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The Image of the Buddha

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Published by Kodansha International, Unesco in Tokyo, Paris .
Written in English


  • Gautama Buddha -- Art

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Edition Notes

Statementgeneral editor, David L. Snellgrove ; [contributors], Jean Boisselier ... [et al.].
ContributionsBoisselier, Jean., Snellgrove, David L.
The Physical Object
Pagination482 p. :
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18001565M
ISBN 10087011302X
LC Control Number77075964

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