The Collected Works of Bu ston: The History of Buddhism

50.31.105

On display

A block printed Tibetan manuscript or pecha. A copy of The History of Buddhism by bu ston rin chen grub [Buton Rinchen Drub (1290-1364)]. The manuscript has 190 folios, printed on daphne bark paper, there are line drawings of the Buddha on the left and Bu ston Rin chen Grub on the right of the first folio. There is a nicely decorated cloth label and a pair of wooden covers, covered in red lacquer with lotus designs in gold & silver.