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 23 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Southern India
By Fanny Emily Penny
Painted by Lady Lawley
Published by A & C Black, London - 1914

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A SADHU

One who has lived under vows, perfo... Read More
 23 Nov 2020 Rare Paintings
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India Pictorial and Descriptive
By W.H. Adams Davenport
Published by T. Nelson & Sons, London - 1888 Read More
 23 Nov 2020 Rare Paintings
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India Pictorial and Descriptive
By W.H. Adams Davenport
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 23 Nov 2020 Rare Paintings
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India Pictorial and Descriptive
By W.H. Adams Davenport
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 23 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
India Pictorial and Descriptive
By W.H. Adams Davenport
Published by T. Nelson & Sons, London - 1888

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 23 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Journal of a Residence in India
By Maria Graham (1785-1842)
Published by G. Ramsay for A. Constable, Edinburgh

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 23 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
HINDOSTAN - Its landscapes, palaces, temples and tombs
By Emma Roberts
Published by Fisher, Son & Co., London - 1845
Volume 2

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 23 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
HINDOSTAN - Its landscapes, palaces, temples and tombs
By Emma Roberts
Published by Fisher, Son & Co., London - 1845
Volume 1

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 19 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Adventures in Tibet
By Sven Anders Hedin (1865-1952)
Published by Hurst and Blackett Ltd., London - 1904

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The halo of romance and the magic of the unknown which have for so long ... Read More
 19 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Kailas-Mansarovar
By Swami Pranavananda, F.R.G.S.
Foreword by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
Published by S.P. League Ltd., Calcutta - 1949

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 18 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Exploration in Tibet
By Swami Pranavananda
Published by University of Calcutta, Calcutta - 1939

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An important record by the first Indian explorer of Tibet in the early 20th century.

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 12 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Picturesque India
By W.S. Caine
Illustrations drawn by John Pedder, H.Shepard Dale and H.H.Stanton
Published by George Routledge and Sons Ltd, London - 1898

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 13 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
Travels in India During the Years 1780, 1781, 1782, and 1783.
By William Hodges
Printed for the Author and Sold by J. Edwards, London - 1794

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Farangi and Babu: Two Early Theories of Indian Architec... Read More
 10 May 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Enugula Veeraswamy's Journal ( Kasiyatra Charitra )
Telugu Original compiled by Komaleswarapuram Srinivasa Pillai
Edited and translated by P.Sitapati and V.Purushottam
Published by Andhra Pradesh Government Oriental Manuscripts Library & Research Institute, Hyderabad - 1973

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 30 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Intimate glimpses of life in India; a narrative of observations, educational, social and religious, in the winter of 1899-1900
By George Trumbull Ladd (1842-1921)
Published by Richard G. Badger, Boston - 1919

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 21 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Multani Stories
Collected and translated by F.W. Skemp
Printed by the Superintendent, Government Printing, Lahore - 1917

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 20 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bannu or Our Afghan Frontier
By Septimus Smet Thorburn (1844-1924)
Published by Turner & Co., London - 1876

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 19 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Unexplored Baluchistan - A survey, with observations astronomical, geographical, botanical, etc., of a route through Mekran, Bashkurd, Persia, Kurdistan, and Turkey
By Ernest Ayscoghe Floyer (1852-1903)
Published by Griffith & Farran, London - 1882

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 19 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Across the Border or Pathan and Biloch
By Edward Emerson Oliver
Published by Chapman and Hall, London - 1890

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 6 Aug 2016 Rare Paintings
View of Bombay, from Malabar Hills, with the Island of Caranjah and part of the Indian Continent in the distance - 1813

Plate twenty-two from the first volume of James Forbes'"Oriental Memoirs". Forbes(1749-1819)had arrived in Bombay in 1766 and spent eighteen years of his working-life in this r... Read More