East Asian Buddhism and Related
Scholarly books on the history of Buddhism in East Asia, mainly in Chinese and Japanese, very uncommon in commerce.
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Kyoto: Hozokan, 1988-1989. Hardcover. 2 volumes, cloth in slipcases, very good set. Text in Japanese. Discusses the Nyorai doctrine in Buddhism: although originally applied only to Buddha himself, with the advent of Mahayana Buddhism "Tathagata" (and therefore Nyorai) came to be used for all those who have achieved enlightenment, entities.....
Tokyo: Daito Shuppansha, 1979. First edition. Leather Bound. First Edition. c.1979. Hardcover. Quarter leather, gilt spine titles. 4to. 384pp. Very Good. Some soiling to boards, rubbing at corners, previous owner's personal label inside cover, inkstamp on bottom edge of text block and rear endpaper.