1844 Higginbotham’s | First edition6 min read . Updated: 13 Aug 2012, 11:55 AM IST
Booksellers to the ladies of the empire, the story of this little Chennai book store, now owned by an engineering firm, is also a history that traces the origins of Indian publishing
Stepping into Higginbotham’s, the country’s oldest surviving bookshop, past two sets of sealed glass doors is a Dr Who moment. It’s a time traveller’s destination.
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