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    A Complete Set of All Six of Thackeray's Christmas Books

    William Makepeace Thackeray. The Christmas Books. Including: Mrs. Perkins's Ball by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. London: Chapman and Hall, 1847. First edition. With hand-colored plates. [together with]: Our Street by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. London: Chapman and Hall, 1848. First edition. With hand-colored plates. [and]: Doctor Birch and His Young Friends by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. London: Chapman and Hall, 1849. First edition. With hand-colored plates. [and]: The Kickleburys on the Rhine by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1850. First edition. With hand-colored plates. [and]: Rebecca and Rowena by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. London: Chapman and Hall, 1850. First edition. With hand-colored plates. [and]: The Rose and the Ring by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1855. First edition. With black and white plates. Uniformly bound by Zaehnsdorf in near contemporary full red levant morocco, boards triple-ruled in gilt, spines tooled, ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt, red silk endleaves. Original wrappers bound-in (wrappers mounted). Front board of Mrs. Perkins's Ball detached, joints with some wear or cracking, some wear to spines, spines toned. A good set. Housed in custom slipcase. From the library of the president of the Mutual Life Insurance Company, Frederick S. Winston with his bookplate in each volume and a check signed by his wife, Ada is laid-in. From the Almington Collection.

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