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 7 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hakluytus posthumus, or Purchas his Pilgrimes: contayning a history of the world in sea voyages and lande travells by Englishmen and others
By Samuel Purchase (1577?-1626)
Published by James MacLehose and Sons, Glasgow - 1905

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 7 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Cultural History of India
Edited by A.L. Basham
Published Oxford University Press - 1975

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 29 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Padmavati : Opéra-ballet en deux actes
By Albert Roussel
Libretto by Louis Laloy
Published by A. Durand & fils, Paris - 1919
In French

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 5 Jan 2017 New Books
New Book:
A Grandmother's Legacy
By Jenny Mallin
Published by AuthorHouse - 2015

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With her passions for cooking, India, research and writing, the outcome has been a labour of love a memoir which min... Read More
 26 Nov 2016 Video
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 30 May 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Early travels in India, 1583-1619
By William Foster William (1863-1951)
Published Humphrey Milford, London - 1921

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 29 May 2016 New Books
Book Review: The First Firangis
By Mark Tully
Live Mint - Feb 21 2015

A history of the foreigner that concludes all Indians are ultimately firangisand turns being Indian into a malleable concept.

The mystery of the authentic Indian

Much has been written about the British who came to India... Read More
 7 Feb 2016 Article/Essay
Article:
The journey of Abdur Razzaq
By Aadisht Khanna
LiveMint - Sep 02 2011

Years before the 18th century had travellers and explorersand travel writingtoo. Generals, missionaries or ambassadors would bring in details of the places they had visited between descriptions of military tactics or... Read More
 6 Feb 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
India in the fifteenth century : being a collection of narratives of voyages to India, in the century preceeding the Portuguese discovery of the Cape of Good Hope ; from Latin, Persian, Russian, and Italian sources, now first translated into English
By Richard Henry Major (1818... Read More
 5 Feb 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
BISNAGA (Vijayanagara) escholastica colhida no campo da cotovia pelo lavrador do palito metrico: ou desta sorte Historia authentica
By Joo da Silva Rebello
Published by Antonio Vicente da Silva, Lisbon - 1761
In Portuguese

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 5 Feb 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Chronica dos reis de Bisnaga - Chronicle of the Kings of Bisnaga (Vijayanagara)
By Ferno Nunes and Domingos Paes
Translated by David de Melo Lopes
Published by Imprensa Nacional, Lisboa - 1897
In Portuguese

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 29 Jul 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
On Yuan Chwang's travels in India, 629-645 A.D.
By Thomas Watters
Edited after his death by T. W. Rhys Davids and S. W. Bushell
Published by Royal Asiatic Society, London - 1904

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 7 Apr 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies
By The Abbe J.A. Dubois
Translated by Henry K. Beauchamp
Published by The Clarendon Press, Oxford - 1906

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PREFATORY NOTE
By the Right Hon. F. Max Muller
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 23 Jan 2015 Article/Essay
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 18 Jan 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Alberuni's INDIA
An account of the religion, philosophy, literature, geography, chronology, astronomy, customs, laws and astrology of India about A.D. 1030.
By Dr. Edward C. Sachau
Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trbner & Co., Ltd., London - 1910
In Two Volumes

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 8 Feb 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Pictures
Drawn with pen and pencil
By the Rev. W. Urwick
Published by Religious Tract Society, London - 1881

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 7 Feb 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Modern India
By William Eleroy Curtis
Published by F. H. Revell Company, Chicago - 1905

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 6 Feb 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
INDIA
By Pierre Loti
Translated from the French by George A. F. Inman (of Bowdon)
Published by T. W. Laurie, London - 1913

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 5 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Bird's-Eye View of Picturesque India
By Sir Richard Temple
With thirty-two illustrations
Published by Chatto & Windus, London - 1898


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 22 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
An Account of the Religion, Manners, and Learning of the People of Malabar
By Thomas J. Phillips
Translated from the High-Dutch
Published by W. Mears, London - 1717


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