SAKYA BUDDHA: A Versified, Annotated Narrative of His Life and Teachings; with An Excursus, Containing Citations from the Dhammapada, or Buddhist Canon.
Published by Charles P. Somerby, NY, 1880
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NY: Charles P. Somerby, 1880 - First Edition - near Good hardcover/no dust jacket - 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). Landmark volume in the history of Buddhism in America. Seller Inventory # RB082704
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Title: SAKYA BUDDHA: A Versified, Annotated ...
Publisher: Charles P. Somerby, NY
Publication Date: 1880
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
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