"Early Indian Architecture" [from] Eastern Art. An Annual. Volume II, 1930 and Volume III, 1931 [Two Volumes]. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy.

"Early Indian Architecture" [from] Eastern Art. An Annual. Volume II, 1930 and Volume III, 1931 [Two Volumes].

Philadelphia: Collate Art Association, 1930-1931. [209-242] + [181-219] pp. Illus. with b/w plates, photos and drawings. 4to. Stapled paper wrappers. Offprints. Langdon Warner and Horace H.F. J. Very good copies with edgewear along the spines and light soiling on wrappers. Item #30487

The three parts of Coomaraswamy's important essay. I: Cities and City Gates Etc, derived mainly from Pali literature and as represented in the reliefs of Bharhut, Sanchi and Amaravati; II: Bodhi-Gharas, representations of the Bodhi-tree with or without an accompanying temple structure; and III: Palaces. Also includes two other Coomaraswamy articles: 'An Illustrated Svetambara Jaina Manuscript of A.D.1260,' 'Corrigenda and Addenda to Early Indian Iconography' (see our #30387), and 'Early Passage on Indian Painting.'

Price: $50.00

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