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1 108 Buddhist Statues in Tibet: Evolution of Tibetan Sculptures

Ulrich Von Schroeder

Serindia Publications, London, UK, 2008, 1932476385 / 9781932476385, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 240 x 345 Mm 
Mostly unknown to the outside world, the temples and storerooms of Tibetís monasteries shelter a great number of ancient Buddhist objects. Not only are there a great number of Buddhist sculptures and paintings produced by Tibetan artists, but included also are rare examples originating from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Burma, and China. These images have withstood sometimes more than one thousand years of warfare and other calamities. Despite a growing number of books dealing with various aspects of Tibetan culture and religion, most publications have the shortcoming that they are almost exclusively illustrated with objects scattered worldwide in private and public collections. A notable exception is the two-volume chronicle Buddhist Sculptures in Tibet, published in 2001 by this author. However, it is monumental in scale and there is a need for a more affordable condensed edition. 108 Buddhist Statues in Tibet not only fills the need for such a volume, but also provides additional research and recently photographed discoveries. It is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the stylistic development of Buddhist sculptures in Tibet. By using existing examples in monasteries, it also acts as a catalogue record of these objects that helps to ensure these objects remain there in the foreseeable future. This will enable future generations of scholars to do additional research with the same objects, unlike objects in private collections that are usually sold after some years. The book also includes a DVD of digital photographs of the 108 statues illustrated in this book and of the 419 most important Buddhist sculptures in the collection of the Jo khang / Lhasa gTsug lag khang. Some 311 of them were previously published in Buddhist Sculptures in Tibet. The remaining 108 sculptures will be illustrated in Jokhang Tibetís Most Sacred Temple, edited by Gyurme Dorje (to be published by Thames & Hudson). These 527 digital photographs can be downloaded free of charge by anyone, regardless whether for personal use or for publication. It is the hope of the author that other scholars will take use of this opportunity to publish some of these wonderful Buddhist sculptures. Printed Pages: 212 with 120 colour illustrations. 027808

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2 25 Contemporary Indian Artists

Nicolas Bourriaud and Ravi Kumar

Ravi Kumar Publisher, New Delhi, India, 2007, 81-87330-17-1 / 9788187330172, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 30 x 30 Cm 
Printed Pages: 182 with numerous colour photographs. 029199

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3 5000 Years of Arts and Crafts in India and Pakistan: A Survey of Sculpture, Architecture, Painting, Dance, Music, Handicrafts, and Ritual Decorations from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

Shanti Swarup

D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. Private Ltd., Bombay, India, 1968, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good, No Jacket, 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 282 with numerous colour and b/w plates. Bumped corners. 018211

Price: 85.00 USD
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4 5000 Years of Indian Art

Sushma K.Bahl

Lustre Press/Roli Books, New Delhi, India, 2012, 8174368531 / 9788174368539, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 30 Cms x 30 Cms 
Printed pages: 239. 036805

Price: 877.25 USD
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5 88 Husains in Oils

M.F. Husain

Galerie 88, Vadehra Art Gallery and Pundole Art Gallery, New Delhi, India, 2003, First Edition, Hard Cover with a Slipcase, New, New, 46 Cms x 59 Cms 
88 Husain Paintings. Extra Large Size. 003639

Price: 650.00 USD
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6 A Beader's Reference

Jane Davis

Krause Publications (An F&W Publications Company), Lola, WI, USA, 2003, 0-87349-554-3 / 9780873495547, First Edition, Paperback, New, 21.5 x 28.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 157 with colour illustrations throughout. 017792

Price: 22.50 USD
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7 A Catalogue of Tibetan Thankas in the Indian Museum

Sipra Chakravarti

Indian Museum, Calcutta, India, 2000, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 56 with numerous b/w illustrations. 020189

Price: 14.50 USD
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8 A Celebration of Love- The Romantic Heroine in the Indian Arts

Harsha V. Dehejia (ed.)

