Guanyin by Patricia Eichenbaum Karetzky

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Avalokiteśvara (Buddhist deity)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-83) and index

Book details

StatementPatricia Eichenbaum Karetzky
SeriesImages of Asia
LC ClassificationsBQ4710.A8 K37 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17115873M
ISBN 100195930886
LC Control Number2003060942

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