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WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY

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“ON THE LIBRARY WALL… HANG TWO CROSSED SWORDS”

THACKERAY, William Makepeace. The Virginians, a Tale of the Last Century. London, 185759.

First edition in original parts, first issues, complete with all plates and advertisements, of Thackeray’s tale of brethren divided during the American Revolution, the last book the author himself illustrated. $1500.

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FIRST EDITION OF THACKERAY’S THE NEWCOMES

THACKERAY, William Makepeace. The Newcomes. London, 1853-55. Two volumes.

First edition, bound from parts and with 10 of 23 original paper wrappers bound in, with vignette title pages, 46 full-page plates and over 100 historiated initial capitals and in-text illustrations by Richard Doyle, handsomely bound. $1100.

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FIRST EDITION OF THACKERAY’S THE NEWCOMES

THACKERAY, William Makepeace. Newcomes. London, 1854-55. Two volumes bound as one.

First edition, bound from parts, of this panoramic novel of snobbery and mercenary marriages, with two engraved vignette title pages, 46 full-page plates and over 100 historiated initial letters and in-text illustrations by Richard “Kitcat” Doyle. $950.

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“ON THE LIBRARY WALL… HANG TWO CROSSED SWORDS”

THACKERAY, William Makepeace. The Virginians, a Tale of the Last Century. London, 185859. Two volumes.

First edition in book form of Thackeray’s tale of brethren divided during the American Revolution, the last book the author himself illustrated. Very scarce in original cloth. $950.

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FIRST EDITION OF THACKERAY’S PENDENNIS

THACKERAY, William Makepeace. Pendennis. London, 1849-50. Two volumes.

First edition in book form of Thackeray’s popular novel, with vignette title pages, 45 steel-engraved plates and over 100 wood-engraved historiated initial capitals and in-text illustrations, all by the author. $750.

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ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF HEADS OF THE PEOPLE, CIRCA 1841, HANDSOMELY BOUND, WITH ESSAYS BY HUNT, JERROLD, AND THACKERAY

MEADOWS, Kenny, illustrator. Heads of the People. London, circa 1841. Two volumes.

Early edition of this collection humorously profiling archetypical British figures from the governess to the chimney sweep, featuring dozens of wonderful illustrations by Kenny Meadows and essays by acclaimed authors such as Leigh Hunt, Douglas Jerrold, and William Thackeray. $650.

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