The World of Buddha [IN JAPANESE]  

Author Nakamura, Hajime; Nara, Yasuaki; Satoh, Ryojun / Maruyama, Isamu [Photographs]
Place of Publication Tokyo
Publication Name Gakken
Year 1980
Language(s) Japanese
RARE comprehensive illustrated monograph on the World of Buddha by one of the leading 20th-century scholars of Buddhism - Hajime Nakamura (1912-1999), a Japanese academic of Vedic, Hindu and Buddhist scriptures. Nakamura was an expert on Sanskrit and Pali, Professor in Tokyo Imperial University from 1954 to 1973, as well as the founder of Toho Gakuin (The Eastern Institute). Among his many writings are commentaries on Buddhist scriptures and the first translation of the entire Pali Tripitaka into Japanese, a work still considered the definitive translation to date against which all later translations are measured. The book contains numerous color and b&w illustrations and maps. 365x270mm. 512 pages. Orange-brown cloth bound Hardcover laid in illustrated slipcase. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Slipcase rubbed. Slipcase front side bumped. Slipcase edges/corners peeling. Spine edges slightly bumped. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare and profusely illustrated history of Buddhism in its various manifestations throughout the ages, beautifully bound and published in album format, is in very good condition.
Please note
  • This item is overweight. We may ask for extra shipping costs.
  • Photographs of this book are available on demand.
Price $120.00
(Price does not include Shipping Costs!)
Catalog Index Number MC 15 17

View more books, in related categories:
Art of the Ancient World
Asian and Far Eastern History & Literature
Asian, Far Eastern & Oceanic Art
Eastern Literature & Art
Eastern Religions & Philosophy
World Religions

Homepage     About us     Advanced Search     Contact Us     Help!

6 Shatz St. (26 King George st. corner) Jerusalem
Near the Artists' House and Betzal'el Academy


TEL: +972-2-6231087 (02-6231087)

FAX: +972-2-6255513 (02-6255513)