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Nightrunners of Bengal

by Masters, John

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Viking Press, 1951. Hardcover in dustjacket, first Viking printing and edition with 1951 on title page and price intact on jacket flap. Light wear mostly to jacket, some rubbing and soiling to jacket.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

Nightrunners of Bengal is the title of the first novel by John Masters. It was published in the United States in January 1951, and at first attracted severe criticism from some reviewers who objected to what they regarded as its imperialist viewpoint and graphic depiction of acts of savagery. However, it was made the American Literary Guild's Book of the Month on publication, and was widely sold.


  • Bookseller: Randy Burns US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 025446
  • Title: Nightrunners of Bengal
  • Author: Masters, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking Press
  • Date published: 1951
  • Bookseller catalogs: Historical Fiction;


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