Lot 1221Tom Raw, The Griffin 1828 - A Burlesque...

Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am



Tom Raw, The Griffin 1828 - 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 Book - from the Period of his quitting England to his Obtaining a Staff Situation in India. By a civilian and an Officer of the Bengal Establishment, the author/ artist was Sir Charles D’oyly, London: Printed for R. Ackermann, the 25 engravings are hand-coloured caricatures, showing the humorous side of British life in India. First couple of pages loose, o/w intact

Hammer Price: £220.00

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