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1. SUSHIL SARKAR – PAINTINGS
Introduction by M. S. Randhawa
New Delhi: Dhoomi Mal Dharam Das, 1947
pp. 6 + 15 tipped-in colour plates. Stiff card covers with a large colour plate pasted.
Size: 36.8 x 27.9 Cms.
Condition: Fair. Covers soiled with a couple of small moth holes across the blank areas of the book but the colour plates are all in very good condition.
2. TWENTY PORTRAITS by Mukul Dey
Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co., 1943
No pagination. Preface + List of Plates followed by 20 tipped-in monochrome plates [LACKS one of Rabindranath Tagore] and text on facing pages.
Edition was limited to 1000 copies
Portraits made between 1917 and 1942 of Sri Aurobindo Ghose, Sir Maurice Gwyer, Annie Besant, Sir John Anderson, C. F. Andrews, W. W. Pearson, Albert Einstein, Sven Hedin, Sarojini Naidu, Sir Francis Younghusband, Ernest O’G. Kirwan, Sarat Chandra Chatterji, George S. Arundale, Sir Dorabji Tata, Rukmini Devi, Bimala Churn Law, Werner Keventer, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Abanindranath Tagore.
Size: 27.9 x 22.8 Cms.
Condition: Poor. Binding loose with front cover and 1 tipped-in plate lacking
Sold as collection of plates
3. SHANTINIKETAN – THE BOLPUR SCHOOL OF
RABINDRANATH TAGORE by W. W. Pearson
Illustrated by MUKUL CHANDRA DEY
London: Macmillan, 1917
pp. xv, 111 with about 24 b&w illustrations by Mukul Dey, four of them full-page and the rest chapter-heads or tailpieces. Original blue cloth binding with title embossed on cover and spine in gilt.
Size: 20.3 x 12.7 Cms.
Condition: Good. Covers a little speckled and foxing to pastedowns
4. FLAMES OF PASSION – Love Poems in Prose and Verse by Subho Tagore, illustrations by Arabinda Datta
Calcutta: Susil Gupta
ONLY BOOK WITH ILLUSTRATION BY ARABINDA DATTA, a Calcutta artist and a contemporary of Mukul Dey. Pp. 88 + 14 b&w plates on art paper. Paper-covered boards with title ticket pasted on cover.
Size: 17.7 x 12.7 Cms.
Condition: Fair. Spine lacking, covers grubby, a few marginal pinholes
5. FIFTEEN DRYPOINTS – Mukul Dev