The history and doctrine of Budhism popularly illustrated: with notices of the Kappooism, or demon worship, and of the Bali, or planetary incantations, of Ceylon. by Edward Upham

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StatementBy Edward Upham. With forty-three lithographic prints from original Singalese designs.
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LC ClassificationsBL1451 .U6
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Pagination4 p.l., [v]-vii, 136 p.
Number of Pages136
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Open LibraryOL6278452M
LC Control Number32022266
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