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Newcomes, The - 2 volumes - LEC

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1954

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002407

Condition: Very Good+


Beautiful two volume set with some minor wear to slipcase. First edition for these illustrations. Signed by Edward Ardizzone, the illustrator. Volumes have attractive pictorial cloth boards. Very Nice. The 1954 First Thus publication of this Thackeray classic. Only Fifteen hundred copies were printed of which this is copy number 1274. Printed at the University Press in Cambridge, England. Fine Illustrations. The illustrator has signed the book on the limitation page. The... View more info

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English Humourists of the 18th Century

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder and Co.: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002192

Condition: Very Good+


After the Publication of 'Pendennis' in December of 1850, Thackeray announced (going against the stated opinions of several friends), that he would try his hand at lecturing. Thackeray himself was somewhat embarrassed by this method of making money and would probably have not done so if he had not been concerned with leaving his daughters well-provided (He had just been through a serious illness). Nevertheless, this decision led to a series of brilliant essays on The Eng... View more info

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Newcomes, The - 2 volumes

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury & Evans: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003866

Condition: Very Good+


This Fine two-volume set is the First edition of this title. William Makepeace Thackeray was also the author of Vanity Fair and Pendennis. The books are bound in half-leather over marbled boards. There are ornate gilt decorations to the spines and the gilt is still bright and beautiful. The lettering on the spines has some fading but is still legible. The endpapers are also marbled and these volumes contain many illustrations on wood and steel by Richard Doyle. The tissu... View more info