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In both texts, he appears as a visitor who has a brief conversation with the monks, suggesting that he was involved to some extent in the local Buddhist community.
Other donors mentioned in shorter notes include Zeng E 曾噩 (1166 - 1226), an official from the Guangdong Transport Commission 廣東運使寺正, and Shi Bohou 史伯垕, an Administrative Assistant from Tingzhou 汀州判官 who was active during the Jiading 嘉定 period (1206 - 1224) and is mentioned in gazetteers from Tingzhou and Min, both regions in Fujian province.
The notes appear to have been carved into the original blocks and my first thought was that they might contain donor information.
The printing of religious texts such as Buddhist scriptures in China was often sponsored by lay donors, who would be given ackowledgment so that they could receive the karmic merit accrued from such virtuous acts.
Because there are so many known individuals associated with this printing, about whom further information can be found in sources such as local gazetteers and official histories, a project such as this would be well suited for the application of a digital humanities methodology such as social network mapping.
In a stroke of luck, it turned out that my initial reaction was correct.I was very interested when recently a colleague from Green Library, David Jordan, alerted me to the existence of several Chinese and Japanese items within the Gunst Collection, also known as the Morgan A. As I was browsing through the short list of East Asian materials belonging to this collection, I was intrigued by one item in particular, which was described as an eleventh-century print of a Chinese Buddhist scripture.