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Published by Curzon Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Based on a brief glossary of Buddhist terms / by A.C. March.

    StatementChristmas Humphreys.
    ContributionsMarch, Arthur Charles, 1880-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ130 .H85 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2577812M
    ISBN 100700701842
    LC Control Number85124289


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