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Published by Society for promoting Christian knowledge, The Macmillan company in London, New York and Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buddha and Buddhism

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Edition Notes

Appendix II includes bibliographical material.

Statementby K. J. Saunders ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1420 .S3
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 83, [1] p.
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6652631M
LC Control Number23004580
OCLC/WorldCa5954766

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