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Portfolio of Buddhist art, historical and modern

Ill. of representative monuments and other pictures

by Paul Carus

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Published by Open Court Pub. Co., K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd. in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Buddhist.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected by Dr. Paul Carus
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6] p., 31 plates :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24179367M
    OCLC/WorldCa19551508

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