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

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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 in, blanks a little grubby and title page has some thumbing, but otherwise clean and attractive. A beautiful book. Indispensable reference for art historians, scholars of Eastern philosophy and religion. Wealth of detailed scholarly information on names, attributes, symbolism, pictorial representations of virtually every major and minor divinity in Mahayana pantheon, as worshipped in Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Mongolia, and Japan.; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall

Title: 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

Author Name: Getty, Alice

Categories: History: Asia, Religion - Buddhism,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 7562

Keywords: Buddhaism Mahayanist Pantheon Turkestan; Indo-China,