-India Art (8)
  • img-book

    MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS [OF INDIA] by: Deva, B.C. $8.00

    Very Good paperback – New Delhi India: National Book Trust (India – Land & the People series), 1977/1985 – 8vo/9.25″ tall x 6.75″ – color illustrated stiff paper covers – pictorial endpapers – b&w frontis – b&w line drawings of 51 different classical & folk music instruments from India – moderate exterior wear, corner bump, otherwise clean, bright, with no markings of any kind – preface (v), bibliography, index – 108pp. Chapters on: The Cultural Perspective; Solids (Percussion); Drums; Wind Instruments; Stringed Instruments. Excellent introduction to Indian musical instruments for students. Author: B. Chaitanya Deva (1922-1981) Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-253-9 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

  • img-book

    JAUR GITA GOVINDA (a dated sixteenth century Gita-Govinda from Mewar) by: Vatsyayan, Kapila $41.95

    New Delhi: National Museum, [1979] – Very Good hardcover/fitted acetate dust jacket – oblong 10″ tall x 12.5″ – brown lettered natural fabric covers with color pictorial label pasted on front – 18 tipped in full color plates described on opposing pages – 40 monochrome plates with titles – 30 b&w text ills – Appendix I: Jaur Gita Govinda text in devanagari; Appendix II: Bibliography of the Gita Govinda – index – ix + 125 pages. Condition – binding tender at pages xiii to ix, otherwise near new with no markings. Availability: in stock. Monograph on a 1594 A.D illustrated prose manuscript from a village called Jaur (or Javar) in what is now the state of Rajasthan, Western India – a rendition of the classic Sanskrit poem on the love of Radha and Krishna composed by Jayadeva, court poet of Lakshmanasena (AD 1185-1206), last Hindu King of Bengal. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: oblong

  • img-book

    Temples of Bankura District [INDIA] by: McCutchion, David $10.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1972 – Very Good flexible cloth cover/ Very Good paper title label – 8.75″ tall – b/w photos – list of Bankura District [Bengal] temples; local record of temples built by the Malla kings – glossary – 63 pages. ISBN: 0-89253-674-8 Ships from U.S.A. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

  • img-book

    Discovering Indian Sculpture: A Brief History by: Fabri, Charles L. $20.00

    Fine/as new hardcover/ Fine/as new dust jacket – New Delhi India: Affiliated East-West Press, 1970 – 11″h – handloom cloth covered boards – b&w photos – 84pp. India art sculpture, art history. Dr. Charles Louis Fabri, born in Hungary, first went to India with the archaeologist M. Aurel Stein in 1931 and returned to teach at Tagore’s Santiniketan. He settled in India, earning a reputation as linguist, dance and art critic for The Statesman, mentor to generations of artists; he is author also of History of the Art of Orissa and Buddhist BaroqueTeracottas of Kashmir. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-798-9 Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

  • img-book

    INDIA STYLE by: Bonfante-Warren, Alexandra $10.00

    NY: MetroBooks/ Architecture & Design Library, 2001 – Very Good hardcover/ near Very Good dust jacket – 10″ tall x 9.75″ – clean blue covers, gilt-lettered at spine with small indent at top rear edge; otherwise tight, clean, unmarked, as new – full-page color photos – dust jacket rubbed with light edge wear – index – 96 pages. ISBN: 0-7607-5487-X Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

  • img-book

    EVERYDAY ART OF INDIA by: Bussabarger, Robert F. & Dashew, Betty W. Robins $18.00

    First Edition – near Fine/paperback – NY: Dover Books Dover Original, 1968 – 11″h x 8 1/8″ – 282 photos by Andrew Tau (includes 4 color) – glossary & index – like new with no interior markings of any kind – xii plus 205pp. India’s folk art tradition: clay, metal, wood, painting, fiberwork & textiles.

  • img-book

    Transcreation: Two Essays by: Lal, P. $16.00

    Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1972 – Very Good hardcover/ Very Good paper title label – 8.75″ tall – 29 pages. 2 Essays: Myth, Literature and Transcreation; On Translating “Shakuntala”. ISBN: 0-88253-269-3 Ships from U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

  • img-book

    Garhwal Painting [Garhwal Chitrakala] by: Lal, Mukandi (ed.) $25.00

    New Delhi India: Prakashan Vibhag, 1983 – Very Good+ hardcover/ Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – Folio/ 12.75″ tall x 9.5″ – brown letter stamped grey-blue cloth covers – 31 full-page tipped-in color plates – 47 b/w plates – small gift inscription in front endpaper corner; faint glue shadow on covers with very mild edge sunning; otherwise tight, bright, clean, unmarked inside and out – dust jacket has light indents and two moderate lamination creases – 124 pages. TEXT IN HINDI. 17th to 19th century AD paintings from the Himalayan foothills, Tehri Garhwal, in northern India. The Garhwal School of Painting; includes here works on mythological themes, historical episodes, & twelve paintings illustrating the marriage of Rukmini and Krishna. This style is often associated with the wider grouping known as Pahari Painting. Size: Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall