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Interesting Provenance : Once owned by Ananda Acharya

"Containing the Papers read before the Society during the Thirty-Fourth Session, 1912-1913"; published by Williams And Norgate, London, 1913; [i] + 375 pages of text followed by a further 4 pages of the publisher's advertisements; 15 X 22cm; "Good" black cloth hardback with gilt titling and Dewey number on spine; latterly the property of the City Of Liverpool Public Libraries, with their discrete "withdrawn" stamp and ornate armorial bookplates on front & rear pastedowns; some evidence still of librarian's use of transparent tape; some light cockling of cloth and little bumping at corners; else, a decent reference exemplar with none of the defects associated with lending copies. formerly the property of Ananda Acharya ( Prof. S.N. Baral), with his Staines-on-Thames address and his ownership inscriptions on the front flyleaf. Swami Sri Ananda Acharya lived in the London area from August 1912 to August 1914.

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