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Burmese Parabaik

Tattoo Book)

Published by n.p. 19th cent, Burma
Condition: Near fine Hardcover
From Thorn Books, ABAA (Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.)

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Parabaik, (accordion, or concertina-style) book. Four by six inches (closed) but 6 by 58 inches fully opened. Heavy handmade paper pasted to form 32 panels containing 8 double page paintings per side for a total of 16. Bound into carved wooden covers. The covers depict a tiger on one and a boar on another. The miniatures are original art and depict tattoo patterns for a client to choose. The images are in pigments of green, red, ochre, flesh, blue and purple, and are surrounded by text and/or symbols in black. Wood of one cover split but firmly attached, finish lightly rubbed, but images are in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 19086

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Title: Burmese Parabaik

Publisher: n.p. 19th cent, Burma

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near fine

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Thorn Books offers antiquarian and rare books in all areas. We do specialize in Arthuriana (King Arthur), Early Britain, Americana, Children's and Literature. Our hours are Monday through Saturday, 9AM to 5PM Mountain Standard Time.

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Lynne B. Owens, dba Thorn Books, ABAA
5800 West Arizona Pavilions Drive, No. 1073
Cortaro, AZ 85652
email: annabelle@thornbooks.com
website: www.thornbooks.com
Telephone: 520-743-7773


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