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Manuscripts and Literature

Bailey, H. W., and Nicholas. Sims-Williams. Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples. Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2002.

Bibliothèque nationale, Dèpartement des manuscrits. Catalogue des Manuscrits chinois de Touen-houang (fonds Paul Pelliot).  Vols. 1, 3–6. Paris: Bibliothèque nationale, 1970–.

Dalton, Jacob, and Sam van Schaik, eds. Tibetan Tantric Manuscripts from Dunhuang: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Stein Collection at the British Library. Leiden: Brill, 2006.

Galambos, Imre. Dunhuang Manuscript Culture: End of the First Millennium. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2020.

Giles, Lionel. “Dated Manuscripts in the Stein Collection” (in four parts). Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 7, no. 4 (1935), 809­–36; 9, no. 1 (1937), 1–25; 9, no. 3 (1939), 1023–46; and 11, No. 1, (1943), pp. 148-173.

———. Descriptive Catalogue of the Chinese Manuscripts from Tun-huang in the British Museum. London: British Museum, 1957.

Gulácsi, Zsuzsanna. Mediaeval Manichaean Book Art: A Codicological Study of Iranian and Turkic Illuminated Book Fragments from 8th-11th Century East Central Asia. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2005.

Kim, Jinah. Receptacle of the Sacred: Illustrated Manuscripts and the Buddhist Book Cult in South Asia. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013.

Mair, Victor H. T’ang Transformation Texts. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Rong, Xinjiang. Eighteen Lectures on Dunhuang. Trans. Imre Galambos. Leiden: Brill, 2013.

Schafer, Edward H. The Golden Peaches of Samarkand: A Study of Tang Exotics. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1963.

Salomon, Richard, et al. Ancient Buddhist Scrolls from Gandhāra: the British Library Kharoṣṭhī Fragments. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999.

Soymié, Michel, et al., eds. Catalogue des manuscrits chinois de Touen-Houang, Fonds Pelliot chinois de la Bibliothèque nationale, vols. 1, 3, 4, 5. Publications hors séries de l’École française d’Extrême-Orient. Paris: École française d’Extrême-Orient, 1970-95.

Trombert, Éric, Zhang Guangda, and Ikeda On. Les manuscrits chinois de Koutcha: Fonds Pelliot de la Bibliothèque nationale de France. Paris: Institut des hautes études chinoises du Collège de France, 2000.

Waley, Arthur, tran. Ballads and Stories from Tun-huang: An Anthropology. New York: Macmillan Company, 1960.

———. A Catalogue of Paintings Recovered from Tun-huang by Sir Aurel Stein. London: British Museum, 1931.

Whitfield, Susan, ed. Dunhuang Manuscript Forgeries. London: The British Library, 1999.

Wood, Frances, and Mark Barnard. The Diamond Sutra: The Story of the World’s Earliest Dated Printed Book. London: The British Library, 2010.

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