Chinese Buddhist Monasteries: Their Plan and its Function as a Setting for Buddhist Monastic Life

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    Second Edition.

    39cm x 29cm. [xiii], 396 pages, illustrations (some colour, some folding), four 53cm x 73cm plan illustrations folded in pocket at rear. Cloth, no slipcase.

    A labour of love originally published in 1937 by Danish architect Johannes Prip-Moller (1889-1943). Thoroughly researched and illustrated throughout with photographs, floor plans, and architectural illustrations, this tome is still regarded as the definitive work on the subject and provides invaluable insight into Chinese Buddhist monastic life.

    Minor handling wear and very minor foxing. Small bump to tail of lowest leaves. Very Good Condition.

    $500.00 AUD

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