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Paintings and Book – An Illustrated Colored Version of the Ramayana

The illustrated version of the epic Ramayana (paperback), titled ‘Ramayana – Love and Valour in India’s Great Epic’ is from the British Library Publishing. The book is published to coincide with a major exhibition conducted by British Library in London and is also available online for viewing, reading and listening.

The book is adapted from the illustrated Ramayana commissioned by Rana Jagat Singh of Mewar in Rajasthan between in the 17th century. The book contains more than 130 paintings and it helps the reader to follow the story.

The epic manuscript was compiled in book format by J.P. Losty, formerly Head of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, at the British Library’s Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections.

Published by: British Library Publishing
Author: J.P. Losty
Published: May 2008
Price: £15.95

The book can be brought from the online shop of British Library. It is also available in select book stores.