Ravi Kumar, 1973, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Various
305 pages, includes bibliography, index. Text illustrated with colour plates, and black-and-white photographs (at least 45 in colour, and 348 in black-and-white), glossary, map tables etc. The colour illustrated dustjacket has a protective laminate film which has started to lift at the top and bottom of the back strip section, and the top of the rear fold over. Other than the loss of visual appeal, it is in good order. . This book fills a significant gap in the literature of Indian art history. Definitively and comprehensively it describes for the art loving layman the history of this art form, discusses its pictorial raw material, separates its regional schools and iconographic traditions, and presents translations for many inscribed poems. It also provides descriptive notes on 133 Ragamala albums as well as a visual dictionary to aid the collector and curator in the identification of Ragamala paintings. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 0211410.