Type : Woodblock print book
Topic : The Buddhism book summarized by a monk of Enryaku-ji temple, named Genshin(Eshin Sozu). It was written in 985 of the middle Heian period, and published repeatedly in and after the Edo period. 1 volume of 3 books in total.Genshin is said to be a founder of the Japanese Jodo doctrine, having a great influence to Honen, the founder of the Jodo-Sect, and Shinran who had established the Jodo-shin-Sect(Novel Jodo-Sect). The concept of the hell and heaven, appearing in this book, had also significantly influenced literatures down the ages.
Title : Ojoyoshu (chu)
Author : Genshin
Artist : Unknown
Publisher : Nagata Fumimasado
The estimated Period : Meiji era (1902) but, details are unknown.
Material : Paper
Book Dimensions : 260mm x 185mm (10.2in x 7.3in)
Weight : total 139gram (4.9oz)
Page : about 54pages in total (Illustrations + text)
Condition : Antique item; (damaged by tear, spot, dirt, scribbles, worm-eaten holes, etc...) Please view pictures as they are a part of the description.
The work is not a modern reproduction, but an actual one which had been printed in 1902(estimated).