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THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811 - 1863)

The works of William Makepeace Thackeray

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In twelve volumes. London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1877. Twelve volumes, octavo, finely bound in half-calf over marbled papered boards, lightly rubbed at edges, spines in compartments with raised bands and gilt ornamentation, dual contrasting morocco title labels, lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers, each volume approximately 600 – 700 pages, frontispiece illustrations, occasional light foxing.

A handsome set of Thackeray’s classics, including Vanity Fair, The Book of Snobs, The Virginians, and others. Known for his satire and biting wit, Thackeray’s popularity was second only to Charles Dickens in the Victorian era.

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