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"Furo: The Japanese Bath"  by Peter Grilli & Dana Levy

"Furo: The Japanese Bath" by Peter Grilli & Dana Levy

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"Furo: The Japanese Bath" by Peter Grilli & Dana Levy. First Edition, 1985, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. "New" condition. 191 pages. With forward by Isamu Noguchi. Color and B/W photos. Chapters: The Spirit of the Bath, The History of Bathing, Public Baths, Onsen: The Hot Spring Bath, The Domestic Bath, A Guide to Hot Springs. "Discover the traditions and thinking of a land that has made bathing into a sensual art and a national pastime, and let its wisdom be an inspiration for your bath, your hot tub, your way of life. For the lucky traveler to Japan, there is an annotated list of two hundred select hot springs - a guide to perhaps the ultimate in Japanese bathing experiences. And for the rest of you, this advice: if you only bathe once, let it be in a Japanese bath."