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Maharaja: The Splendour of India's Royal Courts Hardcover – October 1, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-1851775736 ISBN-10: 1851775730 Edition: 1St Edition
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'This lavish production is wholly appropriate for such a sumptuous subject, creating a book that will delight anyone interested in Indian history and art' - The Good Book Guide --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Anna Jackson is Deputy Keeper of the V&A’s Asian Department. She co-curated Encounters: the Meeting of Asia and Europe 1500–1800 with Amin Jaffer and co-edited the accompanying book. She is also the author of Japanese Textiles and and a contributor to Art Deco.
Amin Jaffer is International Director of Asian Art at Christie’s. He was previously Senior Curator in the V&A’s Asian Department and is the author of  Furniture from British India and Ceylon and Made for Maharajas.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum; 1St Edition edition (October 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1851775730
  • ISBN-13: 978-1851775736
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 1 x 12.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,382,077 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Jane Groover on October 28, 2011
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Stunning photographs of jewelry and metalwork and miniature paintings. Text and historic photos of maharajas make this catalogue one of the best.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By silvermaneSF on April 8, 2010
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very well illustrated with beautiful pictures and excellently researched information, would buy it as a gift.
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