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Treasures of the Shosoin

Published by Asahi Shimbun Pub. Co., Tokyo, 1965
Condition: As New Hardcover
From Penobscot Books (Searsport, ME, U.S.A.)

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The Shosoin is a treasure repository in the ancient capitol of Nara, Japan. It houses (and this book illustrates) personal objects of the Emperor used during his lifetime, which were dedicated to the Great Buddha in AD 756 and 758, referring to the world's largest bronze statue in the Nara Todaiji Temple (in the world's largest wooden structure). An elegant volume. Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 001352

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Title: Treasures of the Shosoin

Publisher: Asahi Shimbun Pub. Co., Tokyo

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Half-Leather, Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First.

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