Jikji: Light from the East II

Jikji: Light from the East II
Library Shelf Location 24.JINW
Publication Date 2018

A study of the remarkable ancient tract commonly known as Jikji, a Korean Buddhist spiritual guide produced in Cheonju in 1377, making it the earliest example of printing from movable metal types in existence. Predating Gutenberg's Bible by more than three quarters of a centurym the work is preserved in a single, incomplete copy in the National Library of France, Paris.

ISBN 9788967711283
Quantity 1
Pages 176 Pages
Editor Jang Won-Yeon
Author Woo Jin-woong
Format Hardback
Publisher Cheongju Early Printing Museum, Cheongju City
Category Printmaking
Keyword Prints
Language English

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