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Footprints of Gautama the Buddha.

by Marie Beuzeville Byles

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Wheaton, IL Theosophical Publishing House: Quest Books, 1957. Paperback First Edition Thus (1957), Second Printing (1972). Good only in Wraps: shows indications of considerable use: moderate wear to the extremities, with a couple of stress creases at two of the corners; some dampstaining to the top edge of the text block and to the front panel; some mild rubbing, considerable soiling to the wrapper covers; very slightly spine lean. The binding is mostly intact and secure, but one page is just starting to crack at the bottom of the page; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A well-loved reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.9 x 5 x 0.7 inches). 227 pages. Illustrated with photographs and maps in black & white. Language: English. Weight: 10 ounces. First Edition Thus (1957), Second Printing (1972).


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