Maneki Neko: Japan's Beckoning Cats - From Talisman to Pop Icon
Foreword by Rob Sidner, Director. Introduction to the Billie Moffit Collection by Alan Scott Pate, Author.
The first major work in any language about a beguiling facet of Japanese folk art, this book reveals the origins, history, lore and meaning of these alluring and enigmatically artful felines. With superb photographs and scholarly but accessible text by Alan Scott Pate, this beautiful book highlights the most important museum collection of Maneki Neko in the United States. Hardbound: 115 pp.