Jātakas in Indian art
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Published by Parimal Publications, Distributed by Radha Publications in Delhi, New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Tipiṭaka. -- Suttapiṭaka. -- Khuddakanikāya. -- Jātaka -- Illustrations.,
  • Art, Buddhist -- India.,
  • Art, Indic.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-212).

StatementShanti Lal Nagar.
LC ClassificationsN8193.I4 N35 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p., ca. 120 p. of plates :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16833175M

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