Books on Irish History, Art & Design, Economics & Social Sciences, History and Culture.

Books on Irish History, Art & Design, Economics & Social Sciences, History and Culture.


West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Arnold, The Light of Asia.

Arnold, The Light of Asia.

Arnold, Edwin. The Light of Asia. Or the Great Renunciation (Mahabhinishkramana) being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism. As told in Verse by an Indian Buddhist. London, Truebner & Co., 1884. 21 x 14 cm. xv, 238 pages. Six pages publishers list. Rebacked in 2020 using the original boards and spine. New end papers. Very good condition. Rebacked sound binding. Some shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges and binding age darkened. Small part of old spine missing (see images). Internally bright and clean.

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Arnold, The Light of Asia.
Arnold, The Light of Asia.
Arnold, The Light of Asia.
Arnold, The Light of Asia.

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