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

By: Aditya Prakashan

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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.

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

Author Name: Aditya Prakashan

Categories: India, Fiction,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Studio Orientalia/Aditya Prakashan: 2013

ISBN: 8192450236

ISBN 13: 9788192450230

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 100099

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