The Bower manuscript: facsimile leaves, Nagari transcript, romanised transliteration and Eng. tr. with notes
This is perhaps the oldest existing manuscript on Indian medicine. It was discovered at Kucha, principal oasis of Chinese Turkestan, on the great caravan route to China. A man from Kucha dug, in anticipation of getting some treasure, in an area supposed to contain an underground city. He found only this manuscript which he sold to Lt. L H Bower who had gone there on a mission from the Government of India. Later A F Rudolf Hoernle spent 21 years on its study, (Archaeolgical Survey of India. Reports, Vol. 22, Bower Manuscript, A F R Hoernle. 1893-1912).
ISBN 13: 9788177421125
ISBN 10: 8177421123
Pages etc.: Reprint of 1912: xcviii+510p., (1)maps, 34cm.
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