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Title:A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms Being An Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Hien of his travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline
Price:GBP£10.00 (about USD$13.60)
Item ID:B009-4447
Quantity:1
Publisher:Paragon House & Dover, New York, 1965
Edition:First Thus
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Fair
Paragon House & Dover, 1965, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair, First Thus

This edition by the noted Sinologist James Legge [1815-1897] is generally considered the best in English. It contains a complete translation, exhaustive footnotes explaining allusions, and a reproduction of the Chinese text & is an unaltered republication of the work first published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford in 1886. Fa-Hien was a Chinese Buddhist monk and translator who traveled by foot from Ancient China to Ancient India, visiting many sacred Buddhist sites in Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia between 399-412 to acquire Buddhist texts. To the rear are 44 pages of Chinese text & a 14 page publisher's catalogue of Dover publications. First softcover edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xi + 123 + 44. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. no Dust Jacket as published.. Black titles spine. illustrated by b/w. drawings & map. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; Buddhism; Sri Lanka; Asia; India & Ceylon; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4447.
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