Yampolsky, Philip B., translation, introduction and notes by. Foreword by Wm. Theodore de Bary.
Title THE PLATFORM SUTRA OF THE SIXTH PATRIARCH. THE TEXT OF THE TUN-HUANG MANUSCRIPT.
Publisher Columbia University Press, New York, 1967, 2nd printing.
Seller ID 23606
212 pp + 30 pp photographic reproduction of Tun-huang manuscript, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover (black cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction: Ch'an in the E ighth Century (The Formation of the Legend / The Lankavatara School / Shen-hui; The Birth of a Patriarch: Biography of Hui-neng; The Making of a Book: The Platform Sutra; Content Analysis); The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch; Glossary; B i b l i o graphy; Index; The Tun-Huang Text; Tables (The Twenty-eight Indian Patriarchs; The Last Indian Patriarchs). Previous owner's chop mark (stamp and date on free front end paper, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Very Good+