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Tibetan on Tibet being the travels and observations of Mr. Paul Sherap (Dorje Zödba) of Tachienlu, with an introductory chapter on Buddhism and a concluding chapter on the devil dance by Paul Sherap

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Published by Ratna Pustak Bhandar in Kathmandu .
Written in English



  • Tibet (China),
  • South Asia


  • Sherap, Paul, b. 1887- -- Travel -- China -- Tibet.,
  • Sherap, Paul, b.1887- -- Travel -- South Asia.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.,
  • South Asia -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby G. A. Combe.
SeriesBibliotheca Himalayica : ser. 3 ;, v. 4
ContributionsCombe, G. A. b. 1877.
LC ClassificationsDS485.H6 B52 Ser. 3, vol. 4, DS786 B52 Ser. 3, vol. 4
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 212 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4528804M
LC Control Number76911333

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