Yoga Art, Ajit Mookerjee, New York Graphic Society, 1975, Very Good w/DJ

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Mookerjee, Ajit, and Philip Rawson (Essay). Yoga Art (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1975).
English, a Very Good book in a Very Good dust jacket, HC, 4to, 11 1/2" x 10", 208 pp., including illustrations.
ISBN: 0821206842

Beige cloth-covered boards in a multicolored pictorial paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover and book spine. Off-white and gray lettering on black dust jacket spine. Covers have slight wear to edges and tips and a bump and small split measuring 1/4" at tail of spine, else clean and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket has light age toning, small bumps to edges and tips, and small splits at head and tail of spine (largest is about 1/4"), else clean and intact, not price-clipped. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations, 76 in color, 58 in black-and-white. A unique monograph about yoga art. Principally illustrations with brief quotes by historical figures interspersed among them. Excerpt from front flap: "Richly illustrated, the book includes many superb reproductions of meditative drawings, sculpture in stone and wood, pages from scrolls and illuminated manuscripts, mandalas, charts for computing astrological events, and yantras [...] Philip Rawson, a distinguished scholar of Eastern art [...], contributes a critical essay drawing on parallels between yoga art and Western art similar in appearance or intent; works by Klee, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Rothko, Noland, William Blake, and alchemists, Quabalists, and Christian mystics are examined and illustrated." Ajit Mookerjee (1915-1990) was an Indian author, scholar, curator, and collector. As a scholar, he specialized in the study of Indian religious texts.