TOLD IN THE VERANDAH: PASSAGES IN THE LIFE OF COLONEL BOWLONG, SET DOWN BY HIS ADJUTANT. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Company. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-271 [272: blank], original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in black and silver, spine panel stamped in gold, slate coated endpapers, all edges untrimmed. First edition. The U.S. issue, apparently made up from sheets of the 1892 Lawrence & Bullen edition. Heming's anonymously published first collection of short fiction, mostly adventure and humorous stories, all set in colonial India, mostly reprinted from the MADRAS MAIL. Hubin (1994), p. 26. Wolff 7584. Gupta, India in English Fiction 306 (as by Bowlong). Dated early owner's signature on half title page. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy. (#128286).

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