HIGGNBOTHAMS, Chennai is the oldest Bookstore in India.
It was established by an English librarian named Abel Joshua Higginbotham in 1844.
The Higginbotham's was the largest bookstore in India till the 1990s.
Of late other chain of book stores have come up which are much larger in size and scope.
However, Higginbothams remains a permanent landmark and first choice to many book lovers even today.