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Lot 915
THACKERAY (WILLIAM MAKEPEACE) Vanity Fair. A Novel Without a Hero
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Vanity Fair. A Novel Without a Hero, first edition in book form, first issue, with the rustic heading on page 1, Steyne woodcut on page 336, and reading "Mr. Pitt" on page 453, Great Hoggarty Diamond leaf before title, additional engraved title, frontispiece and 38 plates (browning and spotting), illustrations in the text, later green morocco gilt, g.e. [Woolf 6699], 8vo, Bradbury and Evans, 1848
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THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE. 1811-1863. Vanity Fair, A Novel Without a Hero. London: Bradbury and Evans, January 1847-July 1848.<BR> Samuel Andrews (Irish, circa 1767-1807) Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Merrick Shawe, bust-length, semi-profile to the right, wearing coat with lace to the button holes, epaulettes, stock, his hair tied with a ribbon bow George Chinnery RHA (British, 1774-1852) An important portrait miniature, probably of Anne Thackeray (née Becher) (1792-1864) and her son William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863); the former, wearing saffron dress with short bouffant sleeves and cord belt, her son secured onto her back within the seat of her crimson shawl, her dark hair upswept beneath a white striped bandeau tied loosely beneath her chin, her right hand pointing to her face; the latter, wearing white chemise, his brown hair curling naturally, his arms wound about his mother's neck Thackeray, William Makepeace Thackeray MS Leaf 1839 + [Van Duzer, Henry Sayre] Thackeray Library, A. First Editions and First Publications Portraits Water Colors Etchings Drawings and Manuscripts. Privately printed, New York, 1919 THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE.  1811-1863. THACKERY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE (1811-1863)