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Magic and mystery in Tibet

Alexandra David-NГ©el

Magic and mystery in Tibet

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Published by Souvenir P. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China),
  • China,
  • Tibet.
    • Subjects:
    • Parapsychology -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Occultism -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Buddhism -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Mystiques et magiciens du Thibet.

      Statementintroduction by Aaron Sussman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785 .D272 1967
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 320 p.
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5574417M
      LC Control Number67084920


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