Roli Books, New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-7436-302-5 / 9788174363022, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 9 x 11 Inches 
A Celebration of Love celebrates the romantic heroine in the Indian arts. It is a visually rich journey which takes us to opulent havelis and bucolic groves, temples and courtyards, where we meet kings and nobility and also artists and artisans, as we hear whispers of gopis and the footfalls of Krishna. We encounter the nayika in miniature paintings and temple sculptures, pothis and calendars, dance and music but above all hear resonances of her heart throbbing longingly in our own selves for ultimately the nayika in the Indian tradition is a paradigm of the perennial quest of mankind for a divine and transcendent love. At the heart of the many and varied artistic expressions of the romantic sentiment is the nayika or the heroine. Her various adornments and trysts, the many moods of her love realized through amorous moments of longing or belonging, her strong presence in the Krishna lore and equally in the Sufi narratives, her portrayals in the Ragamala and the Barahmasa traditions of poetry and painting, through the beautiful depictions in miniature paintings as well as popular arts, have captivated our attention through the many centuries of Indian artistic representations. Her footfalls have been heard in courts and temples, she has been celebrated by the raja and the praja, she has a presence in homes and mansions and her persona resonates in enchanted forests and groves. She is all this and more, but above all she is the epitome of perfect beauty and the paradigm of the seeker of ultimate reality. In these essays, she comes alive in all her splendour and radiance, she captures our attention through her sheer sensuality as she looks into the mirror and prepares for that special moment. She delights in the many romantic situations and brings alive the concept of bhakti shringara or a certain spirituality that can only arise from indulging in love, but above all she stands self-assured and dignified, whispering that not only is there truth in love but that love is truth. Harsha V. Dehejia, who has a double doctorate, one in Medicine and the other in Ancient Indian Culture, both from the University of Mumbai, India has a deep and abiding interest in Indian Aesthetics and especially in the artistic expressions of the romantic emotion. He is a practising physician, and Professor of Religion at Carleton University. He lives in Ottawa, Canada. Printed Pages: 304. 021797

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9 A Concise History of Art

Germain Bazin

Thames & Hudson, London, UK, 1958, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine, Fair, 14 Cms x 21 Cms 
Printed Pages: 548 with 717 illustrations, 16 plates in colour. 007203

Price: 15.00 USD
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10 A Concise History of Modern Sculpture

Herbert Read

Thames & Hudson, London, UK, 1974, 0-500-20014-9 / 9780500200148, First Edition, Paperback, Very Good, 15 x 21 Cm 
Printed Pages: 310 with 339 plates, 49 in colour. Rubbed cover. 018493

Price: 3.95 USD
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11 A Concordance of the Names in the Cola Inscriptions, 3 Vols.

Noburu Karashima (ed.)

Sri Satguru Publications, New Delhi, India, New, 

Price: 94.00 USD
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12 A Confluence of Distilled Essences: The Art of Chameli Ramachandran

Ranesh Ray

Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India, 2008, 81-87737-83-2 / 9788187737834, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 25 x 31 Cm 
Printed Pages: 236 with numerous colour illustrations. 023409

Price: 75.00 USD
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13 A Festival of Krishna: Featuring Under the Kadamba Tree. Paintings of a Divine Love and Ateliers of Love: A Film on DVD. A Journey of Poets, Painters and Patrons

Harsha V. Dehejia

Lustre Press/Roli Books, New Delhi, India, 2008, 8174365125 / 9788174365125, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 25 x 30 Cm 
Printed Pages: 416 with numerous colour illustrations. 022738

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14 A Guide to 101 Modern & Contemporary Artists

Amrita Jhaveri

India Book House Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India, 2005, 81-7508-423-5 / 9788175084230, First Edition, Soft Cover, New, New, 19.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 191 with various coloured illustrations 031288

Price: 20.00 USD
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15 A History of Fine Art in India & Ceylon

A.Vincent Smith

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 2006, 8120620046 / 9788120620049, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 238 aalongwith colour and b/w illustrations. 035377

Price: 99.75 USD
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16 A History of Fine Art in India and Ceylon

Vincent A. Smith; Third Edition revised and Enlarged By Karl Khandalavala

D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. Private Ltd., Bombay, India, 1969, Reprint, Hard Cover, Very Good, No Jacket, 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 242 with numerous b/w plates. 018184

Price: 100.00 USD
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17 A Journey Without Cameras

Dr Reyhan Chaudhuri

Unknown, New Delhi, India, 2005, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 31 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 168 with numerous b/w sketches. 018073

Price: 6.75 USD
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18 A List of Kharosthi Inscriptions

N.G. Majumdar; Introduction By B.N. Mukherjee

The Asiatic Society, Kolkata, India, 2008, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 56. 036294

Price: 3.50 USD
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19 A Manual of Calligraphy

Peter E. Taylor

Unwin Hyman, Boston, USA, 1988, 0-04-44-0125-6 / 9780044401254, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, Very Good, 21.5 x 27 Cm 
Printed Pages: 208. Small tears on the dust jacket. Book in mint condition. Price-clipped. 018094

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 A Socio-cultural History of The Later Colas: As Gleaned Through Epigraphy

K.Karuppiah; Foreword By Raju Laidos

Sharada Publishing House, Delhi, India, 2010, 8188934682 / 9788188934683, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 28 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 232 alongwith 61 b/w photographs. 034695

