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1 THE QUESTIONS OF KING MILINDA (2 VOLUMES) 
New York NY Dover Publications 1963 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library bindings, 1963 Dover set, part of The Sacred Texts of the East series (Vols. 35 & 36). 708 pp. Buddhist text, included in some versions of the Pali Canon, containing a dialogue (largely questions and answers) between King Milinda (or Menander) and the Buddhist monk Nagasena. Book Conditions : Good; Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front covers; stains on text block of Part II; wear to cover corners; catalog labels on bottom spine; toning inside covers from adhesive; slip and pocket inside rear cover. No Dust Jackets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Treatise on the Paramis: From the Commentary to the Cariyapitaka Chammapala, Achariya
Sri Lanka Buddhist Publication Society 1996 9552401461 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
The Wheel Publication #409/411. "This treatise provides a detailed examination of the ten sublime virtues that a bodhisatta must practice over innumerable lives in order to reach the plane of Supreme Buddhahood." - book cover. Cream wraps, illustrated. 80 pp., unillustrated. Condition: Near fine; a beautiful copy with the publisher's label inside the front cover. Translated from the Pali by Bikkhu Bodhi. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 The Art of Living: A Guide to Contentment, Joy and Fulfillment Dalai Lama
New York NY Gramercy Books 2005 0517226308 / 9780517226308 Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Cummin, Ian (photographer) 
Beautiful color photographs of Tibetan and Nepalese monasteries augment this collection of short accessible teachings by His Holiness The Dalai Lama on topics such as Anger, Death, Interdependence, Giving and Receiving, and more. Book Condition : New. Dust Jacket Condition : New; shelf wear to top edge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Collected Articles by H. H. Prince Dhani Nivat Kromamun Bidayalabh Brdihyakorn, Dhani Nivat, Prince
4 Collected Articles by H. H. Prince Dhani Nivat Kromamun Bidayalabh Brdihyakorn Dhani Nivat, Prince
Bangkok The Siam Society 1969 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprinted from the Journal of the Siam Society. "These contributions are very substantial, comprehensive, informative, and scholarly. His Highness is the greatest living authority on Thai history and culture." - Preface. Greenish illustrated wraps, 193 pp, profuse black and white illustrations and plates, frontis., foldout map of "General Plan of Wat Jetubon." Condition: Very good, light crease to lower front corner and fist 13 pages, mild wear to spine ends, pages very lightly toned, unmarked. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Jatakastava Or "Praise of the Buddha's Former Births" (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society), Dresden, Mark
5 The Jatakastava Or "Praise of the Buddha's Former Births" (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society) Dresden, Mark
Philadelphia, PA The American Philosophical Society 1955 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Title continued: "New Series - Volume 45, Part 5... Indo-Scythian (Khotanese) text, English translation, grammatical notes, and glossaries." The original manuscript was discovered in 1907 in a chamber at the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas in China. - Intro. Brown wraps, pages numbered 397-508, unillustrated. Condition: Very good, a few light creases on cover and mild wear to spine ends, pages lightly toned. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism ; Constructing a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World Hirota, Dennis (ed.)
Berkeley, California Institute of Buddhist Studies 1996 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A probable 1st edition, limited for use at a eponymous symposium sponsored by the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley, CA, September 13-15, 1996. Quite scarce. Includes 3 essays on contemporary approaches: Musashi Tachikawa - Pure Land and Mandala / Dennis Hirota - Varieties of Religious Truth / John S. Yokota - Amida Buddha and Pure Land in a Religiously Plural World. Following are two responses from Western thinkers and 3 additional essays. Pale wraps, comb binding, 214 pp. Condition: Good; includes highlighting and notes written in margins.Newspaper article on symposium stapled to t.p. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Prayer Flags : The Life and Spiritual Songs of Jigten Sumgon Khenpo Rinpoche Kongchog Gyaltsen (translator)
Washington DC Tibetan Meditation Center 1984 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Presents a brief biography followed by poems and teaching stories, grouped according to the Vajra Songs of Jigten Sumgon and then The Fivefold Profound Path of Mahamudra : The Practice of the Essence of Tantric Teaching. Book Condition : Near Fine; gift inscription in pencil inside front cover, no other markings; minimal wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Buddhism and Christianity ; some bridges of understanding King, Winston L.
Philadelphia, PA Westminster Press 1986 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An outgrowth of conversations with Buddhists from largely the Hinayana, or Thervadan, tradition, and the author's understanding of Christianity (preface). First edition, yellow cloth board with stamped illustration and spine titles. Condition: Good; ex-seminary library, binding sound and cover overall very nice; occasional pencil checkmarks or margin lines in chapter 3 (Love), label on cover, bookplate inside, cataloging pencilling around t.p. Little wear to cover, some very light smudges, some spots on back cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 The dialectical method of Nagarjuna (Vigrahavravartani) OHNSTON E.H. and KUNST Arnold (text critically by)
Delhi, India Moti Lal Banarsi Dass 1978 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Short classic work, also known as The End of Disputes, expounds Nagarjuna's Buddhist philosophy of emptiness (suyata) and the lack of independent origination or unchanging substance. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front covers; bindings relaxed; catalog label on bottom spine; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; pocket and label on rear end paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 A History of Haiku Vol. 2 : From Issa up to the Present R. H. Blyth
Tokyo, Japan Hokuseido Press, The 1998 096470403X / 9780964704039 Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1998 8th printing. Softcover with jacket, 375 pp. w/9 b&w illustrations. . Noted expert R.H. Blyth covers the evolution of haiku from the noted early 19th century lay Buddhist priest Issa through the Meiji period, the Showa Era, and into the mid 20th century. Many haiku selections are given throughout, often three per page. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; two bumps at top edge; light shelf wear to edges. Dust jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear; small crease at top edge. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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11 Buddha Gaya : the great Buddhist temple, the hermitage of Sakya Muni, Rsajendralsala Mitra
Delhi, India Ideological Book House 1972 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Architectural, sculptural, and historical survey of the temple complex associated with Gautama Buddha's enlightenment. 257 pp. plus over 50 b& w plates at rear. Book Condition : Fair, Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front covers, publisher stamp on front free end paper; signs of binding separation, all pages intact; catalog label on bottom spine; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; slip, pocket, and label inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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