Indoislamica

art and rare books relating to India, Central Asia and the Islamic world

Rare books, art and antiquarian prints

We offer a unique selection of collectables: rare books and antiquarian prints, old maps, antique vintage photographs, watercolours and ephemera…

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New essays on legendary travellers and writers. Amongst others you’ll also find articles on Souza and MF Husain and news on international cultural events.

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Relevant resources, including libraries and cultural institutions, international foundations and communities with a focus on India, Tibet, Pakistan, Central Asia and the Middle East.

Essays

The title of our second essay refers to a pun on Sir Charles Napier's 1843 annexation of Sindh. We've acquired 8 folio-size hand-coloured plates from the rare 1846 portfolio of the region's views by Lieut. W. Edwards, his ADC. View PDF

William Simpson: Ambair (Amber).  read more


Moslem Architecture; its Origins and Development

C. T. Rivoira. Translated from the Italian by G.M. Rushforth read more


Mohenjo-Daro and the Indus Civilization

The original and definitive documentation of one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century. read more

François Bernier's 'History of the Late Revolution'

Lord Ellenborough’s copy of this remarkable 17th century work. First Edition in English, London 1671.

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The Embassy of Hyderbeck to Calcutta, after Zoffany  read more