A view of a vanishing world is afforded by the life stories of three women trained in the severe and strictured province of the geisha. The system whereby a poor but promisingly beautiful and talented Japanese girl could become at once an individual sacrifice and worldly success could also produce women of temporal power and tempered spirit honoured in their ordained orbit.
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A hardcover first English copy with red cloth and gilt title, the dust jacket is torn and has a large ink stain on the front. There is wear to the edges and corners of the cover and a nick to the front. There is also some foxing and toning to the edges and inside the front page.
Published by Editions Domat
First Published in Great Britain