London: 1907. 15th Thousand Reissue, with revisions. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. 12mo (6 3/4" H x 4 3/4" W), decorated and gilt-stamped red cloth with golden buddhist bell and motifs, nice plate & fold-out map, 252 + [iv ads] pages. Very Good +. Item #109
Outstanding overall condition: relatively bright gold-stamping; fold-out map present; no foxing.
Prof. Rhys Davies was--and remains--an important scholar of religion. Originally published in 1877 and now reissued with some corrections.
Learned pencil entry discussing the Buddha on penultimate flyleaf.