Leyden: E.J. Brill, 1892-97. First Edition. Octavos; xxi, 360pp; viii, 361-827pp; vi, 829-1468pp; frontispieces, illustrations, plates (one folding). Bound in 3/4 black leather and black buckram lettered in gilt at spine; Good only (leather scuffed, hinges cracked but holding, V. I pp 55-58 detached). Item #20487
Volume I includes Part I: Funeral rites and Part II: The ideas of resurrection. Volume II includes Part III: The grave (first half); Volume III includes Part III: The grave (second half). Jan Jakob Maria de Groot (1854 – 1921) was a Dutch sinologist and historian of religion. He taught at the Leiden University and later at the University of Berlin, and is chiefly remembered for this 1468pp monumental work... (wiki).