Zen and Japanese Culture
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Routledge and Keegan Paul Ltd.
Black and yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering and design
Good, some foxing to page ends but largely clean and unmarked. Previous owner's inscription on flyleaf.
Fair, somewhat faded and tattered at edges.
An enlarged and revised second edition of "Zen Buddhism and its Influence on Japanese Culture," first published in 1938. This is the second printing, April 1960, of the second edition 1959.
Illustrated throughout with approx. 70 black and white plates, including four that fold out.
A comprehensive history of Japanese religion, life and culture, with a section on art.