Urasenke Chanoyu Handbook, Volume I
These two volumes are intended as student textbooks. Volume One includes a brief history of chanoyu and covers the basic procedures for the guest, warigeiko (basic movements), and ryakubon (the simplest procedure for making tea, using a tray and a kettle that has a spout and handle).
Volume Two covers the basic procedures for making tea using a furo (brazier) and ro (open hearth built in the floor). Instructions for both koicha (thick tea) and usucha (thin tea) are included.
This book is a must-have addition to your library if you are studying Japanese Tea Ceremony, or if you are interested in being a guest at a tea ceremony.
This book is paper bound, and is published in English by The Urasenke Foundation. It has many excellent photographs. It is in good condition.