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Planet Burma - Inventory of Monuments at Pagan
INVENTORY OF MONUMENTS
by Pierre Pichard
is Burma's foremost historical site and was the capital of the first dynasty
to unify Burma between the 11th and 13th centuries AD. Pagan also ranks
as one of the world's most spectacular and important Buddhist places. At
Pagan there are over 2,000 religious monuments spread over an area of sixteen
Inventory consists of one or several pages for each monument, with
a special layout presenting the line drawings, photographs and descriptive
text. There is also a full introduction in English, French and Burmese,
together with extensive notes, tables and maps. This represents one of
the most distinguished and important publishing projects of our times.
The Inventory is not just visually impressive, but represent the
first complete record of Pagan's spectacular two thousand plus Buddhist
1992 - Nine volumes of 432 pages,
2,400 line drawings,
10,000 B & W photos, 8 sector
maps and a 900 x 1280mm