London: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., 1885. "A New Edition" Hardcover. This bestselling tale of crime and retribution in India by Col. Taylor captivated British and American audiences and established the word "thug" in the English language. Good. Item #8199
Octavo, xix, 452, +44 pp. publisher's adverts. Decorative red cloth. From historian Frederick A. Hagar's sizeable collection of books on the British Raj and the history of South Asia. Bookplate "Ex Libris W. A. Harding Madingley" on front pastedown; Harding and Hagar's names printed on front flyleaf. Foxing to edges of book block and prelims. Front hinge starting.