Gnei Fathin Preena Basiron Abbas collection of Malay manuscripts and books [late 19th century-early 20th century]

Description: This collection includes nine manuscripts and books, all written in the Arabic (jawi) script and according to the owner brought from Singapore by her grandfather. Some are tales of the prophets, and other Islamic stories. One of the manuscripts was digitised for this pilot project. Extent and format of original material: Nine books and manuscripts. Physical characteristics of original material: Several of the books are in very poor shape, with pages falling out and/or missing. Some have been partially reconstructed using additional paper or tape.

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  • Primer for beginning readers [late 19th century-early 20th century]

    File Ref: EAP450/3/1
    Description: A book for young children to learn the Arabic script. Includes examples and illustrations. Extent and format of original material: 45 page long printed booklet. Physical characteristics of original material: 21x14.5x0.5New plastic cover added ...