The Gods Of Northern Buddhism.

GETTY, ALICE.

Publisher

At The Clarendon Press.

Place

Oxford

Date

1914

Synopsis

Their history, iconography and progressive evolution through the northern buddhist countries. by alice getty. with a general introduction on buddhism translated from the french of j. deniker. illustrations from the collection of henry h. getty.

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11.5 x 9 inches. lii + 196 pp. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, with gilt borders, enclosing block on front board and publisher's device at foot of spine. Deckled edges, top edge gilt. Minor wear to extremities, darkening of fly leaves and a little edge spotting; otherwise a very good attractive copy. Illustrated by 66 plates with 8 in colour with captioned tissue guards, including frontispiece and key to frontispiece, opposite p. 162. and by 15 tables. Lavishly illustrated study of the deities of Northern Buddhism, Tibet, China, Mongolia and Japan. First edition of a title with a number of recent versions.

[Stock No. 27226]

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