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    A Collection of Works by Thackeray,
    Four of Which Are First Editions

    William Makepeace Thackeray. Collection of Works. London: Bradbury and Evans [and] Smith, Elder, 1849-1869. Five titles in eight octavo volumes, including: Vanity Fair; Henry Esmond; The Virginians; History of Pendennis; The Newcomes. First editions of Vanity Fair (mixed hardcover state with engraved and printed title-pages dated "1849," misprint "Mr. Pitt," on page 453, but lacking the woodcut of Steyne on page 336). Virginians (first issue), Pendennis, and Newcomes, later edition of Henry Esmond. Illustrated. Finely bound by Murphy in uniform half green crushed levant morocco over marbled boards, spines ruled tooled, and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands. Spines uniformly sunned to a rich brown. Very light intermittent foxing. A fine set.

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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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