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Ennin's Travels in T'ang China

Ennin's Travels in T'ang China

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Ennin's Travels in T'ang China

by Reischauer, Edwin O

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NYH: The Ronald Press Co., 1955. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: The Ronald Press Co., 1955, first printing. 8vo., xii+341pp. Brown cloth with white titles and designs, map endpapers. From the preface: "Ennin, a Japanese Buddhist monk, crossed the sea to China in the year 838 and during the next nine and a half years kept a detailed diary of his travels through the vast T'ang Empire until he finally returned to Japan in 847…It is the first account of life in China by any foreign visitor." Slight rub to publisher's name on spine, else near fine, bright, crisp. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo.


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