Kyoto: Shinshu Otaniha, 1973. First edition. Edited by the Eastern Buddhist Society, Bound in handmade Japanese paper known as kumohada ("cloud pattern"), colored with persimmon juice; The pages are paper made from hemp with a small quantity of paper mulberry by master papermaker Heisaburo Iwano; The spine titles are printed on "Sekishu" paper, made of pure, unbleached paper mulberry by Masami Hishida; pp. xv, 262 with14 plates& xviii, 442 pages; Volumes are in clear plastic fitter wrappers and housed in a custom box. Item #32370
Hardbound in fine condition; Plastic wrappers are somewhat cracked at the spine ends; Plastic wrap on The Kyigyoshinsho has a creased to its front cover; Box bumped around the corners and edges.