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Ajanta. The colour and monochrome reproductions of the Ajanta frescoes based on photography. With an explanatory text by G. Yazdani, M.A., and an introduction by Laurence Binyon. Volumes 1-3. by  Ghulam Yazdani - First Edition - 1930-1946 - from John Randall (Books of Asia) (SKU: 207376)

Ajanta. The colour and monochrome reproductions of the Ajanta frescoes based on photography. With an explanatory text by G. Yazdani, M.A., and an introduction by Laurence Binyon. Volumes 1-3.

Ajanta. The colour and monochrome reproductions of the Ajanta frescoes based on photography. With an explanatory text by G. Yazdani, M.A., and an introduction by Laurence Binyon. Volumes 1-3.

by Yazdani, Ghulam

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London: published under the Special Authority of His Exalted Highness the Nizam, 1930-1946. First edition. Three portfolios, atlas folio, containing 163 plates in total, 51 in colour, with the three corresponding text volumes, 4to, pp.xix, 55, folding map; vii, 70, 8 plates, text illustrations; viii, 100, 9 plates. Volume four is NOT present. The original cloth portfolios and their contents are in very good condition. The text volumes are in original cloth with gilt titles on spines and boards, and original dust-jackets. The second and third volumes are slightly warped, the dust-jacket of volume one is chipped and stained, there are remnants of a label on second volume's dust-jacket. Internal hinges of all three volumes are cracked, but firm. Contents are clean and in very good condition. The Archaeological Department of the Government of the Nizam of Hyderabad restored the Ajanta paintings in the 1920's, and commissioned E.L. Vassey to photograph them. His photographs form the basis of this monumental production with it's 163 superb plates. The fourth volume, published in 1955, is not present here.

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John Randall (Books of Asia) GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
207376
Title
Ajanta. The colour and monochrome reproductions of the Ajanta frescoes based on photography. With an explanatory text by G. Yazdani, M.A., and an introduction by Laurence Binyon. Volumes 1-3.
Author
Yazdani, Ghulam
Book condition
Used
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Publisher
published under the Special Authority of His Exalted Highness the Nizam
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1930-1946
Bookseller catalogs
South Asia; INDIA; Art;
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