First edition. 8vo. 413pp + 2pp ads. Publisher's red boards with gilt lettering to spine & elephant motif to front board. Topedge gilt. A near fine copy with no marks to boards. Light wear to extremities & small bump to bottom edge of front board. Internally complete with heraldic bookplate to front endpaper. No inscriptions. Some scattered light foxing. All plates present. Endpapers original and unsplit. An attractive copy.
Considered one of the author's greatest works and one of the finest novels of India and the British Empire.