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    [William Makepeace Thackeray] Mr. M. A. Titmarsh [pseudonym]. Rebecca and Rowena, A Romance Upon Romance. London: Chapman and Hall, 1850.

    First edition. Square octavo. vi, 102 pages plus one page of ads. Hand-colored illustrations by Richard Doyle. Illustrated frontispiece and title page.

    Handsomely bound in full crimson morocco with gilt titles, rules, and elaborate inner dentelles and tooling. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Tri-color ribbon marker. Original pink paper wrappers have been bound in. Finely bound by Bartlett & Co. of Boston. Front board is present but is cleanly detached along joint. Rear board has a faint, fairly unobtrusive stain. Joints lightly rubbed. Interior is in beautiful condition, and full-color plates are bright and vivid. Despite the detached board, this book is in near fine condition.

    Thackeray's pseudonymous parody sequel to Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe.


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