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Vanity Fair, The History of Pendennis, The Newcomers, Henry Esmond, The Virginians, Adventures of Philip, Paris Sketchbook and the Yellowplush Papers, Barry Lyndon, Samuel Titmarsh, Hoggarty, 'Irish Sketch Book and Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo, Book of Snobs and Travels in London, Burlesques, Christmas Books, Ballads + Tales, Four Georges, Roundabout Papers and Funeral of Napoleon, Dennis Duval and Lovel the Widower, Catherine, Little Travels, and Fitz-Boodle, Miscellaneous Essays, Contributions to Punch

By William Makepeace Thackeray

1869-86

Smith, Elder, and Co. : London

8.5" by 5.5"

viii, 407pp; iv, 392pp; xii, 448pp; iv, 448pp; iv, 464pp; iv, 456pp; xv, 452pp; vi, 457pp; iv, 451pp; vi, 359pp; 343pp; vi, 444pp; iv, 416pp; viii, 514pp; vi, 440pp; vii, 488pp; viii, 328pp; vi, 413pp; 362pp; vi, 428pp; iv, 386pp; iv, 390pp; x, 414pp, [18

 

 

 

DETAILS

A nicely bound fully illustrated collection of the works of William Makepeace Thackeray.

Complete in twenty-four volumes. Volume I, 'Vanity Fair Volume I', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, a vignette title page, and nineteen plates. Collated, complete. Volume II, 'Vanity Fair Volume II', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, and eighteen plates. Collated, complete. Volume III, 'The History of Pendennis Volume I', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, vignette title page, and twenty-two plates. Collated, complete. Volume IV, 'The History of Pendennis Volume II', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, a vignette title page, and twenty-two plates. Collated, complete. Volume V, 'The Newcomers Volume I', published in 1869. Illustrated by Richard Doyle with a frontispiece, vignette title page, and twenty-two plates. Collated, complete. Volume VI, 'The Newcomers Volume II', published in 1869. Illustrated by Richard Doyle with a frontispiece and twenty-two plates. Collated, complete. Volume VII, 'Henry Esmond', published in 1869. Illustrated by George du Maurier with a frontispiece, and seven plates. Collated, complete. Volume VIII, 'The Virginians Volume I', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, and twenty-two plates. Collated, complete. Volume IX, 'The Virginians Volume II', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, and twenty-two plates. Collated, complete. Volume X, 'Adventures of Philip Volume I', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author and Frederick Walker, with a frontispiece, and ten plates. Collated, complete. Volume XI, 'Adventures of Philip Volume II', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author and Frederick Walker, with a frontispiece, and ten plates. Collated, complete. Volume XII, 'Paris Sketchbook and The Yellowplush Papers', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, and sixteen plates. Collated, complete. Volume XIII, 'Barry Lyndon, Samuel Titmarsh, Hoggarty', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with eleven plates. Collated, complete. Volume XIV, 'Irish Sketch Book and Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo', illustrated by the author with one plate and numerous in-text illustrations. Collated, complete. Volume XV, 'Book of Snobs and Travels in London', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with numerous in-text illustrations. Collated, complete.. Volume XVI, 'Burlesques', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author and Richard Doyle with a frontispiece and seven plates. Collated, complete. Volume XVII, 'Christmas Books' published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with an illustrated frontispiece, vignette title page, and seventy-three plates. Collated, complete. Volume XVIII, 'Ballads + Tales', published in 1869. Volume XIX, 'Four Georges', published in 1869. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and fifteen plates. Collated, complete. Volume XX, 'Roundabout Papers and Funeral of Napoleon', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, and three plates. Collated, complete. Volume XXI, 'Dennis Duval and Lovel the Widower', published in 1869. Illustrated by Frederick Warne and the author with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete. Volume XXII, 'Catherine, Little Travels, and Fitz-Boodle', published in 1869. Illustrated by the author with a frontispiece, and four plates. Collated, complete. Volume XXIII, 'Miscellaneous Essays', published in 1886. Illustrated by the author with numerous in-text illustrations. Volume XXIV, 'Contributions to Punch', published in 1886. Illustrated by the author with numerous in-text illustrations. William Makepeace Thackeray is best known for his satirical works looking at English society, most especially for 'Vanity Fair'. He tended to be quite savage in his attacks on society, publishing under various pseudonyms in his youth to avoid personal criticism.

CONDITION

In a full calf binding. Externally, smart. A little fading to the spines. Minor discolouration and a couple of light marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Ribbon markers of Volumes I, II, III, VI, VII, VIII, IX, XI, XII, XIV, XVI, XVII, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV are detached but present. Ribbon markers of Volumes IV, V, X, XIII, XV, XVIII, XIX, are in-tact.

Overall Condition: Near Fine

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