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Volume 51 in the L. D. Series is based on a lecture the author delivered at the Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Institute of Indology in 1972. The text introduces characteristics of the developing styles of miniature paintings created in western India from the late medieval period onwards. There are numerous black-and-white reproductions of illustrations, chiefly from manuscripts.
Black-and-white and colour examples of Jain manuscript illustrations. The introduction offers an overview of the style of manuscript artwork, dubbed the Sirohi School, which developed in western India. The detailed catalogue provides information about the reproductions, many of which have been published for the first time.
The temple to Mahāvīra in Osia – also known as Osian or Osiya – near Jodhpur, Rajasthan, dates back to the late eighth century. The history of the site is given, along with descriptions of the architectural elements and spaces, and an overview of restoration. Black-and-white and colour photographs of the temple’s architectural features and measured plans are also provided.
Volume 69 in the L. D. Series focuses on illustrated palm-leaf and paper Jain manuscripts and features numerous reproductions in black and white or colour. The book includes an introduction to Jain manuscript art and a catalogue of important manuscripts preserved in libraries in Gujarat, India.