Life of an Indian Outpost
First edition, c1914
First edition. Hardback, rebound in plain blue binder's cloth with gilt titling and decoration to spine. 22 × 14.5cm, xiv + 320pp.
Illustrated with photographs, this is the life of an officer in the Indian Army, with chapters on 1. A Frontier Post, 2. Life on Outpost, 3. The Borderland of Bhutan, 4. A Durbar in Buxa, 5. In the Jungle, 6. Rogues of the Forest, A Fight with an Elephant, 8. In Tiger Land, 9. A Forest March, 10. Through Fire and Water, 11. In the Palace of the Maharajah, 12. A Military Tragedy, 13. In an Indian Hill Station, 14. A Jungle Fort, and 15. Farewell to the Hills.
The author was also known as a writer of pulp fiction, with titles like The Elephant God and The Jungle Girl...
A reading copy of a scarce title. The book is ex-library (Boots, judging by the remnants of the shield to the front board), and has been rebound. Discard label to the rear pastedown. Otherwise a readable copy.