Lalit Kala Akademi, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Indian Edition
52 pp., list of plates, map. Text illustrated with black and white photographs. Cream coloured boards with chocolate brown writing on the spine and brown embossed illustration & brown writing. Some bumping along the bottom edge and all corners are bumped. Photographic dustwrapper, protected, is heavily rubbed and chipped. The bottom front corner is missing from the dustwrapper, as is a in 1.5" piece from the spine of the dustwrapper. The back panel has grubby maps and there is a crease extending from the bottom edge for five inches. " In the district of Birbhum there are many small temples peculiar to the culture of Bengal. Though a number of them are in ruins, they possess the common feature of being decorated with terracottas both sophisticated and in the folk art style of the 18th and 19th centuries. This terracotta art reflects various cultural and religious currents of the period.". Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture ; Art ; Erotica; India; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0100115.