History of Tibet: The Blue Annals



A block printed Tibetan manuscript or pecha. A copy of the History of Tibet: The Blue Annals by 'gos gzhon nu dpal [gZhon-nu-dpal (1392-1481)]. The manuscript has 573 folios and there are line drawings of Śantarakshita in the left and 'Go lotsāwa gZhon nu dPal in the right corner. The manuscript is wrapped in a gold coloured cotton cloth that has a red diamond applique motif at the end of the cloth, the manuscript is then supported by two deep red lacquer wooden book covers (which are too short for the manuscript), that are green on the inside and secured with a simple woven braid tie with a brass clasp.