The Real Tripitaka gives an account of the seventh century pilgrim's adventures, spiritual and material, both in India and after his return to China. In addition the book contains an account of a Japanese pilgrim's visit to China in the ninth century, which describes the Wu-t'ai Shan, China's great place of Pilgrimage, and an eye-witness's account of the great persecution of Buddhism in 842-845 A.D.
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Book Description George Allen and Unwin, London, 1952. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. First. Pale blue d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; very intact, but a little worn at edges, with tiny losses. Pale blue/grey boards; generally clean; binding tight. Bookplate (pleasingly featuring Hokusai's famous wave painting) on front pastedown; rubber stampon front endpaper. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 291 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 20765
Book Description Dec 01, 1952. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. 1952 hardcover no dj exlibrary stamp on edge has underlining 291 pages:::e-16. Bookseller Inventory # 0111GYHKD6D