A ROYAL SMUGGLER or, The Adventures of Two Boys in the Indian Archipelago.
Edition: Early printing.
Chicago: Thompson and Thomas, (c 1902). Hardcover - An adventure story for young adults by this British Victorian author who known for setting his books in exotic locales - Japan, Peru - and in this case, India. Originally published in England in 1863 as "The Nest Hunters" but hard to find in any vintage printing. 396 pp.
Condition: Rather poor condition overall red cloth with illustrated front cover and spine (both hinges badly cracked, missing front endpaper and frontispiece, but binding is reasonably attractive and clean)