THE MUSIC AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF SOUTHERN INDIA
By C. R. Day
Publisher : Adam & Charles Black Location : London Year : 1891 No of Pages : 173 No of Plates : 17 Colour
Rs. 70,000 - 90,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
With an Introduction by A.J. Hipkins. The Plates drawn by William Gibb. London & New York Novello, Ewer & Co; Adam & Charles Black 1891.
Limited edition of 700 copies first edition A fine copy in the original full vellum binding, decorated in gilt.
This attractively produced book is the first serious study of the music and musical instruments of southern India. It covers the history and theory of the different styles to be found, including temple music, street music, and drama, and provides a detailed description of instruments illustrated.
This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.
Provenance : Originally from the New York public library.