[The Illustrations for:] India Love Poems.

Piper (John)

[The Illustrations for:] India Love Poems.

Description: 18 superb colourprinted lithographic plates by John Piper printed on Arches Velin pure rag paper, ff. 18, folio, the sheets loose and within brown paper wrapper stiffened with card, fine

Publication Details: [Printed at the Senecio Press for] Paradine and PL Editions, 1977

Notes: A full set of Piper's lithographs for this attractive book - accompanying texts translated by Tambimuttu. These are from the original printing, at the Senecio Press in Charlbury (the text pages were printed at the Rampant Lions Press), and have been excellently preserved. Piper writes of his work for 'India Love Poems': 'The illustrations, to use musical analogies, are variations, rhapsodies or inventions on sculpture and paintings in Indian temples of the Golden Age, from the VIth century to the XIIIth. They are not intended to be representational of the form or colour of the works themselves...more

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Price: £600

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1977

Stock Number: 61520

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