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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY. Bound in fine leather. First Collected Edition. Printed in 1869.

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY. Bound in fine leather. First Collected Edition. Printed in 1869.

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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY. Bound in fine leather. First Collected Edition. Printed in 1869.

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY!

With Illustrations by the Author.

Complete in 24 volumes.

Printed in 1869.


This is the FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of Thackeray's Works.


Complete in 22 volumes + the 2 additional volumes added in 1886.Complete in 24 volumes, total.

Bound and signed by the prestigious BAYNTUN BINDERY.
A gorgeous set.
Each book will be individually wrapped and well protected for shipping.
The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. Bound in fine green moroccan leather. High quality bindings. Top edge gilded. Raised hubs on spine. Marbled boards and end-papers. 8.5 inches tall.These are large books. Complete 24 volume set. Smith, Elder & Co., London. Printed in 1869. With an additional final 2-volumes, issued in 1886, are present and uniformly bound. The FIRST EDITION of Thackeray's collected works. Illustrated by Thackeray.

Very Good condition. Hinges are all 100% fully attached, very fresh, and sound. Clean, bright interior. Free of foxing. No writing or signs of previous ownership. Set has been in storage for 15 years and requires further inspection to verify that the condition is unchanged. The rest of the pictures will be uploaded once I can find them. I'm currently going through 20,000 rare books. Bound and signed by the prestigious BAYNTUN BINDERY. A gorgeous set.
An imposing collection of Thackeray's work. Includes detailed frontispieces, illustrations, and plates.
Bound and signed by the prestigious BAYNTUN BINDERY.

During his long and distinguished career he was so widely-read that he was second only to Charles Dickens in popularity. An excellent artist and caricaturist, he often illustrated his own works.



These are large books measuring approximately 8.5 inches tall.The pages are still uncut and therefore unread!

Smith, Elder and Co., London.

Printed in 1869.

FIRST EDITION of Thackerays' collected works.

Titles:
Pendennis Vol. I & II
The Virginians Vol. I & II
Vanity Fair Vol. I & II
Philip Vol. I & II
The Newcomes Vol. I & II
Barry Lyndon / Hoggarty Diamond
The Book of Snobs / Etc.
Denis Duval / Lovel the Widower / Etc.
Catherine / Little Travels Fitz-Boodle Papers
Paris Sketch Book / Etc.
Roundabout Papers / Etc.
Christmas Books
Ballads and Tales
Burlesques
The Four Georges / The English Humourists
Esmond
The Irish Sketchbook / From Cornhill to Cairo

+ the 2 addended volumes of 1886.


During his long and distinguished career he was so widely-read that he was second only to Charles Dickens in popularity. An excellent artist and caricaturist and often illustrated his own works.


Each book will be individually wrapped and well protected for shipping.
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Title
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY. Bound in fine leather. First Collected Edition. Printed in 1869.
Author
Thackeray, William Makepeace
Format/Binding
Leather
Book Condition
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Edition
First Collected Edition
Publisher
Smith, Elder & Company
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1869
Weight
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