Kensington edition.New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903 Stock Code: 120108
One of 250 setsLimited edition, number 15 of 250 sets printed on Enfield paper. This collection demonstrates Thackeray's "skill in speech, his vivid characters... the biting, rollicking satire of the early works" through to the "shrewder, more subtle, and more philosophical" later works (ODNB).
32 volumes, octavo (220 x 142 mm). Finely bound by Macdonalds in contemporary green half sheep for Charles Scribner's Sons, green cloth sides, titles and decoration to spines gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed green coated endpapers.
Engraved frontispieces with captioned tissue-guards, numerous plates and illustrations to text.
Spines uniformly a little faded, minor rubbing to tips; an excellent set.
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