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 clean boards. None of the usual darkening to spine & no nicking or splitting to cloth. Internally clean with no inscriptions. Some light foxing/tanning to tissueguard. 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.