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This Tuesday, StoryLTD presents ‘From Raj to Swaraj: Rare Books Edition’, an auction featuring 101 lots with an extensive and diverse collection of rare books about Indian history that were written and produced during the British Raj through India’s Swaraj. The 101 lots in this auction reach across a diverse range of subjects, genres and themes, and include unique books such as ‘A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan’ written by Robert Orme in 1803, the first British edition of Francis Gladwin’s translation of ‘Ayeen Akbery’ published in 1800, the first biography of Mahatma Gandhi which was written by Joseph Doke in 1909, and Subhas Chandra Bose’s ‘The Indian Struggle 1920-1934’ written in 1935 which was also banned in the country.

The auction includes both Reserve and No Reserve lots.

Sales touched a total of Rs 42,04,518(US $58,396)  Read more..

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