The Exploits of Kesho Naik, Dacoit. Edmund C. Cox.
The Exploits of Kesho Naik, Dacoit
The Exploits of Kesho Naik, Dacoit
The Exploits of Kesho Naik, Dacoit
The Exploits of Kesho Naik, Dacoit

Uncommon Mystery Stories Featuring an Indian Detective

The Exploits of Kesho Naik, Dacoit

Notes: An early 20th century collection of police procedural stories told from the point of view of Krishna, an Indian police officer based on a real officer of the same name. Many of the stories involve a fictional bandit (or dacoit).

Edmund C. Cox was a British police officer for thirty-five years in India. He wrote several collections of crime fiction based on his experiences in India. This is the first narrated by an Indian character.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A very good copy with a fair dust jacket, missing a large piece from the front cover, affecting most of the title. The verso of the jacket has been strengthened in a few places with Japanese tissue. Scarce in any kind of jacket.

Publication: London: Constable & Company, 1912.

Item No: #307257

Price: $200

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