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 3 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
'The political-banditti assailing the saviour of India'
By James Gillray
Published by William Holland
Hand-coloured etching, published 11 May 1786

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 3 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Governors-Generals of India
By Henry Morris
Published by The Christian Literature Society, Madras - 1894

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Warren Hastings
by Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, 1811

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 8 Feb 2014 Rare Paintings
Illustration from the book:

Indian Pictures
Drawn with pen and pencil
By the Rev. W. Urwick
Published by Religious Tract Society, London - 1881 Read More
 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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Our most notable shipmate was the Right Honorable Lord Lamington, recently governor of o... Read More
 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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 20 Jan 2014 New Books
New Book:
Edge of Empire: Conquest and Collecting in the East 1750?1850
By Maya Jasanoff
Published by HarperCollins UK - 2009

Book Summary:
Talented historian Maya Jasonoff offers an alternative history of the British Empire. It is not about conquest ? but rather a collection of startlin... Read More
 14 Jan 2014 New Books
New Book:
Madras Miscellany
By Muthiah S
Published by Westland & Tranquebar Press - 2011

Madras Miscellany has, over that decade, created an awareness and a greater appreciation of the significant past of Madras and of the events and the people who over the years made Madras ?the first c... Read More
 13 Jan 2014 Rare Paintings
Battle of Goojerat..

From the book:
The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East - From the earliest times to the suppression of the Sepoy mutiny in 1859
By Edward Henry Nolan
Published by James S.Virtue, London - 1858
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 13 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East - From the earliest times to the suppression of the Sepoy mutiny in 1859
By Edward Henry Nolan
Published by James S.Virtue, London - 1858
In Two Volumes


VOLUME 2
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 13 Jan 2014 Rare Paintings
Durbar of The Rajah of Travancore.
Reception of General Outram and staff.

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The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East - From the earliest times to the suppression of the Sepoy mutiny in 1859
By Edward Henry Nolan
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 13 Jan 2014 Video
Rare Video:
The British Empire in Colour
Producers: Lucy Carter and Stewart Binns
BBC Television - 2002
Part 1

Watch this breathtaking video to see India in colour:

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DVD Review: The British Empire in Colour
By Lou Novacheck

The British Empire In Color was originally broa... Read More
 10 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825 (with notes upon Ceylon), an account of a journey to Madras and the Southern provinces, 1826, and letters written in India.
By the late Right Rev. Reginald Heber
Published by John... Read More
 10 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825 (with notes upon Ceylon), an account of a journey to Madras and the Southern provinces, 1826, and letters written in India.
By the late Right Rev. Reginald Heber
Published by John... Read More
 9 Jan 2014 Rare Photographs
Posed studio group of domestic servants at Madras in Tamil Nadu, taken by Nicholas & Curths in c. 1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections.

After photography was introduced into India in the 1840s it rapidly grew in popularity, particularly as a means to record the vast divers... Read More
 9 Jan 2014 Rare Photographs
Bill collectors, Madras - 1870

Photograph of bill collectors at Madras in Tamil Nadu, taken by Nicholas & Curths in c. 1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. After photography was introduced into India in the 1840s it rapidly grew in popularity, particularly as a means to rec... Read More
 5 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Men And Events of My Time in India
By Sir Richard Temple
Published by J. Murray, London - 1882

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Caricature of Sir Richard Temple, 1st Baronet. Caption read "Burra Dick"... Read More
 5 Jan 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
India in 1880
By Sir Richard Temple
Published by J. Murray, London - 1881


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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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 29 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indian Cookery Book: A practical handbook to the kitchen in India
By A Thirty-five year's Resident
Published by Thacker, Spink & Co., Bombay - 1880


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