DEWAR, Douglas. In the Days of the Company.

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DEWAR, Douglas In the Days of the Company. Calcutta and Simla, Thacker & Co, 1920.

8vo. Original printed and decorated cloth; pp. [x], 210; minimal rubbing to extremities, library card holder inside front cover, stamp of Cradock Public Library (Eastern Cape) to title and inked out shelfmark, evenly toned due to paper stock; a good copy of a scarce title.
First edition of this amusingly written account of life of Westerners in India during the period of the East India Company, describing the difficulty of obtaining chilled drinks, food provisions, the experience of European women, and unavoidable misunderstandings between different cultures.

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