L.A. Waddell (1854-1938) - The Buddhism of Tibet or Lamaism with its mystic cults, symbolism and mythology - 1959

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L.A. Waddell (1854-1938) - The Buddhism of Tibet or Lamaism with its mystic cults, symbolism and mythology - 1959
Livres illustrés, Religion, Voyages et découvertes - Quantité : 1 - Livre

Full title:
The Buddhism of Tibet or Lamaism with its mystic cults, symbolism and mythology, and in its relation to Indian Buddhism by L. Austine Waddell - xlviiii, 598 pp. - Second edition of 1959 (first edition 1895) - Sky-blue linen binding with titles, author and cover drawings on the spine and the Buddha on the front cover.

Enriched with eight illustrations (partly fold-out) and 175 text illustrations and photos.

Contents:
Preface to the second and first edition.
List of 8 illustrations and 175 text illustrations.
Pronunciation.
List of abbreviations.
Introductory.
HISTORICAL: Changes in primitive Buddhsim leading to Lamaism, Rise, development and spread of Lamaism, Sects.
DOCTRINAL: Metaphysical sources, Morality, Scriptures and literature.
MONASTIC: Order of Lamas, Daily life and routine, Hierarchy and re-incarnate Lamas.
BUILDINGS: Monasteries, temples and cathedrals, Shrines and relics.
MYTHOLOGY AND GODS: Pantheon and images, Sacred symbols and charms.
RITUAL AND SORCERY: Worship and ritual, Astrology and divination, Sorcery and necromancy.
FESTIVALS AND PLAYS: Festivals and holidays, Sacred dramas, mystic plays and masquerades.
POPULAR LAMAISM: Domestic and popular Lamaism.
APPENDICES: Chronological table, Bibliography.
INDEX.

In good condition. The binding is in good condition, the spine is slightly discoloured. The inner hinge between frontispiece and title page is partly split. The binding work is in great condition. A stamp on the last flyleaf, otherwise without markings. The paper is clean and odourless.
A marvellous book.

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Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Livres illustrés, Religion, Voyages et découvertes
Auteur/ Illustrateur
L.A. Waddell (1854-1938)
Titre du livre
The Buddhism of Tibet or Lamaism with its mystic cults, symbolism and mythology
État
Bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1959
Édition
Réédition
Langue
Anglais
Langue d’origine
Oui
Éditeur
Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons
Reliure
Couverture rigide
Nombre de pages
598
Dimensions
23×15 cm
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