From the pen, pencil and brush of Kanu Desai. The rare further portfolio of 10 colour reproduction paintings, tipped-in on orange, grained paper. Consisting of 1. Puja, 2. Secrets, 3. Cross-ways, 4. Misty Morning, 5. Dance Recital, 6. Untold Words, 7. Song of Songs, 8. Coming of the Clouds, 9. Mother, 10. Sita. Published in Bombay in the 1930s but no date; likely to be 1939. Typically, the paintings are reproduced at 18cm by 14cm on 22cm by 29cm pages but some pictures are smaller, others longer and narrower. There is an additional picture on the front cover which is the only one to be a little rubbed, the rest are clean and bright. Bound together with the original blue ribbon through covers which are a little worn to the edges and faded on the front. Price: Rs. 4/- Sold by the Oxford Book Company, Calcutta and New Delhi. List of other Desai works on back cover. Very rare, can not find this book in BL nor in National Library of India. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: KANU DESAI's Paintings in Water Colours. ...
Publisher: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co.
Binding: Soft cover
Illustrator: Kanu Desai
Book Condition: Near Fine
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