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By Filippo De Filippi

First released in 1932.
As good as an in depth creation, this version comprises notes to all 4 books, a bibliographical index, a basic index and an index of Tibetan phrases. The creation is very priceless in that it units the significance of Desideri's project within the normal context of the Jesuit Missions to Tibet.
In Desideri's account we obtain the 1st actual common description of Tibet: from the flora and fauna to the sociological and anthropological points of the folk and a whole exposition of Lamaism. His is the one entire reconstruction that we own of the Tibetan faith, based completely on canonical texts. And all of this greater than a century ahead of Europeans had any wisdom of the Tibetan language.

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