Alexandra David-Néel portrait of an adventurer by Ruth Middleton

Cover of: Alexandra David-Néel | Ruth Middleton

Published by Shambhala, Distributed in the U.S. by Random House in Boston, Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • David-Neel, Alexandra, 1868-1969,
  • Scholars, Buddhist -- France -- Biography

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 205-206.

Book details

StatementRuth Middleton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ950.A937 M53 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 206 p. [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2055996M
ISBN 100877734135
LC Control Number88034337

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