SILK & STONE THE ART OF ASIA First 1996 edition published by Hali Publications, Printed in Belgium. ISBN 1898113203. Contents: Introduction; Monuments of the Deccan – Islamic Architecture of the Central Indian Plateau; The Royal Murals of Rajasthan – Art in Peril; The Message of Misfortune – Words and Images of sa’di’s Gulistan; Farangi Saz – The Impact of Europe on Safavid Painting; The chiseled Surface – Chinese Lacquer and Islamic design; China for Europe – Export Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty; The Progress in India – The Ramayana in Khmer Bas reliefs of th Angkor Period; Ritual & splendor – The Gold of Indonesia; A Fearful Symmetry – The Mughal Red Ground Grotesque Carpets; Meibutsu Gire – Textiles in the Japanese Tea Ceremony; The Emperor’s Treasure House – Seventh and Eigth Century Textiles in the Shosoin; Silk of the Northern Song – Reconstructing the Evidence; All Excellent Qualities – Chinese Jade from Neolithic to the Han; Appendix; Authors. Each and every page is filled with most dazzling colour photos. Hard binding with beautiful Dust jacket. Book is very good all over. Size 9” x 13” 228 pages. Net Weight 1,750 grams. Only one book selling Rs.1,690/-.