D'OYLEY, Sir Charles. Tom Raw, the Griffin; a burlesque poem in twelve cantos:... (FIRST EDITION - 1828)

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AUTHOR: D'OYLEY, Sir Charles 

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, 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.

PUBLISHER: London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 1828.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 10-1/8" x 6-3/4", with the half-title and 10pp publishers ads, illustrated with 25 hand colored aquatint or lithographed plates, bound in full tan calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered maroon morocco spine label, covers triple ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt others uncut, by Morrell.

CONDITION: Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, internally clean and bright, no offsetting from plates, a VERY GOOD copy.