Japanese Buddhism. Sir Charles Eliot, U. K. Ambassador To Tokyo.

Japanese Buddhism

Hardcover, New York: Barnes & Noble, 1959. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. Sir Charles Eliot was British Ambassador to Japan 1920-1926, after his appointment ended he continued to live in Japan, only leaving in 1931 when he was dying of influenza. Eliot was a master linguist with full knowledge of 16 languages and converstant in 20 more. This title was originally published in 1935. This is a 1959 reprint. This particular copy was owned by noted Texan, Stanley Marsh III. Marsh was a wealthy oilman, influential patron of the arts (Cadillac Ranch) , and accused pedophile. His criminal and civil trials were not completed due to his death. Marsh enjoyed signing his books with notes about what was going on in his life. This book has a notation on the free endpaper that he "raised hell, had fun, oh boy" with several of his friends (whom he names) at Easter of 1961. Marsh also left marks (underlining, brackets, brief notes) throughout the book including the Table of Contents indicating the parts of the book he found most fascinating. He also wrote notes on the front of the dust jacket, mostly the page ranges in the book that contained his favorite passages. Binding cracked at pages 234-235, but sound. Dust jacket spine is darkened and soiled. DJ has wear to both ends of spine including tears and missing pieces. Dust jacket now protected in Mylar. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 449 pages. [Item #79074]

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