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Exploration in Tibet

Pranavananda Swami.

Exploration in Tibet

by Pranavananda Swami.

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Published by University of Calcutta in [Calcutta] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Microfilm. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Chicago : Available from Center for Research Libraries, 1997. On 1 microfilm reel with other items ; 35 mm. (SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 10690) Master microform held by: ICRL.

      StatementSwami Pranavananda ; with an introduction by Syamaprasad Mookerjee ; and foreword by S.P. Chatterjee.
      SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 10690.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm BUL-ENG-301 (D)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationxxxii, 302 p.
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL326769M
      LC Control Number97907800

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