Borobudor: Prayer in Stone
By Soekmono. D., de Casparis, J. G. and Dumarcay, J.
Pp. 175, (1); 150+ fine color and black-and-white photos (many are full-page or double-page). Publisher’s original pictorial dark brown cloth, lettered in silver on the spine and front cover and with image in silver on the front cover, dark Buddha-patterned endpapers, black pictorial dust jacket, folio (14.25 x 10.25 inches; 363 x 262 mm). Borobudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. The monument consists of six square platforms topped by three circular platforms and is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. A main dome, located at the center of the top platform, is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues each of which is seated inside a perforated stupa. It is the world’s largest Buddhist temple, as well as one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world (from Wiki). This large volume presents this important monument in superb photos and text. No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||Editions Didier Millet|
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|Condition Description||A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.|