Ancient Buddhist Scrolls from Gandhara Kharosthi Fragments, R. Salomon, 1999 H..

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Ancient Buddhist Scrolls from Gandhara: The British Library Kharosthi Fragments
ISBN:
0712346104
Author:
Salomon, Richard [Editor]
Publisher:
The British Library Publishing Division
Release Date:
1999
Seller Category:
CLASSICAL ART
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 00959
Notes: Near Fine folio 11 1/4"x 8", text in English, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, butter yellow endpapers, pristine, interior clean, tightly bound, black-and-white and fill-color images throughout. Near Fine dust jacket with barely visible wear, mylar protected. In-depth exploration of the Scrolls of Gandhara, birchbark manuscripts discovered in a remote region of northern Pakistan in 1993. Considered to be the oldest Buddhist texts in existence written in during the time Christianity was forming. With a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. 273 pp. including extensive Appendix and Index. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.

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