Palmleaf book manuscript

Tamil language and script manuscript on palm leaves, probably a Theravada Buddhist text translated from Pali comprising 202 leaves with 4 blank end leaves original wooden 'boards' with probably western sash window rope binding, probably 19th Century from Sri Lanka


212 palm leaves with blank end leaves written in a clear Tamil hand, few leaves faint and with small losses to ends and old worming, a little text loss to extremities else in good condition, with apparently, contempraneous boards and ?replacement stringing, length ca 35cm

presumed from an ex-missionary collection wit related example labelled 'This book contains the history of the Buddon Religion'


Offered by Salsus Books