L'Inde Après le Bouddha; Bibliotheque des Religions Comparées. Bouddhisme, E. LAMAIRESSE, Pierre-Eugène Lamairesse.

L'Inde Après le Bouddha; Bibliotheque des Religions Comparées

Paris: Ernest Flammarion, Editeur, ND (ca. 1920). Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. iv + 464pp. Attractive contemporary binding, vellum spine and corners over brown patterned cloth boards, gilt lettered leather spine label. FRENCH text. A 1920s reprint of a work originally published in 1892. It is largely devoted to the development of religion in India from the time of the Buddha onwards. The author, Pierre-Eugène Lamairesse (1817-1898) was a French engineer and linguist, who spent some half-a-dozen years working and studying in India. Originally a softcover, rebound without wrappers, as was typical (indeed intended) with French books of that period. Boards a little rubbed overall with some light chips to edges of cloth, vellum a bit darkened and discoloured, spine label rubbed with some dulling to gilt, pages unevenly browned, text unmarked. Overall a tight & clean VG copy. Item #63039

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