The Eight Principal Rasas of the Hindus - with - The Ten Principal Avatáras - Sourindro Mohun Tagore 1880 - I. C. Bose & Co. for the Author, Calcutta - First and Only Editions Presentation copies, bound for the author, signed and with extensive dedication from Tagore to His Excellence, Count zu Münster (1820-1902), the Imperial German Ambassador at London.
A rare set of Tagore’s uncommon and important works on the history of Indian musical performances, Eight Principal Rasas – describing the eight principal sentiments of Indian musical theatre – together with Ten Principal Avatáras – describing the ten incarnations of Vishnu on earth. With musical scores and annotations in Sanskrit and European notation.
Both volumes beautifully illustrated – Eight Principal Rasas with nine full-page lithographs and Ten Principal Avatáras with twelve full-page lithographs – featuring scenes from tableaux vivants, invented by the author and performed in his house. More Details
Price: HK$ 20,000