Burmese manuscript
Burmese manuscript
Burmese manuscript

Burmese manuscript

[Burma (?): circa mid-late 19th century.]. Accordion fold book on parabaik paper, 8" x 17" x 4¼"; pp 162; text likely in Shan, mostly in black with some red details; front pastedown introduction in manuscript with elaborate border in red and black; decorated boards with relief design in red and gold with glass details, edges gilt. Boards dusty and lightly worn, lower board cracked, some dampstaining in the first few pages, very good and sound. A large example of a Southeast Asian accordion book. Item #53116

Price: $1,750.00

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