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    SAKYA BUDDHA: A Versified, Annotated Narrative of His Life and Teachings; with An Excursus, Containing Citations from the Dhammapada, or Buddhist Canon. by: Root, E.D. $80.00 $69.00

    NY: Charles P. Somerby, 1880 – First Edition – near Good hardcover/no dust jacket – 12mo/7.5″ tall – dark blue cloth with blindstamped dec and gilt lettered spine – brown endpapers – inscription: “Margaret A. Bradley, Compliments of the Author” – errata slip tipped in – front cover shows few dark spills and faded patch; wear at top & bottom of spine, edgewear; rubbed corners; front hinge cracking – two small corner turndowns; otherwise interior is near Very Good, unmarked – 171pp. Author describes himself as an “American Buddhist” on the title page; his Preface is dated Forestville, Conn., October, 1879. The book itself is cited in Volume 2 of Thomas A. Tweed’s Buddhism in the United States, 1844-1925 (6 volumes). This is a landmark volume in the history of Buddhism in America. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Gautama the Enlightened & Other Verse by: Masefield, John $12.00

    First Edition – London: William Heinemann, 1941 – Very Good hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket – 7.5″h – blue cloth with gilt lettered backstrip – outer edges darkened with light foxing to end paper s, prev. owner name on front endpaper – dust jacket sunned at backstrip with light overall sunning (no tears, complete, with clean interior; in mylar) – 62pp. Poetry by English Poet Laureate; other ve rse: Shopping in Oxford, Mahdama’s Quest, An Art Worker. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    That Which You Are Seeking is Causing You to Seek by: Huber, Cheri $10.00

    Mountain View, CA: Center for the Practice of Zen Buddhist Meditation, 1990 – First Edition – Very Good paperback – 8.5″ tall – grey paper covers – some light handling wear, otherwise clean with no stains or markings – 114 pages. Book includes “One Less Act of Violence” (14 pages) bound in. ISBN: 0-9614754-2-0 Zen Buddhism. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The Way of the Buddha by: Lad, M.P. (ed) $30.00

    New Delhi:Publications Division, Government of India, n.d. [1955] – Very Good+ hardcover/ Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 12″ tall x 9.5″ – clean sandalwood brown covers, red lettered on front and spine – color and bw photographs of art and sculpture – notes, bibliography – 330 pages. Published on the occasion of the 2500th anniversary of the Mahaparinirvana of Buddha, the current volume opens with a tribute to the Buddha by Mahatma Gandhi. The 7 chapters that follow illustrate (through quotations and a lavish portfolio of art) the life and times of the Buddha, his message, and the spread of Buddhism in India and beyond, ending with its enduring influence. ISBN: 0-88253-354-1 Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses) $35.00 Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall