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 12 Apr 2017 Rare Paintings
Procession réligieuse dans les galeries du couvent de Ramisseram près de Ceylan - June 1841

Lithograph of a religious procession inside the Ramalingeshwara Temple at Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu near Sri Lanka by L.H. de Rudder (1807-1881) after the original drawing of June 1841 by Prince Aleksan... Read More
 12 Apr 2017 Rare Paintings
Temple at Rameswaram - 1809

This aquatint was taken from plate 9 of Salt's 'Twenty Four Views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt'. Viscount Valentia, George Annesley described this temple at Rameshvaram (in Tamil Nadu) as: "one of the most sacred and most sp... Read More
 12 Apr 2017 Rare Paintings
A cavern on the summit of Mt. Jetting, Rameswaram - December 1800

Pen-and-ink and water-colour drawing of a cavern on the summit of Mt. Jetting, Rameswaram by Colin MacKenzie (1754-1821) dated December 1800.

Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'A Cavern on the Summit of the Mountain of Jetting -... Read More
 12 Apr 2017 Rare Maps
Sketch-map of Rameswaram - 10 July 1789

Sketch-map of Rameswaram in pen-and-ink and water-colour, dated 10 July 1789. Inscribed on front in ink: 'Eye Sketch of Ramisserum. July l0th 1789.'

The sacred Hindu island town of Rameshwaram is situated at the extreme south eastern limit of India and is... Read More
 10 Apr 2017 Rare Paintings
Painting of the Ghats on the banks of the river Jumna, Mathura - 1865
By William Simpson

Watercolour on paper

The scene depicts the ghats on the bank of the River Jumna, Mathura (U.P). It includes the quadrangular tower, the San Burj built in in the 16th century, which commemorates the Raja o... Read More
 16 Dec 2016 Rare Paintings
The Beach at Cape Comorin - 1860
by Robert Bruce Foote

Pen-and-ink and wash drawing of the beach at Cape Comorin (Kanniyakumari) by Robert Bruce Foote (1835-1912) in 1860. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'R.B. Foote delt. 18.9.1860'; on the back: 'View of Cape Comorin, the Kumla Kumari Pagoda,... Read More
 10 Oct 2016 Rare Books
Digital Rare Book:
Trichinopoly Gazetteer
By F.R. Hemingway
Printed by The Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - 1907

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Volume 1
Publisher Madras : Superintendent, Govt. Press

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 2 Feb 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Notes of a tour from Bangalore to Calcutta: thence to Delhi, and, subsequently, to British Sikkim during the early part of 1867
By George Ernest Bulger
Printed at The Regimental Press, Secunderabad - 1869

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 11 Dec 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Handbook of the Madras Presidency with a Notice of the Overland Route to India
Published by John Murray, London - 1879

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Overland Route To India
Map Maker: John Tallis
London / 1851

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 10 Nov 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Mysore Gazetteer (Volume 2)
By C. Hayavadana Rao
Printed in The Government Press, Bangalore - 1930

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The prize property seized at Seringapatam immediately after its fall was... Read More
 28 Oct 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
History of Gingee and its Rulers
By C. S. Srinivasachari
Published by The Annamalai Univesity, Madras - 1943

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Photograph of the Kalyana Mahal at Gingee in Tamil Nadu from the 'Archaeol... Read More
 26 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Handbook of Meywar and guide to its principal objects of interest
By Fateh Lal Mehta
Printed at The Times of India Steam Press, Bombay - 1888

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Prayer at Sunset, Udaipur
By Charles W. Ba... Read More
 22 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Goa, and the blue mountains, or, Six months of sick leave
By Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890)
Published by Richard Bentley, London - 1851

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Map from "An Historical Sketch of Goa ... wit... Read More
 13 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Valley of Kashmir
By Walter R. Lawrence
Published by Henry Frowde, London - 1895

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 13 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Tarikh-i-Sorath - A history of the provinces of Sorath and Halar in Kathiawad
Translated from Persian by Ranchodji Amarji, Divan of Junagadh
Preface by James Burgess
Published Trubner & Co., London - 1882

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 10 May 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bombay and Western India - A Series of Stray Papers
By James Douglas
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Company, London - 1893
In Two Volumes

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 8 Apr 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bengal and Assam, Behar and Orissa : Their history, people, commerce and industrial resources
By Somerset Playne and J.W. Bond
Edited by Arnold Wright
Published by The Foreign and Colonial Compiling & Publishing Co., London - 1917

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 24 Feb 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Madras Presidency, with Mysore, Coorg and the Associated states
By Edgar Thurston (1855-1935)
Published by Cambridge University Press - 1913

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 4 Jul 2014 Rare Paintings
Hilly Landscape in India - 1820
Thomas Daniell, 1749–1840
Oil on canvas
Signed lower left: "[T?] Daniell"

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 29 Jun 2014 Rare Paintings
Indian landscape with temple ruins - 1820
By Thomas Daniell, 1749–1840
Oil on canvas

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