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Published by Hermes Pub. in Oslo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Schøyen, Martin -- Library,
  • Tripiṭaka. -- Sūtrapiṭaka -- Manuscripts,
  • Buddhist literature -- Manuscripts,
  • Palm-leaf manuscripts -- Private collections -- Norway

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementgeneral editor, Jens Braarvig ; contributors : Mark Allon ... [et al.].
SeriesManuscripts in the Schøyen Collection -- 1
ContributionsBraarvig, Jens., Allon, Mark.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ1011 .B8 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17887015M
ISBN 108280340017
LC Control Number2001543176

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