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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

The Biographical Edition

By William Makepeace Thackeray

1902-1906 - London - Smith Elder and Co.

8" by 5.5"; xiv, 676pp;  xii, 752pp; xli, 649pp; xxxvi, 711pp; xliii, 772pp; xxxvii, 759pp; xlvi, 725pp; xl, 806pp; lx, 340pp; xliii, 809pp; xlvi, 640pp; xl, 568pp; lxxxii, 751pp

DETAILS

The biographical edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's works.

Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignettes.

Complete with all plates according to contents pages.

Comprising of the following works:

Volume I: Vanity Fair
Volume II: History of Pendennis
Volume III: The Memoirs of Mr Charles J. Yellowplush, The History of Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty Diamond
Volume IV: The History of Henry Esmond and The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon
Volume V: Paris Sketch Book and Irish Sketch Book
Volume VI: Contributions to Punch
Volume VII: Henry Esmond
Volume VIII: The Newcomes
Volume IX: Christmas Books
Volume X: The Virginians
Volume XI: Adventures of Philip
Volume XII: The Wolves and The Lamb, Lovel the Widower and Rounabout Papers and Denis Duval
Volume XIII: Ballads and Miscellaneous Essays

William Makepeace Thackeray was a 19th century novelist. He was famed for the satirical nature of his works, particularly his Vanity Fair which was a panoramic view of English society. In his day Thackeray was frequently hailed as the literary equivalent of Dickens.

With the bookplate of Ludford Charles Docker to the front pastedown of all volumes. Docker was an English cricketer and businessman. He played cricket for Derbyshire between 1881 and 1886.

CONDITION

In half calf bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing to the spines and extremities. Small patches of heavy rubbing to the joints as well.  Backstrip to volume I is lifting at rear. Loss to the head and tail of spine to volume I. Front joint is tender to volume I. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown of all volumes Ludford Charles Docker. Loss to extremities at the rear of volume I. Crack to tail of front joint to volume III. Front hinge to volume III is slightly strained but firm. Offsetting to endpapers. Front hinge to volume VII is slightly strained but firm.  Backstrip to volume VII is lifting at the front joint. Front hinge to volume VIII is slightly strained but firm. Front hinge to volume XIII is tender. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd spot throughout. Overall: GOOD due to binding.


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