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 2 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the court of the Great Mogul, 1615-1619, as narrated in his journal and correspondence
By Sir Thomas Roe
Edited by William Foster
Printed for The Hakluyt Society, London - 1899
Volume 2

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 2 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the court of the Great Mogul, 1615-1619, as narrated in his journal and correspondence
By Sir Thomas Roe
Edited by William Foster
Printed for The Hakluyt Society, London - 1899
Volume 1

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 28 Nov 2016 Rare Paintings
A Thames Wharf - 1757
By Samuel Scott

London began in ancient times as a small settlement next to a crossing point of the Thames, and until the mid-19th century the river was still the main route through which all the trading wealth flowed into the City. The docks were literally the gateway to t... Read More
 28 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
India under British rule from the foundation of the East India Company
By James Talboys Wheeler (1824-1897)
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1886

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 28 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
British beginnings in western India : 1579-1657
An account of the early days of the British factory of Surat
By Hugh George Rawlinson
Published by Clarendon Press at Oxford - 1920

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 28 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The English factories in India, 1618-1669
A calendar of documents in the India Office, British Museum and Public Record Office
By Sir William Foster (1863-1951)
Published by Clarendon Press at Oxford - 1906

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 28 Nov 2016 Rare Photographs
The Kampani ka kot'hi (the East India Company factory), Painam, Sonargaon - 1872

Photograph of the East India Company factory, Painam, Sonargaon in Bangladesh, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, taken by W. Brennand in 1872. Sonargaon was a noted producer of the celebrated Dhak... Read More
 27 Nov 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
The East India Company: The original corporate raiders
By William Dalrymple
Guardian - 2015

For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant.

One of the very first Indian wor... Read More
 27 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The administration of the East India Company - A history of Indian progress
By Sir John William Kaye (1814-1876)
Published by Richard Bentley, London - 1853

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 27 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Good Old Days of Honorable John Company
Being curious reminiscences during the rule of the East India Company from 1600-1858, complied from newspapers and other publications
By W.H.Carey
Published by Quins Book Co, Calcutta - 1964
First published in 1882

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 27 Nov 2016 Video
Video:
Shashi Tharoor - Exclusive Interview by Karan Thapar on his book 'An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India'.

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 27 Nov 2016 Article/Essay
New Book Review:
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
By Shashi Tharoor
Published by Aleph Book Company - 26 October 2016

Shashi Tharoor: You can’t revenge yourself upon history, history is its own revenge
By Manik Sharma
FirstPost - Nov 5, 2016

Shashi Tharoor's new book — An Er... Read More
 27 Nov 2016 New Books
New Book:
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
By Shashi Tharoor
Published by Aleph Book Company - 26 October 2016

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In 1930, the American historian and philosopher Will Durant wrote that Britain’s ‘conscious and deliberate blee... Read More
 7 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
Sir Charles Warre Malet, Concluding a Treaty in 1790 in Durbar with the Peshwa of the Maratha Empire
by Thomas Daniell

Date painted: 1805
Oil on canvas, 181 x 279.4 cm

Malet, of the East India Company, presents a scroll to the Peshwa Madhavrao II, formalising an alliance against another Indian ... Read More
 14 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Original papers relative to Tanjore: containing all the letters which passed, and the conferences which were held, between His Highness the Nabob of Arcot and Lord Pigot, on the subject of the restoration of Tanjore. Together with the material part of Lord Pigot's last dispatch... Read More
 11 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
The signing of the Treaty of Bhairowal, Punjab on 26 December 1846.

Unusually, this painting illustrates an historical event - the signing of the treaty between the Sikh rulers of the Punjab and the British following the first Anglo-Sikh war (1845-46).

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 16 Jul 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
Observations on the expediency of Shipbuilding at Bombay, for the service of His Majesty, and of the East India Company.
By William Taylor Money
Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, London - 1811

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 13 May 2015 Rare Paintings
Surat on the Banks of the Taptee - 1813

Plate twenty-seven from the first volume of James Forbes'"Oriental Memoirs", a work in the form of a series of letters richly illustrated, describing various aspects of nature, people and buildings he met with during his travels in India in the 1760s-70s. ... Read More
 12 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
English Factory Records on Shivaji (1659 to 1682)
Published by Shivcharitra Karyalaya, Poona - 1931

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 12 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Debates at the India House: August 22nd, 23rd, and September 24th, 1845, on the case of the deposed Raja of Sattara, and the impeachment of Col. C. Ovans.
Published by Effingham Wilson, London - 1845

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