Auction Date: 3/07/2020 at 10am
India & Punjab – Paintings of the Sikhs First edition of Paintings of the Sikhs, by W.G. Archer col frontis, 80 plates, London HMSO, 1966, 284pp. This highly illustrated book is one of the most rare and sought after modern day publications on the Sikhs, as it has been long out of print and no second edition was ever printed. W G Archer was long associated with the Victoria & Albert Museum, and wrote a number of books on Indian art and in particular Punjabi art. This book contains detailed historical data on Sikh history as well as the origins of art associated with the Sikhs. Hardcover, with dust jacket.