The Damathat, or The Laws of Menoo. Translated from the Burmese.
Original First Edition (Bilingual Burmese – English). XIV Volumes in one Volume (complete). Rangoon, Printed at ‘The Mission Press’, 1874. Slim Quarto (17 cm x 25 cm). 776 pages [being 388 pages of the original burmese text juxtaposed to 388 pages of the english translation]. Bound to the rear of the Volume are an additional c. 90 blank pages for notes. Original rebacked full leather with gilt ornament and original spinelabel. New endpapers with original bookplate of Charles Forbes, Esq. [Cha Forbes – Motto: ‘Grace Me Guide’ ]. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Minor tear to titlepage. Few pages with professional repairs to paper. Absolutely scarce original publication.