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Image for Early History of Buddhism in Ceylon Or "State of Buddhism in Ceylon As Revealed by the Pali Commentaries of the 5th Century A. D."

Early History of Buddhism in Ceylon Or "State of Buddhism in Ceylon As Revealed by the Pali Commentaries of the 5th Century A. D."

By: Adikaram, E. W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Migoda, Ceylon, D. S. Puswella: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5966


[12] 154, [50] pgs. Index. Original soft cloth covers in dark cream buckram with red. Covers are soiled, worm holes throughout spine. Interior front and first few pages have extensive worming at the center gutter, front board starting to separate at bottom gutter (outer cloth not separating) , contents a bit proud and leaning forward, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Quite scare first edition of this scholarly history of buddhism in Sri Lanka. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tal... View more info

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The Collected Works of Chinul the Korean Approach to Zen

By: Chinul & Robert E. Buswell Jr.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, University of Hawai'i Press: 1983

Seller ID: 5952


Xvi + 468 pp. Index. Glossary, bibliography, character list. Frontis plate, illustrated with tables and charts. Grey cloth with silver gilt has moderate normal wear. Bottom edge has "Korea" written in black marker. The reason the price is so low is that the top edge of the entire interior of the book has water damage with a ripple throughout -- appears to be a beverage catastrophe -- otherwise clean and unmarked. Aethetically unpleasing but the book is still soun... View more info

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Dictionaire Encyclopedique Du Boudhisme

By: Cornu, Philippe

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions du Seuil: 2001

Seller ID: 5853


843 pp. Glossary of Chinese terms with Japanes & Sanskrit equivalents. In French. Black dust jacket with Bhudda's face in green with gold has a bit of edge wear, old price sticker at rear, book itself has hint of wear at spine tips, otherwise clean and nice. Good copy. ; French Edition; 10.55 X 7.64 X 2.44 inches; 843 pages View more info

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The Gods of Northern Buddhism -- 2nd Revised Edition Their History, Iconography and Progressive Evolution Through the Northern Buddhist Countries : Translated from the French by J. Deniker

By: Getty, Alice

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1928

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7562


2nd editionlii, 220 pp. Index. Color plate at frontis, LXVII plates of which I, V, XXXVI, XLII, XLV, LV, LXI and frontis are in colours. Green cloth with gilt of the Buddhist Wheel with the six syllables of the Mantra of Avalokitesvara. Illustrations from the collection of Henry H. Getty. Ex-lib with white spine numbers at bottom spine, interior has normal library marks, pocket. Bottom front board bumped at corner, some rubbing at edges, back board is slightly bowed ... View more info

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The Caves of Dunhuang

By: Jinshi, Fan

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Scala Arts Publishers Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7368


256 pp. Chronology, glossary. Heavily illustrated in color. Matte heavy paper wraps with a photo of Bhudda in parinirvana is clean and nice. A beautiful copy. Mogao, and the other cave sites at and around Dunhuang were a meeting point of Buddhist and Central Asian art and culture with Chinese civilization. The caves, founded by Buddhist monks from the 4th century, were the focus of worship for over 1000 years. The murals with which they were decorated create one of t... View more info

Buddhist Paintings in Gandhara

By: Khan, M. N.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Peshawar, Dr. M. Nasim Khan: 2000

Seller ID: 8911


vi, 87pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Bibliography, photographs, illustrations. Book has blue paper hardcover with illustrations on front cover and red and white text on covers and spine. Wear on covers, creasing on covers. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages View more info

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Masterpieces of Japanese Buddhist Art. Nara National Museum 100th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition. April 22nd-June 4th, 1995

By: Nobuyoshi, Yamamoto, Director

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Nara, Japan, Nara National Museum: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004650


370 pp. Printed back to front. Primarily in Japanese but English list of exhibits as well as a short English essay on the history of the art. Magnificent plates. Glossy red paper covers with gilt and black are clean, bit of edge curling, interior bottom edges have a little curl as well, otherwise clean and unmarked. 2 leaf folio flyer tucked in. Lovely, scarce copy. ; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

The Sacred Oasis

By: Vincent, Irene Vongher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1953

Seller ID: 9130


xix, 114pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Frontis, photographs, index. Book has yellow and blue cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket is grey and cream with black text on spine and covers with illustration on front cover. Dust jacket has mylar cover. Illustrated front and back pastedowns and flyleaves. Book plates on front flyleaf and edge page. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 137 pages View more info