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    William Makepeace Thackeray. The History of Henry Esmond: A Soldier in the Service of Her Majesty Q. Anne (Esmond: A Story of Queen Anne's Reign). London: Smith, Elder, & Company, 1852.

    First edition. Three twelvemo volumes. 344; 319; 324 pages. Sixteen-page publisher's catalog in back of volume three dated October, 1852.

    Original brown cloth with printed labels. Spines sun-faded, corners bumped, cloth lifted from boards in some areas, and general shelf wear and soiling. Contents toned. Some repairs to torn pages; scattered staining. Some cracking to text blocks but bindings are still tight. Spine labels with small areas rubbed off. A set worthy of conservation. Good condition. Offered in a modern slipcase.


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