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Lot 206

2 Signed Jawaharlal Nehru Books on India ex Asher

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Group of two books signed by Jawaharlal Nehru from the collection of Frederick and Catherine Asher. Including:
Jawaharlal Nehru. "The Discovery of India." London: Meridian Books Limited, 1960. Signed by the author. New impression 1960 (5th edition).
Jawaharlal Nehru. "India Today and Tomorrow." New Delhi: New Age Printing Press, 1960. Signed by the author. Third impression.

Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian anti-colonialist activist who would become the first Prime Minister of India. His daughter, Indira Ghandi, would later become India's first female Prime Minister.

Provenance: From the collection of Frederick and Catherine Asher, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Frederick M. Asher and Catherine E. Asher were prominent scholars in the field of Art History. Both dedicated their lives to the education of students, teaching for many years as professors at the University of Minnesota. They both had a passion for South Asian art, traveling extensively throughout India, Asia, and the Middle East.


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