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Light on the ancient worlds

Frithjaf SCHUON

Light on the ancient worlds

translated by Lord Northbourne.

by Frithjaf SCHUON

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Published by Perennial Books in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Frithjof Schuon :
The Physical Object
Pagination144p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20031716M


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