The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms. 1999. NF HC Sikh History and Art Exhibition

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The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms
Stronge, Susan [ed.]; Khushwant Singh; Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh; et al Publisher:
Weatherhill, Inc.
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Notes: Near Fine 4to 11 1/2" x 10 1/4" black cloth over board with gilt lettering and publisher's symbol to spine, sharp tips, tightly bound and unmarked throughout. Very Good pictorial dustjacket featuring a detail of painting depicting Maharaja Narinder Singh to front, the marble floor beneath the Guna Granth Sahib on the upper story of the Golden Temple to back, white lettering to front, red lettering to spine, black lettering to interior flaps, minor sunning and wear to edges and tips, otherwise, clean and unmarked. [5] 256 pp., replete with full-color and black-and-white images, Chronology of Sikhism, The Mughal Empire, and The British Monarchy, Introduction and Chapter 5 by Susan Stronge, chapters 1-4, 6-12 individually by Khushwant Singh, Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh, Patwant Singh, A.S. Melikian-Chirvani, Chapters 6 and 10 by B.N. Goswamy, Rosemary Crill, Ian Knight, David Jones, F.S. Aijazuddin, and Divia Patel, Catalogue of Exhibition Objects, Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, Index, and Author Profiles. From inside the dustjacket: "This authoritative and sumptuous study of the cultural heritage of the Sikhs is published to coincide with the major exhibition at the V and A in March 1999...Written by leading experts in Sikh history, religion, and the arts of the period, the book is a lavish tribute to the rich cultural splendours of the Sikhs." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.