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Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated and edited by Edward J. Thomas.
SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 07600.
ContributionsThomas, E. J. 1869-
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm CSL-ENG-018 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 232 p.
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL512139M
LC Control Number98910425

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