The Legacy of the Malay Letter/ Warisan Warkah Melayu
Annabel Teh Gallop
This really is a beautiful book evoking the courtly style of Malay letter writing that changed little during the period between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries from which the examples in this book are taken. There are 210 colour and 32 black and white illustrations and scholarly transliterations of 100 of the letters. The book is bilingual in English and Malay, contains an essay by E. Ulrich Katz and is far from being just a picture book. 240 pages.Near Fine Hardback in a Very Good Dust Jacket. First Edition
Weight 1.60 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free
Published by The British Library, London 1994. 1st edition
Condition: The book is in almost new condition with minor bumping of the dust jacket.