London: MacMillan and Co, Ltd., 1896. First Edition. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. "Presentation Copy" embossed on title page, 8vo, maroon blind-stamped cloth with gilt (design of Buddhist wheel on front cover), with full page engraved frontispiece of a large prayer wheel plus 48 B&W wood engravings dispersed through the text, 303 pages. Fine / None. Item #139
Fine copy of this important study.
Embossed with "Presentation Copy" on lower right of the title page. Large bookplate of "Quator Coronati Library" [Masonic?] on front pastedown. Very slight light 2" brown offset on title page. Pages generally very clean and tight with little to no foxing to text or engravings.
Gilt is bright and binding is sound with fine caps, though slightly rubbed, cocked, and with bumped corners & a few small bubbles in the lower cover.