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 26 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Third English Embassy To Poona
By J.H.Gense and D.R.Banaji
Published by D.B.Taraporevala Sons & Co., Bombay - 1934

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Sir Charles Warre Malet, Concluding a Treaty in 1790 in Durbar wit... Read More
 8 Feb 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
SIVA CHHATRAPATI - Being a translation of Sabhasad Bakhar with extracts from Chitnis and Sivadigvijya
Edited by Surendranath Sen
Published by University of Calcutta in Calcutta, 1920

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 8 Feb 2013 Rare Paintings
Bhavani, a fierce aspect of Parvati, is flanked by two attendant figures. The eight-armed goddess holds an associated attribute in each hand: in one she holds the head of the demon Mahishasura, in another a sword. She is the tutelary deity of the Maratha ruler Shivaji, to whom she is said to have... Read More
 8 Feb 2013 Rare Paintings
Portret van Shivaji -1675

Shivaji (1627-1680) was up to his hips pictured, left, with a sword in his right hand and a spear (?) In the armored left. Sheet 46 in the `Witsen-Album ', with 49 Indian miniatures of princes. Above the portrait is a piece of paper stuck with the na... Read More
 31 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
GESCHICH DER MARATTEN bis auf den lezten Frieden mit England, den 17. May 1782
By Matthias Christian Sprengel
Published by Johann Jacob Gebauer, Halle, Germany - 1786
In German

"Nearly twenty years before Edward Scott Waring's 'History of the Mahrattas' appeared, the subject... Read More
 31 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
A Maratha Foot Soldier - 1813

Plate forty-six from the second volume of James Forbes' "Oriental Memoirs". Forbes(1749-1819) made the original drawing of this 'spear-man in the Ragobah's[Raghunath Row] service' in the Mahratta Camp at Cambay where his friend Sir Charles Malet was the English Re... Read More
 31 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A History of the Mahrattas
By Edward Scott Waring
Printed for John Richardson, London - 1810

Excerpt from MARATHA HISTORY by S.R. Sharma

" The Mahrattas were once a mighty nation ", wrote Edward Scott Waring in 1810 ; " how they rose and how they fell may surely challenge enq... Read More
 30 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Retrospective View and Consideration of India Affairs - Particularly of the transactions of the Mahratta War, from its commencement to the month of October, 1782
Printed for J.Debrett, London - 1783

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 30 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
'Scindea Pet from the Horse Artillery Lines Poona- - December 1831'

Wash with some water-colour by William Miller (1795-1836) in December 1831. Inscribed: 'Scindea Pet from the Horse Artillery Lines Poona. Decr. 1831 W.M.'

Pune is situated near to the Western Ghats in Maharashtra at the con... Read More