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The four Georges.

The four Georges.

The four Georges.

by [Fore-Edge Painting] THACKERAY, William M. (1811-1863)

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London:: Smith, Elder and Co., 1862., 1862. Half-title: The four Georges: sketches of manners, morals, court, and town life.

Small 8vo. [iv], 226, [2] pp. Original full turquoise blue crushed morocco, raised bands, all edges gilt, by W. M. HOLLOWAY (ca.1850-70), London; head and rear joint mended with kozo, spine toned. Bookplates of Thomas Clarke Butler-Cole; Alfred C. Howell. Very good. First edition, contained within four parts. With a lovely fore-edge painting [ca. 1952] of a scene of Windsor Castle. PROVENANCE: Thomas Clarke Butler-Cole (1870-); Alfred C. Howell (1847-1928). See: Hover, Caroline F. Aucassin et Nicolette, the Alfred C. Howell collection: a bibliography. New York: Hover, 1977.


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The four Georges.
[Fore-Edge Painting] THACKERAY, William M. (1811-1863)
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