A Buddhist Bible
Revised and Enlarged. - 8vo. – 677pp. – First Thus – NF+/NF+ – Superb condition hardcover with dj, now in archival cover. A seminal work of American Buddhism, this early collection of Buddhist scripture, aimed at a popular US audience, influenced scores of American scholars and artists. Jack Kerouac was profoundly influenced by this work. Subsequently issued in numerous editions, this is the first edition of the book in its current form.
WE ALSO HAVE THE TRUE FIRST EDITION OF THIS EARLY BOOK OF AMERICAN BUDDHISM
A Buddhist Bible
First Edition. – $800 – Self Published – Dwight Goddard, Thetford, VT, 1932. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG+. – 8vo. – 316pp. – True First Edition – Very Good condition hardcover bound in tan cloth with black titles on spine and front cover. Do not think this original First Edition, self-published by the author, was issued with a dj. A seminal work of American Buddhism, this early collection of Buddhist scripture aimed at a popular US audience influenced scores of American scholars and artists. Jack Kerouac was profoundly influenced by this work. Subsequently issued in numerous editions, this is the original first edition, first printing of this important book. Some general wear to exterior. Interior is clean and tight, though rear hinge is just starting. Bookseller Inventory # zbzgbp121
Studies in Zen
Suzuki, D.T. – Rider & Co., London, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. First Edition. – 8vo. – 212pp. – Illus. – FIrst Edition – NF/VG – Excellent condition hard cover with dj, closed tear and light bumping, now in archival cover. A rare 1st edition of this important collection. Contents include “The Zen Sect of Buddhism (1906),” “Reason and Intuition in Buddhist Philosophy,” “Zen: A Reply to Hu Shih,” “Mondo,” “The Role of Nature in Zen Buddhism,” and more. Index.