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Appendix 4 Selected Items from the Tibetan Collection of the Berlin State Library

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This appendix presents a list of Tibetan books from the Tibetan collections of the Berlin state library. It includes the details of raw material, and type of paper used for printing the book, and also includes find site/provenance, dating, format, size, language/script, page layout and content of the book. The physical appearance of Tibetan books is a result of a chain of interactions between culture, economy, art, and craftsmanship developed by communities affiliated with a variety of nations and cultures. Thus, when constructing a typology of particular features, such as page layout, format, binding style, and materials, it is possible to classify the majority of books into groups and relate them to particular local 'book cultures'.

Keywords: Berlin state library; Tibetan books



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