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 8 Aug 2014 Rare Paintings
'Kaniyajee and the Gopees'
Painted by Fanny Parkes

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Wanderings of a pilgrim, in search of the picturesque, during four-and-twenty years in the East; with revelations of life in the Zenana
By Fanny Parkes
Published by Pelham Richardson, London - 1850 Read More
 8 Aug 2014 Article/Essay
Article:
Lady of the Raj
By William Dalrymple
The Guardian, Saturday 9 June 2009

Fanny Parkes's exuberant journals trace her journey from prim memsahib to sitar-playing Indophile and provide one of the most enjoyable accounts of colonial India, discovers William Dalrymple.

I first heard about t... Read More
 8 Aug 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Wanderings of a pilgrim, in search of the picturesque, during four-and-twenty years in the East; with revelations of life in the Zenana
By Fanny Parkes
Published by Pelham Richardson, London - 1850

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 6 Jul 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Oriental Annual, Or, Scenes in India
By William Daniell and Rev.Hobart Caunter
Published by Edward Churton, London - 1836

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 1 Jun 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
INDIA and its Faiths - A traveller's record
By James Bisset Pratt
Published by Houghton Mifflin Co., New York - 1915

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 23 May 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Happy Valley - Sketches of Kashmir & the Kashmiris
By William Wakefield
Published by Samson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London - 1879

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 23 May 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Jummoo and Kashmir Territories: A Geographical Account
By Frederic Drew
Published by Edward Stanford, London - 1875

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 1 May 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian pages and pictures : Rajputana, Sikkím, the Punjab, and Kashmir
By Michael Myers Shoemaker
Published by G.P.Putnam's Sons, New York -1912

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 29 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Kipling's India
By Arley Munson
Published by Doubleday, Page & Co., New York - 1915

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 27 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Mahabaleshwar
By Rao Bahadur D.B. Parasnis
Published by Lakshmi Art Printing Works, Bombay - 1916

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 25 Apr 2014 Rare Paintings
Bombay. Bullock Raikla with Indian passengers
ca.1870
Pen, ink and watercolour
Maharashtra, India

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 25 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Poona Guide and Directory
Published by F.S. Jehangir, Poona - 1922

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Bund Gardens, Poona
1850s to 1870s
Photographed by Francis Frith, born 1822 - died 1898

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 18 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Handbook of the Bombay Presidency - With an account of Bombay city.
Published by John Murray, London - 1881

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Bombay Harbour, India
1850s to 1870s
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 17 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Glimpses of old Bombay and western India, with other papers
By James Douglas
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London - 1900

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 17 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Byculla Club, 1833-1916 - A history
By Samuel T. Sheppard
Published by Bennet, Coleman & Co., Bombay - 1916

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 17 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bombay Place-names and Street-names - An excursion into the by-ways of the history of Bombay City
By Samuel T. Sheppard
Published by Times Press, Bombay - 1917

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 3 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Folk-tales: Being side-lights on village life in Bilaspore, Central Provinces
By E.M.Gordon
Published by Elliot Stock, London - 1909

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 31 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Rhymes of Rajputana
By Col.G.H.Trevor
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1894

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Photograph of the interior of the Adinatha Temple at Dilwara on Mount Abu, Rajasthan, taken by Lala De... Read More