Painted manuscripts of the Sarasvati Mahal Library by Nanditha Krishna

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Published by Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji"s Sarasvati Mahal Library in Thanjavur .

Written in English

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  • India,
  • Thanjāvūr

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  • Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji"s Sarasvati Mahal Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Indic -- India -- Thanjāvūr -- Catalogs.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- India -- Thanjāvūr -- Catalogs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-105).

Book details

Statementby Nanditha ; photography by V.K. Rajamani.
GenreCatalogs.
SeriesT.M.S.S.M. Library series ;, no. 347, Tañjapurī Sarasvatīmahālaya granthamālā ;, puṣpam 347.
ContributionsRajamani, V. K., Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji"s Sarasvati Mahal Library.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND3248.T47 K75 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL517013M
LC Control Number98915877

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