DBS: books galore!

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With more than 2,00,000 titles under one roof, Delhi Book Store has been the number one choice for book lovers for more than five decades. Their publishing wing DBS Imprints has also created ripples. Here’s more on this book lovers’ paradise. DBS Imprints is leaving its footprints across various genres. Their handbooks have been well accepted in the market and the new titles in this series include: The DBS Handbook of Plant Science; The DBS Handbook of Plant Diseases; The DBS Handbook of Pollution; The DBS Handbook of Soil Science; The DBS Handbook of Organic Chemistry; The DBS Handbook of Entomology; The DBS Handbook of Geology and The DBS Handbook of Disaster Management.

DBS Imprints is the offshoot of Delhi Book Store, which is one of the leading book store of medical and non-medical books in India. It has a wealth of books, numbering 2,00,000 titles with considerable strengths in the Medical, Science & Technology, Humanities, Social Sciences, General, and so on. Infact, they have a book on every subject. Little wonder then that you can find professionals like doctors, engineers, technocrafts, corporates, scientists, academics, students, scholars browsing through various books as well as general people who are there just for the love of books.

The bookstore traces its roots to the Indian year of independence – 1947 – when Jeewan Kumar Ahuja, a young boy then, decided to move his family from Dera Ghazi Khan (now in Pakistan) to Delhi. To support himself and his family, Jeewan started a small business selling medical books, on foot or on a bicycle, to young medicos. Soon, the growing sales figure prompted him to open a small shop in the busiest by-lane in Old Delhi, in Nai Sarak. Soon, the shop became the Mecca for medical students, doctors, teachers and libraries of medical colleges and hospitals in India as well as neighbouring countries. In this way, Delhi Book Store became the household name in the world of books.

Today, Delhi Book Store is spread over 20,000 sq ft area, five-floor showroom in Daryaganj and houses some of the rare, out-of-print, collectible and innovative books as well. Knowledgeable, friendly and pro-active staff is always ready to lend a helping hand. For tech-savvy people, Delhi Book Store runs their portal www.delhibookstore.com where one can easily choose and place an order for the books at the comfort of home or office.

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