Hikayat Bayan Budiman
Cherita Khoja Maimun
RO Winstedt (ed)
This is the Malay version of a work that originated in India and spread to many surrounding countries. It has been circulating in the Malay world since at least the 14th century. This book contains not only Winstedt's scholarly comments on the work, but also an outline in English, the work itself in the Rumi script as well as a reproduction of the Jawi text of the oldest known Malay fragment of the tale. Very Good Paperback. First Edition. 228 pages.
Weight 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Malaya Publishing House, Singapore. 1960
Condition: The cover has very little wear, but the lettering on the spine is less distinct than on the front cover. There is a previous owner's name written neatly on the inside front cover. The text block is tanned. Otherwise the binding is tight, the text is clear and there is fairly mild tanning throughout.