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AN ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF PRAYERS
The Bhagavad Gita, India, late 18th century

185 x 135 mm. The Sanskrit text handwritten on handmade paper with gold and multi-colored borders and further notations in the margins, with 26 full-page paintings in earth pigments and gold depicting various Hindu deities and surrounded by delicate floral and vine borders. Bound in a printed pink textile with flap. Some wear to and darkening of edges, surface dirt on the interior and few loose leaves. Overall in good condition.

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