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Author Name    Aditya Prakashan

Title   Tom Raw, The Griffin: A Burlesque Poem in Twelve Cantos, Illustrated By Twenty-Five Engravings, Descriptive of the Adventures of a Cadet in the East India Company's Service

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Reprint

Size   12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Publisher   New Delhi, India Aditya Prakashan 2013

ISBN    8192450236 / 9788192450230

Seller ID   100099

Tom Raw the Griffin 1828, is burlesque in twelve cantos, originally published with twenty five engravings. It subject was the life of East India Company cadet from his recruitment in Britain to his settling in India. The work offers a glimpse into Anglo-Indian social life, manners and self-perceptions. Based on Charles D’Oyly’s personal observations from his varied and rich experiences mostly in Bengal. A griffin according to Hobson Jobson refers to one newly arrived in India, and unaccustomed to Indian ways and peculiarities. The misfortunes and adventures of a company neophyte continue to be fresh and amusing even centuries after their first publication. (jacket). Printed Pages: 333 with 25 colour plates.

Tom Raw, The Griffin: A Burlesque Poem in Twelve Cantos, Illustrated By Twenty-Five Engravings, Descriptive of the Adventures of a Cadet in the East India Company's Service Aditya Prakashan

Price = 49.00 USD


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