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BURMESE MANUSCRIPT.
DECORATED BINDING
BURMESE MANUSCRIPT. Buddhist Manuscript or Parabik,  in the Shan Language,  1890
140 concertina form ruled pages 10 lines, 70 leaves, 25 concertina form leaves, unillustrated on handmade paper made from the bark of the Paper Tree, Mahlaing in Burmese, [Broussonetia Papyrefera], 16 x 7 ins. 2 decorative stiff paper covered binding, onlaid papier maché, inlaid with coloured glass, 4 Buddahs in pillared Stupas, 4 smaller Buddhas with 5 acolytes, with flowers and arabesques in high relief, on both covers, slight wear,
£950.00   
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Burma

Stock ref: 13238




 
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