Behind the Bungalow. EHA, EDWARD HAMILTON AITKEN.
Behind the Bungalow.
Behind the Bungalow.
Behind the Bungalow.

Behind the Bungalow.

Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co., 1892. 4th edition. Stock ID #173096

53 black and white illustrations throughout the text by the illustrator of 'The Tribes On My Frontier' (F.C. Macrae). viii+159pp + 40pp illustrated publisher's catalogue, an inscription of prior owner with some phrases translated from English into Hindi? Pictorial cloth covered boards, light wear and marking to binding, spine slightly sunned but a sound copy.

Collection of papers which first appeared in the "Times of India" taking a personal and humourous look at domestic help in India. Edward Hamilton Aitken was a civil servant in India, better known for his humorist writings on natural history in that country and as a founding member of the Bombay Natural History Society. He was well known to Anglo-Indians by the pen-name of Eha. Here he describes his relationships with the servants that make up his household in late 19th Century India, exposing the perks and pitfalls of Indian life in light-hearted comedic detail.

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