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Cleaves, Francis Woodman. The Bodistw-A Cari-A Awatar-Un Tayilbur of 1312, by Cosgi Odsir

Cleaves, Francis Woodman. The Bodistw-A Cari-A Awatar-Un Tayilbur of 1312, by Cosgi Odsir
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 Cleaves, Francis Woodman. The Bodistw-A Cari-A Awatar-Un Tayilbur of 1312, by Cosgi Odsir. Cambridge, Mass., 1954, tall 8vo (25 x 18cm), pp. 130, wrappers. A paper in Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol. 17, 1/2, whole issue included. The text, a commentary on the Bodhicaryavatara, was discovered among the material from Turfan collected by Albert von le Coq. A Comparison with other extant recensions of the text showed the significance of the 1312 version for the study of Mongolian language and literature. With a bookplate of Alexander Brown Griswold (1907 – 1991), a retired investment banker whose art collection included the most comprehensive holdings of Thai art outside of Thailand. In 1987 Mr. Griswold had donated the collection of about 300 works of Indian and Southeast Asian art, mostly from Thailand, to the Walters Art Gallery. Some items are currently on display at Hackerman House, the home of the museum's Asian art collection. For many years, his collection was on public display one day a month, usually in the summer, in the museum wing of his home.