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THACKERAY, William Makepeace.

The Works.

Kensington edition.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903 Stock Code: 120108
£3,000.00
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One of 250 sets

Limited 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).

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Description

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.

Illustrations

Engraved frontispieces with captioned tissue-guards, numerous plates and illustrations to text.

Condition

Spines uniformly a little faded, minor rubbing to tips; an excellent set.

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