97 Full Colour Illustrations
General editor Francesco Abbate and translated by Jean.Richardson. ( PEERAGE BOOKS)
*This is an English Edition first published by Octopus Books
This edition published by Peerage Books, 59 Grosvenor Street, London, W1.
Translation @ 1972 octopus books
Originally published in Italian by
Gruppo Editoriale Fabbri S.p.A
@ 1966 Gruppo Editoriale Fabbri S.p.A., Milan
ISBN 0 907408 26 5
Printed in Italy by Gruppo Editoriale Fabbri S.p.A
TOTAL AMOUNT OF PAGES:- 158
This book also has got a sleeve jacket and a good quality spine.
This amazing book is about Indian Art and the Art of Ceylon, Central and South-East Asia.That would be perfect for an individual with interest in art history and culture, whilst turning each pages to discover beautiful colourful illustrations.
All of the pictures are a good quality detail of variety of Sculptures, Caves, The Great Mosque, Mausoleum, Manuscript and many more fantastic illustrations.
The art of India assaults the observer with its verve, uplifts him with its complexity born of exuberance- the work of men who pushed their spectacular designs to the degree of magnificence.
In this compact and reliable guide containing 97 illustrations in full colour, the reader can trace the great spiritual movements- Buddhist, Hindu and Moslem- and see how they have inspired India's colossal heritage of templates and mosques, pavilions, sculptures, frescoes and stylish miniatures.
Here too are brief histories of the art and architecture of neighbouring lands, from Afghanistan, Nepal and Tibet to Cambodia and the islands of Indonesia.