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THE PLATFORM SUTRA OF THE SIXTH PATRIARCH.  THE TEXT OF THE TUN-HUANG MANUSCRIPT., Yampolsky, Philip B., translation, introduction and notes by.  Foreword by Wm. Theodore de Bary.

Author Name    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+

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