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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

RARE AND ANTIQUE BOOKS ON BURMESE


Oho...early this week, received a package from Rare Books, London on this amazingly antique books from 18th century. All these 5 ancient books on Burmese History cost high price.
Oh Wow! I could get a car with this price.
If I auction on ebay.....mmmmmm... I could get higher price and may be I can become a millionaire with this books....hahahahaha (wicked!!!)

I love history!
This opportunity to physically touch this old books, smells it and did a quick reading...Oh Wow! totally love this experience! I like!!!!!
Thank you Boss for being away from here so long and please be away longer until I finish read these books!

Let me introduce to my 'temporary adopted precious babies'!
Oh! I place these books in my favourite pink color flowery box which my Boss totally going to hate it! wahahahaha....wicked!!!
You hate it???
I love it!!!!!
I like!!!!
* An Account of An Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava
sent by
The Governor - General of India
in the year 1795
by
Michael Symes,Esq
Major in his Majesty 's 76th Regimt
Printed in London , Year 1800

* Burma
As it was, As it is, and As it will be
by
James George Scott
Printed in London, Year 1886

* Four Year
in
Upper Burma
by
W.R Winston
printed in London , year 1892

* Narrative
of
The Burmese War
in
1824 - 26
as originally compiled from official documents
with a map
by
Horace Hayman Wilson
M.A., F.R.S,&C
Professor of Sanscrit in the University of Oxford
Printed in London, Year 1852

* Journal of An Embassy (Vol 1)
from the
 Governor General of India
to
The Court of Ava
by
John Crawfurd, ESQ.F.R.S. F.L.S. F.G.S & c
Late envoy
with an appendix
containing a description of fossil remains
by
Professor Buckland and Mr Clift
Printed in London, Year 1834

* Journal of An Embassy (Vol 11)
from the
Governor General of India
to
The Court of Ava
by
John Crawfurd, ESQ.F.R.S. F.L.S. F.G.S & c
Late envoy
with an appendix
containing a description of fossil remains
by
Professor Buckland and Mr Clift
Printed in London, Year 1834









5 comments:

  1. Wow, this is so interesting Rina! What other ancient books collection do you have? I'm sure the feeling of touching these old books is totally different..
    Happy reading!
    xoxo!

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  2. Hi Fida! only the one related to Myanmar because the one who paid is Myanmar hahaha...me don't have this kind of money for these books!!!!

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  3. OMGH.......for collection r for reading? For me, I would not dare to read coz fear that i might break them

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    1. yeah!!! very fragile...I also need to be extremely extra careful...but it is interesting and now my passion for old books...starting to develop!

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