Ladies in the Sun: The Memsahibs' Inda, 1790-1860.

SKU: 16655

The expat lady faced many challenges during the period of cholara, dysentery, and fevers. Colonial service meant short life expectations and hard days. Explore every aspect of their activities, dress, gossip, wishes and fears in this exploration of contemporary journals, letters and diaries. Scarce first edition. Light wear to jacket now protected in mylar, otherwise excellent condition. The Galley Press, London. 1962. USED. $35.00