Confirmation of Degree of Doctor of Science, Cambridge, 1910

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Printed copy of speech given by the Public Orator in presenting Dr Mark Aurel Stein for the Degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa . The Speech is given in Latin and bears reference to Hiuen-Tsiang, Chinese pilgrim A.D. 649, whom Stein claimed as his "guide and patron saint". Two identical copies of this speech each with handwritten annotation correcting the title of Stein's book from Sand-buried Cities of Khotan to Sand-buried Ruins...

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