Price: 54.75 USD
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21 A Socio-Economic Study of Company Paintings (CE 1757-1857)

T.N. Mishra

D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2011, 8124605718 / 9788124605714, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 20 x 20 Cm 
Printed Pages: 117 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 036332

Price: 21.95 USD
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22 A Stairway Taken By the Lucid: Tsong Kha Pa's Study of Noble Beings (Sata-Pitaka Series: Indo-Asian Literatures Volume 643)

James B. Apple

Aditya Prakashan, New Delhi, India, 2013, 817742131X / 9788177421316, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 222. 037916

Price: 37.50 USD
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23 A Study of Vaikhanasa Iconography

Dr K.K.C. Lakshmi Narasimhan; Foreword By Dr Ramesh Mahipatram Dave

Ananthacharya Indological Research Institute, Bombay, India, 2007, First Edition, Hardcover, New, 16.5 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 412 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 028726

Price: 37.95 USD
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A Survey of Indian Sculpture, S.K. Saraswati
24 A Survey of Indian Sculpture

S.K. Saraswati

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 1975, 81-215-0288-8 / 9788121502887, First Edition, Cloth, New, New, 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
This volume is an attempt at a connected history of Indian Sculpture setting forth in clear terms the varied trends and artistic whole. The learned scholar has traced the history of Indian sculpture from the beginning to the mediaeval times bringing within his scope a vast field of study. Special emphasis is laid on the origin and development of the basic strains as well as fundamental characteristics of Indian plastic art in a historical perspective. Plastic art of the subcontinent found expression in many important schools and distinctive styles. It has been the endeavour of the author to interpret the changes of form through the ages as a logical, orderly and organic evolution. A Survey of Indian Sculpture, divided into seven chapters, deals with the story of the plastic art of the subcontinent as long as it remained vital and active. The book will immensely help the interested reader to understand and comprehend clearly this rich legacy of Indian genius and mind. Printed Pages: 256 with 181 b/w illustrations. 032702

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25 A Walk in the Woods: The Art of Paramjit Singh

Ella Datta

Yoda Press, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8190227289 / 9788190227285, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 
Printed Pages: 126. 027017

Price: 26.95 USD
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26 A. Ramachandran: 6-14 October, 2008 and 12-30 June, 2008

A. Ramachandran

Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India, 2008, 81-87737-84-0 / 9788187737841, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 24 x 30.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 79 with numerous colour illustrations. 030253

Price: 35.00 USD
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27 Abahoman: Flowing Life

Jogen Chowdhury

Vadehra Art Gallery and Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, India, 2007, 81-87737-54-9 / 9788187737544, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 24.5 x 30.5 Cm 
Printed pages: 152 with numeous colour photographs. 023085

Price: 25.00 USD
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28 Abanindranath Tagore: His Early Work

Ramendranath Chakravorty (ed.)

Indian Museum, Calcutta, India, 2006, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 19 with 13 colour plates. 031506

Price: 6.95 USD
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29 Absence of the Buddha Image in Early Buddhist Art: Toward Its Significance in Comparative Religion

Kanoko Tanaka

D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India, 1998, 81-246-0090-2 / 9788124600900, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 271 with 14 figures, 32 colour illustrations, and 25 b/w photos. 027392

Price: 24.95 USD
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30 Abstract Reality: The Art of Surya Prakash

Shiladitya Sarkar

Bookwise, New Delhi, India, 2010, 8190948202 / 9788190948203, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 25 x 31 Cm 
Printed pages: 245 with numerous coloured photographs. 031733

Price: 95.00 USD
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31 African Gold: Jewellery and Ornaments from Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal in the Collection of the Gold of Africa Barbier-Mueller Museum in Cape Town

Timothy F. Gerard

Prestel, Germany, 2011, 3791341197 / 9783791341194, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 
Printed Pages: 247 with numerous colour illustrations. 036612

Price: 44.95 USD
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32 After the Fall: Time, Life & Art of Rabin Mondal

Santo Datta

Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-902104-2-4 / 9788190210423, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 22.5 x 30.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 279 with numerous colour illustrations. 022088

Price: 49.00 USD
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33 Age of Vikramaditya: From the first Century B.C. to the Second Century A.D.

K.C. Jain and P.C. Jain

Agam Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8173200866 / 9788173200861, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 206 with numerous b/w illustrations. 027934

Price: 16.95 USD
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34 Agra Heritage Project: Planning Synopsis 1994

Thomson Press (I) Ltd.

