Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1878. 1st One-Volume Edition. Hardcover. 471p plus catalogue in back. 1st one-vol. ed. A red cloth hardcover book in good condition. Spine tanned and cover stained. Edges heavily rubbed and starting to fray. Corners bumped. Both hinges cracked. However, the binding is secure despite the hinge damage, and the text is clean. A suitable reading copy. Item #144749
First one-volume edition of Col. Meadows' autobiography; stated as "Second Edition" on title page. Meadows was a 19th-century English novelist who worked many years on various projects in India. He is best-known for his novel CONFESSIONS OF A THUG about India's Thuggee cult. Photograph of Taylor's daughter (who edited this book) on rear endpaper.