[Shin Yaku Bukkyou Seiten] = New translation of Buddhist Scripture. Compiled by the Buddhist Association (Bukkyou kyoukai)

Nagoya: Bukkyou Kyoukai, Taisho14, [1925]. 18th printing (first published in 1920), thick 8vo, unpaginated; 4 plates with captioned tissue guards, publisher's limp brown morocco, yapp edges, a.e.g.; rubbed and worn; a good, sound copy. The endpapers are black with illustration and decoration in silver. Two printed letters from the publisher are laid in, the first from the board chairmen of the association and a representative, dated January and February 1926 respectively, talking about the purpose of the book, and the desire to spread Buddhist teachings to foreign countries. Another note printed opposite the colophon is similar, stating that the association will not stop until it has managed to reach the greatest number of people possible and provided the materials for them to study Buddhism by themselves. Item #40829

Price: $250.00

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