[A] tremendous book ... with wit and scholarship and vivid photography. It is the best alternative possible to having them in your hands.
Edmund de Waal - author of The Hare With Amber Eyes
The British Museum, which holds more than 2,300 netsuke in its collection, has just published a guide to 100 of the finest of these miniature masterpieces by Noriko Tsuchiya, a curator who specializes in Japanese decorative arts.
Wall Street Journal
The book also features 99 other netsuke, all exquisite and many funny or quirky (and, in one case, rather naughty). In short, all human life is here – in miniature.
Eastern Daily Press
A miniature treat.