Early Buddhist Japan. – J. Edward Kidder.

J. Edward Kidder.


Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd . London. 1972 (First Edition)
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8vo, IX, 212pp. Hardcover in blue cloth with gold publisher’s logo on front cover, and light scuffing to corners with price-clipped d/w in white and purple in excellent condition, now protected by clear archival covering, text is in pristine condition as are the sevearal pages of b/w photograpic illustrations at the rear of the text-block. This concise book is an introduction to Buddhism in the middle of the sixth century AD, with extensive source notes at the end of the text including 90 photographs, 61 line drawings, 6 maps and 1 table. This period is actually regarded as the beginning of cultural history in Japan.