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Japanese Sculpture of the Tempyo Period

Masterpieces of the Eighth Century, One-Volume Edition

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674437272

Publication Date: 01/01/1964

165 pages

219 halftones


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This book combines magnificent illustrations of the treasures preserved at Nara, the eighth-century center of Buddhism in Japan, with Langdon Warner’s illuminating commentary. First published as a collection of plates with a separate text, the work was acclaimed by critics. This single volume makes Warner’s brilliant discussions, the fine illustrations, and his perceptive analyses of each of them available to a wider audience.

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