[Calcutta]: Visva-Bharati, . First Edition, second impression. Signed inscription from Sarabhai on the verso of the front endpaper: "With cordial greetings and good wishes, Bharati Sarabhai." The Sarabhai family are major business family of India. Its twentieth century doyen, Sheth Ambalal Sarabhai, was a Gujarati industrialist. He had five daughters and three sons who were involved in the family business as well as the Indian independence movement. After India's freedom, the family remained involved in developmental tasks undertaken by the government of India. Bharati is one of his daughters. This title is a poetic drama that attempts to combine ancient Indian tradition with contemporary Indian troubles: political and economic. Signed copies of any of Bharati’s works are uncommon. Tall 8vo., cream-colored cloth in dust jacket; 54 pages. Item #56938
Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight with little edgewear to fore-edge of first few pages); little edgewear (tiny chips & short tears) d/j. Separate ink presentation, dated Christmas 1951 in Baroda, India, from "Kathy" on front endpaper.