Thomson Press (I) Ltd., New Delhi, India, 1994, First Edition, Hardcover, New, 28 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 62 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Rubbed cover. 019796

Price: 22.00 USD
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35 Ahmedabad 600: Protraits of a City

Sharmila Sagara and Suchitra Sheth (eds)

Marg Publications, Mumbai, India, 2011, 8192110605 / 9788192110608, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 30.5 x 24.1 Cm 
Printed Pages: 2=152 with 100 illustrations. 037531

Price: 70.00 USD
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36 Ajanta & Ellora (Our World in Colour)

Ranhana Sengupta

The Guidebook Company Limited, Hong Kong, 1991, 962-217-136-2 / 9789622171367, First Edition, Paperback, New, 21.5 Cms x 29 Cms Atul Kedar 
Printed Pages: 84 with numerous colour photographs throughout. 017625

Price: 6.00 USD
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37 Ajanta (Monumental Legacy Series)

Arvind P. Jamkhedkar

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2008, 0195697855 / 9780195697858, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 

Price: 9.95 USD
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38 Ajanta Paintings: 86 Panels of Jatakas and Other Themes

Rajesh Singh

Hari Sena Press Private Limited, Vadodara, India, 2013, 8192510735 / 9788192510736, First Edition, Paperback, New, 16 x 23.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 144. 037987

Price: 15.00 USD
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39 Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language

Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella (eds)

Marg Publications, Mumbai, India, 2010, 8185026912 / 9788185026916, First Edition, Paperback, New, 216 x 230 Mm 
Printed Pages: 372 with 348 illustrations. 031772

Price: 71.50 USD
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40 Akriti to Sanskriti: The Journey of Indian Forms

Harsha V. Dehejia

Niyogi Books, New Delhi, India, 2010, 8189738534 / 9788189738532, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 248 with numerous colour illustrations. 032707

Price: 61.00 USD
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41 Alice Boner Diaries: India 1934-1967

Georgette Boner, Luitgard Soni and Jayandra Soni

Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 1993, 8120811216 / 9788120811218, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 300. 030227

Price: 22.95 USD
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42 Allegory And Illusion: Early Portrait Photography From South Asia (The Alkazi Collection of Photography)

Beth Citron, Christopher Pinney, Rahaab Allana

Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, India, 2013, 1935677381 / 9781935677383, First Edition, Paperback, New, 24 x 28 Cm 

Price: 48.75 USD
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43 Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet: Indian Traditions in Beauty and Health

Sharada Dwivedi and Shalini Devi Holkar; Foreword By Princess Esra Jah of Hyderabad

Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai, India, 2005, 81-902170-2-X / 9788190217026, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 263 with numerous colour illustrations. 023585

Price: 29.00 USD
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44 Amaravati Sculptures in the Chennai Government Museum (Bulletin of the Chennai Government Museum; Edited By the Superintendent)

C. Sivaramamurti

Akshara, Chennai, India, 1998, Reprint, Paperback, Brand New, 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 390 with numerous b/w plates. 028830

Price: 195.00 USD
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45 Ambadas: Sublime Encounters, 1965-2005

Roobina Karode

Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, India, 2008, 8190495720 / 9788190495721, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 26 x 33 Cm 
Printed Pages: 178 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 022086

Price: 74.25 USD
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46 Ambika in Jaina Art and Literature

Dr Maruti Nandan Prasad Tiwari

Bharatiya Jnanpith, New Delhi, India, 1989, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 168 with numerous b/w plates. 026500

Price: 9.00 USD
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47 Amrita Sher-Gil: A Self-Portrait in Letters & Writings, 2 Vols.

Amrita Sher-Gil; introduced, Annotated & Edited By Vivan Sundaram

Tulika Books, New Delhi, India, 2010, 8189487590 / 9788189487591, First Edition, Hardcover with a Slipcase, New, New, 
Set of 2 vols. 033230

Price: 139.95 USD
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48 Amrita Sher-Gil: An Indian Artist Family of the Twentieth Century

Amrita Sher-Gil and Umrao Sher-Gil

Photoink, New Delhi, India, 2008, 8190391143 / 9788190391146, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 24 x 32 Cm 
Printed Pages: 160 with 106 duotone plates. 028618

Price: 70.00 USD
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49 An Enchanting Journey: Paresh Maity's Kerala

Ravi Shankar

Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi, India, 2008, 8190184474 / 9788190184472, First Edition, Hardcover with Slipcase, Brand New, Brand New, 31 x 37.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 222 with numerous colour and b/w photographs. 022789

Price: 125.00 USD
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50 An Introduction to Art, Craft, Technique, Science and Profession of Interior Design

Ahmed Abdullah Kasu

Ashish Book Centre, Mumbai, India, 2005, 81-7813-186-2 / 9788178131863, Third Edition: Updated and Revised, Hard Cover, New, New, 29.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 701 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 019864

Price: 65.00 USD
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