Lot Content

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
Details
AN ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF PRAYERS
The Bhagavad Gita, India, late 18th century

140 x 100 mm. The text handwritten on handmade paper and bordered with delicate floral vine motifs and multi-colored lines, with 21 full-page illustrations painted with earth colors and gold depicting various Hindu gods, bound in purple silk with gold brocade and with a matching bag. Minor wear and darkening of edges, the front of the purple silk rent, but overall in good condition.

More from The History of the Book: The Cornelius J. Hauck Collection

View All
View All