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The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation (Mahabhinishkramana) Being the  Life and Teaching of Gautama Prince… by  Sir Edwin Arnold - Hardcover - 1889 - from Foster Books - Stephen Foster, ABA, ILAB, PBFA (SKU: 66392)

The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation (Mahabhinishkramana) Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism

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The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation (Mahabhinishkramana) Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism

by Arnold, Sir Edwin

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  • Hardcover
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Very Good
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London: Trubner & Co. 1889. 12mo. xii, 240 pp. Full maroon leather with gilt boarders and lettering to the spine. All edges gilt. Scratching and some rubbing at edges of leather. Bookplate to front pastedown and a newspaper clipping pasted to first free endpaper. Minor spotting to endpapers, otherwise clean internally. . Very Good. Full Leather. 1889.

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Bookseller
Foster Books - Stephen Foster, ABA, ILAB, PBFA GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
66392
Title
The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation (Mahabhinishkramana) Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism
Author
Arnold, Sir Edwin
Format/Binding
Full Leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Trubner & Co. 1889
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1889
Keywords
Poem,Poetry,Verse,Buddhism,Buddha,Life of
Bookseller catalogs
Philosophy and Religion; Poetry;
Size
12mo.

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also... [More]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]

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