THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE.
Mrs Perkins's Ball. By M.A. Titmarsh. London: Chapman & Hall, 1847.
4to (210 x 153 mm). Hand-colored lithographed title and 21 other hand-colored plates, one of which is folding. Original pictorial pink-glazed boards, printed in blue, a.e.g. Custom clamshell box. Spine chipped and repaired, hinges weak, wear to corners, some darkening to covers.
FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST OF THACKERAY'S "CHRISTMAS BOOKS," FIRST ISSUE, with no advertisement on p 47. Van Duzer 140.
US$ 700 - 1,000
£460 - 660
540 - 770
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