Posted on: 25 October 2012

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In pictures: Itinerary, first 'travel best-seller' on India
BBC News, 25 October 2012

A copy of a seminal 16th Century work on India is on display at the National Archives building in Delhi. Organisers say Itinerary - by Italian adventure traveller Ludovico De Varthema - is the first "best-selling" book written on India.
(Illustrations: Courtesy Italian Cultural Centre and National Archives of India)

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Thanks to Julian Craig and Allen Copsey for this article.


You are doing a great thing sharing these articles and rare books. Thanks!