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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.

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; […]

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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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SKU: RB082704
Publisher: Charles P. Somerby
Publish Date: 1880
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