The Development of Chinese Zen after the Sixth Patriarch; In the Light of Mumonkan. Heinrich DUMOULIN, Translated, Ruth Fuller Sasaki.

The Development of Chinese Zen after the Sixth Patriarch; In the Light of Mumonkan

New York: The First Zen Institute of America, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to. xxii + 146pp + 3 fold-outs. Original taupe cloth with gilt titling to spine, tipped in colour frontis portrait of Daiken Eno Daishi w/ tissue guard. Bibliography. Japanese, Chinese-character, Chinese and Sanskrit Glossaries, Index. Heinrich Dumoulin, (1905-1995) was one of the world's foremost scholars on Zen Buddhism. He was the first Director of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture and the founder of the Institute for Oriental Religions at Sophia University in Tokyo, where he was a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and History. Edges, spine ends and corners a little rubbed, endpapers unevenly browned, paper browned - particularly at outer margins, otherwise a tight, unmarked VG+ copy in mylar protected Good dust jacket. (Dust jacket a bit rubbed and lightly chipped at all edges and extremities, two inch chip upper rear panel and small chip lower rear panel, light damp mark to lower margin of front panel, not clipped). Item #35375

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