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Title:Asoka: The Buddhist Emperor of India. (second edition, revised and enlarged) 'Rulers of India' series
Price:GBP£30.00 (about USD$38.60)
Book ID:B009-3562
Publisher:Oxford/Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1909
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
Oxford/Clarendon Press, 1909, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Second

A volume in the 'Rulers of India' series of Indian Historical Retrospects (edited by Sir William Wilson Hunter & printed at the Clarendon Press). Asoka was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BC. .Contents include: The History of Asoka; Chronology of the Maurya Period; Extent and Administration of The Empire; The Monuments; Inscribed Pillars of Asoka; The Rock Edicts; The Pillar and Miscellaneous Inscriptions; Bibliographical Note; The Ceylonese Legend of Asoka; & The Indian Legends of Asoka. Revised & enlarged. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 252 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Gilt titles spine & front. blue cloth; Illustrated by b/w. frontis. plate; facsimile of inscription & fold-out b/w. map. Includes appendix & index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; Indian History; Indian Rulers; Biography; India; Ancient (BC); Politics & Government. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3562.
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