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Nara Buddhist Art: Todai-ji. by TAKESHI KOBAYASHI - Reprint. - 1975. - from Asia Bookroom and

Nara Buddhist Art: Todai-ji.


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New York.: Weatherhill.. Reprint.. 1975.. Translated and adapted by Richard L. Gage. Folding map, colour and black and white illustrations, one folding, 157pp, light wear dustjacket, elegant bookplate tipped in front free endpaper, minor loss front free endpaper, square quarto, good copy. Study of seventh and eighth century Japanese Buddhist art. The book is centered around a giant bronze statue known as the Great Buddha, cast at Nara the center of artistic activity at the time, and the great temple Todai-ji where the Great Buddha is enshrined. .
  • Bookseller: Asia Bookroom AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 91771
  • Title: Nara Buddhist Art: Todai-ji.
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: Reprint.
  • Publisher: Weatherhill.
  • Place: New York.
  • Date published: 1975.
  • Keywords: Art, Asian art, Buddhism, buddhist, Buddhist Art, Japan, Japanese art, Religion, zz_Gallery_Out_of_Print_and_Secondhand_Books


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