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Angas, G. F.

The Kafirs Illustrated

Capetown: A. A. Balkema, 1974. Folio (39x56cm), 131pp, 30 plates, in full leather binding, title in gilt on spine and front cover, excellent condition.

A Facsimile reprint of the original 1849 edition of hand-coloured lithography with a new introduction by Frank R. Bradlow.

 
 
 
$725
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bradley Birt, F.B.

Bengal Fairy Tales

New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head. 1920. First Edition, 4to (20x26cm), 209+viii pp, 6 plates, cloth binding, gilt decoration on spine and front cover, good Condition.

 
 
 
$195
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marquis, Curzon

British Government In India, The Story of the Viceroys and Government Houses

London: Cassell & Co., Ltd, 1925. 4to (23x28.5cm), 2 Vols. Vol. I, 259+ix pp, 47 illustrations. Vol. II, 268+x, 37 illustrations, in original cloth binding, gilted hologram on the front cover, title in gilt on cover and spine, good condition.

Curzon was one of the great administrators of the British empire in India. He is credited with stabilizing the finances between the government and the provinces and instituting numerous reforms. The first volume of his work details the history and nature of the various government houses in Calcutta, and the second volume narrates the stories of the various rulers who have lived there; he predicts in his preface that the subject matter of this second volume would appeal to a Òwider audience.

 
 
 
$225
 
 
 
 
 
 
O Connor, V.C.Scott

The Charm of Kashmir

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1920. First Edition, 4to (29.5x22.5cm), 182pp, 15 fine mounted colored plates (all original captioned tissue guards present) and 24 splendid full-page sepia-toned photographic plates. Handsomely bound in the original white buckram, upper and back strip framed. Blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt on covers. Plates and photographs on cartridge paper, printed pages are heavy. Dedication by kind permission to the Queen (Mary). Very good condition.

This is a very beautifully presented book, elegantly written, an attractive portrayal of trip to Kashmir, illustrated after the paintings of Abanindro Nath Tagore, Mrs Sultan Ahmad, Miss Hadenfelt and Colonel Strahan, and from photographs, largely taken by the author.

A LOVELY COPY OF A SCARCE WORK.

 
 
 
$565
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parimoo, Ratan

Rabindranath Tagore Collection of Essays

New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademy, 1989. 4to (22.5x28cm), 106pp, 128 illustrations and 6 color plates carries contributions by eminent personalities on Tagore's paintings and poetry, in original cloth binding with dust jacket.

Contents: Drawings and Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore by Prithwish Neogy Art and Tradition by Rabindranath Tagore Form elements in the visual works of Rabindranath Tagore by Stella Kramrisch Tagore-the Poet Painter and the West by K G Subramanyan The Sources and the development of Rabindranath's Paintings by Ratan Parimoo Vessel Shape as a pictorial motif in Rabindranath's Painting by Dinkar Kowshik The Last Affair by Sandip SarkarThe Poet Rabindranath Lux in tenebris by Jagdish Shivpuri, with dust jacket. Good Condition.

 
 
 
$25
 
 
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