London: Macmillan and Co., 1901. First edition. The novel that popularized the term "Great Game." Considered by many to be his masterpiece. Basis for the 1950 movie starring Dean Stockwell as Kimball "Kim" O'Hara, an Irish orphan in India working for Mahbub Ali (Errol Flynn), a roguish horse trader/secret agent. 8vo gilt-stamped red cloth boards; top edge gilt. Endpapers and frontis tissue lightly foxed, covers show barest edge rubbing; otherwise bright, clean and near fine lacking the scarce dust jacket. Housed in custom red cloth chemise and matching slipcase with red-leather spine stamped in gilt.