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SIGNED AND LIMITED EDITION COPY BY THE GREAT SITAR MAESTRO RAVI SHANKAR


Estimate: Rs 50,000-Rs 75,000 ( $785-$1,175 )


TITLE: Raga Mala
SUB TITLE: The Autobiography of Ravi Shankar
AUTHOR: Ravi Shankar (Author), George Harrison (Editor) and Oliver Craske (Editor)
PUBLISHER: Genesis Publications Limited
PLACE: Guildford
YEAR: 1997
EDITION: First
NUMBERED: 103 / 2000
BINDING: Bound in Bangalore raw silk specially created for this book, with gilt hand-tooling and gilded page edging
NO.OF PAGES: 352
SIZE:
Height: 31 cm
Width: 23.5 cm
Depth: 8 cm
The book comes along with twoCDs showcasing 80 minutes of exclusive and rare material and a packet of Special Durbar Agarbathi incense sticks (a personal favorite of Ravi and the book's guest editor, George Harrison).

LIMITED EDITION AND SIGNED COPY BY RAVI SHANKAR
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A 352-page hand-signed and numbered book with 120000 words and 200 images with paper size of 24 x 16.8 cm.

RAGA MALA features a remarkable collection of photographs and documents drawn almost entirely from the personal archives of Ravi Shankar and George Harrison. A large number of these had never been published before. Classically elegant in design and presented to the very highest of standards, it is a beautiful record of an extraordinary life.

Ravi Shankar was the world'sforemost sitar-virtuoso and composer, the man christened by George Harrison as the 'Godfather of World Music', who spearheaded the international spread of Indian culture. He had a remarkable story to tell, and he brings to the task the same contrasting qualities that make him as uncommon a man as a musician: that mixture of charm and candour, of dignity and humility, of deep spirituality and wide-eyed, impish fun.

12.25 in x 9.25 in   |  31 cm x 23.5 cm