First edition, first printing. 8vo. Publisher's red boards with gilt lettering to spine & elephant motif to front board. Topedge gilt. A very good+ copy with no marks to the boards. None of the usual darkening to spine - bright red. Internally complete. Two small neat ink names, a retailers blind stamp & some light foxing/tanning to prelims o/w fine. All plates present. Endpapers original and unsplit. A very attractive copy.
Considered one of the author's greatest works and one of the finest novels of India and the British Empire.