THACKERAY, W.M. Works. Bost: N.d. Autograph ed, one of 26, with signed leaf bound in.
Lot 4450
THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE. 1811-1863. [Works]. Boston: Dana Estes & Company, n.d. [ca. 1900].
Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium
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Lot Details
[Works]. Boston: Dana Estes & Company, n.d. [ca. 1900].
30 volumes. 8vo (217 138 mm). Colored frontispiece in each volume and illustrated with plate engravings throughout. Three-quarter green morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt lettering and floral devices in spine compartments, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. All but two spines mellowed to a deep tan hue.
Provenance: Marshall Sharples (bookplate).

Limited "Autograph Edition," set 'T' of 26 lettered sets of the works of the eminent Victorian novelist and author of Vanity Fair.

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  • The image in the printed catalog which is captioned 4449 is actually lot 4450.
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