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January/2019 release in the US and Europe 

WAGASHI : The Art of Japanese Confectionery

WAGASHI : The Art of Japanese Confectionery
An exquisite photography art of Japanese confectionery, Wagashi.

Since ancient times, Japanese Wagashi culture has captured the hearts of Japanese people. Its beauty and charm is the culmination of Japanese tradition spanning more than 500 years. This book introduces the beauty of Wagashi, categorizing each type by month and by season, offering insights into the seasonal aspect of each creation. Readers will learn how each confectionery’s concept and deep meaning are closely tied to the ephemeral tastes and sights that characterize the four seasons of Japan, which have been appreciated and enjoyed by Japanese people for generations. All of the confectioneries in this collection have been selected from long-stablished, famous confectionery companies such as Kawabatadouki (Kyoto), Kameya Iori (Kyoto) and Toraya (Tokyo). This title brings the best of Wagashi to readers who are sure to be mesmerized and delighted by the delicacy and beauty of Wagashi wherever they are in the world.


Book and Cover design: Kazuya Takaoka
Selection and Tex: Mtsuo Takahashi
Photographs: Hiroshi Yoda

美しい和菓子グラフィティ

古来より日本人の心を捕えて離さない和菓子文化。その美しさと魅力は500年以上の伝統が創りだしてきた和の芸術でもあります。本書ではその美しさを我々が愛する和の季節感とともに紹介していきます。老舗の川端道善、亀屋伊織、虎屋黒川がつくりだす美しい数々の和菓子に酔いしれて下さい。
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Size:210×148mm
Pages:388Pages(Full Color)
Binding:Softbound
ISBN:978-4-7562-4974-6 C0072
Release Date : Apr/2018
Language : J/E bilingual
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $3,800.00
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