From a burgeoning empire in Odessa to fin de siecle Paris, from occupied Vienna to post-war Tokyo, the author traces the netsuke's journey through generations of his family.
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