MALAY ARCHIPELAGO -- MANUSCRIPT on lontar leaves, consisting of 190 lvs. between wooden 'sides', connected through 1 thread. 19th (?) c. 365 x 35 x 160 mm. In good condition, but thread added later and 2 threads missing. To prevent the thread to slip through the sides, a brass coins is used as knot, and on the other end a fastener carved out of wood. -- Added: a similar manuscript, consisting of 126 (partly damaged) lvs. between wooden sides w. simple carved decorations at both ends, connected through 1 (later) thread. 19th (?) c. 445 x 45 x 100 mm. -- (2).
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